GROWING SPIRITUALITY IN LOVE CONSCIOUSNESS
Talk & Dhikr by Shaykha Amat-un-Nur
The discourse with Shaykha Naila will be followed with a guided meditation and Dhikr session.
Saturday 12th July, 5-7pm, @RumisCave
@ Rumi’s Cave 26, Willesden Lane NW6 7ST
About Shaykha Amat-un-Nur:
Amat-un-Nur Naila Tiwana holds an MA in Comparative Philosophy: Islamic and Western, with a special interest in reading and understanding the message of the Quran in the light of universalism and gender-friendliness. She is Head of the Pakistan Chapter of Sufi Order International and Vice President of the Kinship Council.
Naila received the permission to teach as well as to initiate as a Sufi Teacher in 2008. She gives regular teaching classes and hold zikr gatherings at her home-run center in Lahore, Pakistan.
Nearly a decade ago she met her spiritual guide, Pir Zia Inayat Khan, and was initiated into the Hazeratiyyah Order of Pir O Murshid Inayat Khan. We belong to the Chishti school of transmission, specifically to the Chishti-Nizami-Jilli-Kalimiyyah line. Four years back in 2008 she received the ijaza (permission) from her guide to initiate mureeds and impart Sufi teachings.
She is involved in organizing spiritual retreats and attending Sufi conferences and seminars. Her special interest lies in rethinking Islam in the light of the teachings of great masters such as Shaykh al-Akbar Ibn Arabi, Shaykh al-Ishraq Shihabuddin Yahyah Suhrawardi, Mawlana Rumi, Hazrat Inayat Khan, Frithjof Schuon and other teachers of the perennial tradition.
Naila Amat-un-Nur is the Head of Pakistan Chapter of Sufi Order International, an organization dedicated to "Universal Sufism" founded upon the teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan.
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