Kabir Helminski discusses the Sufi tradition and its relation to Islam. He offers insight into the role of doctrine in Sufism as a useful means of finding coherence among Muslims of different traditions.
For Helminski, contemplative practice stills the mind and move us to a transformative perception of divine reality. Kabir Helminski is a founder and director of the Threshold Society.
He has been working within the Mevlevi tradition of Sufism for about thirty years and is the author/translator of several books of Sufi poetry. He talks with Rob Gabriel, Chief Operating Officer of the Garrison Institute.
For more information about Shaikh Kabir Helminski go HERE - http://www.sufism.org/books/helm.html