Articles 2017-01-29T15:59:51-05:00

A Door Held Open Wide

Matthew Wright from the Threshold West Park NY circle reflects on the Mevlevi path and how we can live a spiritual life beyond labels and dogma.

June 28th, 2019|

Be Humble in Love; Be Bold in Loving

Hz. Abul Hasan Kharaqani, Kars Sooner or later those who travel the path of God will encounter a series of questions related to the very existence of the "self." What began as a [...]

April 20th, 2019|

Unfold the Wings of your Essence

In the State of True Friendship: Shams & Mevlana A recent sohbet with Shaikh Kabir & Camille Ana Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem Kabir Dede: This is the day that Hazreti Shams first came to Konya. In [...]

December 13th, 2018|

Eighteen Stages of Service

Eighteen Stages of Service[1] The soul of the Mevlevi Dergah (training center) is the kitchen (matbah). In the kitchen, the Head Cook Dede (Ashchi Dede; Ser-tabbah),[2] the Cauldron Dede (Kazanci Dede), the Internal Affairs Dervish, [...]

September 5th, 2018|

The Coherence of Our Souls

~ Shaikh Kabir Helminski The Essence of Our Practice We place a great emphasis on being—the quality of attention and presence that we practice. Being is our capacity to be awake with full attention and [...]

September 1st, 2018|

Listening

A talk offered by Camille for the launch, “Listen! Feminine Wisdom,” 2018 Festival of Faiths.

February 28th, 2018|