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“The pen was rushing along, writing,but when it came to Love it broke in half.”
“Love created the soul of this world out of nothing”
Mawlana Rumi on The Night of Power – Ramadan
just like the Night of Power,
is hidden amidst the other nights
So that the soul
will go on seeking every night.
Oh young one,
not every night is the Night of Power
not every night
is bereft of the Night of Power
Here is the grace of God.
hidden in plain sight.
We find God.
whenever we seek.
God says through Muhammad:
It is the seeking
that makes every night
Night of Power.
We stand knee deep in the ocean
lips on the waves
Dying of thirst.
A unique opportunity to delve into the world of Mawlana Rumi and discuss with renowned scholars his wisdom, the Sufi path and enjoy music of the soul. Film screening and other activities also slated. Registration still open, what a great opportunity to learn and imbibe with scholars. Registration and details on http://www.alqaria.org/?p=3087 and email of Alqueria de Rosales Campus <firstname.lastname@example.org> for inquiries.
Topics include but not limited to
- Introduction: Mawlānā, his times, works and legacy; poetry; Islam and Sufism.
- The Inside Story: Reality, the nature, purpose and meaning of human existence.
- Learning Wisdom: observing, reflecting and learning from this world.
- Wayfarers’ Provisions; Remembrance, Uprightness, Fear, Hope, Knowledge.
- The Stages of the Path: from Repentance to Transcendence
- Film screening on Sufism (focused on Mawlana Rumi)
- Reading from Fihi Ma Fihi.
- Showing of photographs of authentic Mevlevi semas
- Discussion about sema and meanings of clothes worn, music and movements
Coming up soon July 20-25 in southern Spain
A special time with Mawlana Rumi scholars and experts this summer
http://www.alqaria.org/?p=3087 for full details on program