Pir Zia Inayat-Khan

http://www.universel.net/index.cfmPIR ZIA INAYAT-KHAN, known affectionately as Sarafil Bawa, is a scholar and teacher of Sufism in the lineage of his grandfather, Hazrat Inayat Khan. He received his B.A. (Hons) in Persian Literature from the London School of Oriental and African Studies, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Duke University. Pir Zia is president of the Inayati Order and founder of Suluk Academy, a school of contemplative study with branches in the United States and Europe. He is also founder of the interspiritual institute Seven Pillars House of Wisdom. He lives with his wife and two children in rural upstate New York.


Listen to an interview with Pir Zia Inayat Khan on Gratitude (and the Earth Elements.)


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Pir Zia’s Offices and other resources

Pir-o-Murshid of the Inayati Order

President of the Inayati Order’s Five Activities:

Esoteric School,  Universal Worship Kinship,  Healing Order,  and Ziraat

Sajjada-Nishin of the Dargah of Hazrat Inayat Khan, New Delhi

Chairman of the Board of the Hope Project, New Delhi

Joint Grand Master of the Knighthood of Purity of the Hazrati Order

President of the Suluk Academy

President of Seven Pillars House of Wisdom