July 4th 2020
Hazrat Inayat Khan was a successful and widely honored musician in India, who together with his extended family did much to preserve and advance the traditional raga music of his country.In 1910, at the urging of his Sufi teacher, he made the formidable journey to the West, and for the rest of his life he offered Sufi teachings and his transmission to his followers, far and wide. On Sunday at 10:00 am California time, there will be a celebration on Zoom from the home near Paris where he lived wi ...Continue Reading
June 26th 2020
JOIN PIR SHABDA. PIRANI TAMAM AND THE SUFI RUHANIAT COMMUNITY live online, on Saturday, June 27th -- 11:00 am Pacific (2:00 pm Eastern, 9:00 pm GMT) Mark your calendars. With all heart we invite you to join Pirani Tamam, myself, and members of the Next Generation Sufis, leading a presentation on Racial Justice and Spiritual Liberty. The session will include grounding practices, anti-racism 101 and opportunities for question and conversation. Follow the above link and scroll down for Zoo ...Continue Reading
June 19th 2020
♥ A Zoomed Celebration of the Urs and the life of Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan (1916-2004), made earlier this week by Inayatiyya Sufi Centers in the US and Europe -- in English, German and French (there is no translation on this recorded version). You can skip on the time-line at the bottom to 8:00 minutes for mostly English including a profound remembrance from Taj Inayat. Later, at the 1:30:00 time mark, Pir Zia Inayat Khan guides a meditation on the Seven Levels of Light. https://vimeo.com/inaya ...Continue Reading
June 13th 2020
Desr friends this was omitted from the list email sent earlier today -- Shafee Hazrat Inayat Khan, Identity & Race: A Historical Perspective w/ Pir Zia Inayat KhanSunday, June 14⋅12:00 – 1:30pm California time -- free Online via Zoom, Description: https://zoom.us/j/491130361 Noon San Francisco; 3 pm New York; 8 pm London; 9 pm Berlin; 10 pm Istanbul, Midnight Sun Lahore; 5 am Sun Sydney; 7 am Sun Auckland Gratitude to Pir Zia and the organizers  https://maps.google. ...Continue Reading
June 13th 2020
ATTEND ONLINE ANY TIME: OZARK SUFI CAMP, MAY 2020 APRIL 2020 JAMIAT AAM AAM VIRTUAL CIRCLE OF THE SUFI RUHANIAT INTERNATIONAL MORE ONLINE SUFI EVENTS COMING SOON: FOR DETAILS AND LINKS VISIT SUFIPATHS.NET WHEN WHAT Sat 06/13/20 08:00a Online: Support for Sacred Activism Sat 06/13/20 11:00a Family Zoom - Pir Shabda & friends Sat 06/13/20 07:00p Walnut Creek Virtual Dances Tue 06/16/20 07:00p Eugene Healing Service w/ Murad ...Continue Reading
May 21st 2020
Visit SufiPaths.net for all our announcements Dear friends, in this dark, dark night of pandemic and social disruption, there still are many bright lights being held aloft by inspired, dedicated workers, known and unknown. Among our Sufi family there are dozens of stay-at-home camps, retreats, workshops, zikrs, healing services and the like now being offered. On the SufiPaths website we normally announce US West Coast events, but now you will see announcements from Far and Wide -- there's ...Continue Reading
April 28th 2020
A FEW MAJOR TELEVENTS COMING UP ... and think of it: no packing, driving, no airfare. And God willing, by next Spring we'll be able to eat, dance and pray together as Murshid SAM said. And meanwhile we have wondrous ways of keeping in touch -- remember, in his day it was all about sharing noisy cassette tapes! We are not sharing the Zoom links for most events in the newsletter any more, but theyrs all available on our west-coast website, Sufipaths.net. Visit that link to find zikrs, virtua ...Continue Reading
April 10th 2020
Dear Ones, Tomorrow, Saturday April 11, 10 am PDT is my event. If you can’t make it and want to see the presentation, just register here and you can see it at your convenience.Much love,Shabda Jonathon Goldman wrues: The Sufi tradition is a rich wellspring of inspiring insights into the nature of sound, music, and the fundamental energies that fuel our being on the deepest levels. In my early days of researching the material for my first book Healing Sounds, a profound encounter with t ...Continue Reading
April 4th 2020
Beloved friends, with public events generally now on hold, our SufiPaths calendar has been adapted, for the time being. to show some of the many online offerings from our Sufi family. ALL TIMES ARE PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME. I think I've done the conversions correctly, please do let me know if corrections or updates are needed. We hope that this service may help us feel connected and held during this extraordinary, trying time. For more online Sufi events, please visit Sufipaths.net WHE ...Continue Reading
March 30th 2020
Visit SufiPaths.net to view new schedule of upcoming Sufi teleconferences -- to remind ourselves to stay connected in the heart. Hazrat Inayat Khan wrote: "... Whether the conditions become better or worse, the first thing is to seek the kingdom of God within ourselves, in which there is our peace. As soon as we have found that, we have found our support, we have found our self. And in spite of all the activity and movement on the surface, we shall be able to keep that peace undisturb ...Continue Reading
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