By Kabir Helminski Entering the Kentucky Exposition Hall for the Islamic funeral service of Muhammad Ali, one of the first things that caught my eye were people in T-shirts that read “I Am Ali.” I quickly realized that these were not necessarily Muslims, nor sports fans, but regular people, citizens of Louisville, volunteers to help
Since 1995, Mahmoud Mostafa has been devoted to the study and practice of Tassawuf. In the course of his development, he received teachings from Sufi shaikhs in the USA, Turkey, Syria, South Africa, and Egypt and follows the Mevlevi path of Jalaluddin Rumi under the guidance of Shaikh Kabir Helminski. In addition to extensive study
WATCH How to be Rumi without a cultural identity: a talk by Shaikh Kabir Helminski at the Academy of Self Knowledge Annual Conference March 2013 Pretoria, South Africa
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.
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.