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Camille Helminski



Camille Helminski is an American teacher of the Mevlevi Sufi tradition, sharing the teachings and translations of the great Sufi poet, Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi. She has published numerous works illuminating the sometimes obscure role of women’s involvement in spirituality. She is the cofounder, with her husband Kabir Helmisnki, of The Threshold Society, an organization devoted to the sharing of the Mevlevi wisdom tradition.

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Women of Sufism: A Hidden Treasure

The luminous presence of women who follow the Sufi Way—the mystical path of Islam—is brought to life here through their sacred songs and poetry, their dreams and visions, and stories of their efforts as they witness the Truth in many realms.

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Rumi’s Sun: The Teachings of Shams of Tabriz

Rumi’s Sun collects many lessons and discourses from Shams of Tabriz, the Sufi mystic and spiritual master who was the catalyst for Rumi’s awakening. Rumi’s son wrote, “After meeting Shams, my father danced all day and sang all night. He had been a scholar he became a poet.

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The Rumi Daybook: 365 Poems and Teachings from the Beloved Sufi Master

"My heart wandered through the world constantly seeking after my cure, but the sweet and delicious water of life had to break through the granite of my heart." When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn.

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Wherever You Turn Is the Face of God -- Camille Helminski

'Wherever You Turn Is the Face of God' -- talk by Camille Helminski, taken at the Baraka Retreat 2011

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The Light of Dawn: Daily Readings from the Holy Qur'an

These selections from the Qur'an—featuring gender-inclusive language—will appeal to non-Muslims and students of comparative religion as well as practicing Muslims and Sufis.

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Wisdom – An Ongoing Conversation with Divine Reality

Within the Way of Islam and the mystical path of Sufism, wisdom is received through the Qur’an (revelation of the “Book of God” conveyed through the heart of the Prophet Muhammad) and the example of how the Prophet, himself, lived, as well as through the “Book of Nature,” which includes...

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The Glorious Morning Light: Recitations from the Qur’an by Camille Helminski

Recitations from the Qur’an by Camille Helminski Fourteen of the most beloved short surahs and passages from the Qur’an, recited in Arabic.

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Ninety-Nine Names of the Beloved: Intimations of the Beauty and Power of the Divine

We offer these reflections on the “Ninety-Nine Names of God,” traditional to Islam and the Quranic revelation, to support the increased opening of our awareness to all the Generosity and Loving-kindness of the Divine Bestowal.

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Illuminated by Love: An Interview with Author Camille Helminski

The co-founder of the Threshold Society, an educational foundation rooted in the Mevlevi tradition of Sufism, author and translator Camille Helminski’s books include The Book of Nature, The Light of Dawn, and The Rumi Collection.

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Camille Adams Helminski with Tazeen on Transforming with Rumi

An in-depth conversation on how Camille fell in love with Rumi, the Sufi path and what it brought to her heart.

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