Monthly Essential Practices of Mevlevi Spirituality for 2019

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 [...]

Monthly Essential Practices of Mevlevi Spirituality for 2018

January theme: "Mercy" (Rahim) is the grace that allows us to connect with the Divine in every circumstance of life. February theme: Disengage from the ego realm; enter the Reality of the Sacred. Whether in worship or in the ordinary acts of life, contemplate the Divine Beloved. March theme: In order to become human, we [...]

Monthly Essential Practices of Mevlevi Spirituality for 2017

January theme: Through constant remembrance of God is negligence (Ghaflah) dispelled. ~Imam Ali (AS) February theme: A Sufi is not a real Sufi until he (or she) feels a responsibility for all humanity. ~Sulami (10th Century) March theme: The courtesy (adab) of the gnostic (arif) is above any other courtesy, because his or her gnosis [...]

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