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Love, Unity, Freedom

Salma Arastu will be reading selected poems from Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi’s collections which have inspired her 52 paintings from her series “Turning Rumi: Singing Verses

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Songs of the Soul 2013

Songs of the Soul Poetry and Music Festival (15-17 March 2013) presents Salma Arastu Sunday March 17th at 9:10 AM Embassy Suites, San Rafael, California

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East Bay Community Foundation grant

International Association of Sufism receives $5,000 arts grant Salma Arastu to create 25 poem-paintings of series “Turning Rumi: Singing Verses of Love, Unity and Freedom.”

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Rumi Poem-paintings

A Poetry reading of Rumi Poems and a display of paintings inspired by them Sunday January 20, 4 PM At: Mythos Fine Art and Artifacts

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Heart Soul Space

Salma Arastu speaks at Al-Ghazali Center Sydney Australia Heart Soul Space A perspective of feminine creativity in contemporary Islamic Visual Arts Guest SpeakerL Salma Arastu

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My Journey Towards My God

I will be presenting the slide-lecture of my works “My Journey Towards My God: Through My Paintings and Sculpture” at Pacifica Institute in Albany California.

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Awakin Call

  Salma Arastu: Lyrical Lines Of Art And Spirituality –Zilong Wang, on May 25, 2014 Life, to her, is a series of blessings; She, in

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“Courage” Tradition

On Saturday I attended an Ordination ceremony at The Chaplaincy Institute in Berkeley and I have been inspired by one graduating student’s remark who said

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Let the Race End

I have to share this beautiful quote with you all- Muslim Sufi poet, a humanist and a philosopher Bulleh Shah (1680- 1757 Uch, Bahawalpur, Punjab,

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Hope and Peace

The New Year begins today 2014 and a new sun of Hope and Peace rising at the horizon.. My today is built upon layers And layers of

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