Mystic Heart Meditation: Muinuddin Charles Smith, Sufi Meditation #2, Purification with Elements
Muinuddin Charles Smith Kainat Felicia Norton and Muinuddin Charles Smith are senior Sufi teachers, retreat guides, and interfaith ministers within the Inayati Sufi Order. Together they founded and facilitate the Light of Guidance Center for Sufi Studies in NYC (www.lightofguidance.org). They also facilitate the Ziraat activity, devoted to inner cultivation and sacred ecology, within the Inayati Order (www.ziraat.org). Charles teaches leadership and sustainability studies at Hofstra University and Felicia teaches at the United Nations International School. They are married and live in New York City. Felicia has been touring the solo dance/theatre piece 'NOOR', depicting the life of Noor Inayat Khan, Sufi WW2 heroine, in London, Edinburgh, UK, and France, and NYC. Most recently she performed 'NOOR' at Sarah Lawrence College. Together Felicia and Charles co-authored the book, 'An Emerald Earth–Cultivating a Natural Spirituality and Serving Creative Beauty in Our World' (www.anemeraldearth.org). This book offers basic practices, poetry, and wisdom teachings from the Sufi tradition. They travel and offer retreats and workshops throughout the US, Canada and in Europe.