The Sufi Ruhaniat

The Sufi Ruhaniat International is a sufi order, embodying the lineage of the indian sufi master Pir-O-Mushid Hazrat Inyat Khan, who brought the sufi message from India to the western world ind 1910. It was founded in 1971 by Mushid Samuel Lewis.

Following the death of Mushid Samuel Lewis in 1971, the Ruhaniat was led by a new ‘Pir’, Pir Moineddin Jablonski. On his death, in 2001, the position of Pir passed to Pir Shabda Kahn.

Here is a good explanation of the connection between the Sufi Ruhaniat and the Dances of Universal Peace, in an interview in 2005 with Pir Shabda Kahn: