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Darqāwiyya, or Darqāwa, is a branch of the Shādhiliyya Sufi ṭarīqa established in Morocco by Mawlāy Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad al-ʿArabī b. Aḥmad al-Darqāwī (d. 1239/1823). Given the contemporary account that he died at the age of 87 (Michon, ‘Témoignage’, 390), al-Darqāwī must…

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Alireza Ebrahim, Stephen Hirtenstein and Translated by Mushegh Asatryan, “Darqāwiyya”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 28 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036081>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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