September 2021 – June 2022
Heart, Self and Soul:
A Monthly Online Series on Sufi Mysticism in Daily Life
“There are two aspects of life: the first is that one is tuned by one’s surroundings and the second is that one can tune oneself in spite of one’s surroundings. This latter is the work of the mystic.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan –
After a long summer break, our classes will begin again at the end of September 2021 and run until end of June 2022. Both newcomers as well as more experienced students of Sufism and meditation are most welcome!
Please scroll down to the bottom of this page if you would like to register.
These classes are offered in the spirit of spiritual friendship and support to all who wish to deepen and integrate Sufi mysticism into daily life. Our classes have its foundations on the universal Sufi teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan, the alchemical model of transforming consciousness inspired by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, and updated attunements and teachings of Pir Zia Inayat Khan. In addition, the wisdom and beauty of mystics from our world faith traditions through their sacred poetry and prayers are often included.
Four sections to download each month:
The recorded classes each month have four separate sections, each which does not exceed 35- 40 minutes, so that the teachings and practices are more easily integrated and assimilated. Each class can be easily downloaded and listened to either onlne or offline. Most importantly, whenever you have time or wish to listen to them. All classes you have registered for are available for your personal study indefinitely. Each monthly class includes sacred music, prayers, guided meditations, Sufi teachings and practices, carefully woven into several inter-related sections: a morning meditation, a section with a wazifa practice and a section with a zhikr practice. a A transcript of the main practices given each month is also provided for you to download and print out, making it easy to refer to for your personal practice when you wish..
Some of the themes in this Heart Self and Soul series include:
- The four directions of modulating consciousness: cosmic, turning within, transcendence, and self transcendence
- working with the psyche: the alchemical process of transformation and its stages
- the dance between effort and grace; will and surrender; mastery and receptivity
- awakening in daily life: personal problems as catalyst for spiritual creativity
- the art of personality and celebrating beauty in each other and our world
- Being and doing in relation to sacred service and how we can best contribute to the sacred web of life
Tuition and registration
Tuition for the entire series of classes is kept low on a sliding scale according to your income so that it is accessible to all. For the entire series of monthly classes, you may choose to pay one of the following: €185- €205,- or €230. Payment by PayPal is also possible, with an additional € 5 to cover bank costs. Please note: no sincere seeker is ever turned away due to finances! so if the above suggested sliding scale does not work for you please do not hesitate to contact us to make arrangements that enable you to join us.
Dates monthly classes will be posted: September 26, October 24, November 28, December 31 2021; January 30, February 27, March 278, April 24, May 29
In between there will be the weekly reflections as well as an invitation to join a “live” (optional) ZOOM meeting on Thursday evening: September 16, October 14, November 18, December 9, December 23.
For any other questions about your joining this online group please write to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to register, please click on the link here and you will be directed to the registration and payment pages
your guide Saki Lee
Saki Lee has been a student of Sufism since 1974 when she first met her teacher and guide Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan (son of Hazrat Inayat Khan and father of Pir Zia Inayat Khan) in the high Alps of Chamonix, France. Since 1990 Saki serves as a senior teacher, guide and retreat facilitator for students around the world. Professionally, she has been a licensed practitioner of East Asian medicine since 1987, and since COVID has focused on wellness consultations and coaching to empower people to take charge of their over-all health and wellbeing. Her soul’s joy is sharing sacred music and the Dances of Universal Peace.