Shadhiliyya Sufi Communities


Welcome to the Shadhiliyya Sufi Communities Website!

We are delighted that you’ve found our website and our deep prayer is that you may find something in these pages that will open your heart to Divine Love and bring you closer to God (Allah). We hope to share the deep beauty of what we’ve received on an amazing spiritual journey.

As salaamu alaykum (peace be upon you).

Events This Week

Friday Prayer/Jumu'ah at 2:00 pm PDT. (New time).  Click for this week's webcast.   See Conference Line and more dates and links.

Laylat al-Qadr khalwah expected Thursday night July 24th.

6th Door Du'a and Qualities practices call Sundays.  This is Sidi's 2013 prescription for his students!  Join us 8 pm ET.  (619) 326-2772;  access code:785-1018


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Ramadan is expected to begin the night of June 28th with Tarawih prayers.  First day of fasting is Sunday, June 29, inshallah.


We warmly welcome newcomers to any of our events.  Most of our local communities offer teachings and spiritual practices designed to purify our hearts so that we can be better vessels of love and service to our brothers and sisters everywhere.  Also, we are very blessed to have our Guide visit us annually.  We gather in larger communities or “Sufi Schools” to experience his presence directly, receive his teachings, and share loving fellowship.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions.  We’re eager to hear from you. 707-965-0700 x21.

About Us

We are a community of students of Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal ar-Rifa’i ash-Shadhuli of Jerusalem. Sidi is an extraordinary spiritual Guide who has opened our hearts to Divine Love and dramatically transformed our lives. We are dedicated to embodying and sharing Sidi’s message of peace, love, mercy, justice, freedom, and beauty.  The Sufi way is a path of unity that draws us from all walks of life and every ethnic group. While largely based in North America, we are linked to communities in South America, the Philippines, Japan and Europe.

2014 Sidi Teaching and Sufi School Schedule

As of  July 11, 2014

Inshallah, this is Sidi’s schedule for his visit to the US this year.  PLEASE NOTE: It is subject to change without notice!  Please contact the local center for specific information.  Visit our website ( for the latest schedule going forward.  Most recent changes will be noted in PURPLE.  Download PDF copy of schedule.

July 18-28
10 Day Ramadan Retreat

Event begins Fajr Friday July 18th with teachings morning and afternoon and evening prayers everyday through July 27.

Laylat al-Qadr expected to be July 24 (see info) with EID expected on July 28th.  Sidi expected July 22 – 26th.  

NEW - Join us for broadcasts of the talks!  Register.  Schedule

Location Shadhiliyya Sufi Center (Mother Center), Pope Valley, CA




Laila Smith @: 707-965-0700 x 21 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Click the Read More link below to see Sidi's full 2014 schedule


Jewels from This Path

"Know that love is the basis of all stations (al-maqamat) and states (al-ahwal). All stations are given a rank under it, for it is the means for the realization of every station or the fruit of its fruits, such as will, longing, fear and hope, surrendering of passions, contentment, trust, unity (at-tawhid) and knowledge (al-ma'rifa)." 
From Music of the Soul p. 392

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