Turkey, later migration to west, Energy, Music, chanting, drumming
sufi order International, Migrated to west, Dzikr, Arabic, Poetic roots
Closer to Islam
Daily practices, Tas beads, Fatyha, Wierd, chants, Allah, Hu, Dzikr
sufi order of the west (this branch is constructed with the help of a discussion i had with the group i visited after the Dzikr i observed), Less traditional, Pir Valayat, Adapted for west, treatment of women, Still more like islam, "Sufis in the middle east often have less respect for SOI members"-Anonymous member of the Sufi Order International, members visited, not accepted as Sufi, still consider themselvs sufi, many not islamic,, Catholic,, Buhdism, ect.
kindness to others, Mark of someone on the path
Remembrance of god
fikr, fikr asir, Silently, On breath
Attributes of god, Purity, lgiht, eternalness, holyness, compassion, ect.
Nafs, Animal self, peacefull self, inspired self, pleased pleasing self, Pure self
" Sufism is the difference between tasting the honey and seeing the honey"
Sufi order International, Quiet, personal prayer, directed by leader, lots of thought, discussion, subtlty, Observed practice, discussion, Directed imagination, Ellemental breaths, Internal prayer, Wazifa
chanting, Hu, Allah ho akbar
directed by leader
Hand taking ceremony, 4 steps, There, To the divine temple, back, Back from temple, retain knowledge, Recieve head covering, Kissed three time, By each teacher and intiate, Welcoming to each stage, New vision, mountain, hand of god, hand of Muhamad, Sheapheard, Mariage with Allah
Sufi Order International, First to west, Adapted heavily, treatment toward women, hazrat Inayat Kahn, Pir Vilayat Inayat kahn, Pir Zia Inayat Kahn, Introduced younger generation, gender equality furthered
Sheikh Muzaffar, introduced, Kindred spirits
25 years ago
Lex Hicksan, Many religions, Sufism, Haj, Budism, Christianity
Shakah Fariah, Some Turkish practicioners object, Shakah Amina
Leader, of entire order, Sheik, Shakah, Pir, Local, Regional Leader, Personal, Center leader, Personal guide
Initiates, Mureed, Dervish
Initially derived from Islam
Different orders, Chishti, Jerrahi, Mevlevi