Sheikh Murabit al-Hajj is a Mauritanian ascetic and scholar who has devoted his life to worship, learning and teaching Islamic sciences. Based in a remote village in Mauritania, he has trained hundreds if not thousands of scholars, most notably Sheikh Hamza Yusuf (p. 93). At the age of 96 he still continues his daily routine of teaching.
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