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2016  
November  
10 - 13 Samark Sesshin
Zen & Zikr
From Thursday evening dinner until Sunday, late 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 early.
Click here for more info (DE
German spoken
    
18 The Little Sufi Prince (Utrecht, Netherlands)
Lecture on the Little Prince, seen through the eyes of Sufism
Lecture in Dutch: De Kleine Soefi-Prins.
Theosofische Vereniging, Kruisstraat 307, Utrecht NL 
Dutch spoken 
    
25 - 27  Winter Weekend De Weyst (Area Einhoven, Netherlands)
The Heart of Compassion
Sufis want to travel to the heart, Buddhists to the other shore. In compassion these two paths meet and join hands in the realization that learning about your deeper self can help you to also help others.
Dutch spoken 
December  
03 - 04

Dance Weekend Stroud (England)
The Heart of Compassion
Come join us for a weekend of Dances of Universal Peace, focusing on the Sufi & Buddhist paths. Sufis want to travel to the heart, Buddhists to the other shore. In compassion these two paths meet and join hands in the realization that learning about your deeper self can help you to also help others. In a mix of Sufi and Buddhist teachings, Wali & Ariënne will open some pathways to the heart and offer a raft for reaching the other shore together. More info (EN)
Contact Neesa 
      

15 - 18 

Sufi & Buddhist Retreat EIAB (Waldbröl, Germany)
The Heart of Compassion
with Wali & Ariënne and Bi Nghiem (Sister Ingrid)
Sufis want to travel to the heart, Buddhists to the other shore. In compassion these two paths meet and join hands in the realization that learning about your deeper self can help you to also help others.
In a mix of Sufi and Buddhist teachings, Wali & Ariënne will open some pathways to the heart and offer a raft for reaching the other shore together. They will be using the Dances of Universal Peace (a form of spiritual dance or body prayer, mixed with walking meditation with the participants singing the mantras themselves), Dharma Talk, Storytelling, Chanting and Spiritual Walks. 
As this retreat will be in EIAB, the monastery of Thich Nhat Hanh and his disciples, we will partly follow the daily routine of the monastery and its sisters and brothers. We will mix this experience with the teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan  .
The retreat is donation based, according to the Buddhist principle of dana. 
Participants pay for their stay in EIAB. Honoraria is dana (self-chosen free gift)
Click here for more info. Registration: EIAB 
      

28 - Jan 01, 2017 

Samark Silvester Celebration
From Wednesday dinner until January 1st, late lunch
Retreat and celebration to look back in gratitude for what 2016 has brought us and to look forward
to unfolding of some of our next steps in life in 2017.
On New Year's morning, we'll dance the Aramaic Lord's Prayer to welcome the New Year.
Depending on the participants, the Retreat will be German or English/German spoken. 
Click here for more info in German or English
NB: Single room are already taken.     


 

2017  

February  
Feb 25 - March 4 Samark Winter Retreat (Khankah Samark)
The Art of Prayer
After many retreats on the Prayers of Hazrat Inayat Khan, we now let the Gitas of Hazrat Inayat Khan with Murshid SAM's commentary and other writings guide us to deeper understanding of prayer as such. We also will focus on some of the well-known prayers in the Dances.
With Dances of Universal Peace, Storytelling, Sesshin, Feedback sessions, Guitar classes in the afternoon with Arjuna etc.
Click for more info (EN or DE)
English/German spoken
March  
17 - 18  Weekend Bremen
Gib Nahrung unserem Körper, unserem Herzen, unserer Seele
Our yearly short Sufi and Dance weekend retreat in Bremen.
Click for more info (DE)
Contact Renate at E-mail
German spoken.
April  
6 - 9   The Art of Dance Leading (Khankah Samark)
Return Again
Return weekend for the participants of the Dance Training 2015/16.
Depending on the subscription of the training group, there may be a few open places for other students on the Dance Path.
Please E-mail us for more info. English/German spoken
      
13 - 16 Russian Spring Retreat (Moscow, Russia)
Theme to be announced
After many years leading this Retreat in Saratov, we now return to Russia's capital for a residential retreat outside of Moscow.
An ideal way for non-Russians to experience the beauty & flavor of the Russian Dance circles.
Contact Marina Kamila Savelyana at E-mail
English spoken with Russian translation
May  
6 Dance Day Dublin (Ireland)
Health & Healing
This year, we'll dedicate our yearly dance day in Dublin to Inayat Khan's and Murshid SAM's writing on Health & Healing.
Contact Zahira Noor at E-mail
    
