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#1 Mowlana Vector

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Posted 07 May 2006 - 11:38 PM

Diane Cilento

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Diane Cilento's tumultuous life has ricocheted from Mooloolaba to Mecca via London, New York and Port Douglas. As a young runaway she fell into acting, conquered Broadway, survived tuberculosis, abandoned a family of Italian aristocrats, married James Bond and discovered Islam. And if all this weren't enough, wait until you find out what Alfred Hitchcock kept in his freezer.

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Posted 11 October 2007 - 12:47 AM

"Francis Brabazon: Farm Hand, Poet and Sufi Sheikh"

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Born 100 years ago in London, Francis Brabazon lived most of his life in Australia as an artist, poet and spiritual seeker. He exhibited with Boyd and Counihan and his poetry came to the attention of the 'Angry Penguins' movement. But it was his love of Sufism, and devotion to the spiritual teacher Meher Baba, which helped elevate him to the role of a Sufi Sheikh. More ...


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"So lose not heart, nor fall into despair: for you must gain mastery if U are true in faith." (The Holy Qur'an - 3:139)

"Sufficient is death as a counsel." (Saydinah Umar RA)

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:24 AM

Doris Lessing: the Sufi Connection

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The Nobel literature laureate is a seeker and educator in mysticism who uses Sufi ideas to enlarge her and her characters' humanity, says academic/critic Müge Galin ...



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"So lose not heart, nor fall into despair: for you must gain mastery if U are true in faith." (The Holy Qur'an - 3:139)

"Sufficient is death as a counsel." (Saydinah Umar RA)

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Posted 22 October 2007 - 08:18 PM

Compass: In Conversion with William Dalrymple - Bridge Builder

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Best-selling British author and documentary presenter William Dalrymple is a bridge builder between East and West. The Scottish-born son of a Baronet divides his life between India and the UK. He’s become an authority on Islamic history and its relationship with other faiths, past and present. Dalrymple contends it is possible to have a productive pluralistic society. This engaging interview by Geraldine Doogue speaks to the big question of our time: Can we live together?

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"So lose not heart, nor fall into despair: for you must gain mastery if U are true in faith." (The Holy Qur'an - 3:139)

"Sufficient is death as a counsel." (Saydinah Umar RA)



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