World-renowned photographer, Peter Sanders, has travelled the globe, documented some of its most sacred places and met with Muslim scholars, Hindu swamis and Sufi saints.

Starting out as a rock and roll photographer in London in the 1960s, Peter photographed legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. However, after travelling through India and Morocco, he converted to Islam and found his true calling: to share with the world images of the people and places enlightened by knowledge of the divine.

In this exclusive event, Peter will share the 10 books that have influenced his extraordinary life and career, from Jalaluddin Rumi to Florence Schovel Shinn, these are the stories that have influenced him throughout his lifelong spiritual journey.

About The Speaker

Peter Sanders

Peter Sanders is considered the world’s pre-eminent photographer of the Muslim world. For more than 50 years, he has captured rich traditional civilisations filled with warmth, humanity and compassion. He has just launched his latest book, Meetings with Mountains, Encounters with Saints and Sages of the Islamic World.

About The Chair

Abdul-Rehman Malik

Abdul-Rehman Malik is a journalist, educator and organiser. He contributes to national and international publications and is a regular panelist on the BBC World Service’s Weekend World Today show; his ‘Pause for Thought’ radio column also airs regularly on BBC Radio 2. He works with young people in exploring Muslim identity through drama and is a speaker on faith issues.