aple season

Dear Friends,
Do you ever have a day in which your fingers just refuse to type double leters?
Comunity
wiling
flaberghasted
fidly-de-de
buble wrap
and
stuf.

Please do join us for al the folowing events!

Thursday, August 31st (tomorow) – 7 PM – CHANT – 1401 W Vine, Ft Colins – $10 sugested donation.

Monday, September (SEPTEMBER!!) 4th – 9:30 AM – MEDITATION – 2727 Alan St, Ft Colins (my house)

Thursday, September (FOR REAL, SEPTEMBER!!) 7th – 7 PM – DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE – Nyland Co-housing Comunity (2535 Nyland Way, Lafayete) – $10 sugested donation

Monday, September 11th – 9:30 AM (MDT) – Meditation via Zoom (typing those double leters was so hard!) – I’m going to do the meditation from Las Vegas… join me online if you can!

Saturday, September 16th – 7 PM – Zikr – 1939 S Monroe, Denver – $10 sugested donation and delicious treat potluck

OCTOBER 5 to 9 (Thursday afternon to Monday afternon) – TOWARD THE ONE Retreat with Maitreya, Khabir and me! – Please do join us for a bunch of chanting, dancing, zikring, Sufi teachings, and a gorgeous, glorious time in the mountains! – More info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/ (I didn’t have to type those double leters it was a copied and pasted link… yay!)

I don’t know why, but “Iron and Wine” floats to the top so often! Click the link, put on a set of headphones and enjoy the next 45 minutes of your life!

Enjoy the warm brezes and the faling leaves! Love autumn!
Sára

Sufis and Stuff

Dear Friends,
We had a fabulous DragonFest! Thanks to all who helped with the ritual!

Back on the home turf… back in the swing of things…

This Saturday, August 19th – Summer Sufi Day – 10 AM to 9:30 PM – full day of Sufi teachings and practices including music, dance, wazaif, breath concentrations… – Catered lunch by Rahima Jodie Rain – break for dinner – and evening Zikr rounding things out with dessert potluck – At the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver) – All are welcome! – see the facebook event and RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1096115583853526/
or go to pay in advance here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

NO MEDITATION on MONDAY, AUGUST 21st – get yourself some eye-protective goggles and go look at the Sun!

YES SUFI MEDITATION on Monday, August 28th – 9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins (my house)

YES CHANT!! – Thursday, August 31st – 7 PM – at Unity Church (1401 W Vine, Ft Collins) – $10 suggested donation

Please join us for “Toward the One” a retreat with me, Maitreya and Khabir – October 5th to 9th – at Camp Santa Maria – Dances of Universal Peace, Sufi practices, attunement to nature and the Spirit of Guidance – $250 (a bit more if you use Paypal) – I’m thrilled to bring these exquisite teachers to Colorado for this retreat. Get signed up here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

A gorgeous song for you:

See you in a circle!
Blessings,
Sára

Autumn time

Dear Community,
Are you mapping out the final moments of summer before we go cascading into fall?
Do join us… dancing, chanting, Sufi-ing, camping, meditating… good stuff.

TONIGHT! (Thursday, August 3rd), Dance of Universal Peace at Nyland (3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette) – 7 PM to 9 PM – $10 suggested donation

MONDAY, AUGUST 7th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins (my house)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9th to 12th – DragonFest! – We’ll have a Pufi Panel workshop Thursday morning, a chanting workshop Friday, and the main ritual Saturday evening… come on up! More info here: http://dragonfest.org/

MONDAY, AUGUST 14th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – my house

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19th – SUFI DAY and COMMUNITY ZIKR – 10 AM to 9:30 PM – catered lunch, break for dinner, dessert potluck – A full day and evening of Sufi teachings and practices, singing, moving, sitting, breathing, reciting, attuning… – Suggested donation $40 to $80 as you’re able (includes lunch and zikr) – or just come for Zikr, suggested donation $10 and dessert potluck – more info and pre-registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/
Or find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1096115583853526/

MONDAY, AUGUST 21st – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – my house

August 24th to 27th – Dargah Blessing Retreat at Lama (New Mexico) – I’ll be there… hope you will too! More info here: https://www.lamafoundation.org/event/murshid-sam-dargah-blessing-retreat/

MONDAY, AUGUST 28th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – my house

CHANT!!! – Thursday, August 31st – 1401 W Vine (Unity Church, Fort Collins) – 7 PM – $10 suggested donation

TOWARD THE ONE – Colorado Retreat with me, Maitreya and Khabir – It’s gonna be sweet! – Time to register – http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Looking forward to being with you in spiritual community as the leaves turn from green to yellow to brown…
Sára

Summer Sufi Day

Hi Friends,
I just put this on the calendar… hoping you will too!

Saturday, August 19th
10 AM to 9:30 PM
At the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver)

A full day of Sufi teachings, prayers, practices, community and Zikr!
The message of Spiritual Liberty is simultaneously practical and mystical. Our time will include the wisdom of Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan, breath concentrations, Wazifa recitation, attunement to the Sufi Ruhaniat lineage, possibly some singing, dancing, meditating… following the Spirit of Guidance!
Break for dinner (bring your own or join the caravan to Mad Greens)
Wrapping up the day with our community Zikr and dessert potluck.
All are welcome!

