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Free-form focus on faith

Mishkhah's variety of elements allows "spiritual seekers" to pray their own way

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 09, 2013

~~<p>Envision a Christian church service during which participants may leave the pews to visit several prayer stations around the sanctuary, light candles and linger to say personal prayers, or meditate while seated on floor cushions.</p>
<p>During this service a flickering glow creates an ethereal ambience in a darkened sanctuary. Instead of hymns from an organ, the music features rhythms of percussive instruments of the Middle East. Icons of divinity, such as the cross and the face of Jesus, are interspersed with tranquil scenes of nature on a video backdrop behind the altar.</p>
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Envision a Christian church service during which participants may leave the pews to visit several prayer stations around the sanctuary, light candles and linger to say personal prayers, or meditate while seated on floor cushions.

During this service a flickering glow creates an ethereal ambience in a darkened sanctuary. Instead of hymns from an organ, the music features rhythms of percussive instruments of the Middle East. Icons of divinity, such as the cross and the face of Jesus, are interspersed with tranquil scenes of nature on a video backdrop behind the altar. Login for more...



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