The urge toward mysticism – the urge to experience a dimension beyond the material world, to know and return to a spiritual Essence or Truth – is inherent within every person, irrespective of his or her religion.
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Meditation (Muraqabah)

Experience over the centuries has shown that muraqabah leads to all stages of perfection. The origin of muraqabah lies in the saying of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, “Adore Allah as if you are seeing Him, and if you do not see Him, know that He is seeing you.”

  • May 2017
    18-22 May : Annual Retreat of the Scottish Group at the Isle of Cumbrae. Please contact for details.
  • July 2017
    17-23 July : Annual Retreat in Poland. For further details, please write to
    27-30 July : Annual retreat in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Please contact for details.
  • August 2017
    11-13 August : Annual retreat of Malaysia and Singapore groups at Port Dickson, Malaysia. Please contact or for details.
    24-28 August : Retreat in Hyderabad, India. Please contact for details.
  • September and October 2017
    09-17 September : Autumn retreat of the London group. Please contact for details.
    29 Sep- 3 Oct : Annual retreat of the German groups on the island of Frauenchiemsee. Please write to for further details.
    6-9 October : Retreat in St. Petersburg, Russia. Please contact for details.
  • December 2017
    1-3 December : Annual retreat of the Singapore group. Please write to for further details.



Our Lineage

Sufi teaching proceeds by means of a teacher-student relationship. Each teacher – student relationship forms a link in a chain which connects any authentic Sufi Order back to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
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Turning Towards the Heart

The first work to appear in Fons Vitae’s Contemporary Spiritual Masters series treats the reader or seeker to a firsthand, intimate experience of the master – disciple relationship in the Islamic mystical tradition: Sufism.
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