Blessed are the Strangers
Great British Islam • Documentary, Independent, U, 01-Jan-2016
London in the late 1960s. A steady stream of hippies get switched on to the teachings of Sufism through Ian Dallas, a Scottish playwright and actor who had encountered Islam on a trip to Morocco. He takes the group to Morocco and introduces them to Shakyh Muhammad ibn al-Habib. The shaykh gifts them his book of devotional poetry and tells them to return to England and 'call the people to Islam'.
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