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Jemaluddin Oberman

Jemaluddin Oberman, was an amazing human being. I met him only once, and had the privilege of working with him throughout a five day conference on Sufism at Black Mountain Conference Center In North Carolina. I was leading dances at the conference and my regular guitarist from North Carolina was unable to attend. I asked […]

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Wahab Leslie Foot

URS: September 4, 2007 Guide: Murshid Saadi Neil Douglas Klotz Wahab Leslie Foot 1933-2007 Ayesha Foot, Wahab’s wife of fifty-two years, wrote, “Wahab felt called to train for the priesthood. After ordination he returned to teaching, taking services on Sundays in the parish church. In 1987, he had his first encounter with the Dances of […]

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Krishnadas Pierce

A remembrance of Krishnadas: Krishnadas came to Eugene for a year in the middle 1980’s when we had no sheikh for our gatherings. His style was quite eccentric, and we became fast friends. He loved to sing and taught us harmony as well as many breath practices, all for developing the breath. He was completely […]

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Ayesha Jeanne Lauenborg

Ayesha had worked diligently to bring the Dances of Universal Peace to NYC, and our community is grateful for her contribution and love. She also led the Dances of Universal Peace in NJ with the local group of Theosophical Society. Peace and Blessings on her Soul -Salik Jean-Pierre

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Hassan Fain

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Amrita Olga Curtis (SRI)

URS: 2005

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Halim Frank Welch (SRI)

Born: May 9, 1944 URS: January 22, 2004 Peace and Blessings of God and all the illuminated souls be with Halim Welch. May his journey be one of unity with the Beloved. I haven’t seen Halim in many years, but I have many fond memories of him dming Murshid Sam’s lifetime and in the years […]

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Noor-un-Nisa Karyn Wyse

Dear Family, Noor-un-Nisa Karyn Wyse passed peacefully earlier today, Oct 30, 2007. She was surrounded by her family. Her passage took place right after Hazrat Inayat Khan’s Prayer for the Dead was recited. She was a dear friend. She and I are born the same year, 1947, and we often joked that I needed to […]

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Shanti Sharma

On Apr 23, 2008, at 2:03 PM, Shabda Kahn wrote: > My dear family, > > I have very sad news to share, my mureed, the very glorious Indian > Classical vocalist, Shanti Sharma, took her own life yesterday. We > will miss her friendship, beauty and sophistication, her beautiful > music. > > I […]

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