So who is puttering around in the background of the Cherag Library you might ask?
Cherag Hamid Touchon; Editor, webmaster, all around handiman Cherag of 25 years ordained by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, Initiate in the Sufi Order International since 1977, member of the Confraternity of the Message, professional artist (http://touchon.com/) Lives and has his studio in "the City of Eternal Spring" Cuernavaca, Mexico outside of Mexico City, email@example.com
Ahmed al Ashqi-Jerrahi Chisti,
all around Collaborator Initiate in the Sufi Order International. Lives a joyous life as housedad with wife and child in Fresno, California
Carl Karasti joins us from northern Minnesota as moderator of the Winged Heart email group. Carl is involved in the Dances of Universal Peace and maintains a regional website for the Dances.
Theophan Vanderbilt - a professional software developer, specializing in Microsoft's web platform and an initiate in SOI from Austin, Texas USA.
Shamsuddin Jim Norton - An ordained Episcopal priest and Sufi Cherag
and has been leading the Dances of Universal Peace since 1991.
His major focus now is web design and consulting and preparing a Aramaic
Zikr workshop for churches and also owns a small computer hardware/Software
business specializing in laptop and PDA solutions. Initiate in the Sufi
Islamia Ruhaniat Society
Cherag Waliya Inayat Perkins - Greeter for the Cherag Library egroup.
Walia Inayat was trained by Murshida Bhakti Engle and Qahira (and Tansen Muni) in the late 70s. Ordained by Pir Vilayat up at a Big Bear Camp,and was initiated as a Mureed in 1973. Lives in Los Angeles, California USA
Rev. Jim Johnson an Eastern Orthodox cleric and longtime
aspirant on the Sufi path from Hickory, North Carolina, USA Jim is the "Community Minister" for an ecumenical meditation group his area.
Michael Dabrowski from Calgary, Alberta Canada helps out with translations from English to Spanish.
Maria Cristina Uhart BA, from Agentina is also helping out with translations from English into Spanish