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About the Shadhiliyya Path

Learn about the path of the Shadhiliyya and our Guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad Said al-Jamal ar-Rifa’ash-Shahdhuli (raa)

Starting with the path’s 7th century beginnings and an introduction to our late guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad Said al-Jamal ar-Rifa’ash-Shahdhuli, raa, this section offers a description of spiritual practices which have been proven over time to clean the hearts and souls of students of Sufism and offers a selection of teachings from Sidi Muhammad.


  • Tariqa (Path)   ( 2 Articles )

    Information about the path of the Shadhiliyya.

  • Our Guide   ( 5 Articles )

    Learn about our Guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id al-Jamal, ar-Rifa'ash Shadhuli from Jerusalem.

  • Teachings   ( 36 Articles )

    This section lists teachings on various topics related to Sufism and walking on the path. Each of the teachings are taken from our guide's books which can be ordered through

  • Daily Practices   ( 13 Articles )

    A guide to the daily practices of the Shadhiliyya sufis.

  • Annual Observances   ( 9 Articles )

    A guide to the major observances in the Islamic calendar

Books by Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal

Sufi GiftsMusic of the Soul
Path to Allah
How the Arrival is Realized

He Who Knows Himself, Knows His Lord
Realities of the Imagination
The Reality of Gnosis, The Family of the Prophet
The Migration of the Truthful Traveler , Secrets of the Heart and more

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