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You might ask, what does the “Hidden Teachings of Rumi” mean?
That is the teaching that we cannot grasp by just reading the poetry or writings. It is the difference between the form and what is behind the form. And that is where the inner part of the teachings comes to the light.
And how to grasp the hidden teachings? By taking them within and allowing our higher self to ride on its wave, to feel the breeze of awareness, and the inner current that it brings. This can be done in dream state, in contemplation, or even in our awaking moments. It is by having a relationship with Rumi and other inner masters that the hidden teachings are revealed to us.
I become silent and follow the command to hide this candle.
The sun and moon became like moths before this candle’s light.
Dr. Farzad Khalvati, PhD, is a scientist in biomedical engineering and he has published over 80 papers (including 3 patents) in scientific journals and conference proceedings. He has a strong personal interest in spirituality and Sufi mysticism, and for the past several years, he has been studying the exploration of consciousness under spiritual teachers.
Being a descendant of a Sufi Master himself (Hazrat Baba Khalvati known as Nosrat-Ali Shah), he has been fascinated by the wisdom behind Sufi (Rumi and other Sufi mystics) teachings and its relevance to the modern man needs for a healthy and meaningful life. He has been giving talks on spirituality with practical ways of recognizing and understanding the hidden dimensions of consciousness through dreams and contemplation. With the help of fellow seekers, the goal is to understand the true self, expand consciousness, and step on the path towards self-realization.
Doug Marman has been writing, lecturing, and leading classes on spirituality and the exploration of consciousness for more than 40 years. He has written several articles and 6 books on spirituality and science including It Is What It Is, the commentary and translation of Rumi’s Fihe Ma Fih; a series of discourses that is believed to be a gateway to real understanding of Rumi’s teachings. Among other books written by Doug is: The Silent Questions, Lenses of Perception, The Spiritual Flow of Life, and Sukhmani- The Secret of Inner Peace.
His diverse work has led him through successful careers in a wide range of professions, including: journalist, inventor (with more than 35 patents), engineer, corporate executive at one of the largest companies in the world, and co-founder of a technology start-up in artificial intelligence.
Mitra Shafaei, is a Rehabilitation Therapist with over 15 years of experience in healthcare and wellbeing field. She has a strong interest in spirituality and specifically in Rumi’s teachings, and for past several years, she has been studying ways to apply these ancient teachings to wellbeing and life style coaching. She has been organizing community events for lectures and dialogues on Rumi’s teachings and she leads the artwork design and development of the Hidden Teachings of Rumi’s website.
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