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Sunday, June 2, 2013 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.

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Saturday, March 30, 2013 | Discovering and Deepening the Relationship of Walaya | Lecture by James Morris

Based on indications in Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusūs al-Hikam, this introduction to the divine-human relationship of “closeness” (walāya) begins with a few of the most familiar signs through which we begin to become aware of the actual reality of that relationship, moves on to the processes of “realization” by which we can deepen those initial discoveries, and focuses on the recur- rent ways that this intimate relationship—ultimately encompassing every dimension of our experience—becomes more present and consciously interactive in our spiritual life.
 

 
Wali calligrahy from Rumi Shrine Konya

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Saturday, March 30, 2013 | Discovering and Deepening the Relationship of Walaya | Lecture by James Morris | 3pm | Suggested donation $10

Based on indications in Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusūs al-Hikam, this introduction to the divine-human relationship of “closeness” (walāya) begins with a few of the most familiar signs through which we begin to become aware of the actual reality of that relationship, moves on to the processes of “realization” by which we can deepen those initial discoveries, and focuses on the recur- rent ways that this intimate relationship—ultimately encompassing every dimension of our experience—becomes more present and consciously interactive in our spiritual life.

Professor James Morris (Boston College) has taught Islamic and comparative religious studies at the Universities of Exeter, Princeton, Oberlin, and the Sorbonne, and lectures widely on Sufism, the Islamic humanities, Islamic philosophy, the Qur’an, and Shiite thought. Recent books include Ostad Elahi’s Knowing the Spirit (2007); The Reflective Heart: Discovering Spiritual Intelligence in Ibn ‘Arabi’s ‘Meccan Illuminations’ (2005); Orientations: Islamic Thought in a World Civilisation (2004); and Ibn ‘Arabi’s The Meccan Revelations (Pir Press, 2003).

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Sunday, April 14, 2013 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.

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Sunday, March 17, 2013 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.

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Sunday, December 16, 2012 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.

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Monday, October 8, 2012 | HEART TO HEART | An Evening with Pir Shabda & Tamam Kahn | 7:30 PM | Donation

Pir Shabda and Sheikha Tamam, from California, will share from their recent books, followed by Zikr with Pir Shabda & Shaykha Fariha. Shabda Kahn is co-author of Physicians of the Heart, a study of Islam’s 99 Beautiful Names of God, exploring wazifa/sacred phrases as remedies to the ailments of the Heart. He serves as Pir/Spiritual Director of the Sufi Ruhaniat Int’l (www.ruhaniat.org). Tamam Kahn‘s poetic UNTOLD: A History of the Wives of Prophet Mohammed illuminates the stories and brings to life Islam’s earliest women. (www.completeword.com)

Sufi Music Class

SUFI MUSIC CLASS with Ahmet Erdogdular

Friday, April 13 – PART ONE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120413_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_01_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, April 13 – PART TWO
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120413_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_02_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, April 27 – PART ONE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120427_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_01_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, April 27 – PART TWO
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120427_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_02_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, April 27 – PART THREE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120427_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_03_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, May 4 – PART ONE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120504_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_01_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, May 4 – PART TWO
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120504_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_02_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, May 4 – PART THREE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120504_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_03_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, May 18 – PART ONE
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120518_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_01_64kbps.mp3]

Friday, May 18 – PART TWO
[audio: http://sufibooks.com/audio/120518_MAF_SMC_ERDOGDULAR_02_64kbps.mp3]

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Sunday, June 10, 2012 | Whirling Workshop by Sakina | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Mevlana and Music: “The sema is like a spiritual field where one can plant seeds of faith. The teaching of Mevlana depends upon and is expressed in three elements: dance, music, and love.”

The workshop will be led by Sakina, a dervish of Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Please call or email to register for the workshop. Donations are welcome.