The Disciples of Mehboob-Ilahi

The Disciples of Mehboob-Ilahi is a gallery of monochrome candid photographs made at the shrine of the Sufi saint Nizzam Uddin Auliya in Delhi. Nizzam Uddin was a famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order in the Indian Subcontinent, an order that sought to draw close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity.

The photographs were all made with A Fuji X Pro-1 and a Fujinon 18mm, and were shot from the hip. All Photographs © 2014 Tewfic El-Sawy.

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