Abode Village View – Week of 8/5

Abode Village View – Week of 8/5

Life is a continual series of experiences, one leading to the other, until the soul arrives at its destination.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan

Upcoming Week’s Events at the Abode


Monday, August 5
– Lunch – Razzaq Dining Hall – 12:30 pm


Tuesday, August 6
– Dinner – Razzaq Dining Hall – 6:00 pm


Wednesday, August 7
– Lunch – Razzaq Dining Hall – 12:30 pm
– Creating Dialogue: Cultivating Community with Peter Schein – Razzaq Library – 5:00-8:00 pm – In the workshop we’ll cultivate mutual personal presence through a series of qigong and meditation practices, followed by exercises in skillful communication, creative collaboration, and play. Potluck dinner at 6:00 for participants.


Thursday, August 8
– Lunch – Razzaq Dining Hall – 12:30 pm
– Dinner – Razzaq Dining Hall – 6:00 pm
 Message Class with Winfried – Quddus Meditation Hall – 7:00 pm


Friday, August 9
The Abode warmly welcomes the Sacred Arts Weekend Retreat to the Pir Vilayat Center and the Clouds Dance and Performance Festival to the Mountain.
– Rumi’s Café Open 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
– Arts Night! – Rumi’s Café – 6:00-8:00 pm


Sunday, August 11
– Rumi’s Café Open 10:00 AM-5:00 PM [Closed 12:30-1:30 PM]
– Universal Worship with Nur  Quddus Meditation Hall – 11:00 am
– Brunch – Razzaq Dining Hall – 12:30 pm

Upcoming Programs


Ecstatic Dance Northeast Campout | August 23-25 | Join friends atop Shaker Mountain above the Abode to dance your nights away with incredible beats from international DJs and enjoy many more offerings throughout the weekend. Gift yourself some sweet time in nature, in learning, in dance, in meals, in rest, in friendship, in bliss. Reserve your spot at ecstaticnortheast.com today!


Alone with the Alone: A Silent Retreat with Pir Zia | August 30-September 2 | Amidst the late-summer quietude of Mt. Lebanon, Pir Zia will return to the Abode to lead our historic and much loved Inayati Labor Day Retreat. We will be together, yet in silence, for three days transitioning from the end of summer back into the busy life of fall. For more information visit theabode.org/programs/640 or email astana@inayatiorder.org with any questions or scholarship requests.


HeartFire Festival: An InterSpiritual Gathering for Conscious Creativity | September 13-15 | In our busy modern society, we long for meaningful experiences, connections, and opportunities to celebrate togetherness. That’s why we are creating a gathering that’s held in a grounded manner, to facilitate deeper connections and authentic transformation. Visit heartfirefest.com for more details and registration!


Rumi: The Way of the Heart with Yuval Ron & TAMIR | September 19 | 7:30 PM | Quddus Meditation Hall | Join internationally renowned composer Yuval Ron and actress/poet TAMIR for an evening of ecstatic poetry, whirling, and the stories of Rumi accompanied by Middle Eastern music and song on the Oud, flute. and Daf performed by the Yuval Ron Ensemble.



Please check our calendar and programs pages for an extended look at upcoming events and happenings. We look forward to being with you soon at the Abode!

Relaxing at the Abode