INTIATIVES UNDER CONSIDERATION:House of Rumi proposed 3 initiatives for 2017/18:
OUT BEYOND IDEAS FORUM INITIATIVE
SCHOOL OF WISDOM LOVE NATIONS CENTRE INITIATIVE
ACT WITH LOVE-
GREEN HOPE THE WORLD NEEDS LOVE CHARTERS INITIATIVES
OUT BEYOND IDEAS FORUM INITIATIVE
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoings and right doings there is a “Field”, a State of being, a mystical awareness, a space of consciousness of Love, Bliss, Oneness, Peace, Ecstasy, Compassion, Empathy, Joy
I will meet you there
At the forum, we will Search, Debate and knock for “The Field”
Is the Field = the experience of Love ?
Is the Field = the kingdom of Heaven ?
Is the Field = the Buddha Land ( Nirvana) ?
Is the Field = only in our mind, in our neurons?
The Out beyond Ideas Forum will put these questions to panels of philosophers, neuroscientists, mystics, laymen, academics and religious leaders
Our long term objectives for the forum include:
To support and underpin the House of Rumi with R&D
To provide a platform for debates on The Field/Power of Love.
• To create an All-Party Parliamentary Report for empathic nation
(similar to Mindful Nation UK Report).
• To facilitate cooperation amongst frontier thinkers, philosophers,
researchers and scientists for researching the power of Love.
• To develop the concept of the School of Wisdom (LOVE).
• To develop the concept of Green Hope Charter.
• To promote and facilitate festivals and conferences and
exhibitions for 2017 and beyond.
• To create a network of “Centres of Excellence” around the globe
promoting and implementing the values and principles of the
House of Rumi.
2017/2018 Out Beyond Ideas Forum
Draft-Proposed Agenda for our first forum
Date: To Be Advised
THE FIELD, EMPATHY IN GOVERNMENT (Empathic Nation)
FAITH AND CLIMATE CHANGE (Green Hope)
THE ROLE OF ONENESS IN GOVERNMENT IDEAL SOCIETY
Second Initiative (Understanding the Wisdom of Love)
SCHOOL OF WISDOM; LOVE NATIONS CENTRE INITIATIVE:
Exploration of the mystical knowledge, wisdom and ideas that
we can use to make sense of our world today.
FIRST SCHOOLS 2017/2018: LONDON; ALEXANDRIA SCHOOLS OF WISDOM
First school London School of Wisdom (LSW)
First step of developing the SW is to set up a centre:- Rumi Research Institute for Humanities Studies (RRI), a research-based centre administered by top scholars in humanity studies.
The mission of RRI is to promote the quality of research inspired by Rumi wisdom and philosophy in the UK and in the Middle East which will result in helping to bridge the gap between East and West.
1. Definition: Research Institute.
2. Objective: to provide academic support for the House of Rumi.
3. Method: Postdoc research, seminars, workshops and literature.
Structure and Outcome
• The research institute will chair a full-time research fellow who will moderate the research of other postdoc fellowships (3 -5 based on budget) including at least 1 early career fellowship.
• The institute is expected to organise regular departmental
workshops to administer the progress of its researchers, a
quarterly seminar with the House of Rumi, besides meetings
and events in other universities.
• It is expected to have a specific theme of research per year
which will produce: an edited volume, 2-4 peer-reviewed journal
articles (collectively) and a quarterly report on the findings.
Proposed Themes of research
• Tree of love -Understanding the Characters and Attributes of
• Empathy – Empathic Nation
• What is the “mystical love experience” – a comparison of poets.
The project has been discussed with Professors at King's College
London and they have expressed in principle their willingness to be
involved with varying capacities.
Custodian (Academic Team leader):
Dr Mina Monir
Third Initiative (Act with Love)
GREEN HOPE CHARTER
Approaching climate change and UN Sustainable Development Goals
through a spiritual solution, from spiritual standing point. From the
space of not fear.
Green Hope is a worldwide, interfaith action for the planet and a call
for all Faiths and their leaders to commit to fighting climate change
and help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Supporting faith leaders to encourage their communities around the
world to be committed to achieve the Sustainable Development
The charter will promote cooperation among faith based, public,
private, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), providing a
common language of hope and love.
The first outcomes from the Green Hope Charter initiative will
Green Hope Charter to be created
Go Green Fund: Green Energy Fund for all houses of worship
(churches, mosques, synagogues and temples) to convert to using
green, renewable energy technology.
The World Needs Love Charter
Music and Art have proved to possess the power to help in healing
individuals and communities from traumatic experiences, to bring
back humanity and hope in war-torn countries , to bond and unify
communities and individuals and therefore to help make peace, with
ourselves and with each other.
The Charter will inspire and unite all the efforts of individuals and the
charities of international celebrities, musicians and artists who wish to
spread love and peace to the world.
In classrooms, at work and at home, let us inspire and empower our
children and youth to be the peacemakers of the future.
The Charter will have projects, education plans, resources and
More future projects/ ideas being considered include the
House of Rumi Roundtable.
Rumi Education (Colleges, R&D, children education, training
Rumi Society – online Library & Resources
House of Rumi Festival (Music, Art Sculptures, Exhibitions,
Dance, food and Poetry)
Rumi Award Ceremonies
Red carpet for heroes (like Nobel Prizes with Hollywood touch)
Acknowledging people who don’t get deserved recognition.
Poetry Readings, Rumi philosophy as a therapy of healing and
inspiring the young generation.