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Seeking Peace, Finding Balance

These are some of the Indonesian-American women that I met at Masjid Al-Hikmah, while filming the field piece. Their garments were so colorful, festive and varied, in both texture and patterns, that I called them "Butterflies at the mosque." Their wardrobe offered a totally different insight into Muslim women's fashion. Photo courtesy by Eugene Hyon. [1]

Butterflies at the mosque

Imam Shamsi Ali

Imam Shamsi Ali, leader of Musjid Al-Hikmah and president of Nusantara Foundation, talks about being an Indonesian Muslim in America. In this video interview he shares revealing truths about embracing a culture of peace and oneness.

Photo caption: on the left are some of the Indonesian-American women that I met at Masjid Al-Hikmah, while filming the field piece. Their garments were so colorful, festive and varied, in both texture and patterns, that I called them “Butterflies at the mosque.” Their wardrobe offered a totally different insight into Muslim women’s fashion.

Photo courtesy by Eugene Hyon.

Finding Balance: Ramadan with the Indonesian Muslim Community in New York [2] from Tiziana Simona Rinaldi [3] on Vimeo [4].