The Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship

Mazar of Shaikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

Mazar of Shaikh M. R. Bawa MuhaiyaddeenSome forty miles from Philadelphia, among the rolling hills and tall trees of Chester County, is the Mazar, the resting place of Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, the Sufi saint, and founder of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship, who passed away in 1986.

This beautiful Mazar, the first in the United States, was conceived, designed, and built by the members of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship, and dedicated in 1987.

Since that time it has become an important destination for pilgrims from all over the world who wish to pay their respects to this remarkable Sufi teacher.

All are welcome to visit the Mazar of Sheikh M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (Ral.) between sunrise and sunset everyday.

For groups who wish to visit the Mazar please contact Muhammad Abdullah, the caretaker of the Mazar or Muhammad Abdul Lateef Hayden, Mosque Secretary at or phone 215-879-6300.

Directions From Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship to the Mazar

  1. Turn left from the Fellowship onto Overbrook Avenue.
  2. Turn right onto 59th street.
  3. Turn left onto City Line Avenue (Route 1 South) and go 28.4 miles (past Longwood Gardens).
  4. Exit on Route 82, bear right at the exit and go 11.2 miles on 82 North.
  5. Just past South Brandywine Middle School on the left side, turn left at Gillam's Deli onto Strasburg Road and go 1.1 miles.
  6. Turn left a few feet past "Crossroads of Faith" sign onto Mt. Carmel Road and go 9/10 of a mile.
  7. Pass farmhouse and small pond on right.
  8. Pass Kathleen Drive (on the right).
  9. Next driveway to right (marked private) is Fellowship Drive. Turn up the drive and just before the paved drive ends, there are two gravel drives to the right which lead up to a gravel parking lot. Please park there and walk up to the Mazar.

The Mazar Address

20 Fellowship Drive,
East Fallowfield, PA 19320

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A Note of Caution for Those Visiting the Mazar

There is a risk of exposure to Lyme Disease (a tick-borne infection) throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Chester County, PA, where the Mazar is located is an area where this risk exists. However, this risk can be significantly reduced if the proper precautions are taken.

For further information visit Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention page.