“True Zikr makes you forget everything but the Beloved” – Hazrat Abu Sa‘īd ibn Abi’l-Khayr, Persia, d. 1049 CE
All new and old friends are warmly invited to join the Seattle Mevlevi Circle This Monday, May 20th at 7:30pm in Ballard as we embark on a new “Zikr of Presence” practice, intended to deepen spiritual intimacy. In remembrance, we will move, chant, sing and whirl through transformative and ecstatic states as a community.
When: This Monday, May 20th at 7:30pm
Where: Ballard Oddfellows Hall (1706 NW Market Street 98107)
Who: Friends of all faiths and skill level are warmly welcome into our circle! Please come. These are healing prayer practices, we invite you to participate as you are able.
Dress: Please dress comfortably for movement, with thick socks or turn shoes for moving/whirling on a wood floor. (Mevlevi Semazens: please wear your zikr garments.)
Questions: Contact Suleyman Scott at 206.784.1532.
Cost: We invite a love offering/donation to help with the cost of hall rental.
The Mevlevi Order of America offers cultural programs, open workshops, and public presentations in the spirit of inclusion, equality and love, under the inspiration of Suleyman Hayati Dede, and the guidance of his son and successor Postneshin Jelaleddin Loras. Read more at Hayatidede.org.
Peace and Blessings Unto You