Author Archives: Imam Salim Chishti

13th September Hejirat Day – 1910CE

When Inayat Khan came to the West — 120 years ago – from his perspective we might call it “the mysterious West” — in 1910, he brought with him the traditions of the Sufi schools of India and Central Asia. … Continue reading

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13th September Urs of Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan, d. Dachau, Germany, 1944

This information is taken from the Inayati Order Website (www.inayatiorder.org) Noor-un-nisa Inayat Khan was the first child of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan and his American wife, Amina Begum (nee Ora Ray Baker). With the genetic heritage of Eastern and Western Mystics, … Continue reading

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Transcendence: A Sufi Music Festival

Join us for a virtual Sufi music festival featuring world-renowned performers from Morocco, France, Iran, and India. Through dance, recitation, poetry, and prayer, Sufis have long engaged within the spiritual practices of sama (“listening”) and dhikr (“remembrance”) to gain transcendence … Continue reading

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12 September – Urs of Murshid Hidayat Inayat Khan (as) 2016CE, Munich, Germany

Pir-o-Murshid Hidayat Inayat Khan passed on to the next life on 12 September 2016 in Munich, Germany. He was the leader of the International Sufi Movement founded by his father Hazrat Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan.The following is taken from a page … Continue reading

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17th Muharram Urs Ghulam Qutb al-Din, Lahore, Pakistan,1210CE

Qutb-ud-din Aibak (Arabic: قطب الدين أيبك‎, Persian: قطب الدین ایبک‎; lit. “Axis of the Faith”) was a Turkic king of Northwest India who ruled from his capital in Delhi where he built the Qutub Minar and the Quwwat Al Islam mosque. He was of Turkic descent from central Asia(modern day … Continue reading

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