Southern Methodist University Religious Studies professor and students visited the Dallas M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® Center on October 15, 2018 as part of their class requirement. Participants were introduced to Islamic Sufism, Sufi practices, the history of the school, the significance of the presence of the teacher, and a concentration exercise. At the end, they received a tour of the center. The program concluded with questions and answers while tea and sweets were served.