Halveti in the Best of the Web Directory


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Founded by Pir Umar Khalwati in Herat in what is now modern Afghanistan; it became very popular throughout the Ottoman Empire until Sufi orders were banned. It is still strong in Egypt and Sudan, and has a presence in the West, mainly in North America.
  • The Halveti-Jerrahi Order of Dervishes

    A traditional Sufi Order with branches in Turkey, the Americas, and Europe. Includes their history, world-wide contacts, and a description of their program of development and relief projects.

  • The Jerrahi Sufi Order of Canada

    A traditional Sufi Order, dedicated to providing humanitarian and social services. Information about membership, their weekly meetings, and their activities.

  • The Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Circle of Atlanta

    A Yahoo! group with announcements and discussion related to the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Circle of the city. [Georgia, US].

  • Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Order

    Includes their lineage and teachings, and a listing of their groups in the US. Also includes their publications, and reports of their events.

  • Ussaki Foundation

    A branch of the Halveti lineage. Includes background on their founder, and the work of the foundation to preserve his tomb; they also provide an education center and social services. [Istanbul, Turkey].

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