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Sidi Hamza Yusuf’s Stance on SUFI shaykhs

Question: How necessarily important is it to commit to one shaykh to develop your spirituality? Answer: You’ll get different opinions depending on who you ask. There’s a nice translation of Ibn Abbad’s letter on whether its obligatory to take a shaykh. There’s a saying, “Whoever doesn’t have a shaykh, Shaytan is his shaykh.” Generally, first … Continue reading

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