The southwest region of our community includes beloveds in Southern California, New Mexico, and Arizona. Even if your specific region isn’t listed below, don’t hesitate to contact the region closest to you, as there may be a few people in your area.
Los Angeles Shadhiliyya Sufi Community
We are a community of people who share a deep, abiding love of God, a heart-based spiritual path of attraction, the Shadhiliyya Sufi Path and a guide, Sidi Muhammad Sa’id al Jamal ar Rifa’i as Shaduli (Sidi), who knows the Way and is leading and supporting us in our journey in the return to to God.
A Bit About Our Path
The Shadhiliyya Sufi Path is a path of attraction Attraction to the Light and the Love of God; held within its ancient teachings is the promise of discovering the Truth of who we are. Beckoning us to return to our true Divine nature, it offers every seeker the prospect of living in eternal Peace, Love, Mercy, Justice and Freedom now. If you find yourself on this web page, then you, too, have been attracted to this light. We welcome you.
A Bit About the Guide of Our Path
Seekers on this path follow the guidance of Sidi Shaykh Muhammad Sa’id al-Jamal ar-Rifa’i as-Shadhili, who we affectionately call Sidi. Sidi has traveled this venerable path to its highest station and guides his students to the Love hidden behind the veils of all God’s creation. Shaykh Muhammad Said al-Jamal ar-Rifai as-Shadhuli is head of the Higher Sufi Council in Jerusalem and Teacher at the Masjid al-Aqsa, the Dome of the Rock. The Guide, who shows you the Way, is your brother. Take his hand, and he will lead you from the dark into the light¦ You are the Love, not another. When you find this Love, you find yourself.
Join Our Meetup Group
The best way to stay in touch and get connected is to join our meetup group.
Rahima Schmall is the New Mexico community contact. She is located in Santa Fe, NM, and works as a psychotherapist, spiritual healer, and teacher.
Since COVID there have been no in-person events, but Rahima is available to answer questions and give guidance on the Path.
Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.