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Activities / Agenda / Veranstaltungen

2014
 
September  
12 - 14  Sufi Weekend (Khankah Samark, Germany)  The Inner Life
We start on Friday with dinner and end Sunday with a late lunch
In this third Sufi weekend in Khankah Samark, we'll explore Inayat Khan's writings on the inner life and SAM's commentary.
German or German/English spoken
October  

3 - 5

 

Baltic Dance Weekend (Riga, Latvia) 
After two years we are back in the Baltics for a weekend of Dances.
Contact Bashiran     
November  

13 - 16

Sesshin: Movement & Rest
From Thursday evening meal till Sunday lunch
In a Sesshin, we alternate dancing with meditating. We opt for a longer weekend, so all can really get into the rhythm of a Sesshin. A wonderful way to go deeper inside and let the dances do their inner work. To further the inner process, part of the weekend will be in silence. Be sure to register in time, as the two previous Sesshins filled up very early.
German spoken
    
28 - 30 Winter Weekend De Weyst (Eindhoven area, the Netherlands)
Theme to be announced
Dutch spoken
December  
6- 7 Dance Weekend Stroud (England, Bristol area)
The Inner Journey. For more info, click here.
Contract Neesa Copple E-mail
   
28 - Jan 1st New Year Retreat & Celebration (Khankah Samark, Germany)
The event will start on Sunday the 28th with dinner and will end on Jan. 1st with a late lunch.
Retreat and celebration to look back in gratitude for what 2014 has brought us and to look forward to unfolding of some of our next steps in life in 2015.
Depending on the participants, the Retreat will be German or English/German spoken.         

 

2015

 
Feb. 28 - March 7
 
EU Winter Retreat at Khankah Samark
The Inner Call
In this retreat, we will concentrate on inspiration from the voice within, or, as Inayat Khan has it, the ‘Spirit of Guidance'. This inner voice may come to us in dreams, as a flash, in meditation, out of the blue or any other way.
But when do we hear this Spirit of Guidance? Where is the thin line between inspiration and the ego speaking? We will let the examples of our ancestors like Noor-u-Nissa Inayat Khan (HIK's oldest child who was killed in WW II), Murshid SAM (‘Is this inspiration or your ego speaking?') and Hazrat Inayat Khan inspire us. We will try and adapt their examples for implementation in our daily lives.
With Dances of Universal Peace, storytelling, Sesshin, Feedback sessions and guitar classes in the afternoon etc. etc. English/German spoken. Please book soon, as the previous Winter Retreats had a waiting list.
21 Rumi and Jesus
La Verna, Derkinderenstraat 82, Amsterdam, NL
Dance day, focusing on the teachings of Jesus and Rumi.
La Verna info@laverna.nl  www.laverna.nl
Dutch spoken

26 - 29 Russian Spring Retreat (Saratov, Volga Area)
Like previous years, we will visit Saratov and its flourishing Dance & Music Circle for a residential retreat.
Contact Konstantin  kostya80@gmail.com
April  
17 - 18 Dance & Sufi Weekend Bremen (Germany) The Seal of the Message
This short weekend focuses through the Dances on the prayer Khatum of Hazrat Inayat Khan.
Contact Renate reneu@arcor.de German spoken
23 - 26 The Art of Dancing & Dance Leading
First of 6 weekends of our new training program for beginning and advanced dancers & dance leaders. The first weekend will be open for all, the other weekends only for participants of the whole program.
Please mail us or check our website for more info.  
May  
22 - 25   Pentecost Retreat (Khankah Samark, Germany)
Send us the Peace
Friday 18:00 - Monday late lunch
Like in 2014, we again let a phrase from one of Inayat Khan's prayers guide us through the Pentecost Retreat. This phrase will lead us to the theme of working for peace within and around us.
English/German spoken
June  
4 - 7     The Art of Dancing & Dance Leading
Second weekend of our new training program. Open for participants of the whole program.
Please mail us or check our website for more info.  

27 - July 4 EU Summer School (Proitzer Mühle, Germany)
Annual gathering of the EU Sufi family with EU Sufi teachers. See http://ruhaniateurope.org/
July  
18 - 25 Samark Summer Week (Khankah Samark, Germany)
The Art of Healthy Living
From dinner on Saturday to breakfast the next Saturday
Using the insight of Inayat Khan and Murshid SAM on Healing and Health, we set course towards a healthy way of living. This includes giving our body, hearts and minds the space they need. We will focus on DUP, also using stories and poetry, chanting and practices, zikr and ritual. By sharing, we will deepen the theme per day. Please book soon if you are interested, as the Summer Week had a waiting list.
English / German spoken.
August  
22 - 29   Samark MIR Retreat (Khankah Samark, Germany)
The Call of the Dervish
From dinner on Saturday to breakfast the next Saturday
Using Rumi's poetry, we will distill from his teachings every day a next step to bring us closer to our spiritual self and so to the Divine. As usual, we will focus on DUP, also using stories and poetry, chanting and practices, zikr and ritual. Non-Russian participants can apply
English / Russian spoken.
September  
24 - 27 Samark Sufi Weekend (Khankah Samark, Germany)
The Perfection of the Heart
We start on Friday with dinner and end Sunday with a late lunch.
Perfecting the Heart is central to Sufi teachings.
We will work from Murshid SAM's paper on this theme and beyond. German or German/English spoken
October  
08 - 11     The Art of Dancing & Dance Leading
Third weekend of our new training program. Open for participants of the whole program. Please mail us or check our website for more info. Dates for 2016: March 17 - 20, May 12 - 15, June 09 - 12.

23 - 4 Nov. Sahara Pilgrimage
The Perfume of the Desert
WAITING LIST
November  
19 - 21       Sesshin Zen & Zikr
In a Sesshin, we alternate dancing with meditating. We opt for a longer weekend, so all can really get into the rhythm of a Sesshin. A wonderful way to go deeper inside and let the dances do their inner work. To further the inner process, part of the weekend will be in silence. Be sure to register in time, as the two previous Sesshins filled up very early. German spoken

27 - 29 Winter Weekend De Weyst (Eindhoven area, the Netherlands)
Cultivating the Heart
Cultivating the heart is central to the teachings of Murshid SAM and thus of his contribution to inner and outer peace, the Dances of Universal Peace.
Dutch spoken
December  
28 - Jan. 1st       Samark Sylvester Retreat (Khankah Samark, Germany)
New Year Retreat & Celebration

From Sunday dinner until Jan. 1st, late lunch.
Retreat and celebration to look back in gratitude for what 2014 has brought us and to look forward to unfolding of some of our next steps in life in 2015.
Depending on the participants, the Retreat will be German or English/German spoken.

  
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