Sufism by hazrat inayat khan the purpose of the sufi movement is to work towards unity its main object is to bring humanity, divided as it is into so many different sections, closer together in the deeper understanding of life. Humanity is one body, the whole of life being one in its source and in its goal, its beginning and its end hazrat inayat khan was born in gujarat, india and was initiated into the chishti order of sufism. Pir vilayat inayat khan from the sufi point of view, the purpose of life is to actualize the meaningfulness and splendor behind it, behind the universe, by building a beautiful world, a beautiful people. Sufi inayat khan recognized the multi-religious roots of sufism as well as its contemporary relevance for people of all faiths when he was instructed by his teacher in 1907 to bring sufism to the west, he articulated a message of spiritual liberty which reflects the universal, inclusive nature of sufism. Hazrat inayat khan (5 july 1882 - 5 february 1927) was an exemplar of universal sufism and founder of the sufi order international sourced strictly speaking, every seeker after the ultimate truth is really a sufi, whether he calls himself that or not.
Hazrat inayat khan hazrat inayat khan was an indian teacher, musician, and founder of the sufi order in the west in 1914 and teacher of universal sufism 432. All five of these sufi orders draw upon the teachings of our common ancestor hazrat inayat khan this brand of sufism might be called universal sufism, as it acknowledges and honors the truth and wisdom to be found in all the world's major religions and spiritual paths. What we can say with certainty is that he was a careful student of the universal islamic mystical teachings of (sufi pioneer) hazrat inayat khan, and met with different muslim sufi teachers. Hazrat inayat khan on the universality of sufism (sufism is often associated with the religion of islam, which gave sufism a home for many centuries below are comments from the sufi message of hazrat inayat khan, volume ix, pp270-271.
The sufi order international is an important part of inayat khan's sufi thought, a part that demonstrates his concept on the forms of sufism that states that the sufi sees only one truth in all forms. The life and teachings of hazrat inayat khan inayat khan was born in baroda, india on july 5, 1882 as a youth, inayat was brilliant in poetry and music, yet his deepest inner calling was in spiritual matters. Hazrat inayat khan عنایت خان formed the foundational principles of his universal sufism: of life, is the definitive collection of hazrat inayat khan's. I like to study the concept of twin souls from other cultures and perspectives he was an indian classical musician and teacher of universal sufism hazrat.
In 1910 pir-o-murshid hazrat inayat khan brought the message of universal sufism from india to the western world, and as part of his transmission he taught about the unity of religious ideals. Hazrat inayat khan (july 5, 1882 - february 5, 1927) was the founder of universal sufism and the sufi order international he initially came to the west as a representative of several traditions of classical indian music, having received the title tansen from the nizam of hyderabad. Sufism: a call to awaken my interest in universal sufism recently led me to fazal inayat-khan's 1973 book old thinking, new thinking: the sufi prism the grandson of sufi master hazrat inayat khan , founder of the sufi order in the west in 1914, fazal inayat-khan (1942-1990) was a psychotherapist and poet who led the international sufi. Inayat khan 1,464 likes inayat khan rehmat khan pathan was the founder of the sufi order in the west in 1914 and teacher of universal sufism life and the.
From the biography of pir-o-murshid hazrat inayat khan where commercialism has become the central theme of life under the reign of materialism universal sufism. The international sufi movement is a non-profit organization which has the aim of spreading the message of universal sufism, as it has been expressed in the words and personal example of hazrat inayat khan the organization, which was formed under swiss law in the 1920s, has its headquarters in the netherlands. According to the teachings of sufi master and musician hazrat inayat khan (chishti order and founder of inayati order of universal sufism), sound itself is so important to the process described above that the primary state of the soul itself is literally defined by it as he writes in the mysticism.
Universal sufism is based on the work of pir-o-murshid hazrat inayat khantrue to the versatility of life, his message has given rise to a rich mélange of outfits, all journeying together on the same path. Vilayat inayat khan he taught in the tradition of universal sufism, which views all religions as rays of light from the same sun in khan, hazrat inayat the. Universal sufi temple inayat khan rehmat khan pathan ( urdu : عنایت خان july 5, 1882 - february 5, 1927) was the founder of the sufi order in the west in 1914 (london) and teacher of universal sufism. He is a scholar of religion and teacher of sufism in the lineage of his grandfather, the indian mystic and musician hazrat inayat khan (1882-1926) a universal.