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Eventbrite - Whirling into Pease with words of Rumi

Canadian Sufi Cultural Centre warmly invites you to

Whirling into Peace with words of Rumi

Guest Speaker: Professor Dr. Mahmud Erol Kilic
(Professor of Sufi Studies at Marmara University, Istanbul)
Sufi Music and Whirling Dervishes

Born in Istanbul, Prof. Dr. Mahmud Erol KILIÇ, graduated from Istanbul University. Beside his formal education he also attended some classical scholars' as well as sufi masters' lessons. After completing his MA in Islamic Philosophy and PhD in Sufism he started to teach Sufi Thought at Marmara University and more recently at Uskudar University in Istanbul. He has many books among them Hermes and Hermetic Thought According to Muslim Thinkers; Levels of Being According to Ibn Arabi; Poetics of Ottoman Sufi Poetry; Travel to Origin, etc. The Poetics of Ottoman Sufi Poetry awarded as the book of the year by Turkish Writer Association in 2004 and translated into French and Albanian. His four books were translated into Persian also. He also worked as a President of Turkish Islamic Art Museum (Istanbul, 2005 - 2008) and then Secretary General of Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States PUIC (Tehran, 2008 - 2018)”. He is married and has two children. He speaks Turkish, English, Arabic, Persian, French.

Date:Wednesday November 15 at 6:30-9 PM
Venue: The Assembly Hall- 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr, Etobicoke, ON, M8V 4B

Tickets: Adults $20/-
Seniors, Students & Children $10/-
(Light refreshments will be served)

For more information:
Adam: 416-268-8335
Ishil: 647-866-5257

Eventbrite - Whirling into Pease with words of Rumi


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