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We wish you were here! So many of us are experiencing rapidly increasing religious diversity in our families, among our friends, at work, in popular culture, and civic life. Those of you who have been supporting us over the years understand this, and we here in New York wish you were here, so that we […]

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I was interested in Sufism long before I started to explore Islam, having been exposed already to the poetry of Rumi and Hafiz. In college, I took an “Islamic Philosophy” class where the professor turned out to be a Sufi – I was really very taken with him. Most of the time, I couldn’t really […]

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Three voices woven together, three Abrahamic faiths supporting each other, for the good of the world. Imagine! La ilaha illa ‘lla. “There is no God but God.” Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hated, let me sow love. From the Prayer of St. Francis Oseh shalom, bimromav. Hu ya’haseh shalom aleinu. “He […]

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Sufi Prayer, Sohbet, Zikr A night with Sheikha Fariha and the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Order Dergah al-Farah 245 West Broadway, between Beach and White Streets (located next to Tribeca Tavern) Closest Subways: 1 to Franklin; A, C, E to Canal 7:30 pm – Sheikha Fariha will give a talk on Sufism 8:30 pm until late – […]

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On Wednesday, September 14, Faith House Manhattan gathered for our first Living Room of the Fall.  We were happy to host Debbie Almontaser as our guest speaker.  You can read the event description and Debbie’s bio here.  You can read Bruce Wallace’s reflections on the evening or see more photos from the evening here.  Feel […]

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Doors 6 pm, Program 7-8:30 pm For the first Living Room of Faith House’s fourth year, come hear Debbie Almontaser’s reflections on how Muslim Americans have (re)discovered beauty, truth and treasures in Islam through (re)exploring their sacred texts, rich diversity, and civic participation. The evening will include readings from the Koran, prayers, time to share […]

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts With Khabir John McGeehan, Juliet Rabia Gentile, Mujadid Shah and the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Order   “Whatever I say, You are the subject. Wherever I go, every impulse is toward You.” ~Yunus Emre Sufism or tassawuf […]

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Our April 28, 2010 Living Room was led by Sabeeha Rehman and her husband, Khalid.  Sabeeha Rehman is the Director of Interfaith Programs at the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), and is a member of the Shura Council of the Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), a program of ASMA. Below Sabeeha’s talk is the program that followed […]

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