Pir Vilayat invoked a beautiful world filled with beautiful people and often underscored that the dervish brings to the world a living God – bringing Reality right into the marketplace!
Today’s world is brimming with clouds all around us and naturally within us as well. The challenge that Pir Vilayat offers is to unleash that Great Spirit found at the depth of our soul in a manner that illuminates us and is shared with the world around us.
This three-day retreat will revisit, celebrate, and apply the teaching of Pir Vilayat – addressing the needs of the young adult entering the world, the mature adult moving through this world, and the older adult making use of the space that is now offered within their life.
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Himayat Inayati, M.S., Th.D., has been studying Hazrat Inayat Khan’s universal Sufism for forty-six years. He worked closely with Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan while serving as International Kefayat of The Sufi Healing Order for twenty years. During that time he created twenty-seven international and national conferences addressing the evolution of spirituality and science in education, healing, and health care. He created The Raphaelite Work ™ – a method of healing and embodied transformational process through presence, inquiry and touch. Himayat has presented the teaching of Hazrat Inayat Khan on spiritual liberty in fourteen different countries. He taught at Season of the Rose 2015 & 2017 and at the Zenith Swiss Alps Camp in 1990 and 2017. Presently he provides two series of on-line classes “Keys To The Divine Treasury – The Early Sufis”, and “The Love, Harmony & Beauty Series” that have participation from six different countries. He founded two schools for the education of children (Rainbow Community School &. Odyssey School). Himayat also guides personal spiritual retreats at Light of the Mountains Retreat Center in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where he resides