Category | Sufi Shrines

Hz. Ibn Arabi Rehmatullah alaih

Mystic, philosopher, poet and sage, Hz. Muhammad bin Ali Ibn Arabi رحمة الله عليه is one of the world’s great spiritual teachers Known as Muhyiddin (the “revivifier of religion”) and the shaykh al-akbar (the “greatest...

Hz. Ibrahim Bin Adham Rehmatullah alaih

One of the earliest documented great Sufis, Hz. Ibrahim Bin Adham رحمة الله عليه was a King of Balkh who renounced his throne for a spiritual kingdom and wandered to live a life of complete asceticism, earning his bread...

Hz. Maruf al-Karkhi Rehmatullah alaih

One of the most celebrated of the early ascetics and mystics of Sufism, Hz. Maruf al-Karkhi رحمة الله عليه was one of the famous disciples of Hz. Ali ar-Ridha عليه اسلام

Hz. Bayazid Bastami Rehmatullah alaih

Known to future Sufis as Sultan-ul-Arifin, Hz. Bayazid Bastami رحمة الله عليه is considered to be one of the expositors of the state of fana, the notion of passing away in mystical union with Allah

Hz. Abu al-Hassan Kharaqani Rehmatullah alaih

One of the greatest master Sufi of Iran, Hz. Abu al-Hassan Kharaqani رحمة الله عليه had a deep spiritual relation with Hz. Bayazid Bastami رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Mansur al-hallaj Rehmatullah alaih

A writer and teacher of Islamic mysticism, life and death of Hz. Mansur al-hallaj رحمة الله عليه has been considered a reference point in Islamic history

Hz. Sheikh Shibli Rehmatullah alaih

Great Sufi saint of Baghdad, Hz. Sheikh Shibli رحمة الله عليه was a disciple of Hz. Junayd Baghdadi رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Junaid Baghdadi Rehmatullah alaih

A Persian mystic and one of the most famous of the early Islamic saints, Hz. Junaid Baghdadi رحمة الله عليه is a central figure in the spiritual lineage of many Sufi orders

Hz. Bishr al-Hafi Rehmatullah alaih

Called "al-hafi" because he remained bare-footed through the majority of his life, Hz. Bishr al-Hafi رحمة الله عليه was among ascetics and leaders of Sufis in 3rd/8th-9th century who lived in Baghdadand repented under...

Hz. Habib al-Ajmi Rehmatullah alaih

A Muslim Sufi mystic, saint, and traditionalist of Persian descent, Hz. Habib al-Ajmi رحمة الله عليه was the desciple of Hz. Imam Hasan al-Basri رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Musa Zangi Dost Rehmatullah alaih

A great Sufi of his time, Hz. Musa Zangi Dost رحمة الله عليه was the father of the greatest sufi saint of all time, Hz. Abdul Qadir Jilani رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi Rehmatullah alaih

The greatest Sufi mystic and poet in the Persian language, famous for his lyrics and for his epic Mas̄navi-yi Manavi (“Spiritual Couplets”), which widely influenced mystical thought and literature throughout the Muslim...

Hz. Yunus Emre Rehmatullah alaih

Poet and mystic who exercised a powerful influence on Turkish literature, Hz. Yunus Emre رحمة الله عليه was well versed in mystical philosophy, especially that of the 13th-century poet and mystic Jalal ad-Din ar-Rumi

Hz. Shams Tabrizi Rehmatullah alaih

Great Sufi Sage who is credited as the spiritual instructor of Mewlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi رحمة الله عليه commonly knows as Hz. Rumi رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Baha’ al-Din Naqshband Rehmatullah alaih

Founder of Naqshbandi sufi order, To the people of Bukhara, whose patron saint he became, Hz. Baha' al-Din Naqshband رحمة الله عليه was known posthumoulsy as khwaja-yi bala-gardan ("the averter of disaster"), referring...

Hz. Hafiz Shirazi Rehmatullah alaih

One of the finest lyric poets of Persia, one of the guiding principles of his life was Sufism, the Islamic mystical movement that demanded of its adherents complete devotion to the pursuit of union with the ultimate...

Hz. Farid ud-Din Attar Rehmatullah alaih

Persian Muslim poet who was one of the greatest Sufi (mystical) writers and thinkers, composing at least 45,000 distichs (couplets) and many brilliant prose works

Hz. Sheikh Saadi Rehmatullah alaih

Born in Shiraz, Iran, in 1184, Hz. Sheikh Saadi رحمة الله عليه is considered one of the greatest Persian poets of all time. His two books, the poetic Bostan, and the prose Gulistan, are regarded as supreme...

