‘The Barefoot Saint’ of Kujtim Ahmataj, 2008, by Nathalie Clayer

Translation of an excerpt of the book ‘The Barefoot Saint’ by Kujtim Ahmataj (2008), a collection of testimonies seeking to illustrate the sanctity of Ahmet Myftar, the author’s uncle and head of the Albanian Bektashi community, a Sufi brotherhood which acquired the status of an independent religious community in the aftermath of WWII.