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The city of Marrakech and its surroundings are a center of spirituality and popular beliefs. The Saints (in Arabic the Wali Allah) there are many, but the best known are the number of September This is explained by the fact that the number seven has a special every virtue in Islam, he recalled that among other heaven is the number of 7. the saints of Islam are of two kinds: the serious saints or scholars saints subjects hagiographies and popular saints or holy people who have only a historical reality quite difficult to grasp. The Seven Saints of Marrakech, usually called Sabaâtou Rijal (Sept men) are considered serious saints. They were pious men, the great mystics or famous theologians. Some of them have left reputable scientific works whose quality is recognized. The cult whose Seven Saints enjoy is not very old. It was officially established in the seventeenth century, coinciding with the appearance of maraboutism in Morocco that will dominate the countryside and penetrate even in cities.

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