Programs


A Contemplative Approach to Learning and Teaching Relationships

with Peter Schein

August 20, 2017
Abode of the Message
Come join the Abode for a special workshop by long-time Abode friend, Peter Schein! Some of the best learning and growth happen when students and teachers find themselves in a place of presence, openness and authenticity.  We will explore the cultivation of these existential and contemplative values, and the way they  function to support meaningful educational experience. The workshop […]

Wild Woman Project New Moon Circle – August

with Amanda Salima McCall

August 20, 2017
Abode of the Message - Quddus Meditation Hall
Dear Women, Here is an opportunity to gather for a safe, sacred, and sharing circle.  Salima will lead this circle monthly to provide space for women to be themselves and grow to be their best selves.  Gathering around the ideas of Sisterhood, Respect for the earth, and Co-creation, circles will include Guided Meditation, Sharing, Intention […]

The World of Kabbalah from the Inside

with Eve Ilsen

August 25 - 27, 2017
Abode of the Message
Come celebrate Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, together, visiting the garden of rest and renewal of spirit and body. Within this sacred time and space, we eat, sing, celebrate, tell and hear stories, and reconnect with our own deep places. Our intent in this weekend is to enter—in experience, not merely in theory—the basic structure of […]

Village Visit – August

August 25 - 27, 2017
Abode of the Message
Village Visits are an entry point committed to answering "What is the Abode, an Eco-Sufi Village?"  These Friday through Sunday immersions involve music and dancing, outdoor exploration, Farm(er)2Table meals, mini work projects, Sufi studies, engagement with the elements, Universal Worship, and more! A basic outline by day is: Friday:  arrivals, prayers, dinner, welcome, dancing and/or music Saturday: prayers, […]

Abode Farm Class – Fall Harvests

with Evan Thaler-Null

September 14, 2017
Abode of the Message
Hot days and abundant summer harvests. In this mid-season moment we’ll survey the health, productivity, and characteristics of various crops on the farm. Discussing nutrition, pests and disease, harvesting, pruning, and cultivation we’ll get a sense of the various needs and habits of important farm crops and how we choose the varieties we grow.   […]

Fanna-fi-Allah in Concert!

September 14, 2017
Abode of the Message - Quddus Meditation Hall
FANNA FI ALLAH SUFI QAWWALIFanna-Fi-Allah hold the flame of traditional Sufi Qawwali music, with the blessings of their teachers; some of the greatest masters of the qawwali form in India and Pakistan. The group's founding members have spent over 20 years learning this classical art, which celebrates the great Sufi mystics of old and relishes in the love […]

Healing Ourselves and Our Community: Harmonizing in Retreat

with Dr. Randy Weston and Pir Zia Inayat-Khan

September 22 - 24, 2017
Abode of the Message
In a world of diversity, music is the universal language that can speak to hearts across the distinctions and differences that divide us.  Master Musician Randy Weston speaks the language of not only music but mysticism, influenced by Sufi mystic and musician, Inayat Khan.  Hazrat Inayat Khan's son, Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, founder of the […]

Concert with Master Musician, Dr. Randy Weston in conversation with Pir Zia Inayat-Khan moderated by Fatima Hafiz-Muid, PhD

with Dr. Randy Weston, Pir Zia Inayat-Khan and Fatima Hafiz-Muid, PhD

September 23, 2017
Abode of the Message - Quddus Meditation Hall
If you are interested in the Healers' Retreat only, go to www.theabode.org/healersretreat