What if The Matrix was in 16th Century Nusantara? – 22 August

And instead of seeing Morpheus, he sat with the legendary Hamza Fansuri, or Nuruddin al-Raniri?

This will be an evening where we talk about the amazing developed holistic work by classic Malay thinkers on the conception of reality, around the same time when Europe was about to start talking about it.

Muhiyuddin b. Hussein Al-Attas is completing a M.Phil from CASIS (UTM). He used to lecture at KUIS and now at Adni Pre-University where he teaches the worldview of Islam and the map of knowledge. His research interest is in S.M.N Al-Attas’ conception of the West, encompassing the origins of the worldview of the West, its philosophical, cultural and religious roots, and how this worldview is impacting the world.

How is Food Connected to Our Spiritual Journey – 26 August

How is Food Connected to Our Spiritual Journey?
Exclusive Talk & Free Dinner with Geoff & Nadia Lawton
Saturday 26 August 2017 in TTDI, KL
Request to Attend by Filling the Form Below
(Closed – If you have not received your invite, please WhatsApp 0193345466 or email peacemealmy [at] gmail [dot] com).

The spiritual journey include many routes. A number of the great spiritual figures in history, paid great attention what they ate, how it was prepared and where it came from. What’s the connection? How do we live this history in this day and age?

Permaculture is an approach to life, which significantly include food and in its application, many who try find their spiritual well-being getting better. Geoff and Nadia Lawton are among the top gurus of Permaculture today and have achieved and proven many amazing things through their work.

They will be joining us on Saturday 26th of August and you’re welcomed too. If you’d like to come, request to attend by filling the form below (request to attend is now closed).

Geoff Lawton is a world renowned permaculture consultant, designer and teacher. He first took his Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course in 1983 with Bill Mollison, widely considered the “father of permaculture.” Geoff has undertaken thousands of jobs teaching, consulting, designing, administering and implementing, in 6 continents and over 50 countries around the world. Clients have included private individuals, groups, communities, governments, aid organizations, non-government organisations and multinational companies, including:

  • consultancy in the environmentally green, Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates
  • development work from the Greening the Desert projects in Jordan
  • rehydration strategies in the deserts of Hadramaut, Yemen
  • housing projects for the Kurds in Iraq after the war, rebuilding an entire village with 53 straw bale houses

He has currently educated over 15,000 students in Permaculture worldwide. Geoff has established permaculture demonstration sites that function as education centres in all the world’s major climates — information on the success of these systems is networked through www.permacultureglobal.org. Geoff established the Permaculture Research Institute and the www.permaculturenews.org website to network mainframe information worldwide.

Source: Geoff Lawton Online

Interview with Nadia Lawton by the online portal Green Prophet Permaculture is the Silver Green Bullet.

Nadia completed her PDC in the Dead Sea Valley in 1999 then proceeded to work on the “Green the Desert” project and establish permaculture women’s groups and school projects with this work. As reference she went on to complete her permaculture diploma in design, education and site development and registered as a permaculture teacher in English and Arabic with the Bill and Lisa Mollison’s permaculture Institute of Australia.

Nadia now lives in The Channon in Northern New South Wales, Australia at Zaytuna Farm the home of the Australian Permaculture Research Institute. Since 2003 she has been working with PRI as an international permaculture teacher, consultant and aid worker.

Source: Permaculture News

 

Adab with a Cup – 26 April

[Invitation] Adab with a Cup
Luke Penfound & Hadri
830pm Wednesday 26 April 2017
Mukha Cafe, 15, Lorong Rahim Kajai 13, Taman Tun, KL
www.peacemeal.my

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Mus’ab/Luke Penfound, 30 years old, fasted two Ramadhans in hometown Manchester before becoming Muslim at age 18.
For the most part of the last 10 years, Penfound has been living in Tareem, Hadhramout, Yemen. This is where he studies and teaches under the tutelage of Habib Omar Bin-Hafidh with particular focus in the classical arts of inward purification.
He has taught in the UK, Middle East and East Africa. He is also a Trustee for the Rafa Charitable Organisation International and holds a degree in Language and History from the University of Manchester.
Since then he has developed his interest on the spiritual aspect of Islam as well as fine cups of coffee – Abu Flat White as some might call him.

