A well-respected 12th-Century figure from the Spanish coastal town Malaga. Despite coming from a secular family and growing up in a period of censorship, he was considered open-minded and simple in nature. Souhaili was born with the challenge of being blind, however, came from a good family. They were poor but well educated. As a result, Souhaili accomplished things like becoming an expert in the law, memorizing the Quran, and being fluent in Arabic. Spanish was the saint’s native language. Many students studying legal matters follow him and pray to him for help with exams. He left Andalusia and died in 1185 in Marrakech.
Location: His mausoleum is located on the outside of the wall, close to Bab Agnou, near the Saadian Tombs and Bab Rob cemetery. Address: Rue de La Kasbah, Marrakech