Permaculture & Contemplative Islam

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Saturday, 8 Oct to Saturday, 15 Oct 2016 9:00am to 5:00pm
London

Wisdom in Nature are partnering with Inclusive Mosque Initiative to bring this two-day course designed to inform, inspire and support participants to learn about regenerating the earth and communities.

The course will take place on two consecutive Saturdays: 8 and 15 October 2016 in West London.

The course content is still being developed. However, by the end of this course participants will:

– Have an understanding of basic permaculture tools & principles, as well as permaculture ethics.
– Understand how permaculture can be used to design holistic, resilient land-based & community projects.
– Have experience of being a ‘Witness to Nature’ and recognise its importance in an applied spirituality.
– Appreciate & have experience working consciously with diversity in groups.
– Discover ecologically sound ways to apply spiritual values to contemporary challenges.
– Be enriched and inspired by fellow travellers at the exciting intersection between Permaculture and Engaged Spirituality.
 

The course also hopes to discuss

– What is permaculture? Introduction to permaculture ethics and principles

as well as incorporating

– Gentle zhikr (Chanting/Remembrance) – optional
– Salat (Islamic body-prayer) – optional
– Nature observation – Being a ‘Witness to Nature’
– Social Permaculture & working with community diversity
– Outdoor practical
– Reflections through spiritual reading
– Next steps

Course Facilitators:
Muzammal Hussain (Permaculture Designer & Group Facilitator)
Shumaisa Khan (Permaculture & Sustainability Tutor)

For further information on course fees and to register interest visit the Facebook event page

Wisdom In Nature website: www.wisdominnature.org
Inclusive Mosque Initaitive: www.inclusivemosqueinitiative.org