Table of Contents
Sufism: General Resources,
Bibliographies, Weblinks, Articles, Discussions
Sufi Bookstores and Sufi Book Publishers
Sufi News, Events, and Conferences
Sufi Personals and Sufi Marriage Ads
Sufism Miscellaneous Links
An Annotated Resource Guide is an excellent
bibliographical page compiled by a librarian with particular knowledge of
Sufism. It includes beautiful Islamic calligraphies. (Fixed April
For a scholarly overview of
Sufism, see Encyclopedia
Britannica: Sufism (written by Prof. Anne-Marie Schimmel, one of
foremost academic authorities on Sufism; link fixed Jan. 1, 2002, but
aside from a
short definition the full text of the article is only available to
online Britannica, among which are usually libraries, or to
individuals for free
Sufi Related Resources is a comprehensive source
of Sufi links.
Yahoo Sufism Index-Link (Fixed, 10/15/98 and 6/7/02)
Orders on the Web (link fixed June 7, 2002) An excellent page by
Fariduddien Rice that briefly
provides links to some of the Islamic Sufi orders that have web pages. See
also the Table of
Contents to his entire Islam and Sufism site. (Link fixed June 7,
Articles on Sufi
Psychology and Sufism This contains articles from a wide variety of Sufi shaykhs,
and Psychiatry by the psychiatrist Arthur Deikman, M.D., was one of
the first articles written about the interface of Sufism with Western
psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy. Deikman was strongly
influenced by Idries Shah, a proponent of non-Islamic Sufism.
Sufis Without Borders is a international discussion group
on Sufism. Currently with over 700
members worldwide, there are many great human resources (connected with a wide variety of Sufi orders and having
various perspectives) who can answer all sorts of questions concerning Sufism. Moderated by Dr. Godlas and a number of Sufis
around the world from different Sufi orders.
Fons Vitae publishes
high quality books on Islam, Sufism, and spirituality.
Books for books on Sufism, consciousness, and traditional wisdom--
from the Threshold Society, headed
by Kabir and Camille Helminski.
Publications On-line Catalog has for sale one of the best stocks of
and books on Islam(link fixed 20 August, 2005).
Sufi Books has an excellent
stock of books on Sufism and Islamic Studies.
Books, located in Australia, specializes in mail-order books on
Sufism, Islam, and comparative spirituality.(Link fixed, February, 2004.)
Jahan Books (link fixed 20 August, 2005) Has a very large
selection of books on Sufism in Persian.
Medina: A Sufi Bookstore publishes and sells five Sufi texts. Their
site also contains some useful on-line articles.
of the History of Sufism is a new international academic journal
articles written in French and English by scholars of Sufism.
Inquiry is an online version of the journal of the same name published
by the International Association of Sufism. The authors of its articles
are largely devotees of Sufism and Sufi shaykhs, rather than academic
Sufi News and Sufism World Report is the only comprehensive news source for events
related to Sufism around the world. Updated daily.
Conference: Sufism and
East October 18-20, 2001. Although this conference has occured,
many of the talks are available and a book of conference proceedings
will soon be published. (Fixed Feb. 4, 2003)
Personals and Marriage Ads Periodically, over the years, readers of
have asked me to put together a Sufi Personals and Sufi Marriage Ads
website. Finally a
friend has taken the initiative and created such a page for those
seeking a Sufi husband or a Sufi wife.
Prof. Fritz Meier's
Essays on Islamic Mysticism and Piety This is a lengthy and
detailed review that appeared on the Word Trade website. Meier, a
Swiss scholar, was one of the most important scholars of Sufism in the
Serving the Guest: a Sufi
Cookbook and Art Gallery, by Kathleen Seidel, is both a
tastefully done, aesthetically delightful, and spiritually enlightening
online book of Sufi cookery
for feeding the body and the soul, as well as an online museum of Islamic
art for feasting with one's eyes.