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Aïn Madhi in present-day Algeria and died in Fes, Morocco. Tijani said: “My two feet you can see here are set on the nape of the neck of any saint. Muhammad el Ghali, a prominent companion of al-Tijani’s, noted to him that Abdul Qadir Jilani had said a similar sentence, to which al-Tijani replied, “He was perfectly right to say such a thing, but he was talking about the saints of his time, as for me, I repeat it again: My two feet that you can see here, have never ceased being on the nape of the neck of every saint. Sidi al-Mufaddal Saqqat, Sidi Mohammed b. Qutb Sidi Abul Hassan Ali b. Although several other Sufi orders overshadow the Tijāniyyah in its birthplace of North Africa, the order has become the largest Sufi order in West Africa and continues to expand rapidly.
It was brought to southern Mauritania around 1789 by Muḥammad al-Ḥāfiẓ of the ‘Idaw `Ali tribe, which was known for its many Islamic scholars and leaders and was predominantly Qādirī at the time. The “house” or branch of Tivaouane is not the only branch of the Tijānī order in Senegal. Kaolack suburb of Medina Baye in 1930, has become by far the largest and most visible Tijānī branch around the world today. Still another in Thienaba, near Thies, was founded by the disciple of a famous marabout of Fouta, Amadou Sekhou.
It was Cherno Muhammadou Jallow along with Sheikh Oumar Futi Taal who first received the tarikha Tijaniyya in the senegambia region. Cherno Muhammadou waited for the tarikha for over twelve years in Saint Louis Senegal, where Sheikh Oumar Futi Taal sent his Student Cherno Abubakr. 16 May 1862 conquered by the Tijaniyya Jihad state. Members of the Tijānī order distinguish themselves by a number of practices. Upon entering the order, one receives the Tijānī wird from a muqaddam or representative of the order. Additionally, disciples in many areas organize regular meetings, often on Thursday evenings or before or after Waẓīfa and Ḥaḍarat al-Jumʿah, to engage in dhikr Allāh, or remembrance of God. This consists in repeating the phrase “Lā ‘ilāha ‘illa Llāh” or simply “Allāh” as a group.