Khan, Pir Vilayat

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Khan, Pir Vilayat Gender: M
born on 19 June 1916 at 09:20 (= 09:20 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 27°42' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 16°01 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 19°21'

Pir Vilayat Khan
photo: Schorle, license gfdl


British-Indian guru, spiritual teacher and author. Born in London, he was well educated with degrees from Paris University, conducting post-graduate work at Oxford and studies at L'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. With a background in psychology, philosophy and music, his synthesis of the mystical tradition of the East and the heritage of the West found rich expression in his books and spiritual teachings. A tall, white-haired and bearded gentleman, genteel of speech and manner, he was the head of the Sufi Order of the West and Chairman of the Board of the Omega Institute,

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • child->parent relationship with Khan, Inayat (born 5 July 1882)

Source Notes

Ray Mardyks quotes him. (Lexikon Vol 4 quotes Vietinhoff for 8:15 AM from him, rectified to 8:34 AM.)


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Paris, Oxford, many degrees)
  • Traits : Mind : Exceptional mind
  • Traits : Personality : Mystical
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Sufi philosophy)
  • Vocation : Religion : Spiritual Leader/ Guru (Sufi Order of the West)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction