Although many Inayati Order programs offer introductory Sufi teachings that are open to the public, one program in particular is specifically designed for those who are new to the teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan. It is called, The Way of Illumination: An Introduction to the Sufi Path. This program taught by Pir Zia Inayat-Khan.
While the exact curriculum of The Way of Illumination may change, potential topics include:
- The Life & Teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan
- Prayer and Purification
- Concentration, Contemplation, Meditation & Realization
- The Ten Sufi Thoughts
- The Path of Initiation
- The Heart
- Being a Mureed
- Zikr, Wazifa, and Fikr
- The Soul Whence and Whither
- The Unity of Religious Ideals
- The Mysticism of Sound & Music
- The Art of Personality
- The Knighthood of Purity
Currently the dates and location of the next The Way of Illumination are yet to be announced.