Facilitated by Sára Rain.
Catered lunch by Rahima Jodie Rain included. (RSVP to Sára)

Suggested donation for the day including lunch and Zikr:
$40 to $80 (as you are able)

Or just come for the Zikr… Suggested donation $10

Check out the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1096115583853526/
Pre-register here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Blessings in Abundance!
Sára

grateful dead

Hello Dear Community!

A very brief update… since I’ve been traveling and still have more travels to go…

NO MEDITATION AT MY HOUSE TOMORROW… (July 24th) – But if you’d like to follow along and align with my concentration, the name for this week will be “Al-Majid” “The Majestic.”

YES ZIKR on SATURDAY, JULY 29th!!! – 7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck
PRE-ZIKR DINNER… Good idea, eh? – Mad Greens (Colorado and Buchtel) – 5:30 PM

YES MEDITATION MONDAY, JULY 31st – 9:30 AM – my house in Fort Collins

YES DANCE of UNIVERSAL PEACE at Nyland Cohousing Community (3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette) – Thursday, August 3rd – 7 PM – $10 suggested donation

A musical delight for you?
Yes. Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs6Y4kZ8qtw

See you in the Zikr boat!
Sára

fern

Dear Community,
Come on over!

SUFI MEDITATION – Monday, July 3rd – 9:30 AM – my house

FOURTH OF JULY – Please don’t light things on fire. I was joking about that. Maybe stay home with a nice cup of tea (British), enjoy a quiet day eating ice cream (Arabic), and playing parcheesi (Indian).

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAZRAT PIR-O-MURSHID INAYAT KHAN!! July 5th! Toward the One! Suhrawardi and Karima are hosting movie night at their home in Boulder. I’ll be there.

NYLAND DANCE of UNIVERSAL PEACE – Thursday, July 6th – 3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette – we’ll honor Pir-O-Murshid’s message of spiritual liberty – the program will be led by: me, Jelaluddin, Mary Ellen, Khadijah, Qadriya, Waduda, Rebecca… full evening! Come one, come all! – 7 PM to 9 PM – $10 suggested donation

SUFI MEDITATION ONLINE! – Monday, July 10th – Don’t go to my house. I won’t be there. If you want to join the Zoom meditation, let me know. 9:30 AM.

MENDOCINO SUFI CAMP – July 16th to 23rd… I’m on staff to lead dances. Nice, eh? Get registered! Here’s the link: http://mendosuficamp.org/

NO ZIKR the 15th

NO MEDITATION the 17th

NO MEDITATION the 24th

YES ZIKR Saturday July 29th! – I know, weird, right? – It’s the only Saturday in July I could do it. Please come. I’ll be all fired up from all these Sufi shenanigans in other places… ready for a home-turf, home-grown, home-spun, ZIKR!! – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe, Denver (Miracle Center) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck

 

Don’t forget about the Toward the One retreat here in Colorado with me, Maitreya and Khabir… October 5th to 9th. Info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

OMG! I just found the most perfect video for you!
Can you believe it?

Blessings all a-round!
(round, like a doughnut)
Sára

outdoor showers

Dear Community,
In case you are wondering what benefits might exist in having a Sufi teacher,
I received this internet gem from my beloved guide, Murshida Leilah. Enjoy!

And, if that didn’t lift your heart, perhaps Zikr will…

ZIKR! – this Saturday, June 17th – 7 PM to 9:30 PM – at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck

FATHER’S DAY – this Sunday, June 18th – find a dad to hug! I saw a sign on a flower shop that said “Dads want flowers too,” and I thought, “No, dads want beer.” What do you think?

SUFI MEDITATION – Monday, June 19th – 9:30 AM – my house (2727 Alan St, Ft Collins)

MEADOWFEST – Thursday, June 22 to Sunday, June 25 – Jack’s Gulch Group Campground – you can still join us! Let me know if you’re planning to come, mail a check or paypal registration… here’s a link: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

SUFI MEDITATION – ONLINE – Monday, June 26th – 9:30 AM – contact me for the zoom link… do not go to my house. I won’t be there and the dog won’t be happy if you walk in.

CHANT – Thursday, June 29th (weird, right? but it’s true) – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine, Ft Collins) – $10 suggested donation

SUFI MEDITATION – Monday, July 3rd – 9:30 AM – my house

FOURTH OF JULY – Tuesday, the 4th of July – light things on fire to show your team spirit. Give me a “U,” give me an “S,” give me an “A!” I don’t know how I survive the 4th of July without eating hot dogs. I should be sent to Mexico.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAZRAT PIR-O-MURSHID INAYAT KHAN!! July 5th! Toward the One!

NYLAND DANCE of UNIVERSAL PEACE – Thursday, July 6th – we’ll honor Pir-O-Murshid’s message of spiritual liberty – the program will be led by: me, Jelaluddin, Mary Ellen, Waduda… – 7 PM to 9 PM – $10 suggested donation

MENDOCINO SUFI CAMP – July 16th to 23rd… get registered! Here’s the link: http://mendosuficamp.org/

Don’t forget about the Toward the One retreat here in Colorado with me, Maitreya and Khabir… October 5th to 9th. Info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

TOO MUCH INFORMATION!! Sorry about that…
In Harmony with the Mosquitoes!
Sára

fish eyes

Hi Friends!

