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Too often, the Islamic architecture of Cairo which embodies an unbroken tradition from the early days of Islam, is viewed merely in slide form. This video series takes the viewer into the environs and actual space and sound of this great heritage.
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Born in 1058 in Tus, Khorasan, in present-day Iran, Abu Hamid al-Ghazali was one of the most original thinkers the world has known. He influenced major figures of medieval philosophy such as Thomas Aquinas and Moses Maimonides, who shaped the philosophy of the Latin West. This film sets out to discover who al-Ghazali was and whether we, living in the 21st century, can still find relevance in his teaching.
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This volume and included DVD seek to answer such questions as: In the various world religions, what are the different forms the rosary has taken? What is actually said while using them and what do these spiritual practices sound like? What gives the repetition of a Divine Name or mantra the power to be efficacious and how does it activate the heart?
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This DVD video presentation first seeks to answer such questions as: In the various world religions, what are the different forms the rosary has taken? What is actually said while using them and what do these spiritual practices sound like? What gives the repetition of a Divine Name or mantra the power to be efficacious and how does it activate the heart?
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In this half-an-hour documentary, Martin Lings relates of his first Hajj in the 1940's which is accompanied by old, black and white footage from Mecca. The original beauty and simplicity of the Hajj is brought to the viewer through the sheer presence and eloquence of Lings' narrative
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This film is about Huston’s dream for the culmination of this life: self-naughting. In answer to “What teachings from the great wisdom traditions sustain you at this very threshold of your own death?” Huston Smith moves one to tears as he describes how to “die before you die” in the world’s religions starting with the ancient Greek tradition of ‘incubation’. His words and luminous presence, embellished by exquisite footage and family photographs, cannot help but deeply touch our hearts.
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This first collection of hadith, consisting of 19 volumes, includes the Seven Great collections of Hadith in Arabic (Sahih al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan Abi Daud, Jami' al-Tirmidhi, Sunan al-Nasa'i, Sunan Ibn Maja and the Muwatta' Malik ). In addition the collection includes a reprint of the one hundred year old Sultaniyya edition of Sahih al-Bukhari, in three volumes published by Bulaq Press with its valuable marginal commentary-- available here as a CD-ROM.
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To the strains of traditional Turkish music, Shaykh Muzaffer leads the chanting of the Divine Names, and the singing of Ilahis, mystic hymns. This dhikr was recorded in 1983 at the Halveti-Jerrahi headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey.
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This insightful, hour-long documentary explores life at the Abbey of Gethsemani, one of the most well-known monasteries in the world. While much of Gethsemani's acclaim comes from being the monastic home of the renowned spiritual master Thomas Merton, the filmmaker reveals there is much more to the rural Kentucky monastery than the legacy of one remarkable man.
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Taken from talks Thomas Merton gave to the novices at the Loretto Motherhouse, Hidden in the Same Mystery presents previously unpublished Merton materials which are a rich source of his thinking on prayer and on religious life.
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Oxford’s Bishop Kallistos Ware, the keynote speaker for The Conference on Eastern Spirituality, and an authority on the Prayer of the Heart ( or the Jesus prayer) delivered this talk at the Merton and Hesychasm Conference, held by the Merton Foundation in Louisville, KY in 2002 . In this DVD he shares how the heart is understood in the Bible and in the mystical tradition of the Orthodox Church.
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One of the leading exponents of Muslim thought discusses the background, ideology, aims, and impact of Western evolutionism on the Muslim world, its ramifications for the West and the Middle East, and the ensuing problems that Muslims have been forced to confront including the present day religious and political tensions. Dr. Victor Danner's insights are as brilliant and relevant for today as when he delivered his talk in 1989.
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This exceptional 90-minute video program on Islam aims at a high degree of accuracy and depth. It is outstanding for its quality, scope and beauty of presentation. This is one of the best audio-visual programs available on Islam. In ninety minutes, the viewer is able to gain a real understanding of the beliefs, culture and history of the Islamic world.
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Kentucky friends of Thomas Merton are asked what traits and qualities drew them to Merton. Each panelist personally knew Merton and portrayed him as a very human person. The Merton Institute for Contemplative Living presented Kentucky Friends who Remember Merton on the 33rd anniversary of Thomas Merton's death. The clip features Ron Seitz, Jack Ford, Dick Sisto, and Sr. Jean Marie Richardson, SL.
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This DVD provides the first comprehensive look at this remarkable 20th-Century Trappist monk, religious philosopher, and influential author.
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Tracing an informal chronology of Thomas Merton’s teaching on prayer, from her earliest acquaintance with him (1960) through the next eight years, Mary Luke Tobin develops some of his themes: freedom, paradox, the true and false selves, alienation.
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In the City of the Prophet, peace be upon him, Hamza Yusuf delivered this series of lectures on this lesser known work, Refinement of the Hearts. The author of the text, the 8th century Spanish master of the Islamic sciences and martyr, Imam Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi, presents an unassailable Sufism thoroughly grounded in the Book of God.
