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Revealing Flamenco’s Mystical Muslim Roots

From the Fall 2017 issue of Classical Guitar | BY JASON WEBSTER In his groundbreaking book The Sufis (1964), Sufism authority Idries Shah mentions several Western cultural phenomena which were influenced or inspired by that mystical current of Islam. They include … Continue reading

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15th August CE Assumption of Mary, Quds (Jerusalem)

  The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is a defined dogma of the Catholic Church. The Feast of the Assumption, celebrated every year on August 15, is a very old … Continue reading

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Changing web hosting

As salaam alaykum, greetings of peace to you! I am happy to report that I have been working fairly steadily on the new blog/website. Still to be done is to put up all my publications and finish the article about … Continue reading

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Urs Murshida Fazl Mai Egeling December 27, 1939CE, Arnhem, Netherlands

Murshida Fazal Mai Egeling was born on the 27th of March, 1861, and she lived most of her earlier days in quiet contemplation amidst the tall trees and sleeping waters of Netherlands’ romantic landscapes. In the later part of 1921 … Continue reading

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27th Safar Urs Hazrat Sheikh Muhammad Yahya Madani, Jannat al Baqi, Medina, Saudi Arabia1122AH/1689CE

Hazrat Khawaja Yahya Madni (ra) Do grasp the helpless with your grace Do grant us a sip from the goblet of love Be good to us, for the sake of the best of creation Salutations to you, oh Qutab of … Continue reading

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