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CREDITS

COVER PORTRAIT OF RUMI

by Rassouli

TamirTAMIR

TAMIR is an actress, poet and playwright, author and performer of three one-woman shows “In the Land of Israel” and “I Belong Elsewhere.” Her CD of devotional readings “Poetry on Prayer” is an interfaith celebration of the human spirit. Some of her roles are: Maria Callas, Medea, Bernarda Alba and Leah in the “Dybbuk.” Her new play “Next!” is a humorous and poignant monodrama about the audition process. She also wrote “The Way of the Heart” as a play for four women about dying consciously and the struggle of letting go, which incorporates some of these verses, stories and music as well as dance and whirling. Also see www.actresstamir.com

Amir Vahab

Amir is a widely acclaimed and accomplished Iranian musician and composer. He plays tanbur, setar, tar, ney and daf and sings in the traditional Persian style. He composed music for theatre and film and appeared in Iranian television and radio in the US. He formed the Soroosh (Messenger Angel) Ensemble, which performs folklore music of Iran and draws from Kurdish, Turkish and Lurish traditions and mystical Sufi music. He has six albums for many of which he is the composer, singer and player. His aim is to draw the listener’s attention to the spiritual dimension of existence. Also see www.tanbour.org.

Andrew Vidich

Andrew is a Ph.D. in Comparative Religion with a specialization in Sufi Studies. Taught and lectured on Sufism, Islam and Meditation. Author of several books on modern mysticism, among them Love is A Secret: the Mystic Quest for Divine Love and The Spiritual Path: Anthology of Writings of Sant Kirpal Singh. Founding member of the Interfaith Council of New York, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting interfaith understanding through cultural programs and conferences.

Translations, courtesy and permission of -

Coleman Barks: “Night & Sleep”; “The Glance”; “The Essential Rumi”; “The Illuminated Rumi”; “Open Secret.” Shahram Shiva, “Thief of Sleep” Hohm Press.

Image of Ruins and Sand: Michael Green, The Illuminated Rumi

Web Design: Les Jamieson, DataShow

Dedicated to SANT RAJINDER SINGH JI MAHARAJ

Produced by Amrit Productions