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2011-07-31 00:02:08

Robert Frager, Ph.D., Chair of the Spiritual Guidance M.A. Program at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (ITP) in Palo Alto, CA, has been a Sufi for over 30 years. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2011 Robert Frager, Ph.D., Chair of the Spiritual Guidance M.A.

2011-05-26 20:44:14

Many people predicted the death of Sufism – what could Islamic mysticism have to do with the third millennium?

2010-07-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The first New York Sufi Music Festival will begin with a free, public performance with several Sufi-inspired Pakistani ensembles at Union Square Park, 5:00 PM EDT, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Organized by the Pakistani Peace Builders, a new initiative of New Yorkers, Pakistani-Americans, and Pakistanis, the New York Sufi Music Festival will be a series of musical concerts featuring multi-generational Pakistani artists, representing Pakistan's diverse regions, who...

2010-05-20 06:40:00

TORONTO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow a determined young man on an emotional, physical and spiritual journey from Canada to Turkey and experience the life-changing guidance of his sheikh guide in Deserts and Mountains (published by iUniverse), the philosophical new novel by Yilmaz Alimoglu. Ali, an expatriate Turk living in Canada, frustrated with his business, career and family, turns to his spiritual guide, a sheikh of the shrine he attends.

2010-04-13 14:37:00

LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 dancers and musicians will gather at the Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival at the OC Great Park in Irvine in May to celebrate the rich musical traditions of this region in modern-day Turkey.

2009-05-12 19:10:39

The U.S. television network CBS Tuesday announced plans to air Faith, Music and Culture, an interfaith religion special next month. The program is set to premiere June 7. Music is often a vehicle for expressing religious faith and belief, the network said in a news release.

2008-09-05 06:00:05

By Emma Cowing THE woman's voice floats gently through the mist. "Tell me what you can see," she asks me. "I'm standing at an ornate front door in a long silk dress," I tell her. "I'm waving goodbye to my husband. He's going down the long drive in a horse and carriage.

2006-03-16 10:56:27

By Talal Malik LONDON (Reuters) - A former goat herder and male stripper has sold twice as many records as Madonna in recent weeks to become the first Arab to top the British pop singles chart since records began 44 years ago. "Mashallah (Thank God) - it's beyond dreams.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.