SAMA is the Cambridge area branch of the Sufi Ruhaniat International guided by Senior Teachers Halima Sussman and Abraham Sussman. We are in the spiritual lineage of Hazrat Inayat Khan, who brought the Universal Message of Spiritual Liberty to the West from India, Murshid Samuel Lewis, who founded the Walks and Dances of Universal Peace, and Pir Shabda Kahn, who is the Ruhaniat’s present spiritual director. This path is Universal in nature and welcomes people of all faiths, philosophies and heritages. Email or call (617) 876-5272 for more information.
- Dances of Universal Peace, Mentoring, Sufi Practice, Healing Concentration, and Interfaith Ministry.
- Sufi Class: this class is open to Ruhaniat mureeds, mureeds in our sister orders and by invitation. New series begins every fall Email or call 617-876-5272 if interested.
- SOMA Holistic Counseling Center: Serving individuals, couples and families, we offer Psychotherapy and Holistic Counseling. In service since 1972. Call (617) 876-5272 or email.
Monthly Dances of Universal Peace (ON HOLD)
Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA 02138 $6-10 contribution requested
3rd Saturdays, 7:30pm with Halima, Abraham & friends (Friends Room) (SRI) 1st Fridays with the Friday Dance Team (SRI $ IOS) in the Friends Room, October – June.(Friends Room)
Sufi Sesshin: Saturday March 7
A Winter’s Day Retreat guided by Halima and Abraham
9-5pm at Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, 02138
For this retreat we alternate the practice of silent sitting meditation, looking within, with the heart opening practice of Dances of Universal Peace and Zikr. Dance…sit…dance…sit…dance…sit…. lunch…walk outside if weather permits….dance….sit… Vegetarian lunch will be served to those who pay and register by 3/1 . Pre-registration requested. To begin registeration, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance Deepening May 22-25
Transmission & the Living Spirit: Towards 7 Generations
Memorial Day Weekend (Friday – Monday) in North Central MA.
With Senior Mentor teachers Abraham & Halima Sussman (USA) and Mentor Malika Salazar
All lovers of the dance are welcome; Dancers, Leaders, and Musicians. Together we cultivate the ground of a positive shared future, tuning our awakening heart nature through and to the Walks and Dances of Universal Peace. Mentored DUP leaders are invited to cultivate mastery, furthering the fine art of dance transmission, and are welcome to lead a DUPeace during one of the sessions.
Eat, Dance, & Pray: NE Sufi Dance Retreat, July 29- August 2 (Wed.-Sun.)
North Central Massachusetts
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