eggs

Dear Community,
Good morning to Mother Earth! Rain falling, breeze blowing, bird chirruping… and in my house, coffee brewing, dishes clanking, and community programs being planned!
So much yummy stuff happening!

TONIGHT – Friday, March 16th, 7 PM to 9 PM – Dances of Universal Peace in Boulder led by me and Khadijah Abby Highland – I’m excited! – Unitarian Church, 5001 Pennsylvania Ave – $10 suggested donation

TOMORROW – Saturday, March 17th, 7 to 9:30 PM – Zikr in Denver – led by me, possibly with some wisdom from one of our presenters for A Sufi Garden… we shall see! – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center, 1939 S Monroe St – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck, please bring something scrumptious to share

Monday, March 19th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – at my house, 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins

Thursday, March 22nd – Spring Equinox Dance of Universal Peace in Fort Collins – 7 to 9 PM – Unity Church 1401 W Vine – $10 suggested donation – and it’s our friend Malik’s birthday so we’ll have CAKE!! I love cake!

Monday, March 26th… NO MEDITATION AT MY HOUSE… do not pass Go, do not collect $200.

UPCOMING EVENT:

A Sufi Garden! – Our group of wisdom teachers keeps growing! Just like a garden… Please plan to join us for this rich weekend exploring a variety of Sufi traditions with an array of teaching styles and practices.
Friday May 18th (7 to 9 PM) and Saturday May 19th (10 AM to 9 PM)
Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver)
Early registration before May 1st is $80 – Full price registration is $101
Price includes Friday evening, all of Saturday and a catered lunch by Rahima Jodie Rain
Presenters include: Netanel Miles-Yepez, Hallaj Michalenko, Kamila Shenmen, Pouria Montazeri, and yours truly
More info and online registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

A song for this moment… and other moments as well:

All love!
Sára

phoebe

Dear Community,
It’s time for plucking banjos in the afternoon sunshine. Breathing the springtime sky… Gathering up the gumption for whatever comes next. Which includes lots of lovely circles.

TomorrowMonday, March 5th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Thursday, March 8th – Chant evening at Unity Church – I’ve been hankering for chanting! Please join me! – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins – $10 suggested donation

Saturday, March 10th – Fireside Chat and Tea – “Introduction to Sufism with Sára Rain (that’s me)” – 2 to 4 PM – 37016 Soaring Eagle Circle, E Fort Collins – For more info, contact Jesse, call or text 970.222.9666 or e-mail her harmoniousheartcounseling@gmail.com

Monday, March 12th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Friday, March 16th – I’m so happy to tell you, Khadijah and I are starting to offer a twice monthly Dance of Universal Peace in Boulder starting right now and continuing on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. YAY!! – 7 to 9 PM – At the Unitarian Church 5001 Pennsylvania Ave, Boulder – $10 suggested donation

Saturday, March 17th – Monthly Zikr in Denver – 7 PM – at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center 1939 S Monroe – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck, please bring something yummy to share

Thursday, March 22nd – Dance of Universal Peace in Fort Collins honoring the energies of the Spring Equinox, Woo-hoo!! – 7 to 9 PM – Unity Church 1401 W Vine – $10 suggested donation

A Sufi Garden – Friday May 18th 7 to 9 PM and Saturday May 19th 10 AM to 9 PM – please join us for a wonderful weekend workshop exploring a variety of Sufi lineage streams with some fantastic presenters. We will hear from and practice with Netanel Miles-Yepez, Hallaj Gene Michalenko, Pouria Montazeri, and me… plus maybe one or two other local Sufi teachers… On Saturday, Rahima Jodie will cater a delicious lunch for us. – More info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

My wise and insightful son believes the world will be greatly improved if we all see more beautiful young men singing and dancing like beautiful young women. What do you think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeR2DYTOOEQ

Love, life, light,
Sára

Adam Rippon (OMG)

Dear Community,
Morning bird song is starting to sound like Spring!
Circles are calling!

Saturday, February 17th – Community Zikr – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck
Dinner before Zikr at Mad Greens, 5:30 PM. Join us if you like.

