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, including Sheikh Hamza Yusuf (p. 91). At the age of 111 he still continues his rigorous daily routine of praying and teaching.
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