ANNOUNCEMENTS as of Oct 9th, 2018 -- See events list for details. (Get email reminders)
♥ Sufism and the Art of Living with Murshid Kiran Rana: in Berkeley. Oct 19th : "Bringing your Imagination to Life -- Word + Movement: Poetry & Dance Improv
♥ Children's Universal Peace Service in Petaluma (Age 1 to 101)
♥ Stories & Devotion -- Devi and Iqbal Sat October 27, 11:00 am - 159 Tamarack Rd, San Geronimo, CA: A Day and Evening of Zikr, Stories and Devotion with Devi and Iqbal Lewis . Saturday October 27th, 2018 Info & registration here>
♥ RAGA WEEKEND for the centennial of PANDIT PRAN NATH with Terry Riley & friends, in Camptonville, between Downieville and Nevada City CA, Nov 2-4
♥ December 1st at the Mentorgarden in SF: Becoming the Stillness between the Breaths with Murshid Wali Ali Meyer. A quarterly series deepening in the study of the Breath in the esoteric teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel Lewis. You are welcome to come to any individual class.
♥ A CELEBRATION OF THE 48TH URS OF MURSHID SAMUEL L. LEWIS
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:00 p.m.
THE WALLER CENTER, 1525 Waller Street, San Francisco
(near GG park and the Panhandle - about getting there)
Hosted by: Pir Shabda Kahn & friends -- music, dances, stories, ice cream
Suggested Donation ~ $20 ~ gratefully accepted to cover the rental
CARPOOLING ENCOURAGED; ALLOW TIME FOR PARKING -- OR TAKE MUNI: Parking is available at the Waller Center lot as well as street parking – read the signs carefully.
♥"CALIFORNIA WINTERLY Dance retreat" in San Luis Obispo, Jan 18-21 with Abraham and Halima Sussman, Yarrow Nelson and Brenda Nur Latifa Crane. Read more, register here.
♥SPECIALLY RECOMMENDED VIDEOS
Unicorn Dancing Spirit Camp (23 min) NEW from the UK
Invitation to the Dance: Dances of Universal Peace (22 min) from the Canyonlands Camp by Dennis Roshay
"Eat, Dance and Pray" (1:13) by Anahata Iradah -- MURSHID SAM, HIK AND THE DANCES of Universal Peace
Murshid Wali Ali's weekly Thursday Dharma night classes in SF are now available online, with teachings and practices of Murshid SAM's Zen teacher, Sokei-an Sasaki. Recordings available or attend in person. Wonderful meditative VIDEO on the dervish Turn Highly recommended by your webmaster: Illuminating the Shadow, a NEW BOOK by and about Pir Moineddin, leader of SRI for over 3 decades, his amazing, inspiring life story and his teachings. Poet Tamam Kahn's recent book, Fatima's Touch -- bringing forward this important woman, known and loved in the Islamic world -- a Finalist for the National Book Award. To order a copy at a reduced rate, or to read launch notes from the author, please click here.
- NOW on our site: Area Sufi events in Alameda, Santa Cruz and San Francisco in the top bar menu (or for smaller screens, the ☰ menu symbol).
- For weekly devotional singing with Devi Mathieu in Santa Rosa, visit Through the Ear to the Heart. Monday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. except July 2; December 17, 24, 31 2018
- NEW Sacramento Dances of Universal Peace web page.
- Find out about Sufi classes online-- some free or at low cost