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BOWL OF SAKI
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SPIRITUAL MESSAGE OF
      HAZRAT INAYAT KHAN
INTRODUCTION TO
     HAZRAT INAYAT KHAN
VIEWPOINTS...
        by wahiduddin
MUSIC...
        by wahiduddin
POETRY...
        by wahiduddin
ROOTS OF WORDS...
       by wahiduddin
QUR'AN
99 NAMES OF ALLAH
       The Beautiful Names
SUFI TOPICS
MEDITATION
MANTRA
SWAMI RAMDAS
MU'INUDDIN CHISHTI
'ABDULLAH ANSARI
JALALUDDIN RUMI
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI
PADAMPA SANGYE
SHANTIDEVA
JAMES ALLEN
OTHER INTERESTING TOPICS
DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE
WEB LINKS
FAVORITE BOOKS
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Books, Papers, Music and Photos of Hazrat Inayat Khan
Available on this Website:

Published Books:

Volumes I through XIV are the teachings of Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan as transcribed by his students from his lectures and talks given between 1914 and 1926. These are the books which have been most widely circulated.

The book called "Sayings" is largely derived from Inayat Khan's own personal notebooks.

The portion of the book called "Biography" was written following interviews with Inayat Khan, while the "Autobiography" portion was written by Inayat Khan himself.

Click on any title in the following on-line table of contents to go to that volume.... or use the search engine (see below) to locate specific text in any of these volumes:

Volume I The Way of Illumination
Volume II The Mysticism of Music, Sound and Word
Volume III The Art of Personality
Volume IV Mental Purification and Healing
Volume V Spiritual Liberty
Volume VI The Alchemy of Happiness
Volume VII In An Eastern Rose Garden
Volume VIII The Art of Being
Volume VIIIa Sufi Teachings
Volume IX The Unity of Religious Ideals
Volume X Sufi Mysticism
Volume XI Philosophy, Psychology and Mysticism
Volume XII The Divinity of the Human Soul
Volume XIII The Gathas
Volume XIV The Smiling Forehead
       --- Sayings: Gayan, Vadan, Nirtan and Bowl of Saki
       --- Biography and Autobiography of Hazrat Inayat Khan


A Collection of Unpublished Papers:

The following papers have not been published in book form, but some have previously been privately circulated, from teacher to student. In general, these papers express the same message given in the more widely available books listed above, and may help to clarify certain ideas by expressing the topics in somewhat different words.

      Supplementary Papers (aka The Dutch Papers)
      Social Gathekas
      Religious Gathekas
      Additional Papers - 1923
      A few transcripts from the Nekbakht Foundation archives


Additional Resources, by or about Inayat Khan:

      Sufi Message as viewed by Inayat's brother Musharaff Khan
      Rare photos and film footage of Hazrat Inayat Khan
      Sufi Order poster - London circa 1916 - pdf
      The Singing Zikr of Hazrat Inayat Khan
      Winged-Heart Calligraphy (Tughra)
      Inayat Khan singing Allahu Akbar
      Inayat Khan singing Surat Mullar
      Photos of Inayat Khan
      Meeting of Nyogen Senzaki and Inayat Khan
      Shajara (spiritual lineage) of Hazrat Inayat Khan
      Complete Works- Lectures on Sufism 1924 - Part I - pdf
      Hindustani Poetry -  by Inayat Khan and Jesse Westbrook
      Brief biography of Hazrat Inayat Khan
      Origins and meaning of "The Bowl of Saki"
      Rising Above gender-related wording in the Sufi Message texts
      Glossary of Non-English words used in the Sufi Message texts

 

Free Daily Email -- Bowl of Saki  --  with Commentary by Hazrat Inayat Khan:

new   Daily email subscription to the Bowl of Saki

                                ... with commentary by Hazrat Inayat Khan  

 

On-Line Search Engine for The Works of Inayat Khan:

Search Examples:
    
● Use quotes to search for an exact phrase:
           "mind is the surface of the heart"

● Search for these three words in any order:
            mind surface heart 

● Search for anything starting with Jala, such as Jalal, Jalaluddin:
             Jala*

Sufi Message Search:

  

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Hazrat Inayat Khan - circa 1926



Availability of Published Books:

The original volumes of The Sufi Message of Inayat Khan (the "orange books") are out of print and are now very hard to find. However, there are paperback versions of the original set of "Sufi Message" volumes readily available from India (see the following Amazon, IndiaClub and Motilal Banarsidass links).

