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Religions' Sacred Teachings
and Their Inner Meanings
International Symposium
15th December 2013

Seeing God Everywhere:
Traversing the
Spiritual Journey
5th November 2011

An Ancient Psychology
for a Modern Era
The Journey of the ego self
to the Spiritual Self
International Symposium
4th December 2010

One Humanity, Many Faiths
Interfaith Summit
February 2009

Sufi Music and Zikr
by Al Madeheen
September 2008

Moulana Rumi and the
Perfume of Divine Love
International Symposium
December 2007

ABC Radio Interview
December 2007

UNESCO Moulana Congress
Tehran and Tabriz
October 2007

UNESCO Moulana Rumi
Istanbul and Konya
May 2007

Conference on the
Iranian Identity
December 2006

Dalai Lama meets
with Muslim and
Sufi leaders
April 2006

Sufi Meditation
on ABC Radio
April/May 2006

Life of Maryam (a.s.)
August 2005

The Unifying Role
Of Mysticism
International Symposium
October 2004

Peace and God Consciousness
- The Journey of the Soul
International Symposium
October 2003

Uniting & Dividing
Humanity - The role
politics & religion play
August 2003

Sufism & Self-Transformation
The Path of Knowledge
and Love
International Symposium
October 2002

An Evening with
Claudio Naranjo
September 2002

Unity Within Diversity
November 2001

The Message of Moulana Rumi
"Listen to the Reed
How it Tells its Tale...."
International Symposium
November 2000

The Need for Sufism in a
New Century - An Old
Tradition for a New World
International Symposium
May 2000

Previous Event:

Uniting and Dividing Humanity
The role politics and religion play

August 2003

"Permanent good can never be
the outcome of untruth and violence"

Mahatma Gandhi

Kathryn Kelly, Fleur Nassery Bonnin, Osman Bakar, Maire Sheehan, Paul White

The Australian Centre for Sufism and Irfanic Studies presented a special Sunday afternoon gathering with international and local academics, spiritual and community leaders including:

Professor Osman Bakar, Professor at the Centre for Muslim - Christian Understanding, Georgetown University Washington, USA. He has also served as Deputy Vice Chancellor/Vice President of Academics and is Chair of the Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Malaya, KL.

Kathryn Kelly, volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine. She is Deputy Convenor of the Australian Greens and a founding member of Women Refugees Education Network and Australians for Justice and Peace.   

Professor Osman Bakar


Kathryn Kelly

Paul White, political scientist at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, specializing in Middle East Studies and Refugee Studies. He taught Middle East History and Politics at Deakin University, Melbourne and Macquarie University, Sydney.

Maire Sheehan, Mayor of Leichhardt Council and Program Director at Sydney TAFE. She is a great advocate of local communities, believing that local residents should have a real say in decisions that affect them.

Paul White


Maire Sheehan

Fleur Nassery Bonnin, psychologist, Sufi teacher and the Founder and Director of the Australian Centre for Sufism and Irfanic Studies. She has practised in the United States for many years and now lives and works in Australia, focusing on psychology and spiritual teaching.

Fleur Nassery Bonnin

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