LIGHT UPON LIGHT

THIS FRIDAY, come and share in an exploration of heroes & heroism in the spiritual journey DATE:  Friday, June 28, 2019 TIME:  7:00 pm (gathering), conversation to start at 7:30 pm PLACE:  The… Continue reading

RAMADAN REFLECTION I: Rethinking Religion (Dr. Timothy Gianotti, May 10, 2019, Noor Cututral Centre, Toronto)

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THE CENTRE FOR CONTEMPLATIVE STUDIES (CCS), BARAKA BOOKS, AND THE MUSLIM CHAPLAINCY AT LARGE – a vision of where we are going

A vision for expanding and reshaping the work of the Islamic Institute for Spiritual Formation Summary This marks a radical expansion and relaunching of the Islamic Institute for Spiritual Formation as a holistic… Continue reading

Divine Attributes and Light Upon Light – 2018 Programming Feb – Apr

2018 PROGRAMMING DATES: All programs listed below will be at the Fairview Branch of the Toronto Public Library Fri Feb 23, 2018 – Light Upon Light – Room 4 Fri Mar 9, 2018 – Divine Attributes – Room 4 Fri Mar 23, 2018 – Light Upon Light –… Continue reading

Ramadan Reality Check

We welcome and celebrate the return of Ramadan. We give thanks to God for this ever returning month of spiritual exertion, this month of charity and prayer, this month of solidarity and of fasting… Continue reading

Ramadan Series: Circle of Sacred Knowledge: June 2, 9 & 16, 2017

HOSTED BY: NOOR CULTURAL CENTRE with Timothy Gianotti, PhD For the first three Fridays in Ramadan, Dr. Timothy Gianotti will lead a series of Ramadan conversations prior to the 1:30 pm Jum’ah prayers.… Continue reading

A journey into the Divine Attributes – Friday October 13, 2017

During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and through… Continue reading

Light Upon Light – Friday October 27, 2017

Our signature “Light Upon Light” spirituality discussion series features a variety of spiritually nourishing subjects in an inclusive space where participants of all faiths actively contribute in a manner that is respectful to all. … Continue reading

A journey into the Divine Attributes – Friday November 10, 2017

During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and through… Continue reading

Light Upon Light – Friday November 24, 2017

Our signature “Light Upon Light” spirituality discussion series features a variety of spiritually nourishing subjects in an inclusive space where participants of all faiths actively contribute in a manner that is respectful to all. … Continue reading