Hz. Dhul-Nun al-Misri Rehmatullah alaih

Great Egyptian Sufi, Hz. Dhul-Nun al-Misri رحمة الله عليه was considered among the most prominent figures of early Sufism and holds a position in the Sufi chronicles as high as Hz. Junaid al-Baghdadi رحمة الله عليه

Hz. Ahmad-e Jami Rehmatullah alaih

A Persian Sufi, Sufi writer, mystic and poet, Sheikh Ahmad-e Jami's رحمة الله عليه tomb is located in Torbat-e Jam, Khorasan Razavi

Hz. Abu’l Hasan al-Shadhili Rehmatullah alaih

A great Moroccan saint and the founder of the Shadhili order, Hz. Abu'l Hasan al-Shadhili رحمة الله عليه wrote several devotional recitations, prayers and letters, some of which remain today. One of the best known poems...

Hz. Jalaluddin al-Suyuti Rehmatullah alaih

Son of a judge, Hz. Jalaluddin al-Suyuti رحمة الله عليه was an Egyptian writer and teacher whose works deal with a wide variety of subjects, the Islamic religious sciences. His works number more than 500, famous being...

Hz. Ahmad al-Badawi Rehmatullah alaih

Also known as the Shaykh of the Arabs, Hz. Sayyidina Ahmad al-Badawi رحمة الله عليه is a great sufi master who traces his lineage back to Imam al-Husayn (عليه اسلام)

Hz. Ibn Ata Allah Rehmatullah alaih

He exemplified the ultimate model of a Sufi master possessed of a deep foundation in the sciences of the Qur'an, the way of the Prophet ﷺ and the Universal Laws of the Islamic way of life, both outer and inner

Hz. Ahmad al-Rifai Rehmatullah alaih

Established of the Rifai Sufi path, Sayyed Ahmad Al-Rifai رحمة الله عليه is among the best of the divinely devoted scholars, and the great sufi masters in the Muslim nation (ummah)

Hz. Ibrahim al-Dasuqi Rehmatullah alaih

Regarded as one of the four biggest Qutbs of the world, Hz. Ibrahim al-Dasuqi رحمة الله عليه showed signs of wilayat from his birth as he would not take his mother’s milk during the fasting times in the month of Ramadan

Hz. Abu Sa’id Abu’l-Khayr Rehmatullah alaih

Also known as Sheikh Abu saeid, Hz. Abu Sa'id Abu'l-Khayr رحمة الله عليه was a famous Persian Sufi and poet who contributed extensively to the evolution of Sufi tradition. During his life his fame spread throughout the...

Hz. Ala ud-Daula Simnani Rehmatullah alaih

Persian Sufi of the Kubrawi order, Hz. Ala ud-Daula Simnani رحمة الله عليه was a revolutionary writer and a teacher of Sufism, Among his students were world famous Hz. Ashraf Jahangir Semnani رحمة الله عليه and Hz. Mir...

Hz. Khwaja Abdullah Ansari Rehmatullah alaih

Also known as Pir-i Herat (Sage of Herat), Hz. Khwaja Abdullah Ansari رحمة الله عليه was a Muslim Sufi saint who lived in the 11th century in Herat (modern-day Afghanistan)

Hz. Ahmed Yasawi Rehmatullah alaih

Poet and Sufi mystic, Hz. Ahmed Yasawi رحمة الله عليه was an early Turkish mystic leader who exerted a powerful influence on the development of mystical orders throughout the Turkish-speaking world

Hz. Sidi Omar Ibn al-Farid Rehmatullah alaih

One of the greatest Egyptian mystic poets, To this day Hz. Sidi Omar Ibn al-Farid's رحمة الله عليه poems still read beautifully, including his masterpiece The Sufi Way, which is also the longest mystic poem ever written

Hz. Gul Baba Rehmatullah alaih

This renovated tomb contains the mortal remains of one Gul Baba, an Ottoman dervish who took part in the capture of Buda in 1541 and is known in Hungary as the 'Father of Roses'

Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

Part of the religious ceremony "Sema" of the Mevlevi Order, The whirling dance in Turkey Originated in the 13th century in the city of Konya, the order is a sect of Sufism, which pursues spiritual perfection and worship...

Tombs of Awliya Allah in Yemen

Tarim: City of Saints, Sahabas & Prophets

Also called as Al-Siddiqi City, in honor of Hz. Abu-Bakr al-Siddiq رضي الله عنه, who prayed that Allah would increase Tarim's scholars and water, as its citizens stood with him during the Ridda wars

Tomb of Hz. Habib Ali رحمة الله عليه

Great Awliya Allah who arranged financial support for numerous poor households. He had a great concern for students of knowledge and spent his wealth supporting them and his time educating them