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|13th Annual Sufism Symposium|
|Date||Sunday May 07|
|Time||9:00 AM - 9:00 PM|
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|The San Jose Hilton Hotel is accessible from freeway 101, 280 and highway 87. Located at the corner of San Carlos and Almaden Boulevard, connected to the McEnery Convention Center. From SF: Take Highway 101 South, take Guadalupe Expressway south to the Park Ave./San Carlos Exit, Left on Park Ave., Right on to Alamden Blvd. Go one block and the Hilton Hotel is on the Left. OR from Oakland: I-880 going South take I-280 South. Exit Almaden/Vine and turn left at the light. The hotel is located on the right handside 2 and 1/2 blocks on Almaden Blvd. For information about the International Association of Sufism go to: http://www.ias.org|
13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SUFISM SYMPOSIUM
Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7 at the Hilton Hotel, 300 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose.
Scholars from around the world will make presentations to promote the understanding of Islam at the International Sufism Symposium. The weekend will include a Sufi psychology panel presentation on Friday afternoon at 3:00 pm offering CEUs for therapists. Workshops and lectures will take place on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9:00 am each day. A Saturday evening prayer gathering will include Sufi zekr. Taneen Sufi Music Ensemble will present an interfaith concert with Ya Elah, Jewish Music Ensemble, on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm.
The Sufi Women’s Organization will bring together women from many countries and the young adult program, “Voices for Justice” will hold an open meeting.
Prices range from $15 for psychology panel to $180 for entire weekend. Single day rates and Special rates for Seniors, students, and early registration before April 15th available.
This multi-cultural celebration is sponsored by the International Association of Sufism, headquartered in Novato. The weekend is open to the public with registration available for one, two or three days. Discounts are available for students and seniors and all programs are wheelchair accessible. For information call (415) 472-6959 or go to http://www.sufismsymposium.org or http://www.taneen.org