By: Mohd Zulhafizi Salim dan Wan Haslan Khairuddin
This article aims to fully discuss the biography of al-Sayyid Ahmad al-Rifa’i and his character in establishing a tarekat, he is one of the leading tarekat who lived in the 5th century Hijra. The things to be discussed in this article are his background, influence and character in Tasawuf. The methodology of this article is a literature review and descriptive. In conclusion this article reveals the founder of the al-Tariq al-Rifa`iyyah.