Mondays,
February 19th,
February 26th,
March 5th –
Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM – my house (2727 Alan St, Fort Collins)

Thursday, March 8th – Chant – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins (The Rumi Room at Unity Church) – suggested donation $10

Saturday, March 10th – Fireside Chat with me – Introduction to Sufism: The religion of heart; a message of spiritual liberty – 2 PM to 4 PM – 37016 Soaring Eagle Circle, (far east) Fort Collins – this is part of a series of Fireside Chats being hosted by Jesse Morgaina. For more info, call or text Jesse (970)222-9666 or e-mail her harmoniousheartcounseling@gmail.com

and… upcoming events….

Friday May 18th and Saturday 19th – A Sufi Garden – please join us for a sampling of different Sufi lineage streams with some local Sufi friends and teachers! – Friday evening, 7 to 9 PM and all day Saturday, 10 AM to 9 PM – at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe St, Denver) – Early registration $80 (before May 1st) – Late registration $100 (after May 1st) – We will definitely be joined by Netanel Miles-Yepez, Hallaj Michalenko, Pouria Montazeri and yours truly… other teachers still being finalized… – more info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Thursday June 21st to Sunday June 24th – MeadowFest – an informal campout in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! – pancake breakfast, potluck dinner, ritual, chanting, Dances of Universal Peace, and good time with good people! – More info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

And, for your joy, I share with you part of the playlist in my house earlier this week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Am-BF7ObCI

Blessings and delight,
Sára

riotous roots

Dear Community,
Let’s hear it for Groundhog Day! Hip-hip-HURRAY!! It’s the pivot point between winter and spring… us Pagan folk call it the first day of spring, Imbolc.
Celebration time!

This Thursday, February 1st – Dance of Universal Peace in honor of Imbolc – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins (Unity Church, in the Rumi Room) – $10 suggested donation

Monday, February 5th – Sufi meditation – 9:30 AM – at my house. Come on over. 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins

Monday, February 5th – Celebration of the Urs of Pir-O-Murshid Inayat Khan – at Suhrawardi Gebel’s home in Boulder – 7 PM – Presenters for the evening will include: Pir Netanel Mu’in ad-Din Miles Yepez, Hallaj Michalenko, Suhrawardi Gebel and yours truly – 2142 Jordan Place, Boulder – you are invited to bring a favorite story about Hazrat Pir-O-Murshid Inayat Khan or a way in which you’ve been touched by his teachings

Thursday, February 8th – Chant evening – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins – $10 suggested donation

Monday, February 12th – Sufi meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Wednesday, February 14th and everyday – love and more love… love everyone… all the time.

Saturday, February 17th – Community Zikr – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck

and… upcoming events….

Friday May 18th and Saturday 19th – A Sufi Garden – please join us for a sampling of different Sufi lineage streams with some local Sufi friends and teachers! – Friday evening, 7 to 9 PM and all day Saturday, 10 AM to 9 PM – at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe St, Denver) – Early registration $80 (before May 1st) – Late registration $100 (after May 1st) – We will definitely be joined by Hallaj Michalenko, Pouria Montazeri and yours truly… other teachers still being finalized… – more info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Thursday June 21st to Sunday June 24th – MeadowFest – an informal campout in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! – pancake breakfast, potluck dinner, ritual, chanting, Dances of Universal Peace, and good time with good people! – More info and registration here: http://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Here’s a lovely, nectarous experience of Pir-O-Murshid:

Blessings of the returning light and the quickening seeds!
Sára

zikr tomorrow (and dinner) (and then some)

Dear Community,
Our monthly community Zikr is tomorrow (Saturday, January 20th)!
Please do join us… and if you’d like to meet up with us before Zikr for dinner at Mad Greens, that would be swell.

5:30 PM – Mad Greens (southwest corner Colorado and Buchtel)

7:00 PM – Zikr and dessert potluck – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $10 suggested donation and please bring a snack/treat to share!

then…

Monday, January 22nd – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM (or online)

Monday, January 29th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Thursday, February 1st – Dance of Universal Peace in honor of Imbolc – 7 PM – $10 suggested donation – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins

What a wild world we live in!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lbg-tQ6FJgQ

Blessings in Abundance!
Sára

step right up

Dear Friends,
So many lovely things to do together! 2018 is off and running… singing… dancing… Zikr-ing…

Thursday, January 11th – Chant! – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins – $10 suggested donation

Monday, January 15th – 9:30 AM – ON-LINE MEDITATION – let me know if you want to join us via Zoom

Saturday, January 20th – Zikr – 7 PM – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver – $10 suggested donation and dessert potluck

