Inayatiyya Featured Programs March-May 2023

The Biography of Hazrat Inayat Khan

A six-part course with Pir Zia

Sundays, starting April 16, 2 to 3:30 (new time), $48 for the series.

Recommended Reading—The Biography of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan

Awakening through the Cosmic Journey

Silent retreat with Amida Cary and Jacob Miraj

Fri AM, March 24, to Sunday, 1PM

On Zoom, $75 to $150

Music and Mysticism

Murshid’s teachings on music 

“Led by a panoply of musical friends”

Fridays, Feb. 17 to May 19, 6:30 to 8 PM, $44 to $66 for series

Love is Love

Queer Pride Gathering

Sat, March 2, 3 PM

The Sufi Tarot

with Nizam un Nisa Ayeda Husain

Third Wednesdays, through May

8 to 9:15 PM, $12 per class

The Divine Names

With Omid Safi, Naima and Zumurrud

2nd Thursdays, through May, 2 to 3:30 PM, $32 to $48 for series of 4

Kinship Circles: Courageous Conversations

Community conversations on important topics of the day

Third Fridays, through May, 3 to 4 30, free

The Heart of Ziraat

Sharing from Experienced Farmers

2nd Fridays, through May, 3 to 4:30 PM, free

Sufi Healing Service for the World

Wed, March 22, and every Wed at noon, free.

Essential Healing Practices

Third Saturdays through May, 3 to 4:30 PM, free

New Rain Attunement with Taj & Gayan

Thurs, March 16, and every Thurs, 12 to 12:30 PM, free

Followed by Q & A with mentors, 12:45 to 1:15


Young Adult gathering in support of healing our planet

For ages 18 to 49

Third Saturdays, including March 18, free

Inayatiyya Virtual Khanqah

Especially for Moslem murids and ashiqs and friends

Fourth Fridays, 2 to 3 PM, free

Journey of the Soul

3 day retreat with Suhrawardi

Fri AM, March 31, to Sunday noon

On Zoom, $101, see

Coming Soon (from digital programs calendar)

German Spring Retreat

“Cosmic Celebration,” w/ Pir Zia

Thurs, April 6, 3 AM EDT to Monday, April 10, 6:30 AM EDT

in English and German, usually 3:30  AM to 3 PM EDT daily 

(This major event could be done in the US by timeshifting with the recordings)

Zoom cost: $120 to $220

Seven Supports for Meditation

A 6 week course with Amida Cary and Jacob Miraj Dominicus

Seven qualities that support a high-quality meditation practice

Thursdays, April 13 to May 18, 11 AM to 12:15, $48 to $72 for series

Free introduction: Sunday, March 26, 2 to 3:15 PM

The Dutch Sessions

with Pir Zia and Shaikh-al-Mashaik Mahmood

Sunday, April 30, 10 to 11:30 AM Eastern

In English, free

Sufi Teachings & Suhbat 

w/ Pir Zia (Astana & Zoom).  

Thurs, May 25 (7:30 pm) to Sunday (12:30 pm)

Cost is $285 in person or $185 online.

Other major events and resources:

1. Hazrat Inayat Khan’s Esoteric Paper Classes (Gathas and Githas). These classes for initiates are held on Zoom every other Thurs at 9-10 PM. See the Inayati online calendar for details. Free.

2. New Rain retreats:

a) Annual Spring Retreat with Taj and Gayan.  An exploration of Meditation, Zikr, Inquiry and Silence.  April 17 to 23, on Zoom, $450 to $750, see

b) Day of meditation practice with Taj: Awakening of the Soul. Sat, May 7, 1 to 7 EDT, $25-$50, info soon.

c) Silent Retreat with Taj. May 17-21. Details soon.

3. Journey of the Message, with Yaqin and Naima, to “explore the journey from the inner reception to the outward expression.”  Tuesdays through April 18, 11 to 12:30, by donation.  Details and registration:

4. Sheikh Ghassan Manasra is offering two classes on Tues evenings beginning Feb. 21, for a deeper understanding of the Quran and the 99 Names.  Sheikh Ghassan works with the Abrahamic Reunion.  Suggested $20 per class, info and registration at at

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST Isma al Husna
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST Quran

5. Himayat has weekly online meditations (free) and also three month long online courses on Sufi subjects.  The weekly meditations are recorded audio and available all week and beyond. and then go to “The Meeting Place” for the weekly meditations or to “Online Classes” for the courses.  The next course is “Ana’l-Haqq: Mansur Al-Hallaj,” April 15 to July 9, $195.

6. The Ruhaniat offers various recorded courses online.  See  Here are a few of them:

~~Pir Shabda:

 “The Mystical Power of Sufi Breathwork, Mantra and Sacred Sound”

~~Murshid Wali Ali:

“God is Breath” Series

“A Journey Through the Ninety-Nine Names of Allah,” using the book Physicians of the Heart.

~~A zoom course, of 3 Sunday sessions, is offered in March, called “River of Guidance.” 1 PM EDT 

“Turning and Turning Toward the Heart of the One”
with Murshid Allaudin Ottinger, March 19, 26,and 4/2, sliding $33 to $99

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: