Religion in Senegal (95% of Muslims, 4% of Christians) and more precisely in Dakar, is a dazzling star that radiates over everything and guides us spiritually to other lands. And yet in our tropics and far from prying eyes, we tend to feel that the population is 100% animist. Truth or lie? In any case, it is near this harmless beach and this monstrous shadow of the ocean liner – that give the aspect of a healthy competition between light and shadow – where the disciples of the different religious brotherhoods often take refuge to collectively declaim religious poems to the glory of the Almighty.