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The Rumi Forum

The Rumi Forum, located in Washington, D.C., is a Gulen- inspired institute with the mission to foster interfaith and intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking, and exchange of opinions. Through this diverse collaborative effort, Rumi Forum supports and promotes democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange.

The Rumi Forum advocates and builds awareness for education, tolerance, and open dialogue through conferences, seminars, discussion panels, scholarships and publications. The Rumi Forum was named after a 13th century philosopher and Sufi poet named Mawlana Jalalad-Din Rumi, who believed in respect for all religions and backgrounds.