2005 Sufi Conference
October 14 - 16, 2005

2005 Audio Recordings
The Power of Love
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The Power of Love
A Sufi Conference, October 14 - 16, 2005


MATA LYNN BARRON travels around the country meditating with people and speaking about her mystical experience. This experience is described in her poem "The Unknown She". Mata Lynn receives formal training in the classical tradition of Sufism from a Shaykh in India.

PIR ZIA INAYAT KHAN is the spiritual leader of the Sufi Order International (established by Hazrat Inayat Khan in London, 1917) and founding director of the Suluk Academy, an esoteric school located in upstate New York. His initiatory heritage integrates the sacred transmissions of the Chishti, Suhrawardi, Qadiri, and Naqshbandi lineages within a post-denominational, interspiritual trajectory. Pir Zia holds a Master's degree in Religion from Duke University.

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The Abode of the Message:

LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE is a Sufi teacher and author. In recent years the focus of his writing and teaching has been on spiritual responsibility in our present time of transition, and the emerging global consciousness of oneness. He has also specialized in the area of dreamwork, integrating the ancient Sufi approach to dreams with the insights of modern psychology. Llewellyn is the founder of The Golden Sufi Center. His most recent books are Working with Oneness and Light of Oneness.

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The Golden Sufi Center:
Working with Oneness:

SHAYKHA FARIHA AL-JERRAHI is the spiritual guide of the Nur Askhi Jerrahi Sufi Order in New York City. She received direct transmission from Grand Shaykh Muzaffer Ozak of Istanbul in 1980 and is a successor of Lex Hixon (Nur al-Jerrahi). She guides communities around the world.

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PETER KINGSLEY'S groundbreaking work on the origins of western spirituality, philosophy and culture is recognized around the world. Through his writings as well as lectures he speaks straight to the heart, and has helped to transform many people's understanding not only of the past but of who they are. The author of three books including Reality and In the Dark Places of Wisdom, he is currently an honorary professor at the University of New Mexico and also at Simon Fraser University in Canada.

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