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No registration required. This event will be recorded live via fb.

Malacca to Acheh Intellectual Roots of the Malay World – 28 March

We always hear about the trade and wars, but in the 1500s there were people here discussing some deep stuff too. Like the nature of God, free will and predestination, man’s elevated nature and meaning of leadership. This will be an evening where we looked at some of the things our smart people said then, and how it has affected us today.

Muhiyuddin b. Hussein Al-Attas is completing a M.Phil from CASIS (UTM). He used to lecture at KUIS and now at Adni Pre-University where he teaches the worldview of Islam and the map of knowledge. His research interest is in S.M.N Al-Attas’ conception of the West, encompassing the origins of the worldview of the West, its philosophical, cultural and religious roots, and how this worldview is impacting the world.

The Christian King of Abbyssinia and the First Hajj – 11 March

Out of all places, the Prophet (pbuh) sent his Companions to seek refuge in a non-Arab land across the sea rule by a just king. And there’s more..

This evening will be lessons from then for our age today.

The Director of Studies at the African American Islamic Institute, Shaykh Mahy of Senegal also studied in Mauritania like Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. Similar to Nusantara, scholarly traders spread Islam in the West African region in various ways as seen alive till today. Come for this evening for an insight.

Jesus & Muhammad as Heart Doctors – 24 Dec

Jesus & Muhammad as Heart Doctors.

Dr Omar Mahmood double-majored in Psychobiology and Arabic and then studied Islamic Sciences in the traditional seminary Dar al-Mustafa, Tareem, Hadhramout. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is currently a research scientist at the University of California, San Diego.

He serves as a national advisor to the Muslim Youth of North America. He promotes the development of Islamic identity in Muslim youth through spirituality, counseling, recreation, and the arts.

White Gold: Breastmilk Untold – 4 December

White Gold: Breastmilk Untold
Habib Kadhim Al-Sagoff & Nor Kamariah


Sometime ago, mothers were led to believe that breastmilk were nutrionally insufficient and inferior.
However, the Prophet’s infancy with the honoured wet nurse Halimah Al-Sa’diah and subsequently scientific research clearly indicate otherwise.

Additionally our guest speakers will explain about the psychological aspect like emotional development and the Shari’ah aspect in community welfare relevant today like assisting infant refugees and orphans.

Habib Kadhim Al-Sagoff is a world renowned Caller to Islam and scholar. Nor Kamariah Mohamad Alwi is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Do come and Share the good word. As always, no registration or fees required.

Cooking & Looking at Islamic Malay History – 22 November

Cooking & Looking at Islamic Malay History with Muhiyuddin Al-Attas

A few stories of our past are often heard till today. Some makan plain nasi others tambah their own kari. Some understand it clearly others find it blurry. This get together will explain who are they, how it happened and now how to clear it up.

Muhiyuddin b. Hussein Al-Attas is completing a M.Phil from CASIS (UTM). He used to lecture at KUIS and now at Adni Pre-University where he teaches the worldview of Islam and the map of knowledge. His research interest is in S.M.N Al-Attas’ conception of the West, encompassing the origins of the worldview of the West, its philosophical, cultural and religious roots, and how this worldview is impacting the world.

To God, Through Money – 25 October

Mohamed Geraldez is an American Muslim entrepreneur who is in Malaysia attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with President Obama and his group. Mohamed invests in companies like Jaan J., the largest halal non-silk necktie company in the world, and George Charles & Sons, a custom suit maker in New York City.

He also serves as an advisory board member to several entities like the Information Technology Consulting Firm, GeniusCo, and the American Muslim Consumer Conference group that hosts the most important yearly gathering that connects leading American corporations with American Muslim entrepreneurs, companies, businessmen/women and investors.

Mohamed was recently tapped to be the first Executive Director for Co-Founder, Dr. Sherman Jackson’s ALIM Program where strategies are being developed for the future of Islam in the modern world. Mohamed hopes to transform the ALIM Program from a traditional non-profit to a trailblazing, hybrid not-for-profit that can better serve the American Muslim community.

He was asked to present his unique personal story in the book by White Cloud Publications “All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim.” The book can be ordered at Amazon.com.

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