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IMI has brought together

64 religious leaders from 7 faiths during 53 interfaith gatherings

hosted by 20 communities

since April 2010.




IMI is supported financially by the

Richard E. Capri Foundation

& by people like you.




Next Interfaith Meditation Gatherings


Sunday, October 26 , 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Washington, D.C. Baha’i Center

5713 Sixteenth Street NW

co-led by Dr. Sanaa Sharnoubi and

Dr. Elena Mustakova-Possardt


Monday, November 10,  7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Hosted by Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 2700 South 19th Street, Arlington, VA

co-led by Ani Rinchen Khandro and

Father Timothy Hickey, C.S.Sp.


Sunday, November 16 , 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Hosted by the Celebration Center for Spiritual Living, 2840 Graham Road, Falls Church, VA

co-led by Waleed Ziad and

Dr. Elena Mustakova-Possardt. 


Interfaith Talks & Brief Meditations

Tuesday, November 4, 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Hosted by Temple Sinai

3100 Military Road NW — Washington, D.C.

In partnership with

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and

Chevy Chase United Methodist Church

Join Andrew Stern for a discussion of Buddhist tenets and ethical crossroads with Judaism & Christianity; plus Jewish, Christian, & Buddhist meditations.  


  Sunday, November 16, 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Hosted by Georgetown University (in Leavey Center)

Join Andrew for Muslim, Christian, & Hindu meditations – following a 10-minute Hindu ceremony led by the Hindu Students Association.


















We bring together

religious leaders

in interfaith teams

to share meditation

with public audiences

in churches, synagogues,

mosques, temples,

and universities.

Facilitating ongoing transformational programs across religious lines

©  2010-2014 by Interfaith Meditation Initiative. 

The Interfaith Meditation Initiative is a registered trade name of the Interfaith Spiritual Practices Institute, Inc., a non-religious, non-sectarian, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Washington, D.C.


Imam Haytham Younis of the Islamic Center of Maryland and Dr. Greg Finch, past Director of the Community of Reconciliation at the Washington National Cathedral, co-leaders of an interfaith meditation gathering at Cleveland Park Congregational United Church of Christ.