Monday, January 22nd – 9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation at my house, come on over! – or on-line

Monday, January 29th – 9:30 AM – Sufi Meditation at my house… or on-line

Thursday, February 1st – Dance of Universal Peace – 7 PM – 1401 W Vine, Fort Collins – $10 suggested donation

and… looking further ahead:

May 18th and 19th (Friday evening and Saturday all day and evening) – We’ll be holding a Sufi workshop in Denver – it’ll be sort of a Sufi Sampler with teachers from a few different Sufi lineage streams offering teachings and practices. Mark your calendars… more details soon…

Here’s my latest obsession… you can leave the sound off, watch and enjoy!

Sing with you soon…
Sára

Scheduled Fort Collins Dances

Hi Friends,
I’ve scheduled Dances of Universal Peace in Fort Collins as close as I could swing it to each of the Sabbats (Pagan Wheel of the Year Holy Days) for the year. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us!

All of these are from 7 PM to 9 PM (except during MeadowFest)
All of them are at the Unity Church in Fort Collins, 1401 W Vine Dr (except during MeadowFest)

Thursday, February 1st
Thursday, March 22nd
Sunday, April 29th
During MeadowFest June 21st to 24th
Thursday, August 2nd
Thursday, September 20th
Thursday, November 1st
Thursday, December 20th

It’s like Dance Dance Revolution but with fewer flashing lights.
Singing and moving Toward the One!

TTFN!
Sára

Urs and beyond

Dear Friends,
I’m excited to be with you this evening for a long, gorgeous zikr evening in honor of Rumi’s Urs!
Please join us if you can.

TONIGHT (Saturday, December 16th) – 7:30 PM to 12 AM – Come into this Love: Celebrating Rumi’s Urs – facilitated by Pouria Montazeri and me – At the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe, Denver) –
dessert potluck (bring something yummy to share) – Suggested donation $15 to $50 (as you are able) – Music, poetry, zikr! Alhamdulillah!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1726735397336974/

MONDAY, December 18th – Sufi meditation online – Join me via Zoom if you like – 9:30 AM

MONDAY, December 25th – You’re on your own for meditation – I’ll be doing it on a beach in Florida!

SUNDAY, December 31st – New Year’s Eve Chant! – 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM – in the Rumi Room at Unity Church (1401 W Vine, Fort Collins) – bring a snack/dessert/drink to share! – We’ll welcome in the new year with so much devotional and delightful music! – Suggested donation $15 to $40 (as you wish)

I love this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TprdHpSR8sM

Toward the One!
Sára

gemini

Dear Ones,
A couple last minute announcements…

CHANT this Thursday, December 7th – 7 PM – at Unity Church (1401 W Vine, Fort Collins) – $10 suggested donation

MEDITATION next Monday, December 11th – ONLINE!! – I’ll be in Kansas – join the Zoom link if you like. Let me know if you need it. 9:30 AM MST (10:30 AM CST)

COME INTO THIS LOVE: Rumi Urs Celebration – Saturday, December 16th – 7:30 PM to 12:00 AM – 1939 S Monroe, Denver – more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1726735397336974/

NEW YEAR’S EVE CHANT – Sunday, December 31st – 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM -1401 W Vine, Fort Collins – snack/dessert potluck – $15 to $40 suggested donation

Blessings of the gorgeous moon to you!
Sára

purple

Dear Friends,

I know it’s weird, but there is a CHANT tonight in Fort Collins! 7 PM at Unity Church (1401 W Vine)… suggested donation $10

Then…

Monday, December 4th, Sufi meditation at my house (2727 Alan St, FC), 9:30 AM

NO MEDITATION at my house Monday, December 11th – not sure if I can do an online version… hmmm… I’ll let you know.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16th – Come into this Love: Rumi’s Urs Zikr – 7:30 PM to midnight – Pouria Montazeri and I will facilitate this long, lovely evening with poetry, Sufi teachings, zikr, zikr and more zikr! – Bring a potluck dessert/snack to share (we’ll have a seated circle with treats mid-way through the program) – 1939 S Monroe St, Denver (Rocky Mountain Miracle Center) – Suggested donation $15 to $50 as you are able
Facebook event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1726735397336974/

Monday, December 18th – Sufi meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Here’s a musical treat for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0_eRVroLqs

See you in a circle,
Sára