Patti Schneider 1934-2023

We’re sad to announce the passing of ISF’s friend, Aubrey Davis, the Canadian writer and master storyteller.

Landmark License Agreement

ISF is extremely pleased to announce that a new, landmark license agreement has been signed with the Estate of Idries Shah. The license, which has been agreed for 20 years, secures the realisation of public benefit for the generous donations ISF has received and will allow the charity to fulfil its objectives. ISF will continue … Read More

Remembering Dr Riad Kocache

We are very sorry to report that Dr Riad Kocache, a founding trustee of The Idries Shah Foundation, has died. A polymath in the truest sense of the word, Riad touched the lives of a great many people, and will be enormously missed. Riad was a friend of and adviser to Idries Shah, and taught … Read More

The ISF Event 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us at The October Gallery in London for the Sixth ISF Annual Event. As always it was a joy to see so many old friends, and to receive a great many new friends as well. We took advantage of the occasion to bring everyone up to speed … Read More

Remembering Robert E. Ornstein

By Tahir Shah Do a Google search on Robert Ornstein and you’ll see right away that, as an eminent psychologist, he was a pioneering researcher into the two halves of the brain. You’ll also find that he authored and co-authored dozens of books with a wide gamut of intellectuals, and that he founded and headed … Read More