Join us for our annual Urs celebration, online this year!
ONLINE weekend festival celebrating women of spirit with heart-to-heart conversations, body-based workshops, meditation, prayer, and music.
A receptive heart has much to learn from the wisdom of nature. A student of Rumi’s teachings speaks of her healing friendship with trees and the inspiration for her debut … Continue reading
An online meditation with Shaikh Kabir Helminski, Camille, and other members of the Threshold community. Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 11am Eastern Daylight Time (4pm BST). … Continue reading
A short meditation with Camille Helminski to accompany your daily practice:
Urs Mubarak dear friends! We are happy to share a recent conversation from Tazeen.TV with Mevlevi teacher, Camille Helminski, on how she fell in love with Rumi, the Sufi path, … Continue reading
‘Just sitting together on a sheepskin’… Shaikh Kabir and Camille Helminski discuss the inspirational friendship of Rumi and Shams.
Rumi’s Circle with Mevlevi dervishes from The Threshold Society invite you to celebrate Mevlana Rumi’s Urs, the anniversary of his union with the Beloved. Join us for an evening … Continue reading
Rumi’s Circle invites you to celebrate Mevlana Rumi’s Urs, the anniversary of his union with the Beloved. Join us for an evening of remembrance with zhikr, poetry, and music. We … Continue reading
Sunday 10th Nov 2019, 4pm–5pm ~ free entry Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TN We are pleased to present a screening of the award-winning film, The Sultan and … Continue reading
We have been very blessed at Rumi’s Circle to explore different themes which speak to a holistic spirituality with the support of our friends and community. One such theme is … Continue reading
Wednesday 28th August, 7pm ~ free entry Oxford Quaker Meeting, 43 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW Camille Hamilton Adams Helminski shares extracts from her recent collections of sacred poetry, including … Continue reading
It’s that time again! We’re off to spend another wonderful weekend with Mevlevis and other Rumi lovers at the Threshold Society UK Annual Retreat (Aug 23-26th) down at lovely Gaunts … Continue reading
An audio recording of Shaikh Kabir Helminski exploring how Rumi’s wisdom helps us to become more fully human, unlocking latent qualities within us that have their source in Spirit. From … Continue reading
Saturday 15 June, 7pm ~ free entry, all welcome! Unity Church, 601 Tompkins Dr, Madison, WI 53716, USA Join us for spiritual discussion, poetry, zhikr, and sacred whirling as we … Continue reading
Sunday 7th July 2019, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm The Ganges Theatre, Kala Sangam, St Peter’s House, 1 Forster Ct, Bradford BD1 4TY Book your tickets. Join us for a … Continue reading
Listen to A Sufi Fable by Mary Khalila Platt Once upon a time, when the earth was parched, the animals broke down, each one lost heart. “We’re dry and broken … Continue reading
We are sorry to inform you that this event has been postponed until next year due to unforseen circumstances. Tickets will be refunded. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope … Continue reading
Saturday 8th June, 7pm Tickets £6/£4 – book now St. John’s Church, 73 Waterloo Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8TY The Waterloo Festival is an annual summer festival of arts … Continue reading
Join Rumi’s Circle for a heart-based discussion on how to create harmony in our inner and outer worlds. Looking at the current ecological crisis and the balancing of the Sacred … Continue reading
We will be at the British Islam Conference next weekend facilitating a workshop about reading your own love story. The mystics of Islam recognise the power and importance of love … Continue reading
Join Sufihouse for their next whirling retreat, May 1-5, in Turkey Explore the depths of sema (whirling) through an awareness of the body and the soul. This exploration will include … Continue reading
As the aspen leaves are changing color, revealing their outmost love and submission to the compassionate and wise laws of this vast and infinite Existence which guides them through the … Continue reading
Rumi’s Circle, in association with MACFEST, present our first Manchester whirling workshop. Saturday 12th Jan 2019 2:30-4pm Longsight Library, 519 Stockport Rd, Manchester M12 4NE Register your FREE place on … Continue reading
We are delighted to offer this talk by dear circle member, Shazreh Hussain, from the Threshold Islamabad group. Shazreh was invited to deliver a talk on Rumi by the Asian … Continue reading
Rumi’s Circle with Mevlevi dervishes from The Threshold Society invite you to celebrate Mevlana Rumi’s Urs, the anniversary of his union with the Beloved. Join us for an evening of … Continue reading
Jenny Fox Eades presented the following talk on April 7th 2018 at our event “Responsible Stewardship for our Times”. We are grateful to Jenny and the other speakers for sharing … Continue reading
This workshop will be rescheduled at a later date with MACFEST – we will post more details soon. *** We are proud to be supported MACFEST, Manchester’s first Muslim … Continue reading
In our tradition, service is seen as a privilege and not something that is demeaning or relegated to those of a lower social order.
Today is Mevlana Rumi’s birthday. May his light be blessed and continue to shine down upon us. Didn’t I say, don’t sit with sad companions? Don’t sit with anyone but … Continue reading
We are sorry to announce that we have to cancel this event.
Listen to Camille Helminski’s talk on ‘Women of Faith: Learning from our Grandmothers of Spirit’. We apologise for some technical issues with the sound and hope you enjoy this offering … Continue reading
Join Sufihouse for their next whirling retreat, Oct 31 – Nov 4, in Fethiye, Turkey “In this journey, we will explore the depths of sema (whirling) through an awareness of … Continue reading
Tuesday 28th August, 6:30pm ~ £5 on the door, refreshments will be provided St Ethelburga’s Centre, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG Camille Adams Helminski explores stories of women of faith … Continue reading
It’s that time again! We’re off to spend another wonderful weekend with Mevlevis and other Rumi lovers at the Threshold Society UK Annual Retreat (Aug 24-27th) down at lovely Gaunts … Continue reading
Shaikh Kabir Helminski and Rumi’s Circle will be at the Bradford Literature Festival this year over the second weekend, July 7-8, 2018. Book your tickets for each event: Sat 7th … Continue reading
A talk offered by Shaikha Camille Helminski at the 2018 Festival of Faiths: “Sacred Insight, Feminine Wisdom.” First published on sufism.org. Bismillah arRahman arRahim We begin in the Name of … Continue reading
Join Shaikha Camille Adams Helminski and Daniel Thomas Dyer for a Ramadan Ecourse on the Ninety-Nine Names of God. Based on material from Camille’s book, Ninety-Names of the Beloved, and … Continue reading
What happens when a mercurial Englishman living in 1970’s California invites into his community of spiritual seekers a Turkish Muslim mystic? The answer can be found in this book. The Turkish mystic was one Suleyman Hayati Loras Dede, and the mercurial Englishman one Reshad Feild.
We will be running a series of workshops in 2018 on the theme of “Conscious Activism”, an activism which balances inner work on the self with the struggle for justice … Continue reading
Author: Kabir Helminski Publisher: White Cloud Press From one perspective, Holistic Islam is a love letter to the spiritual path of Sufism that has nourished its author for many decades. … Continue reading
Today is the Urs of Shaikh Suleyman Hayati Loras (1904-1985). Suleyman Dede was a great Mevlevi Shaikh of Konya. He travelled to America and planted the seed of Sufism in … Continue reading
Huddled at the back, left-hand corner of a large hall, me and a handful of other women would gather to take part in the Islamic Friday prayer at our university … Continue reading
Fancy an intimate, insider’s look at the rich legacy of Muslim societies in terms of arts, religion, history, and spirituality? Then look no further than Professor Omid Safi’s Illuminated Tour … Continue reading
We had wonderful gatherings in Bradford and London to celebrate Mevlana Rumi’s Urs. Thank you to all who came and participated. We include below the main readings that were shared … Continue reading
We’re pleased to share the Sacred Pattern retreat audio from last month’s gathering in Kendal. You can also see some pictures on our Facebook page.
Be kind, for when kindness is part of something it beautifies it; and when it is removed, it tarnishes it. ~Hadith On the Sufi path, adab (courteous etiquette) is of … Continue reading
Islam and the Divine Feminine? Really? Yes, as improbable as it may seem, really. In our times we have become so accustomed to a male-dominated, authoritarian and repressive interpretation of … Continue reading
Rumi’s Circle with Mevlevi whirling dervishes from The Threshold Society are pleased to announce the 2017 celebration of Mevlana Rumi’s Urs, the anniversary of his union with the Beloved. Join … Continue reading