Elias Amidon

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Elias Amidon "is co-director, with his wife, Rabia, of the Boulder Institute for Nature and the Human Spirit which runs national and international training programs in support of human rights, citizen peacemaking, environmental ethics, and indigenous cultures. During the 90’s he taught in the masters program of Environmental Leadership at Naropa University in Colorado; he is a trained wilderness quest guide and has led quests for over 12 years. With Rabia, he is co-editor of the books Earth Prayers, Life Prayers and Prayers for a Thousand Years.

"Elias is a Murshid, senior teacher, and lineage holder of the International Sufi Way, an inner school in the lineage of Indian Sufi master Inayat Khan. Over the years he has studied and practiced Sufism in America, Europe, India, North Africa, and the Middle East. He is also initiated into the Qadiri Sufi order and the Soto Zen Buddhist order of the White Plum Sangha." [1]

He is the partner of Rabia Amidon

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  1. Who we are, Boulder Institute, accessed January 8, 2009.