OCTOBER 18, 1896 — JANUARY 15, 1971
Samuel Lewis, wearing robe of investiture as a Sufi Murshid given by Pir Barket Ali of Pakistan in 1962.
In the photo Murshid exhibits the Sufi practice of tawajjeh, or sharing magnetism through the glance.
Murshid S.A.M. in Fairfax
Murshid S.A.M. at Kaaba Allah in Fairfax standing under the arch made by the father of Murshida Vera Corda
Murshid S.A.M. and Allen Ginsberg
Murshid S.A.M. with Paul Reps, fellow student of both Hazrat Inayat Khan and Nyogen Senzaki
Murshid S.A.M. (aka Rev. He Kwang Zen-Shi) in his Buddhist robes
Murshid S.A.M. hoeing in the garden at Garden of Inayat in Novato
The last photo of Murshid — taken by Fatima on Christmas, 1970 — 2 days before his fall.
“He’s cracking walnuts and wearing the hat I made him for Christmas.”
Murshid S.A.M.’s Maqbara at Lama Foundation
August 2009 – Photo by Pir Shabda