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Eid-e-Ghadeer-Khum Celebrations in the time of the Fatemi Imams in Cairo

14 October 2014

This is an excerpt from a captivating historical account of Fatimid celebrations and customs written by Shehzadi Dr Bazat Saifiyah Baisaheba. The article first offers a brief historical setting of Fatimid Cairo and then continues to describe in great detail the nature and significance of processions and banquets. The article also contextualizes the social, political, economic, cultural implications of such traditions. The article then focuses on specific occasions and their festivities. This article describes the festivities and celebrations on Eid-e-Ghadir-Khum.