Village View – Week of May 2

Village View – Week of May 2

On a blue gradient background, a figure sits in a meditative position on the far left; their hair flows upward, full of stars. Text to the right of them reads, "Rest of mind is as necessary as rest of body, and yet we always keep the former in action." Below is the attribution, "Hazrat Inayat Khan [line break] Bowl of Saqi - May 4"

Message Class

Thursday, May 6 | 7:00 PM ET


This week Shakur continues on last week’s theme: Being one with life. You are here! Present! Now! You summon hope when you are Present.


Awareness is within and part of you. Our presence lets our life take care of ourselves. This is a creative space and makes optimism possible and activated. Awareness makes all of this possible.


All are welcome to join in the class!


Weekly Message Classes are free and open to all; held via Zoom on Thursdays with password: 119393

A black background with two hands in the center illuminated by the candle they hold. White text between two horizontal, white lines at the top of the image reads, "Message Class," in all caps. On the bottom of the image, between thin lines reads, "Thursdays @ 7:00 PM ET," also in all caps.
On a starry, night sky background, an image of the moon takes up the left half of the image. To the right reads text: Flower [linebreak] Full Moon [linebreak] Ziraat Lodge [linebreak] May 26 | 2:00 PM ET

Full Moon Ziraat Lodge
Monday, April 26 | 2:00 PM ET


Join Shakur in celebration of the Full Flower Moon! All are welcome to tune in via Zoom for a Ziraat Lodge featuring prayers to the elements, readings, song, and other sharings.

On a yellow and orange, splotchy background, white text reads: Universal Worship [linebreak] Centennial Celebration [linebreak] May 7, 2021

Dear Friends,


This month marks the Centennial of the inception of Universal Worship! Global services will be offered morning and evening in celebration of May 7, to keep the light of the unity of religious ideals glowing around the world.


Pir Zia Inayat Khan will be the celebrant at the Astana at 9:00 AM ET in Virginia.


Special guests include Swami Yogatmananda of the Vendanta Society of Providence, Rhode IslandLama Palden Drolma, now located in Lisbon, PortugalErvad Dr. Jehan Bagli, a Zoroastrian leader in Toronto, OntarioRabbi David Breitkopf from Jerusalem;
Reverend LuTimothy May of Pensacola, FloridaDr. amina wadud in IndonesiaYuval Ron, a world-renown musician and composer based in Los AngelesSaraswati Diana DeVries, a harpist out of The NetherlandsMehmet Ungan, a sociologist, musician and lecturer in Mannheim, GermanyCéline Timsit, flutist from FranceFreny Nina Pavri of London; the acclaimed Classical Indian Musician, Rekha Bhardwaj, from Mumbai, India; and Pir Zia Inayat Khan, lineage carrier holding Hazrat Inayat Khan’s legacy.


Learn more on the Inayatiyya website!


The Abode Cheragas, Cherags, and Friends invite you to participate in their evening service, 7:00 PM ET at the Abode via Zoom with password 472313

Text reading "Work at something bigger in 2021..." in all caps. The background is a rock wall.

Would you like to help beautify the Abode this spring and summer?


Our service team is a group of dedicated people helping to tend a facility and land that have been considered sacred since the land’s earliest known stewards, the Mohicans.  The Abode’s spiritual and service focus is the basis for offering sacred hospitality to all who cross our threshold.


As we plan for a Spring opening, we are seeking to recruit garden, maintenance, and facilities folks to help us undertake day-to-day care and upkeep and to facilitate upgrades. If you are looking to apply your skills and experience to preserving and rehabilitating something worthwhile, and to belong to a service-oriented team, please see the position descriptions below and connect with us!

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