Khwajah Abdallah Ansari’s 100 Steps on the Mystical Path – The Gateways

Khwajah Abdallah Ansari's 100 Steps on the Mystical Path - The Gateways

Regarded as one of the greatest commentators on the mystical meanings of the Qur'an, Khwajah Abdallah Ansari has delineated and summarized the stations on the mystical path using verses from the Qur'an. Khwajah Abdallah Ansari was an 11th century Khorasani mystic who emphasized love and longing for Allah as the essential property of the mystical path. He is popularly known as "Pir-o-Herat" or "the sage of Herat," where his tomb resides.

We have completed an introduction to the first 10 steps (or "The Awakenings") and are going to proceed to the second set of 10 steps (or "The Gateways").

Upcoming classes for "The Gateways"

All classes are held from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm PST in Albany, CA. Location will be provided once registration for the class is confirmed.

4/6 /2013 - review of Steps 1-9 of "The Awakenings"

4/7/2013 - make up class - Step 10

4/20/2013 Class 1 - Step 11

5/4/2013 Class 2 - Step 12

6/1/2013 Class 4 - Step 13

6/15/2013 Class 5 - Step 14

6/29/2013 Class 6 - Step 15

7/13/2013 Class 7 - Step 16

7/27/2013 Class 8 - Step 17

8/10/2013 Class 9 - Step 18

8/24/2013 Class 10 - Step 19

9/7/2013 Class 11 - Step 20

Registration Information


Complete Series (all 10 steps)- $50 / session

Single Class - $65

There will be a remote attendance option for this class through for people who cannot attend in person (more information available upon registration).

Make up session on 4/7/13 for Step 10 is free to those who registered for the whole series of 1-10, otherwise is charged at the single class rate.

It is encouraged to commit to the series as the steps are seen as a package and included in a greater context.

Please contact Subhana Ansari for more information ( regarding registration, past recordings, and scholarship opportunities (donations to the scholarship fund greatly appreciated).