Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh , We pray this finds everyone well, wrapped in Allah’s mercy and steadfastly traveling the path to eternal felicity, in sha Allah.
The Erudite Scholar Hazrat Shaykh Muhammad Bekkali al-Hassani from Tangiers Passed Away passed away today in the early hours of the morning (Around 8.00 Am) at the age of 107 in Tangiers. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. May He give him to drink from the Basin of His Prophet (alayhi salat wa salam), that he may never thirst thereafter, and may He enter him into the highest gardens of Paradise! Ameen.
The Noble Shaykh was a true Zahid, Faqih and Muhaddith , when he was young his Father Rahimahullah passed away and his mother wanted him to be educated and she was determined to keep her son on the Book of Allah Ta’ala so she sent him to study with the local scholars in the village, the late Shaykh is said to have studied with Shaykh Abdul Hay al-Kittani Rahimahullah in Fez and he benefited from him immensely.
Hadra with Shaykh Muhammad Bekkali al-Hassani Rahimahullah from Tangiers:
Hadra with Shaykh Muhammad Bekkali al-Hassani Rahimahullah and other ‘Ulama – The Shaykh can clearly be seen at 6:07: