Rumi's Circle

a community of lovers

A Day with Nur Artiran

On a recent trip to Turkey led by Shaikh Kabir and Camille Helminski, our group was lucky enough to be invited to the Sefik Can Foundation, under the direction of … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rumi Retreat! Aug 30th – Sep 1st

We’re off to spend a wonderful weekend with Mevlevis and other Rumi lovers at the Threshold Society UK Annual Retreat (Aug 30th – Sep 1st) down at lovely Gaunts House … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak to all our friends celebrating today and tomorrow! May your celebration be joyous and full of Love. O Particle, it’s time to dance! Don’t you know you are … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Come Close…

Rumi’s words speak to my heart of Love, Oneness and Interconnectedness. Rumi in his works, it seems, is consistently challenging the notion of separateness. The Quran tells us that God … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Praise of Chai by David Ginsberg

David Ginsberg has been a lover of Mevlana Rumi for many years and here he shares his reflections on the power of chai (tea) on the spiritual path! Chai al-Akbar … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ruminations in Huddersfield Sun 16th June

Ruminations in Huddersfield – read, reflect, and relax in the company of Mevlana! Join us for an informal poetry circle over coffee and cake on Sunday 16th June from 2-4pm … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Meeting of Hearts

The One Through Love Project has done wonderful work bringing together men and women steeped in the wisdom of Rumi and Sufism, giving them a space to share their understanding … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Are Joy – Rumi selections

Daniel mentioned in his article Translating Rumi that to hear Shaikh Kabir & Camille Helminski recite their versions accompanied by oud, ney, and daf on the album You Are Joy … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Thank You, Bradford!

Many thanks to everyone who made it to our first event last Saturday, we were so happy to meet you all – Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester, Burnley, Essex, London and … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mevlana, Mevlana

Daniel Dyer: ‘I wrote this song because I don’t know where I would be without Mevlana. And I wanted to mention Shams because – well, where would Mevlana be without … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rumi’s Circle in Bradford Sat 20th April

Come and enjoy poetry, music, and companionship on the way of Love….bring a favourite poem from Rumi to share. Saturday 20th April, 2013. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment