NAQSHBANDIYYA TARIQA

This tariqa is one of the most important by the number of its followers worldwide. The way would be born almost at the same time as Islam in the early VIIth century A.D.

First known as the "Way of the Truthful", then "Way of the Sincere", it took its current name due to the influence that the tariqa have had under the Great Sheikh Khwaja Shah Naqshband Bahâ'uddîn, born in the XIVth century near Bukhara.

—  Sheikh Abdel Hafid Wentzel in his flat, Istanbul