Sayyidi Abdullah al-Ghazwani رحمتہ اللہ علیہ

Sayyidi Abdullah Al-Ghazwani is a 16th-Century Sufi saint from Fes who is credited for writing the idea of the Tariqa Muhammadiyya (associated with neo-Sufism) and known for his tendency to shake up the Moroccan monarchy. Sidi Abdullah preached the ideas of Ibn Arabi and Al-Jili. He spoke of the importance of both Islam and saints in society. After studying in Fes, Granada, and Marrakech, his opinions became more compelling to the public.

Sidi Abdullah Ghazouani was one of Sidi Abdel Aziz’s followers, becoming a respected figure in his own right. He led the resistance movement against the Portuguese when they tried to invade Marrakech in the early 1500s. The saint is originally from the Gazouane tribe and nicknamed Moul El Ksour. He died in 1528.

Location: His tomb is close to the Moussaine Mosque, not far from Jemaa-el-Fna. Address: Lamouassine Derb Azouz N°11 Bis, Marrakech

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