Ahmed ibn Abi Mahalli
Ahmed ibn Abi Mahalli (1559–1613), born in Sijilmasa, was an imam and the (Sufi) leader of a revolt (1610–13) against the reigning Saadi dynasty in the south of Morocco in which he proclaimed himself ...
Mohammed al-Mahdi al-Fasi
Mohammed al-Mahdi al-Fasi also known as Abu Isa Abu Abdallah Mohammed al-Mahdi ibn Ahmad ibn Ali ibn Yusuf al-Fihri al-Fasi was a well-known mystic, biographer and historian from Fes. He was born in K...
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Mohammed al-Harraq al-Alami
Sidi Abou Abdallah Mohammed ben Mohammed ben AbdelWahed al-Alami al-Moussaoui al-Harraq was a well known Soufi poet and teacher from Morocco. He was born in 1772 in Chefchaouen and died 25 August 1845...
Mohammed al-Hazmiri
Abu Abd Allah Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Abd Allah ibn Tijillat al-Hazmiri al-Marrakushi (born in Nafis, near Aghmat fl. 1320) was a Moroccan writer of the 14th century, member of the zawiyya Hazmiriyy...
Abd as-Salam ibn Mashish al-Alami
ʻAbd al-Salām ibn Mashīsh al-ʻAlamī (Arabic: عبد السلام بن مشيش العلمي‎) (also spelled Ibn Bashīsh, Ibn Manish, Ibn Machich, Ben Mshish) was a Sufi saint who lived during the reign of the Al...
Muhammad al-Jazuli
Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Simlali(ar:محمد إبن سليمان لجزولي السّملالي الحسني ) (died 1465), often known as "Imam al-Jazuli", was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah. He ...
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Ibn al-Zayyat al-Tadili
Abu Yaqub Yusuf Ibn Yahya ibn al-Zayyat al-Tadili (born in Beni Mellal, died 1229/30) was a sufi mystic, influential jurist and hagiographer from Morocco. He is the biographer of many sufi saints. Hi...
Abul Hasan ash-Shadhili
Abu al-Hasan ash-Shadhili (Arabic: أبو الحسن الشاذلي‎) (full name: Abu al-Hasan ʿAlee ibn ʿAbd Allaah ibn ʿAbd al-Jabbaar al-Hasanī wal-Husaynī ash-Shadhili) aka Sheikh Shazly (Shazli) [593 ...
Ali ibn Harzihim
For the teacher of Ash-Shadhili see Abu Abdallah ibn HarzihimSidi Ali ibn Harzihim or Abul Hasan Ali ibn Ismail ibn Mohammed ibn Abdallah ibn Harzihim/Hirzihim (also: Sidi Hrazem or Sidi Harazim) wa...
Ahmed ibn Nasir
For the 19th-century historian see Ahmad ibn Khalid al-Nasiri.Ahmed ibn Nasir (sometimes spelled Bennacer) (1647–1717) was a Moroccan Sufi writer and teacher of the Nasiriyya zawiyya of Tamegroute, so...
Abd al-Qadir al-Fasi
Abd al-Qadir ibn Ali ibn Yusuf al-Fasi (Arabic: عبد القادر بن علي بن يوسف الفاسي; c. 1599–1680) or, in full, Abu Mohammed, Abu Sa'ud Abd al-Qadir al-Fasi ibn Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Abu al-Mahasin Yusuf ...
Mohammed ibn al-Tayyib
Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Musa ibn Mohammed al-Sharqi al-Sumayli ibn Tayyib al-Fasi al-Alami (1698-1756) was a famous Moroccan linguist, historian and scholar of fikh (law) and hadith. He is the autho...
Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi
Abu Ali al-Hassan ibn Masud al-Yusi (1631–1691) was a Moroccan Sufi writer. He is considered to be the greatest Moroccan scholar of the seventeenth century and was a close associate of the first Alaou...
Abdallah al-Ghazwani
Abu Mohammed Abdallah al-Ghazwani (died in 1529) was a Sufi saint from Morocco in the tradition of al-Jazuli and ash-Shadhili. He was the successor of Abdelaziz al-Tebaa. Some two hundred years after...
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Muhammad al-Arabi al-Darqawi
Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Arabi al-Darqawi (1760–1823) was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Shadhili tariqa and the author of letters concerning the dhikr he preached and instructions for daily life. He s...
