Saturday, December 5, 2009
and Sunday, December 6th 10 - 5 each day
"The Essence of Sufism In Our Time" presented by Himayat Inayati
Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Please scroll to the bottom of the page to download a flyer with information on registration.
Participants may register for either, or both, of these weekend events. Although the material will be presented in a somewhat sequential manner, participants can gain a great deal by attending either workshop. Registration is $100 per weekend or $150 for both weekends.
Drawing upon 37 years of Sufi practice as taught by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, Murshid Samuel Lewis, Sheikh Mansur Johnson, by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi and Sheikh al Akbar Ibn al Arabi, Himayat will present the essence of Sufi practice, with special emphasis on fundamental practices that can create a positive impact in your personal as well as in the collective life on the planet. Participants may register for either, or both, of these weekend events. Although the material will be presented in a somewhat sequential manner, participants can gain a great deal by attending either workshop. Himayat has spent years digesting Sufi practice handed down through the past millennium, and presents this work in a truly universal manner, attending specifically to significant personal and collective issues in our time.
Himayat Inayati, Th.D. is a traveler on the path of the heart. He has been a member of the Sufi Order International since 1972, receiving the sacred transmission of Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel Lewis. Himayat was the international head of The Sufi Healing Order for twenty years. He has been a catalytic figure in the on-going dialogue between science, spirituality, and healing – organizing twenty-six conferences in support of this discussion. The founder of The Raphaelite Work, a method of healing and transformational process rooted in Sufism and updated by modern psychology and body work, Himayat has taught mysticism and spirituality in fourteen different countries. He is the founder of Universal Awakening, www.universal-awakening.org. Himayat's teaching is lucid, accessible, and humorous, orienting the ancient mystical teaching of the major world spiritual traditions toward solutions of contemporary issues.
Send registration and address checks to: Universal Awakening, PO Box 17578, Asheville, NC 28816. Contact 828-713-1832.