Lofani/Dokhrani (ritual meal for the dead): as performed and explained by Tarmida Khaldoon Majid Abdullah

Subject

Lofani/Dokhrani

Description

Tarmida Khaldoon Majid Abdullah performs Lofani, a ritual meal for the dead. His wife, Mrs. Taghreed and his daughter, Ms Noor Majid, help with the ritual. The Tarmida explains the ritual as he goes.

This ritual is the only one in our collection that was performed especially for the 'Worlds of Mandaean Priests' project. Tarmida Khaldoon explains why he has chosen to do this.

Tarmida Khaldoon also mentions his choice to use municipal tap water in rituals.

Creator

Christine Allison

Publisher

Khaldoon Majid Abdullah

Contributor

Interview: Christine Allison; Camera: Ian Robins

Language

Aramaic and English

Type

Moving Image

Coverage

Australia

Date

1st July 2016

Collection

Rights

Metadata and all media released under Creative CommonsCreative Commons BY-NC-SA

Citation

Christine Allison, “Lofani/Dokhrani (ritual meal for the dead): as performed and explained by Tarmida Khaldoon Majid Abdullah,” The Worlds of Mandaean Priests, accessed January 23, 2019, http://mandaeanpriests.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/126.