The Journey of an American Sufi
A talk by Shaykh Abdur Rasheed al-Mukashfi
Friday, September 14 / 8 pm / Free Admission
Shaykh Abdur Rashid is the founder and director of The Mukashfi Institute of America, in Brooklyn, a branch of the Mukashfi Qadiriyya Sufi Order in Sudan. The Shaykh studied 5 years in Sudan and received permission to teach Islam and its inner sciences in America. He is a “son of New York” as his journey has taken him full circle through the Black Panther Party in his youth, the Nation of Islam, the community of Imam Warith D. Muhammad, living in Medina Munawara, joining a Sufi order in Sudan and returning to community activism in New York City. His specialty is interfaith dialogue and purification of the heart.