Noon is an attempt to seek the full Shams in the darkness of the Kali Yuga.


Project Noon represents an interfaith quest for meaning in the modern world.

Engaging leading scholars and academics on Indic – Hindu and Muslim – traditions through extended podcasts, in-depth essays, and book and film reviews.


Prof. Seyyed Hossein Nasr
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Ilyse R. Morgenstein Fuerst, University of Vermont.


The Island of Remembrance

A short story by Ankur Barua



“Project Noon is providing an invaluable forum for the thoughtful discussion of the problems and possibilities of more open and creative inter-religious relations. I commend the Noon Dialogues as “an interfaith quest for meaning in the modern world”.

Harry Oldmeadow, was, until his retirement, Coordinator of Philosophy and Religious Studies at La Trobe University, Australia.

“Saad Ismail is warm and engaging. His understanding of and interest in the Advaita tradition is deep.”

Anantanand Rambachan (St. Olaf College, Minnesota), author of The Advaita Worldview, A Hindu Theology of Liberation, and Essays in Hindu Theology.

“A fantastic interlocutor.”

Raymond Tallis, philosopher, poet, novelist and cultural critic and was until recently a physician and clinical scientist.

“Essential work in exploring the spiritual dimensions of modernity.”

Juan Cole (University of Michigan), author of Muhammad: A Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires, Napoleon’s Egypt, and The New Arabs.

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