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Zaouia Sufi Shrine Architecture, Marrakesh, Morocco

Zaouia / zawiya burial tomb shrine site of Sidi Ben Slimane - Shaykh Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-19. 

Abu Abdullah Muhammad al Jazuli was born in the 15 century and was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah.

He was most known for writing the Dala’il al-Khayrat - ‘the Guide to Goodness.’

The shrine is built around a spacious courtyard with a historically important fountain, which was a popular place to socialise during the height of the buildings use.

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Marrakesh Sufi Shrines
Zaouia / zawiya burial tomb shrine site of Sidi Ben Slimane - Shaykh Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-19. <br />
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Abu Abdullah Muhammad al Jazuli was born in the 15 century and was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah.<br />
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He was most known for writing the Dala’il al-Khayrat - ‘the Guide to Goodness.’<br />
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The shrine is built around a spacious courtyard with a historically important fountain, which was a popular place to socialise during the height of the buildings use.