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Caravan of Mystics Sufi Retreat
TürkMistikler Kervanı-Sufi İnzivası

May 6 - May 9

$375 – $450
Farima Berenji

Music and Sema Workshops, Zikr, Sema Gathering, Sacred Circles, Sohbet

With Yarsan Pir (Master) Seyed Salman Hosseini, Sufi Dance Master, Farima Berenji, and musicians and teachers Evren Evin, Evan Phillips, Hatice Gülbahar Hepsev and others…

UPDATE: Master Seyed Vessal Hosseini from Iran (vocalist), the amazing Fatih Kocer from Turkey (vocalist and musician), and Dr. Reza Alizadeh, scholar and professor of spiritually and mysticism in Konya have joined our Caravan!

Join us for three days and two nights of ancient wisdom, dance, music, whirling and healing ritual practices of the Anatolian, Khorasan, and Yarsanai mystics. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to experience and discover the ancient roots of mysticism, to connect with your inner Divine, and to learn sacred music and dance from internationally acclaimed artists and scholars.

Note registrants may now stay until Monday morning May 9.

Retreat includes:

  • In-depth studies of the origin/roots of mysticism and Sufism of Khorasan and Yarsan.
  • Turkish, Khorasani, and Yarsani Zikr, poetry, sema and semah (Shams Sema, Rast Sema, Yarsan Sema)
  • Music workshops and studies of Yarsani and Iranian Sufi makhams with daf, ney, and tanbour.
  • Sunrise Zikr and meditation.
  • Sohbet (Sufi discussion) by Pir Salman Hosseini of Yarsan Order of Iran and Farima Berenji

Our setting is the beautiful Koru Retreat Center, located in a small coastal village of Yalıköy in Kırlareli, Turkey, in the European part of Turkey about 70km from the Istanbul Airport. See map below and visit the venue web site for more details.

Payment and Rules

$375 – Early-bird price until April 10, 2022
$450 – After April 10, 2022

Payment does not include transaction fees or visa fees. Payment may also be by Paypal or other methods. Contact us for details.

Online Registration

Space limited. Registration required. Register early to ensure your spot and obtain a discount.
A refund is given if for any reason the retreat is canceled.

Contact us for a full list of activities, schedule, and questions on registration prior to the start of the retreat.

Payment Includes

  • Shared lodging in beautiful cabins
  • Breakfast and dinner. Lunch is not provided but there are plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, and a cafe nearby, or you may use the common area to make your own lunch or use the retreat cafe or restaurant.
  • Daily refreshments and snacks. Tea, coffee, and water are always at your 
disposal.
  • All music and dance workshops

Payment Does NOT Include

  • Visa fees (based on your departure country)
  • Airfare
  • