We follow the principle that "there are as many ways to God as there are human souls." We move in two directions: horizontally outward to embrace wider and wider visions of community among all beings, and vertically toward the heights of Divine Awareness and the depths of Inner Reality (which are one and the same). Friends within our community walk many paths: traditional and modern Sufism, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, the Red Road of the Native Americans, and more. Our common thread is participation in Divine Reality, the living landscape of the soul and spirit, which includes this beautiful Earth and all authentic sacred paths. Everyone welcome!
Sufism is both the mystical inner tradition of Islam and the aquifer of spiritual depth that exists beneath the surface of life, taking different forms in different times, places and cultures.The dervish, or Sufi student, is a door between the worlds - the inner and the outer, the seen and the Unseen, the self and the Self. Inshallah (God willing), our Center is also such a doorway.
Friday, December 16, 7:00 p.m. This month: Pow Wow Highway. A spiritual seeker and a passionate activist together on a road trip, both serious and funny. As always, it's accompanied by delicious popcorn and followed by a bit of discussion. (Movie night happens once a month on a Friday evening.)
Mellow evening of sacred songs and prayers, deep and gentle conversation, hot drinks and snacks. Bring what's in your heart to share! Holy Light and Sacred Dark from Judaism, Christianity, Islam and more. We accidentally discovered that people like this gathering, so it has become a tradition. All welcome.
Wednesday Nur Ashki Jerrahi Zikr, Thursday Ruhaniat Zikr and Dervish Class, both at 7:00 p.m. No Dances of Universal Peace & Potluck this month as the 4th Sunday falls on Christmas. We'll resume in January!
"What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrong of the injured." "You will be with those you love." - the Prophet Muhammad, upon him be peace. Handouts of hadith and Qur'an quotes of peace, love, justice and beauty available by request.