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The haunting tones of the Turkish flute begin this concert of the Halveti-Jerrahi Order, followed by ilahis, mystic hymns with traditional Turkish music accompaniment.
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Screened in several international film festivals, as well as the Musée de L'Homme in Paris, this film takes viewers into a secret world rarely seen by outsiders. Nearly eight centuries after his death, Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Sufi master and mystical poet, is ever-present in the whirling ceremony of today's Mevlevi dervishes.
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These lectures have been chosen to give the listener a sample of both the general themes of the thought of Seyyed Hossein Nasr, such as modernity's loss of the sacred, and his scholarship on particular subjects, such as the meaning of Islamic art. For this reason, the collection will be of interest both to audiences who are already well acquainted with his thought, and to those who are discovering him for the first time.
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Thomas Merton – Trappist monk, brilliant author of books, essays and poetry, all rooted in his lifelong search for meaning. He is one of the most authentic and enduring voices of the 20th century, a man who truly lived the search he writes about. Award-winning producer Morgan Atkinson spent years researching Merton’s work, as well as interviewing Merton friends, scholars and authorities on the spiritual life.
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A recording of a conversation with Harold Talbott moderated by Dr. Bonnie Thurston. Recorded December 7, 2000, in Louisville, Kentucky, marking the 32nd anniversary of Merton's death.
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Al-Ghazali lived at a time such as the one we live in today, when the inward and outward practices of Islam had become divided and a collective spiritual crisis of the heart prevailed. He realized that in spite of all his knowledge he was of no use battling this crisis because his own heart was filled with pride. How could he aid his brothers in the transformation of their hearts, when his own heart was diseased?
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An archaeological-detective story uncovering the pieces of the ancient mystery of where Christ was baptized, concerned with the recent discovery of the possible baptism site of Jesus Christ, in ‘Wadi al-Kharrar’ on the east bank of the river Jordan, the “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” of the Gospels.
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An 82-minute journey into a hidden world of Sufisism: "zikr" ceremonies in Cairo, Istanbul, Morocco and the U.S. Among those interviewed:Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Martin Lings, Gai Eaton, Sheikh Ali Gom'aa, T.J.Winter, and musicians Kudsi Erguner and Hamza El Din.
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Taking its cue from the Prophet Muhammad's hadith to ‘Journey to three Mosques – The Mosque of Makkah , Madinah and Jerusalem ’, The Furthest Mosque sets out in the company of British bass player Danny 'Hamza' Thompson to discover the reasons why Jerusalem holds such an important place in the hearts of Muslims everywhere.
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This DVD contains the premiere theatre performance of The Language of the Birds. It combines the Sufi epic poems of Alisher Navoi's The Language of the Birds and Farididdin Attar's The Conference of the Birds into a masterpiece, and includes classic Uzbek music (maqom) with Sufi songs and dance.
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Mishkat Media presents the Mawlid of al-Barzanji, one of the classics of traditional Islamic culture. It is a sung celebration of the birth and greatness of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, traditionally recited on the anniversary of his birth.
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Footage and photographs of Muslims in Lhasa, together with an interview with a Tibetan Muslim, who describes the history and life of Islam in Tibet, the two Muslim communities living there today and the relationship between the Buddhists and the Muslims. Islam has been present for nearly 1,000 years, in what many might see as a monolithic Buddhist culture.
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At the height of his extraordinary career, a man who exemplifies the virtues of the spiritual path speaks of some of his own transforming experiences and insights. With anecdotes, humor, radiance,and a twinkle in his eye, Huston Smith shares profoundly personal experiences which have changed his life.
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In this seventy-three-minute, professionally-produced documentary, the unique life and teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi are artistically unfolded in a chronology of photographs, interviews, narration and archival film footage. Follow the Sage from his birth in a small South Indian village to his final mortal day, as grieving crowds push in from all sides to have their last darshan.
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"For more than a year now I have been giving weekly talks on Sufism to the monks here." Merton 1966-8 In the last two years of his life, Merton spoke to the novices on Sufism, which were recorded by brother Paul Quenon. That these are finally available is both remarkable and a truly moving gift to us all.
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This remarkable video captures life at the Abbey of Gethsemani has rarely been seen, or heard, before. Offered unprecedented access by the Trappist monks of Gethsemani, a team of videographers spent 2 years at the rural Kentucky monastery focusing on the monastic way of life, as well as the areas stunning physical beauty. In addition to showcasing the stark splendor of Gethsemani, the cameras reveal how this former home of Thomas Merton, nurtures its legacy as a center for spiritual renewal and peace.
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Imam al-Ghazali (d.1111), known as the ‘Proof of Islam’, authored over a hundred books on all the Islamic scholarly disciplines. But he is most celebrated for his Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya’ Ulum al-Din), a compendium of spiritual guidance which he wrote to revive the flagging fortunes of the Islamic world in his age.
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