Khalil Mark Elliott of Ashland will lead an evening of Dances of Universal Peace in Salem on Thursday, March 16, at 7:00 pm at the Unitarian church, 5090 Center St. NE, Salem and in Eugene on Friday, March 17, at 7:30 pm at the Eugene Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx Street. Khalil is a Khalif in the Sufi Ruhaniat International currently working with Pir Shabda Kahn. Khalil started and is the center leader for Ashland Sufi Heart Circle and leads Dance and Zikr meetings, workshops and retreats, and works with Sufi students and dance mentees. The evening will include meditative and dynamic dances. All are welcome! Please note that masks are required at the Eugene dance.
Portland Community Zikr Every 3rd Saturday
The 3rd Saturday of each month the Portland Sufi community and NWSC will host an evening of Zikr and Sufi practice.
Please join us in praise of the One. All are welcome.
Multnomah Friends Meeting Hall , 4312 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
Doors will open at 6:30, Zikr begins at 7:00
The mystic on the spiritual path perseveres in wiping out this false ego as much as he can, by meditation, by concentration, by prayer, by study, by everything he does. His one aim is to wipe out so much, that one day reality, which is always there buried under the false ego, may manifest. And by calling on the Name of God, in the form of prayer, or in zikr, or in any other form, what the mystic does is to awaken the spirit of the real ego in order that it may manifest. It is just like a spring which rises out of the rock and which, as soon as the water has gained power and strength, breaks even through stone and becomes a stream. So it is with the divine spark in man. – Pir-of-Murshid Hazarat Inayat Khan
Journey of the Heart
The Mevlevi Order of America presents a workshop and zikr evening on March 7, 2020 with our founder and spiritual guide, Jelaleddin Loras from Turkey. We are blessed to have him guide us through traditional dervish practices from 10 – 4:30 at 233 NE Billingher Drive, Portland, OR. We will share in prayer, heart clearing, moving and listening in an intimate setting. A light lunch will be served. $65 registration can be sent to MOA, PO Box 2376 White Salmon, WA 98672 Layered clothing and socks are recommended.
The evening program of Zikr (Remembrance of the Divine) will begin at the same location at 7:30pm. Come empty yourself into the Ocean of Love. Students and Seniors $10, General $15.
All are warmly welcomed, no experience necessary.
Crossing the Threshold
Workshop with Mariam Baker
Circle of Roses Mevlevi Immersion
Season of the Rose: Essentials of the Sufi Path
June 26 @ 3:00 pm – July 1 @ 1:00 pm
$198 – $975 Three and five-day options available.
Young adult rates and scholarships by request!
Early Bird Discounts Through Friday, May 10th!
This year’s Season of the Rose: Sufi Summer School will be held in Portland, Oregon, returning to the beautiful campus of Lewis & Clark College.
All are invited to join us as we continue our exploration of the Essentials of the Sufi Path, including themes of breath, light, beauty, guidance, manner, meditation, poetry, music, zikr and the nature of Reality.
We will gather together for large group sessions, as well as in smaller groups, each day, and for suhbat & zikr each night.
Faculty include Pir Zia Inayat-Khan, Devi Tide, Gayan Macher, Tasnim Hermila Fernandez, Deepa Gulrukh Patel, Jacob Ellenberg, and Special Guest Cheikh Sufi of the Mouridiyya Order of Sufis.
For more information about the presenters see https://inayatiorder.org/event/season-of-the-rose-essentials-of-the-sufi-path/
Season of the Rose is open to all and we hope that you will join us!
The Sufi Path of Love: Pir Netanel Miles-Yepez March 23, 2019
Mevlevi Order events for spring
Welcoming everyone to join us in our practice this year!
Events will be posted in the calendar as they are closer.
Saturday, March 2, 2019, Prayers of Forgiveness, TaborSpace Muir Hall, 6:30-9 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, 2019, Movie Night with Baba Aziz, TaborSpace Muir Hall, 6:30-9 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 2019, (4th Annual) Dessert Concert, TaborSpace The Annex,6:30-9 p.m.
Sunday, June 23, 2019, Sema,
Sema Ceremony December 2018
In celebration of the Urs of Jelaleddin Rumi, The Mevlevi Order of America is hosting the Sema Ceremony of the Whirling Dervishes on December 16, 2018 at the New Expressive Works (NEW) studio at 3:30pm. 810 SE Belmont, enter on the south side of the WYSE Building and allow time to find street parking.
The seating is limited in this intimate setting so advanced tickets ($15) are recommended through brown paper tickets https://bpt.me/3738982.
$20 at the door, or $10 with student and senior ID (call to reserve a discount seat 808 347-0731). Doors will open at 3pm. You might want a cushion for bleacher seating.
Please join the NW master musicians and dervishes in this mystical expression of Love.