11 - 14 Guitar Weekend (Khankah Samark)
With Wali and Arjuna
Guitar weekend for techniques and attunement to accompanying the Dances of Universal Peace.
June  
2 - 5         Samark Pentecost Retreat (Khankah Samark)
Give sustenance to our bodies, hearts and souls
Friday 18:00 - Monday late lunch
As in previous years, we dedicate the Pentecost Retreat to a line of one of the Prayers of Hazrat Inayat Khan. By focusing on this line from Saum, we hope to receive provision for our daily life.
For more info, click here (EN or DE)
English/German spoken
    
24 - July 1

Ruhaniat Summer School (Proitzer Mühle, Germany)
Annual gathering of the EU Sufi family with EU Sufi teachers.
Special guest: Tasnim Fernandez
English/German spoken

August  
5 - 12   Samark Summer Week (Khankah Samark)
The seven Advices of Rumi
This Samark Summer Week, we will focus on Rumi's ‘Seven Advices'. These connect our inner being with our outer behavior and are excellent tools to work with, also outside this retreat. With DUP, stories and poetry, chanting and practices, Sesshin, a possible visit to EIAB, zikr and ritual. By sharing, we will deepen each of the advices.
NB: Please register very early, as in previous years this week already filled up in January. 
English/German spoken 
September  
7 - 10     Sufi Year Group (Khankah Samark)
The Sufi Path of Love and Understanding
In this first weekend of a series of 5 on the Sufi Path, we will explore some of the main themes of classical and universal Sufism. Through the Sufi psychology of the nafs (ego), we will work with our own inner being, trying to find our way ‘toward the One'. The first weekend is open for all, depending on availability. The other weekends only for those who subscribe to the whole series.
The next weekend is on October 19 - 22, 2017.
Dates for 2018: April 12 - 15; June 7 - 10 and September 6 - 9.
Click here for more info in EN or DE 
English/German spoken   
    
23 - 24 Dance Weekend Hamburg (Germany)
Send us the Peace 
Yoga Centrum Hamburg. 
Contact Heinz Scheffler German spoken     
October  
1 - 8    Samark Harvest Week (Khankah Samark)
Harvest what you can.
Sunday dinner - Saturday breakfast
This week, we will make the garden and garden furniture winter-ready and - depending on the weather - harvest and process the fruit from the orchard. We offer free food and lodging & morning practices (dana is accepted). The dances and other activities in the evening activities will be led by us and by the participants of this week.
Open for up to eight people.
Please E-mail us for more details.    
    
12 - 15     Sufi & Buddhist Retreat EIAB (Waldbröl, Germany)
The Heart of compassion
With Wali & Ariënne and Bi Nghiem (Sister Ingrid)
We will partly follow the daily routine of the monastery and its sisters and brothers. We will mix this experience with the teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan & Murshid SAM, who was both Suif and Zen Master. Participants pay for their stay in EIAB. Honoraria is dana (self-chosen donation).
Registration: E-mail  German spoken
      
19 - 22   The Sufi Path of Love and Understanding (Khankah Samark)
Second weekend of a series of 5.
Only open for participants to the whole series.
November  
23 - 26   Samark Sesshin (Khankah Samark)
Zen & Zikr
From Thursday evening dinner until Sunday, late lunch.   
In a Sesshin, we alternate dancing with meditating. To further the inner process, part of the weekend will be in silence.
German spoken
December  
2 -3 Dance Weekend Stroud (England)
English spoken
Contact Neesa Copple  
    
8 - 10   De Weyst Winter Weekend (Handel, Eindhoven area, Netherlands)
The Art of Remembrance
Our yearly Winter Weekend in the Netherlands
Dutch spoken
 
    
Dec. 28 - Jan 1   Silvester Celebration (Khankah Samark)
New Year Retreat & Celebration
From Thursday dinner until Jan. 1st, late lunch. Retreat and celebration to look back in gratitude for what 2017 has brought us and to look forward to unfolding of some of our next steps in life in 2018. 
German or English/German spoken.         

      
PDF of Khankah Samark Program 2017  (EN or DE)
See also our preliminary program for 2017 (English only)

For all events at Khankah Samark:
You secure your place with a down payment of € 50,= (€ 90 for single room) for weekends
or € 100,= (€ 190,= for single room) for week events.
Single rooms are best guaranteed by a very early downpayment (see below).
Please also check out our cancellation policy (see below).

Down Payment / Anzahlung / Reserveren

Cancellation Policy / Rücktrittsbedingungen / annuleringsvoorwaarden
 

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