Listen to Amir, the formerly anonymous Arab Spring activist behind the internationally acclaimed sociopolitical blog The Sudanese Thinker, which inspired the rise of the Sudanese digital activism scene.
WATCH Reflections on Haqq as Rights - a talk by Amina Wadud at the Baraka Retreat, July 2012, Santa Barbara, California
With special guest: master musician, Ali Razmi, and break-out sessions on special subjects, including "Energy Healing" with Amean Hameed. BARAKA is not an event where "experts" lecture you; but a weekend of friendship, intellectual engagement, music, and spiritual practice. We'll explore how, in a world of highly developed "individuals," we can reconcile this individuality with the requirements of the spiritual path.
WATCH Kabir Helminski on "The beautiful values of Islam" at the UMA 25th Anniversary Dinner
Presenters for July 15-17, 2011 Baraka Retreat: Camille Helminski, Kabir Helminski, Amina Wadud, Ali Allawi, Robert Darr
I have wanted for a long time to attempt to share my enthusiasm for the Qur’an and the truth that can be found in it when it is approached without too many preconceptions. With my dear friend and colleague, Mahmoud Mostafa, we would like to explore what the Qur’an says about the deeper matters of
WATCH highlights from the July 2010 Baraka Retreat on "Spiritual Intelligence" with Ali Allawi, Jamal Rahman, Camille & Kabir Helminski. Includes a nasheed by Seemi Ghazi and a zhikr ceremony. Available in four parts.