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A Sufi Tariqa (order) that traces its history to Uways al-Qarani, a Yemeni convert to Islam at the time of the Prophet Muhammad. He was killed in 657 CE, fighting for Ali against Muawiyah in the Battle of Siffin.

Unlike other Sufi tariqas, for whom lineage (the transmission of a chain or silsila) is important as a measure of authority, the Oveyssi Tariqa is based on the guidance of an absent and invisible teacher.
  • Maktab Tarighat Oveyssi Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism

    A guide to the Tariqa, its teachings, practices, activities, and lineage traced to Oways bin Anis al-Qarni, who lived in Yemen at the time of Muhammad. Also includes international contacts, events, and affiliated organizations.

  • Uwais al-Qarani

    An account of the life and significance of a Yemeni convert to Islam during Muhammad's lifetime.

  • Uwaiysi Tarighat

    A Sufi group in Novato, California, on the path of Uwaiys-i-Gharan. Includes information about their activities and contacts, with a background on Sufism, and the history of the Tariqa.

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