The Mystical Poetry of Rumi – A Live Event with Dr. Omid Safi
Rumi has often been called the world’s greatest mystical poet, and it’s easy to see why.
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.
About the Ram Dass Fellowship
The Ram Dass General Fellowship is a place to build spiritual community, also known as Satsang. Satsang is where we come together to deepen into the teachings of Ram Dass and Neem Karoli Baba, and also make connections to others on a similar spiritual path.
The General Fellowship meets two times a month - once through a free Livestream event, the other through a Zoom meetup where we connect face-to-face, albeit virtually. Visit our Fellowship Page for more.