Ahmed Skirej
Ahmed Skirej (also transcribed Skiredj) or Abu-l-Abbas Ahmed ibn al-Iyyashi Sukayrij al-Khazraji Al-Ansari al-Fasi (1878-1944) was a well known Moroccan Sufi scholar and judge. He wrote a great number...
Abd al-Aziz al-Ghumari
Abd al-Aziz bin Muhammad bin al-Siddiq al-Ghumari (عبد العزيز بن الصديق) (November 1920 in Tangier – November 6, 1997 in Tangier) was a moderate Muslim scholar from Morocco. He is from the Idrissite b...
Ahmad Zarruq
Ahmad Zarruq also known as Imam az-Zarruq (Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa) (1442–1493 CE) was a Muslim scholar and Sufi sheikh from Fes, Morocco. He is considered one of the most prominent and ...
Ahmed ibn al-Mubarak al-Lamati
Ahmed ibn al-Mubarak al-Lamati al-Sijilmasi (1679-1743) was the author of Kitab Ad-Dahab al-ibriz min kalam sayyidi Abdellaziz. It was written in 1717. This work, commonly known as the Ibriz, is the m...
Ahmad ibn Ajiba
Ahmad ibn 'Ajiba (1747–1809) was an 18th-century Moroccan saint in the Darqawa Sufi Sunni Islamic lineage.
He was born of a sharif family in the Anjra tribe that ranges from Tangiers to Tetuan alo...
Abu Yahya ibn al-Sakkak
Abu Yahya ibn al-Sakkak al-Miknasi, full name Abu Yahya or Abu Abd Allah Mohammed ibn Abu Galib ibn Ahmad ibn Mohammed ibn Abu-l-Hasan Ali ibn Mohammed ibn as-Sakkak al-Miknasi. (died 818 AH-1415/6 AD...
Al-Buzidi al-Bujrafi
Al-Yazid al-Buzidi Bujrafi (born 1925) is a prominent Berber Sufi poet and shaykh of the Alawi-Darqawi order, a branch of the Shadhili order. He lives at his Zawiya in Zaghanghan, Nador.
He was bo...
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Abu Mohammed Saleh al-Majiri
Abu Mohammed Salih (also Silih) or Abu Mohammed Saleh ibn Yansaran Said ibn Gafiyan al-Doukkali al-Magri (sometimes spelled al-Majiri) (1153–1234) was a Sufi leader from Morocco and one of the success...
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Ibn al-Arif
Ibn al-Arif (nickname) or Abul Abbas Ahmad Ibn Mohammed Ibn Musa Ibn Ata Allah al-Mariyyi al-Sanhaji, also known as Al-Urruf (born July 23, 1088 in Almeria and died 1141 in Ceuta) was a famous Andalu...
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Ahmad ibn Idris al-Fasi
Ahmad Ibn Idris al-Araishi al-Alami al-Idrisi al-Hasani (1760–1837) was a Sufi and scholar, active in Morocco, the Hejaz, Egypt, and Yemen. His main concern was the revivification of the sunna or prac...
Mohammed ibn Nasir
Sidi Mohammed ibn Nasir or Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Ahmed ibn Mohammed ibn al-Hussayn ibn Nasir ibn Amr abu Bakr al-Drawi al-Aghlabi (1603–1674) was a Moroccan Sufi and founder of the Nasiriyya zawiy...
Muhammad ibn al-Habib
Sayyidi Muhammad ibn al-Habib ibn as-Siddiq al-Amghari al-Idrisi al-Hasani (1876 - January 10, 1972) was an Islamic teacher, author, and shaykh of the Darqawa tariqa in Morocco.
Ibn al-Habib's anc...
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Abdullah al-Ghumari
Abu al-Fadl Abdullah bin Muhammad bin al-Siddiq al-Ghumari (1910-1993) was a Muslim preacher, jurist and theologian from Morocco.
The Ghumari family are all descendants of Ahl al-Bayt, or the fami...
Abu al-Abbas as-Sabti
Sidi Bel Abbas or Sidi Ahmed abu al-Abbas al-Khazraji as-Sabti (Ceuta 1129 - Marrakesh 1204) is the patron saint of Marrakesh. He is also one of the "Seven Saints" (Sabʿatou Rijal) of the city. His fe...
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