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The Mystical Poetry of Rumi – A Live Event with Dr. Omid Safi
May 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Millions of people from Iran and Turkey to South Asia and now Europe and North America have turned to the poetry of Rumi to find solace and meaning in uncertain times.
In this virtual Livestream, Dr. Omid Safi will host an exploration of Rumi’s poetry, stories and teachings.
About Dr. Omid Safi
Omid is a teacher in the Sufi tradition of Radical Love & Founder of Illuminated Courses & Tours. He serves as a professor at Duke University specializing in Islamic spirituality and contemporary thought.
Omid has published extensively on the foundational sources of Islam and Sufism. His Memories of Muhammad is a biography of the Prophet Muhammad. His most recent book is Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition (published by Yale).
His Illuminated Tours have taken more than 1,000 friends from over twenty countries to Turkey and Morocco since 2002, and he is now offering Illuminated Courses for online offerings on spiritual traditions open to seekers of all backgrounds.
Omid hosts a podcast on the Be Here Now Network, Sufi Heart, and has been a student of Rumi’s teachings for over thirty years.