The Rabaa Al-Adawiya Mosque
: مسجد رابعة العدوية
, Egyptian Arabic: [ˈɾɑbʕɑ l.ʕædæˈwejjæ]
), also transliterated Rabi'a Al-Adawiya
, Rabaa El-Adawia
or Rabaa El-Adaweya
, is a mosque located on the northern edge of Nasr City
district in eastern Cairo
. It was named after the 8th-century Sufi
saint Rabia Al-Adawiya
A number of high-profile funerals have been conducted at the mosque, including that of Anwar Sadat
and Ma'mun al-Hudaybi
partially due to its proximity to the cemetery east of Cairo.
Association of the Rabia Al-Adawiya Mosque
The Association of the Rabia Al-Adawiya Mosque established in 1993 is an association working in the field of philanthropy and development in Cairo. The Assembly Board of Directors consists of 11 members and works with a General Assembly of 300 volunteers, headed by Chancellor Syed Sobkey.
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