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By Maryam Qadri
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About

I am raising funds to translate a French work into fine English. This unique book was written by Murshida Lucy Goodenough, a pioneering female teacher and one of Hazrat Inayat Khan's foremost students. Hazrat Inayat Khan brought Sufism from his native India to the West over a century ago. He then trained his students who become teachers in their own right, promoting women to lead his order. Murshida Goodenough was the national representative of France. She gave lectures on Sufism in Paris and Vienna and convened classes in Suresnes. This volume is a historic contribution to Sufism in the West, and contains a selection of Murshida Goodenough's French lectures. 

We hope to make her teachings available for the first time in English and are thrilled to be working with Marie-Martine Shannon, a deft French translator and educator in the Washington, D.C., metro area. 

Your contribution to this work will enable us to release the book at cost or very close to cost. We need your generous support to make this happen and we believe that together we will! 

Thank you for supporting this campaign and reviving the works of a woman who gave her life to the Sufi Movement. 

Risks and challenges

The translation from French to English may cost up to $3,400 or more. Then there are the publishing costs and the Kickstarter fees, all of which we hope to cover through your generous donations, so that we may release this book at cost or very close to cost.

This project requires your help. It requires funding to make this translation and publication possible. Kindly help us surmount the financial hurdles that are hindering this much-needed message in our time.

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