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Zaouia Sufi Shrine Architecture, Marrakesh, Morocco

Zaouia / zawiya burial tomb shrine site of Sidi Abdel Aziz, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-19. 

Sidi Abdel Aziz eventually became the spiritual successor of Shaykh al-Jazuli.

A fifteenth century theologian, he was born in Marrakesh, but moved away and lived in the city of Fes. He returned to Marrakesh after the passing of
Shaykh al-Jazuli / Imam el Jazouli.

In local folklore, It is said that womens chances of fertility and easy childbirth is increased by visiting his burial tomb site.

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Marrakesh Sufi Shrines
Zaouia / zawiya burial tomb shrine site of Sidi Abdel Aziz, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-19. <br />
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Sidi Abdel Aziz eventually became the spiritual successor of Shaykh al-Jazuli. <br />
<br />
A fifteenth century theologian, he was born in Marrakesh, but moved away and lived in the city of Fes. He returned to Marrakesh after the passing of <br />
Shaykh al-Jazuli / Imam el Jazouli. <br />
<br />
In local folklore, It is said that womens chances of fertility and easy childbirth is increased by visiting his burial tomb site.