Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak Al
Jerrahi Al Halveti
Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak Al Jerrahi Al Halveti (1916-1985) was one
of the head sheikhs (spiritual teachers) of the
Halveti-Jerrahi order of dervishes, a traditional
Muslim Sufi order from Istanbul. Well known in Europe & the
US for conducting “dzikrs” (public services in remembrance
of God and in Turkey for his Sufi hymns. Born
in Istanbul, he was educated by a succession of wise
teachers in both traditional Islam & Sufism. He became Imam
(religious leader) at several mosques, then left to run an
antique/rare bookshop in the famous Istanbul book market.
Sheikh Muzaffer is prolific author in the Turkish language.