Sufi Teachings and Meetings in the UK

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What is Sufism?

This section will attempt provide a very brief introduction to Sufism (Tasawwuf). For more detailed information on this subject, please…
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Origins of the word ‘Sufism’

The most widely accepted origin of the word ‘Sufi’ is from the Arabic word ‘suf‘ which means ‘wool’,…
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Origins of the Sufi Orders

After the departure of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) from this world in 632 A.D., those who were closest to him passed on his…
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Sufism and the Modern World

We live in an age when science and technology have brought mankind not only great material advances, but also a deep cynicism towards the…
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Sufism and Islam

Although there is no evidence that the word “Tasawwuf” (the Arabic word for “Sufism”) was used by the Prophet (peace be upon him), he…
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Recommended Books

For further reading we recommend the following books: Turning Toward the Heart: Awakening to the Sufi Way by Shaykh Hazrat Azad Rasool Fons…