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PHOTO GALLERY: Sufi religious order gather in Morocco for 1st time since pandemic




Members of the Sufi Karkariya order pray the sunset Maghreb prayer during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order chant hymns during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order gather around their leader during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order pet a dog as they gather during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

A cat rests as members of the Sufi Karkariya order pray during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order dance during a religious celebration to mark the prophet Muhammed s birthday, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order chant hymns during a religious celebration to mark the prophet Muhammed s birthday, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Female members of the Sufi Karkariya order chant hymns during a religious celebration of the prophet Muhammed s birthday, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order dance during a religious celebration of the birthday of the prophet Muhammed, in Aroui, near Nador, east of Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. AP

Members of the Sufi Karkariya order reach out to kiss the hands of their leader during a religious celebration of the prophet Muhammed s birthday, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. It was the first such gathering since the pandemic. AP