HRH The Prince of Wales was Chief Guest at "Spirituality in Action", which recognises the contribution of Sufi arts, culture and knowledge to 21st Century life at a gathering of Britain's diverse Sufi Muslim community at Old Trafford.
The event was hosted by Shaykh Mohammed Hisham Kabbani and The Centre for Spirituality and Cultural Advancement and featured a talk by Sufi Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil by video conference from Cyprus.
Aims of the event:
- To highlight the impact of spirituality on young peoples lives.
- To show examples of positive rehabilitation through spiritual experiences.
Further Background Information:
- Arts & culture is helping to rescue an entire generation of young Muslims from extremists who seek to turn them into ‘holy warriors’ and suicide bombers,”
- Fed up at how Islamic extremists are radicalising young people and trying to encourage militant distortions of Islam, the founders of the new charity CSCA have set themselves the objective of inspiring a popular resistance to extremism.
Shaykh Hisham Kabbani is the spiritual guide of the Centre for Spirituality and Cultural Advancement. His global work is to spread the Sufi teachings of the brotherhood of mankind and the Unity of belief in God that is present in all religions and spiritual paths. His efforts are directed at bringing the diverse spectrum of religions and spiritual paths into harmony and concord, in recognition of mankind's responsibility as caretaker of this fragile planet and of one another.