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ANNOUNCEMENTS as of Sept 23rd, 2018 -- See events list for details.    (Get email reminders)

       View this excellent video (updated 8/04 for better audio) by Omar at
♥ First VIDEO from the 50th Anniversary celebration at Khankah SAM, from Ali -- much gratitude!
♥ Murshid Wali Ali's weekly Thursday night Dharma Class has resumed after summer break.

♥ RUMI'S Birthday Celebration, in Berkeley Sunday 9/30 Our sisters & brothers in the Mevelvi Order will offer MUSIC, ILLAHIS, WORDS FROM MEVLANA, TURNING and ZIKR-ALLAH. Full info here.

September 29th & 30th, Pir Zia Inayat-Khan will present a weekend workshop in Berkeley on "Making One's Own Nature". Pir Zia is an author and the spiritual leader of The Inayati Order, one of the several world-wide mystical Sufi fellowships flowing from the Sufi transmission of his grandfather, Hazrat Inayat Khan. In addition, there will also be a special program the Friday night before, on the life of Noor Inayat Khan, at the HUB925 in Pleasanton, also possibly activities Saturday night in Berkeley (these evening programs are separate from the day program with details to come). Registration here, before 9/26

Sufism and the Art of Living with Murshid Kiran Rana: in Berkeley. Oct 19th : "Bringing your Imagination to Life -- Word + Movement: Poetry & Dance Improv


♥"GRATITUDE", the Fall 2018 Dancing Hearts Retreat, Geyserville. Friday-Sunday, October 19 - 21st ... Web link 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.

♥"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.


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

  • More camps, workshops and retreats on

  • The complete MURSHID SAM ARCHIVES are newly online, at So grateful for the astounding amount of loving and devoted work that has gone on so quietly, for all these years -- to make SAM's writings and other content available to all of us. One feels blessed by just visiting the archive!

  • Devotional music of all kinds, everywhere in our area can be found on Bhavani's list email hidden; JavaScript is required. Sent out with love every week. If it feeds you, please consider clicking the donate link on the list email you will receive.
    ♥ Healing Circle every Sunday morning in San Francisco (see
    ♥ Three (3) East Bay Healing Circles every month. Info on events list.
    ♥ Sebastopol Healing Circle at Amanda's home, at 7:00 pm the last Tuesday of each month. Please call for address and any questions or requests. Phone 505-470-6977.
    ♥ Sufi Healing Service & Class in Santa Rosa, third Thursdays of the month at 11am. "There is a great need for healing in the world at this time. We are beset with natural disasters and incredible violence. Please RSVP (space is limited) for address and directions." Phone Mahdiah at (707) 806-2933 or email email hidden; JavaScript is required. 

  • 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

    IN UNISON WITH THE WILL OF GOD, WE WILL TO HAVE PEACE.      SRI Universal Peace Meditation: 12 noon daily 11x
    In unison with the will of God, we will to have Peace is created and maintained in beautiful Sebastopol, by Howard "Abdul Shafee" Ballinger (email hidden; JavaScript is required)