Rahim Moosa: Engage locally and support – you might get more in return for what you give

On the quest for truth, I reconnected with my roots and started the journey inward.RahimMoosa

I recall re-engaging in my local community through our parish, otherwise known as a “Jama’at Khana.” It is a term used by some Muslim communities around the world, particularly Sufi ones, to denote a place of gathering, and in my case as a Nizari Ismaili, a place of worship and a community centre.

While it peaked my curiosity to attend the Jama’at Khana, I discovered that I could also engage in a daily meditation practice known as “Bhaitul Kayal” which was different from the mindfulness meditation I had learned. Even though I was open to exploring this process, it was unclear to me at the time how it would help.

Read more at the source: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/connection-in-community/


Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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