Caravan of Souls: An Introduction to the Sufi Path of Hazrat Inayat Khan
Caravan of Souls is a guidebook to the Sufi path of Hazrat Inayat Khan, a spiritual philosophy of Love, Harmony, and Beauty. Within these covers the reader will find the essential teachings and methods of the Order and Movement he founded, as well as an inspiring array of sayings, poems, songs, prayers, stories, and biographical portraits.
Historical texts by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Nargis Dowland, Huzurnawaz baron van Pallandt, and Sophia Saintsbury-Green are presented, as well as new contributions by Pir Zia Inayat-Khan, Shrabani Basu, Dr. Sitara Jironet, and Murshid Wali Ali Meyer.
Pir Zia Inayat-Khan is a scholar and teacher of Sufism in the lineage of his grandfather, Hazrat Inayat Khan. He received his B.A. (Hons) in Persian Literature from the London School of Oriental and African Studies, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Duke University. Pir Zia is president of the Sufi Order International and founder of Suluk Academy, a school of contemplative study with branches in the United States and Europe. He is also founder of the interspiritual institute Seven Pillars House of Wisdom. He lives with his wife and two children in rural upstate New York.