National Geographic : 1914 Dec
0 THE MUSSULMAN FEAST OF THE PASSOVER Photo byC.L.Aab Note the mad man dancing. He wears himself out, throwing his head forward and backward until heiscompletely exhausted, and itoften kills him. If he dies he becomes a wali, and his memory is respected and sacrifices are offered on his tomb. The banners belong tothe heads of tribes, called sheiks or imams. The street through which the procession is moving leads downfrom the Mosque ofOmar, through St. Stephen's Gate, and up the road to Bethany, passing by the Garden of Gethsemane.