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Unconditional Love Damages

First of all happy to say we filled up the space last Sunday with our new and old Rumian friends at the Sixth Rumi Workshop in San Francisco. One subject that came up is this notion of 'Unconditional Love'.  There are two things wrong with this phrase, first it's redundant, second it is damaging.  Do [...]

November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A tale of 5 wonders

Got intro'd to Ali Azimi through a random Soundcloud track in early summer. It was Pishdaramad, different, playful, and fundamentally new.  It had the joy of a street Iroonee ballad, but then again it was episodic like Mercury and had Floyd sounds here and there.  And then that drum, who was that beatmaster who hit [...]

November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Yes there are two paths you can go by…

Many thanks to all the attendees yesterday (40-50) to make our meetup a success.  We covered the poem yekbareguee and discussed how the two righteous paths can engulf one's lifetime.   The path of love is when a child cannot rest at the scene of a sparrow with a broken wing and does everything in [...]

August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fill the space

We have a large space planned for this Sunday. Have 35 coming already and have plenty space for more. Come and see why Rumi is revered after 8 centuries and his words transcend time and space. We will be covering one of the pillar poems, 'this time all of a sudden in love I have [...]

August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Rumi Workshop starting August 14 – Come Play

For those of you that want to take a tour of Rumi's ocean of knowledge and delve deep into 2 of his awakening poems, make sure you register for INTO RUMI's WONDERLAND staring next Sunday at 4 in Palo Alto.  This is a 3 part series over 3 consecutive sundays.  For more details and tickets [...]

August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|