SufiPaths.net ... serving California's Bay Area, Sonoma County, and the region" There is one Path the annihilation of the false ego in the Real, which raises the mortal to immortality, in which resides all perfection." -- Hazrat Inayat Khan
Pir Shabda Kahn at Mendocino Sufi Camp 2007, Part 2: Click here to download as one MP3 file (11 mB). Then you can just "open" the file and your computer should start playing it. Or click here to download ten separate tracks in a "Zip file" (11 mB) to make your own CDs. Most computers will be able to automatically expand this Zip file into a bunch of smaller files when you click on it. Then can use any CD creator software to burn them onto a couple of blank CD's.
A FEW SUFI ARTISTS' OFFERINGS
A unique Sufi Shopping opportunity: art for sale by Anna Armaiti at
"Divine Laughter Studio".
"Shirts, cards, mugs and more ... I also have a section called "In Memory of Sheikh Ishaq" with a calendar and other pieces dedicated to him. Winged heart designs of different kinds, Sufi themed still life with tashbi and message volumes, Aum mandalas, Hindu gods and goddesses, whirling dervish designs and more. Take a look.
Also view or shop Fatima Lassar's Art here.
WEB LINKSInternational Network for the Dances of Universal Peace
Dances of Universal Peace North America
The Federation of the Sufi Message
The SufiOrder International / Local branch
The Sufi Movement International / U.S. Web Site
The Sufi Ruhaniat International / Local branch / San Francisco Center: Khankah SAM.
(Web links for local sufi teachers and leaders are here. More regional web sites here) Keep in touch by joining our Bay Area Sufi e-mail announcement lists
Golden Gate Sufi Circle is the Bay Area council of the Sufi Ruhaniat International. Web site information includes the great Mendocino Sufi Camp and regional camp-outs.
The Sufi Choir, active mostly in the seventies with Allaudin Mathieu directing and composing, was a direct manifestation of Murshid SAM's legacy. (The music was on vinyl, but a CD is available; follow the above link.) Then from 1994 until 2005, the tradition was carried on by The New Sufi Choir, performing music of Allaudin and many new pieces, mostly originals, and releasing a couple of CDs also. (Hear samples here).
"Toward peace through the wisdom of the native Middle Eastern traditions" ...
The Abwoon Study Circle is led by Neil Douglas-Klotz (Murshid Saadi).
Mevlevi Order of America events (the order headed by Postneshin Sheikh Jelaluddin Loras). The Bay Area has regular gatherings in several locations for zikr and training in the “turning”, the Mevlevi Sema, in the tradition of Jelaluddin Rumi.
Gnosis Magazine articles on traditional Sufism as a path toward knowing the self. Sufism's Many Paths by Dr. Alan Godlas, University of Georgia about sufism, sufis and sufi orders world-wide
Religions Home Page "Information and links for study and interpretation of religions."
TowardtheOne.com is a regional Sufi site out of Texas with a lot of content that's of general interest. Check out great links, the brief descriptions of the different Sufi orders, the prayers of Hazrat Inayat Khan, and the writings of Murshid Shamcher Beorse.
Serving the Guest -- a Sufi Cookbook and Art Gallery, with beautifully illustrated sections including The Source of all Sustenance, Generosity, Food for Remembrance, the Many Flavors of Sufism, Prayers for the Meal, Tales of Hospitality and Celebration, and a collection of recipes from all over the Islamic world.Lama Foundation, near Taos NM, has been a focus of spiritual life for many of our brothers and sisters for many years. Lama has a full program of activities and is the burial place of Murshid Samuel L. Lewis.
Southwest Sufi Community, near Silver City New Mexico: the events and the growing community
The Abode of the Message, a Sufi spiritual community in upstate New York, offers many diverse camps, seminars and events.
OnenessProject.com, a major supporter of the Dances of Universal Peace, PeaceWorks Inc., and other groups that are carrying the vision of Murshid Samuel Lewis: to "Eat, dance and pray together". For the last nine years ONEness has been organizing and promoting Dance circles and events around the U.S., predominately in the West. One goal (among many) for the ONEness Project is the establishment of a retreat/community facility dedicated primarily to the Dances.
in Recovery e-
mail list -- topics of interest for those following the Sufi path who have
found their own
sobriety to be a primary issue in their spiritual unfoldment.
PHOTOS FROM THE SUFI SESSHIN AND
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from the Netherlands