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  • Abode Village View – Week of 2/19

    "The sun, air, water, space, and fertile soil are necessary for the rose to bloom; intelligence, inspiration, love, a wide outlook, and guidance are required for the soul to unfold." - Hazrat Inayat Khan...

  • Abode Village View – Week of 2/12

    "The lover who leans upon the beloved's response, his love is like the flame that needs oil to live; but the lover who stands on his own feet, is like the lantern of the sun that burns without oil." - Hazrat Inayat Khan...

  • Abode Village View – Month of February

    Welcome to February. January, we hardly knew ye -- except for the snowy and shivering part, which we knew all too well. As we pass midwinter, we are deep into our budgeting and planning for the year. We are faced with an annual, existential question: how do we plug the budget gap that we face? This is not a new question, of course, as the Abode has long been financially unpredictable....

  • Abode Village View – Week of 1/29

    Murshid’s Urs celebration will take place on the 4th of February. We invite you to honor the passing of a great master and messenger of the divine. The celebration will include prayers, music, readings, and a film. All are welcome to join Aimee, Attar, Gayatri, Maria Cristina, Rehan, Salima, Sarfaraz, Shakur, Wahid, Yaqin and other celebrants leading the program....

  • Abode Village View – Week of 1/22

    As winter expresses itself and moves forward into the first hints of spring, we've had the joy of visits from many friends. The year of 2017 concluded with a wonderful retreat with Aziza Scott and Yaqin Aubert. We were joined by many, near and far, and the Livestream option was well utilized....

  • Abode Village View – Week of 1/15

    The cold and snowy weather of recent weeks has given way to a welcome respite of warmth and rays of sun. Come join us for a class, program, or meal at the Abode!...

  • Abode Village View – Month of January

    2018 finds us a little more than half way between celebrating the Abode’s 40th anniversary and contemplating its 45th. I have of late begun to have my doubts as to the ability of the Abode to continue, and whether we will see 45 years....

  • Abode Village View – Week of 1/1

    Happy New Year! January is a quiet month at the Abode, with no programs and many good friends flown off to warmer places. We take this time to reflect on the year behind us (one full of changes), and grow our ideas for the year to come. On the 21st, more than a dozen Abodians met up with Stable Gate Dharma Collective for an evening of food, teachings and celebrating the return of the light....

  • Abode Village View – Week of 12/25

    Dear Friends, From the hills, streams, paths, and trees at the Abode, Happy Holidays!...

Photo: Hilary Benas