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Hazrat Inayat Khan | Hazrat Inayat Khan

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Aug.29.2013
Every child is truly switched on to the imagination. But frequently the environment belittles the imagination, and the gift can end up suppressed under the blanket of rationality. People with a strong creative drive may settle down to live in a straitjacket, and then find themselves overwhelmed by...
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Mar.16.2013
  Following an eight-months labour of love, between my co-editors, the Archventures group, and contributing writers, a small edition of 250 beautiful copies of a book were published in 2010 – Heart of a Sufi – A prism of reflections on Fazal Inayat-Khan (1942 -1990.) As of...
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Dec.16.2012
As white clouds sail above my garden today, and robins peck at morsels the fat turtle-doves dislodged from the feed-balls I hung into tree branches, I’m thinking of the hectic buying-frenzy in town, and what springs to mind is that it’s all about feeling loved. In that spirit...
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Oct.10.2012
  More contagious than micro-organisms are fear and hopelessness. Long before our time, the existence of micro-organisms was presupposed, notably in Jainism, whose followers vow non-violence in thought and practice (Ahimsa) towards all living beings. The tradition is said to be older than...