Kabir Helminski is a sufi shaykh of the Mevlevi tradition. He leads a sufi community in the USA, is an author, a publisher, a musician and co-founder of the Threshold Society and the Baraka Institute. Recently, Kabir was named by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, as one of the 500 most influential muslims in the world.
Parisa Soultani is currently co-producing a documentary film on Jalaluddin Rumi. She is also the host and co-producer of the OneThroughLove.org project, a gathering of Rumi "lovers" -- scholars, dervishes, and other sufi teachers and practitioners from around the world. Parisa also hosts live global webcasts that explore the world of Rumi in English, Turkish, Persian and Arabic.