Crewe Feb 2014

Recordings of the 2014 Annual Retreat at the Oblate Retreat Centre, Crewe
Friday – Sunday, 21 – 23 February 2014

Palm leavesExploring the Rhythms of our Lives

With
Saadi Neil Douglas Klotz and
Philip Tansen O’Donohoe

“We should practice rhythm in our lives, so that we may not be so patient and yielding that everybody takes the best of us, nor so carried away by our enthusiasm and frankness that we say things that are undesirable in the world, nor so meek and mild that we fall into flattery, timidity and cowardice. Then, by and by, we may understand the rhythm of emotions, the rhythm of thoughts, then the rhythm of feeling. Then a person comes into relation with the inner rhythm which is the true meaning of the word.”    –Hazrat Inayat Khan

Much of our spiritual practice makes use of rhythm, and perhaps this is what attracts us to it, as well as to spiritual retreat. For some hours or days, we have the luxury of returning to our own rhythm and our feeling of being ‘at home’ in the universe. During our retreat time together this year we will explore the arts and practical sciences of rhythm through breath, dance, walk and stillness; drawing from the rich teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan, Murshid Samuel Lewis and others of our Sufi lineage. Our aim is to improve our sense of being in rhythm with our selves and our hearts’ desires, in everyday life. This retreat is open to all.

RECORDINGS:

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Friday 21st Feb 2014

20.15-22.00
Evening session
1hr 28 mins
0.00

Saturday 22nd Feb 2014

8.00-8.30
Morning Practices
30 mins
0.00
10.00-11.00
First morning session
1hr 8 mins
0.00
11.30-13.00
Second morning session
1hr 9 mins
0.00
15.15-16.15
Afternoon first session
51 mins
0.00
16.45-18.00
Afternoon second session
1hr
0.00
20.15-22.00 Evening session 1hr 47 mins
Saadi: Dance: Wa Tawassaw
Tansen: Dance: Allaha Ruhau
Tansen: Zikr
Saadi:Meditation
Saadi: Sufi teaching story.

Sunday 23rd Feb 2014

8.00-8.30
Morning Practices
32 mins
0.00
10.00-11.00
First morning session
1h 8 mins
0.00 Invocation
Wa Ruach Elohim
Bhairava
Teaching
Walks
11.30-13.00
Second morning session
1h 3 mins
0.00
14.15-15.00
Afternoon final session
21 mins
0.00
9.30
Tansen. Dance: May the blessings of God rest upon you
Saadi. Dance: Kalama.