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Becoming the Stillness between the Breaths

with Murshid Wali Ali Meyer

A quarterly series deepening in the study of the Breath in the esoteric teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel Lewis

You are welcome to come to any individual class, no requirement to have come to the first one or commit to the next ones.
2018 CLASS DATES: January 13, March 10, May 26, September 8, December 1

 Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Open to initiates and others by permission.

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The focus will be both fundamental and advanced. We cannot become adepts at practices deemed to be highly advanced, if we are not able to concentrate for extended periods, to actively practice contemplation, and to enter into stillness. We will work with sharpening our focused attention in our fundamental work with the breath. We will also continue working with various Shaghals, Mushahida contemplations, and effacements and tassawuri walks of illuminated souls.

imgres-2.jpg567636._UY200_.jpgOne of the doorways we will utilize are the Centering Exercises rendered by Paul Reps in Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. Hazrat Inayat Khan had told him of manuscripts that were available in Kashmir that were of the greatest value.

Reps went to Kashmir and met Lakshman Joo a Yogi who had translated the Siva text, the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra. Reps offered a version he thought appropriate to his times, de-emphasizing the tantric aspects. Other translations are now available including The Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche. Wali Ali will use both the original translation by Joo and some of these newly expressed versions of what Roche calls "the 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight" for meditative purposes in this series.

This all-day class starts at 10 AM at the Mentorgarten, 410 Precita Ave. in SF, Lunch included, bring a brown bag or explore local eateries for dinner. Evening program ends at 9:30PM

The cost for each day's program is $99. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Open to initiates and others by permission. Inshallah - the class will be video recorded for access by those unable to attend in person.

 

 

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