ANNOUNCEMENTS as of Sept 23rd, 2018 -- See events list for details. (Get email reminders)
♥ YOUR 20 MINUTES AT MENDO SUFI CAMP 2018!
View this excellent video (updated 8/04 for better audio) by Omar at mendosuficamp.org
♥ 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
♥ 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.
♥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