Complete listings of all available Inayat Khan books (in English):

         Inayat Khan books from Amazon.Com (complete Inayat Khan index)

         Inayat Khan books from Omega Publications  (complete Inayat Khan Index)

         Inayat Khan books from Motilal Banarsidass (complete Inayat Khan index)


Set of 14 paperback volumes (in English):

         Set of Sufi Message books from Amazon (set of 14 paperback volumes)

         Set of Sufi Message books from IndiaClub  (set of 14 paperback volumes)



Inayat Khan Biography:

Biographical information (freely available on this website):

        Biography of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan ... complete on-line text

        Brief Biography of Hazrat Inayat Khan ... brief bio

        Volume XII - Confessions ... biography by R.M.Bloch, published in 1915

        The Music and Life of Inayat Khan ... excerpts from a text by Susheela Mishra

Biographical Books (available from Amazon):

        Biography of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan, East-West Publications, 1979

        A Pearl in Wine, Omega, 2001

 

Translations:

A number of the Inayat Khan texts have been translated into other languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian and Chinese, and are freely available in PDF format on the web site at:

          Reach Far and Wide

 

Additional Web Sites related to the Sufi Message of Inayat Khan:

Web sites of some Sufi Orders in the lineage of Hazrat Inayat Khan:

   Sufi Order International

   The International Sufi Movement

   Sufi Ruhaniat International

   The Sufi Way


http://www.nekbakhtfoundation.org ... has released the seventh volume of the series entitled Complete Works of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan, Original Texts. All seven volumes of the Complete Works series are now available as PDF files from the Nekbakht Foundation website

The Complete Works is a scholarly series intended to record as accurately as possible the actual words that were spoken by Hazrat Inayat Khan in each of his lectures.  The works of the Nekbakht Foundation include:

   Biography of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan (1979)

   Complete Works of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan, Original Texts:
       Sayings, Part I (Gayan, Vadan, Nirtan, 1982, revised edition 1989)
       Sayings, Part II (Bowl of Saki, Aphorisms, unpublished sayings, 1989)
       Lectures on Sufism: 1922-I: January-August (1990)
       Lectures on Sufism: 1922-II: September-December (1996)
       Lectures on Sufism: 1923-I: January-June (1989)
       Lectures on Sufism: 1923-II: July-December (1988)
       Lectures on Sufism: 1924-I: January-June (2004)

http://dargahsufi-inayat.org/ ... information about the dargah (burial shrine) of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan in New Delhi.

http://www.centrum-universel.com/HIKDowne.htm ...  some wonderful Inayat Khan resources are available, including a complete PDF file containing all of the Message Volumes.  The Sayings (Gayan, Vadan, Nirtan), Biography and gif movie shown above are all courtesy of Kaivan at centrum-universel.

http://www.petama.ch/pagese/E-index.html ... many excellent Inayat Khan resources, created by Puran in Dutch, German and English.

http://www.chishti.ru ... a web site about the Chishti heritage, including a history of the Chishti order, along with stories, quotes, poetry and photographs.

 

Photos of Inayat Khan:

    On-line photos of Inayat Khan ... free, on this website

    Archival quality prints  ... a commercial offering via the Sufi Order


Music of Inayat Khan:

Available on this web site:

    A brief biography of Inayat Khan's musical background

    Sheet music for the Sung Zikr of Hazrat Inayat Khan

    Inayat Khan singing Allahu Akbar

    Inayat Khan singing Surat Mullar

      A translation of Surat Mullar by Harunnisa Khanim Maula Bakhsh:

Without the name of Rama no comfort can come. Without a guru, no wisdom can be attained. Whoever pays full attention to the guru, is always blessed with the darshan of God, Who draws all unto Himself.

That one who opens the door of his heart, he is the one who attains the darshan of Rama. Never leave the repetition of Rama's name. Without mentioning the name, remembrance is not kept up. The need for remembrance lies upon everybody; therefore, hold on to this attention every day.


In 1909, Hazrat Inayat Khan made a series of musical recordings in India. In 1994, a CD version of the recordings was produced by EMI. (EMI CD NF 1 50129/30 Inayat Khan, The Complete Recordings of 1909).

The recordings may be available at:

  http://www.petama.ch... Switzerland

  http://www.sufimovement.org ... Netherlands

 


(Note: The HTML versions of first 13 volumes were initially released on the internet as a Christmas gift to Murshid Isa Kadre by his friends and loved ones, who did a great service for us all, and to whom I say thank you.)

updated 14-Jun-2013