#75 Love-With-Justice - Science and Nonduality (SAND)

#75 Love-With-Justice

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This SAND Community Gathering was recorded live on February 10, 2024 with Omid Safi and SAND co-founders Zaya and Maurzio Benazzo. 

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Omid Safi is a scholar of the Islamic mystical tradition of Radical Love and serves as a professor of Islamic studies at Duke University. Ten times nominated for professor of the year awards, Omid has published extensively on the foundational sources of Islam and Sufism. He has authored Memories of Muhammad and Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition.  He has offered the annual Martin Luther King lecture and appeared as an expert on Islam in the New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, Al-Jazeera, PBS, NPR, NBC, BBC and CNN.

Omid teaches online courses on Muslim mysticism and has his own podcast Sufi Heart.  He also offers spiritually oriented contemplative journeys and retreats for the general public. Information about the books, podcast, courses, and tours can be found at illuminatedcourses.com.

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00:00:00 – Introduction
00:03:37 – Sufi Prayer and Omid’s Bio
00:06:44 – Setting a Context for the Discussion
00:22:32 – ”Whataboutism”
00:34:56 – Teachings from the Heart
00:46:38 – Balancing Love, Fear, and Righteous
00:59:19 – Responses from Spiritual Teachers on Gaza
01:10:36 – Remembering Mother Earth
01:14:42 – Letting Go of “You and I” / Nonduality
01:16:58 – Celebrating Life

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