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Kalyan Center in Recess 2/12/19-4/10/19

Dear Friends on the Spiritual Path, the Kalyan Center Healing Circle and Spiritual Awakening Classes will be recessed for a few weeks so that we can have a vacation. We will resume Thursday, April 11th at the following times: Healing Circle 7:30pm, Spiritual Awakening Class 8-8:45pm. We look forward to seeing you then!

New Course In Meditation Begins Oct. 11, 2018, 8-8:45pm: The Ecstasy Beyond Knowing by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

“The time comes when the belief in God is replaced by the experience of God.” Hazrat Inayat Khan

Dear Friends, please join us on Thursdays beginning October 11, 8-8:45pm.  Our Spiritual Awakening class will begin a new course of study using The Ecstasy Beyond Knowing – A Manual of Meditation by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, as our guide.  Meditation techniques including practices with breath, light, energy, sound/mantram, inspired visualizations, and the Sufi dhikr, will be explained and practiced, along with the principles behind them.

“By persevering, doing these practices regularly and assiduously, you will feel much more personal energy, more zest for life, more serenity, more joy, and a greater sense of meaningfulness and fulfillment in your life.” Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

Please let us know via Contact if you are attending for the first time.  Also, please let us know in advance if you would like to purchase the text so that we may take advantage of a group discount.  Suggested donation: $5-$20/class.  Flyer in PDF.
Image result for Images of Pir Vilayat Inayat KhanPir Vilayat Inayat Khan (June 19, 1916 – June 17, 2004) was a teacher of meditation and of the traditions of the East Indian Chishti Order of Sufism. His teaching derived from the tradition of his father, Hazrat Inayat Khan, founder of The Sufi Order in the West, combined with western culture. He taught in the tradition of Universal Sufism, which views all religions as rays of light from the same sun.

Eclipse/New Moon: Silent Vigil for Peace and Unity

Dear Friends, We invite you to join us in a Solar Eclipse/New Moon silent vigil for Peace and Unity 8/21/17, from 1-4:30 pm EDT at the Kalyan Center (7705 27th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209-5344.) If you are in the area, please join us bodily, and if you are not, please join us in heart and thought. If attending in person, please arrive by 1 PM to get settled before the eclipse begins at 1:18:09 pm. After the eclipse ends at 4:14:22 pm, please join us for a pot-luck dinner. Friends are welcome, and if you can’t sit that long, lie down, or go in and out of the space as needed. Blessings!