Useful links

Links to other Sufi-related sites, in no particular sequence of importance

The Inayati Order, a school of “universal” Sufism — Home Page

Universel: A Course of Meditation — An online meditation course by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, inspired by the vision of Hazrat Inayat Khan.

Seven Pillars House of Wisdom “…is dedicated to the fostering of beauty and depth in human culture. We seek to cultivate awareness of the unity of existence and the qualities of heart that naturally arise from this awareness: nobility of character, genuine civility, and creative optimism.” This is a multi-disciplinary, inter-religious/inter-spiritual wisdom school founded by Pir Zia Inayat-Khan.

Suluk Academy — Intensive spiritual training programs offered by the Sufi Order International, open to students of any Sufi order.

The Sufi Healing Order.

Ziraat — Ziraat is an initiatic school founded by Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan; its “transformational metaphor” is farming, i.e., cultivating the garden of the self. It is open to all who feel a commitment to spiritual awakening and to the protection of this sacred world.

The Abode of the Message — A Sufi retreat center and spiritual community in upstate New York.

Sacred Music Radio — An Internet radio station specifically designed to showcase sacred music from around the world.

Sufi Order Retreats — Guided spiritual retreat in the Sufi tradition.

Rumi Society of Vancouver, BC (Canada).

Sufism’s Many Paths — Extremely well-researched and comprehensive website by Dr. Alan Godlas, University of Georgia (a longtime student of Sufism from both an experiential and academic perspective) about the many facets of Sufism all around the world. Includes non-Islamic as well as Islamic Sufi orders, personages, and groups. Recommended.

David Less Tours — Spiritual pilgrimages to holy sites and people all over the world.

Rising Tide International — Dedicated to the embodiment of the unitiy of spiritual wisdom in a manner suited to the need of this day. Founded and directed by Murshid Shahabuddin Less.

Sacred Spirit Music — Archival recordings of Pir Vilayat, Pir Zia and senior teachers of the Sufi Order at their finest. Recommended

Sufi Ruhaniat International — Carrying forward the work of Murshid Samuel L. Lewis, student of Hazrat Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan.

International Sufi Movement — headed by Pir Hidayat Inayat Khan, second son of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan.

Hazrat Nizamuddin Spiritual Foundation (incl. a link to a page about Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan’s Dargah, with text by the late Hayat Bouman.

Wahiduddin’s Web — devoted to the teachings of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan, among other teachers, including the complete text of the “Message Volumes,” being the collected public discourses of Inayat Khan. Recommended.

Sufi Saint School and Gudri Shahi Order — Founded and inspired by Hazrat Dr. Zahurul-Hassan Sharib (known to many of us as “Pir Zahur-Miyan”), a great universal being and close friend of Pir Vilayat’s, the Sufi Saint School offers a free/subsidized certified primary school education to about 300 kids in the Ajmer
district, irrespective of religion and gender. “The school aims to promote the feeling of harmony, peace and
universal brotherhood so that the students may become better citizens of this world.”

Mevlevi Order of America — Headed by Postneshin Shaikh Jelaluddin Loras, spiritual successor to Hajji Murshid Süleyman Hayati Dede.

Threshold Society — Mevlevi Shaikh Kabir Helminski. Some very good basics of Islamic Sufi practice on this site, including the ritual Islamic prayers. Recommended.

Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi OrderShaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi in New York City.

International Network for the Dances of Universal Peace

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