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Sohrab Sepehri: a biography

By |2020-12-29T11:58:34+11:00December 28th, 2020|

Sohrab Sepehri was born on 6 October 1928 in Qom, Iran (Most biographies show Kashan as his birthplace. His descendants were from Kashan and he grew up in Kashan, so he is from Kashan but born in Qom according to his posthumously published autobiography and the credible Encyclopaedia Iranica website). Born with an artistic pedigree

Little pond of “Now”: a poem

By |2021-01-16T11:59:25+11:00December 27th, 2020|

(Little pond of "Now" is the name I have given to a selection from Sohrab Sepehri's long poem Water's Footfall.*)   Life is taking a dip,in the little pond of “Now”.Let’s take off our clothes,the water is just a step away.Let’s taste the light. Little pond of "Now" I hear the garden breathing, and the

The Point of Meditation

By |2019-08-04T16:45:28+10:00August 1st, 2019|

What's the goal of meditation? Why should one meditate anyway? For majority of us meditation is one of the most challenging or perhaps boring and pointless things to do. But, it has countless benefits. Countless, because meditation itself is not the goal, it helps us meet our goals by learning to come back to the

Meeting between Rumi & Shams

By |2018-11-11T01:50:31+11:00November 11th, 2018|

The New Acropolis Australia is presenting this welcome event on World Philosophy Day 2018 which this year coincides with the day Rumi's soul was ignited meeting Shams over 774 years ago (15 Nov 1244). I will be one of the presenters and would like to invite you to join us.

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