"A significant book about him, written by Martin Lings, is A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century." The 'Attasiyah Order is a branch of the 'Alawi Order, founded by Umar bin Abdur Rahman bin Aqil al-Attas.It is centered in Yemen but also has centers in Pakistan, India, and Myanmar. Followers (Arabic murids, "seekers") of the Shadhiliya are known as Shadhilis.
Another contemporary order deriving, in part, from Abdal Qadir al-Murabit is the al-Haydariyah al-Shadhiliyah, headed by Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri.Aguéli initiated René Guénon (1886–1951) into the Shadhili tariqa. Guénon went on to write a number of influential books on tradition and modernity.He was a confrere of Sheikh Abdu-l-Halim Mahmud, Shaikh al-Azhar, who was very influential in the revival of Sufism in Egypt.Sheikh Ibrahim’s student, Sheikh Abdullah Nooruddeen Durkee has established the Shadhdhuliyyah-Baddawia order in the US.
After the death of Ibn Yallis, Hashimi was authorized by Sheikh Ahmad al-'Alawi (see above Martin Lings), during a visit to Damascus in the early 1920s, and was made his deputy in Damascus.