Monthly Essential Practices of Mevlevi Spirituality for 2019

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January theme: Awakened Being is attention guided by the Heart in everyday life. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

February theme: Character is the spiritually infused balance of Love and Intelligence. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

March theme: This is the work of the heart, not the work of the head. ~Shams

April theme: The natural state of the human being is worship. The human needs God as the garden needs spring. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

May theme: Leave opinions and blame; be an objective witness, and serve in love. ~Shaikh Kabir Helminski

June theme: Patience is consent to the present moment; patience is crowned with faith. ~Shaikh Kabir Helminski

July theme: Be cleansed of shallow idolatries; affirm the Real. Ya Haqq. ~Shaikh Kabir Helminski

August theme: Practice submission to your higher self, and mastery over the impulses of your lower self. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

July theme: Be cleansed of shallow idolatries; affirm the Real. Ya Haqq. ~Shaikh Kabir Helminski

September Theme: The false self (nafs) will never be satisfied; so strive with God to be near Him. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

October theme: Begin with contentment (Rida); then follow the Heart. ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

November theme: Wash your hands of the cheap metals of existence like those who matured, so that you may find the philosophers’ stone of love and be gold yourself… ~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski

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