Glossary

Hazrat: A title of respect given to saints, meaning “noble presence”

Murshid: Teacher; guide; a Sufi sheikh

Pir: An elder spiritual guide; a sheikh or murshid of a high order, often the founder of an order through which spiritual transmissions pass to initiates

NabiA prophet, bearer of a message for a particular time and group of people

Rasul: Messenger, bearer of a universal message

Dharma: Universal law

Universel: The temple of all religions envisioned by Hazrat Inayat Khan and finally built at Suresnes, France, outside of Paris.

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