DANCE TONIGHT!!! Thursday, June 1st
Nyland Co-housing Community Yoga Room
7 PM
$10 suggested donation
This evening we’ll have dance and zikr! Led by Qadriya, Khadijah, Jelaluddin and me.
Nyland Way, Lafayette, between 75th and 95th Streets off of Baseline Rd. Please park by the wooden sign in the field to your right as you drive down Nyland Way. The Dances will be held downstairs in the large grey/green/teal building on your left at the end of Nyland Way….a short walk.

MEDITATION MONDAY (June 5th) – ONLINE ONLY – Please don’t go to my house. I’m not likely to be there… But I am happy to meet you in cyber-space for meditation via Zoom. Let me know if you’d like to join in and don’t have the link yet. 9:30 AM

DRAGONFEST ritual practice meeting – Sunday, June 11th – 6 PM – Longmont – let me know if you’re coming to help out.

MEDITATION MONDAY, June 12th – at my house – 9:30 AM – for real.

GO-KARTS – In honor of Jamila’s birthday and just for the sheer fun of it! – Fort Fun – Saturday, June 17th – 11 AM – $8 per round… I think… Bring your piggy bank, driving goggles, and a good attitude. Also be prepared for me to lap each kart on the track at least twice.

ZIKR – in Denver – 7 PM – Saturday, June 17th – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck.

MEDITATION Monday, June 19th – my house – 9:30 AM.

MEADOWFEST!! Coming right up! June 22 to 25. Casual campout, chanting, ritual, dance, fires, good people, good juju. Nature is always the right remedy for what ails you. We have a very small MeadowFest this year, so far. Get signed up here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Peace, Love and Little Donuts,
(now open in Fort Collins)
… Donuts really are God… go get one! Dozen!
Sára

hold on, mamas!

Hi Friends,
I’m sorry to say, I have to cancel the Mama Sing for tomorrow… something came up. I’m hoping to set up another time in the coming couple of weeks to sing with the mamas. Please let me know what days and times work for you.

Other things that are still on the calendar:

Sunday, May 28th7 PM – Chant – 1401 W Vine (Unity of Fort Collins) – $10 suggested donation

Monday, May 29th9:30 AM – Meditation at my house

Thursday, June 1st7 PM – Dance at Nyland – led by me, Khadijah, Qadriya and maybe others… – $10 suggested donation

Monday, June 5th9:30 AM – Meditation at my house

Sunday, June 11th6 PM – DragonFest meeting for folks helping with the ritual… Longmont… contact me if you’re on board!

Monday, June 12th9:30 AM – Meditation at my house

Saturday, June 17th7 PM – Zikr in Denver (1939 S Monroe St) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck

Thursday June 22 to Sunday June 25th – MeadowFest – Sign up here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Then… because I sent one song… and someone said “no, here’s a good song” and then someone else said, “no, THIS is a good song” and now I’m under obligation to never send a “good song” ever again… so, back to basics:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWGxYlQudOA

Blessings!
Sára

growing gardens

Dear Community,
I’m looking so forward to Zikr-ing with you tomorrow… plus, I just scheduled a Mama Sing! Nice, eh? And some other stuff… here you go:

Zikr – Saturday, May 13th – 7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe St, Denver) – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck! Bring something scrumptious to share.
Join us for dinner at 5:30 at Mad Greens if you like!

Mother’s Day – every single day… and Hallmark says, this Sunday, May 14th – Honor Mama Gaia! Plant a tree…

Sufi Meditation – Monday, May 15th AND Monday, May 22nd – 9:30 AM – My house (2727 Alan St, Fort Collins)

Mama Sing! – Tuesday, May 23rd – 1 PM to 2:30 PM – Fort Collins City Park – We’ll gather between the two playgrounds and scope out the best place to have our song circle – All genders and ages are welcome, even though this group did start out being exclusively for “moms.” – We’ll sing from 1 to 2:30 and then have informal snack and social time. If you’d like to bring a snack or drink to share with the tribe, please do! – By donation (pay what you want)

Chant! – Sunday, May 28th – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine, Fort Collins) – $10 suggested donation

Sufi Meditation – Monday, May 29th – 9:30 AM – My house… maybe… stay tuned!

Dances of Universal Peace – Thursday, June 1st – 7 PM – Nyland Cohousing (3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette) – $10 suggested donation – I don’t know yet who might be leading with me… I’ll keep you posted.

Dragonfest Ritual Meeting – Sunday, June 11th – 1 PM – Longmont… if you’d like to help with the ritual, please let me know asap…

MeadowFest June 22 to 25… sign up here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Based entirely on the recommendation of our very dear friend, Miss Amina Mary Catherine, I offer you this most excellent, artistic, good music, with an only mildly disturbing video. Please enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrO4YZeyl0I&feature=youtu.be

Ya Allah!
Sára