Blessings of these holy days to you! Darkness, light, endings, beginnings, solitude and friendship.
You are welcome to honor the sacredness of each day and night in these online gatherings, singing, praying, learning, growing, deepening and attuning the omnipresent Mystery.
Tomorrow, Saturday, December 19th – Zikr – lots of music, maybe some movement, poetry, Sufi teachings, wazifa practice…remembering the Beloved within – 7 PM MST (2 AM Sunday UTC) – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
Monday, December 21st (YULE!) – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM MST (4:30 PM UTC) – I don’t really recommend the Beautiful Name of God for this week…but it will be a more pleasant one next week and you’re welcome to join us any Monday that works for you… https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
Thursday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) – Gathas Class – 7 PM MST (2 AM Friday UTC) – reading Pir-O-Murshid Inayat Khan’s teachings on a variety of subjects. We always include a bit of music and wazifa…bring a doughnut for your own enjoyment! – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
Friday, December 25th (Christmas) – Aramaic Lord’s Prayer – 7 PM MST (2 AM Saturday UTC) – Join us for a mystical attunement to this cornerstone prayer of Christianity. Music, body prayer, symbolic hand washing… – if you wish, plan to be in a physical space where you can do a bowing practice on the floor. You are also welcome to have the following ritual supplies with you: a loaf/slice/piece of bread (or a cookie, or cake, or a doughnut…something like “bread”), a large empty basin, a pitcher of warm/hot water, a hand towel… – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
Monday, December 28th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM (4:30 PM UTC)
Thursday, December 31st – Gathas…hmm…do you want a Gathas class this evening?
Friday, December 1st – Chant, Dance, Pray…and inter-faith beginning to 2021 – 7 PM MST (2 AM Saturday UTC) – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
EVERY SINGLE DAY: Noon Prayers on Zoom – 15 minutes of prayer, breath practice, melodic zikr… – 12 PM MST (7 PM UTC) – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/505295922?pwd=ZVY2WmpVZURjdCtmVUFZdU1iRFpsQT09
Sometimes random time-wasters show up and I’m grateful. Not that any of us have time to waste…so think of this as a wise investment of your attention, creating something fun, beautiful, and meditative: https://nathanfriend.io/inspirograph/
Blessings of great love to each of you!