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.”

  • January and February 2015
    11-12 January : Shaykh will visit Melbourne. Please contact for details.
    13-18 January : Retreat at Mana Retreat Centre, New Zealand. Please write to for further information.
    31 Jan-05 February : Annual retreat for the students of the Indian centres at Chintamanipatti, Tamil Nadu. Please write to for details.
    15-21 February : Winter retreat of the London group. Please contact for details.
  • March 2015
    6-8 March : Shaykh will visit St. Petersburg, Russia. Please contact for details.
    10-12 March : Shaykh will visit Dubai. Please contact for details.
  • April 2015
    9th Annual International Retreat will be held in Konya, Turkey. Please contact for further details.
    16-19 Shaykh will visit Sao Paulo, Brazil. Please contact for further details.
  • May 2015
    1-4 May : Annual Retreat at Pulau Besar, Malaysia. Please contact or for details.
    21-25 May : Annual Retreat of the Scottish Group at Isle of Cumbrae. Please contact for details.
  • July and August 2015
    27 July-1 August : Annual Retreat in Poland. For further details, please contact



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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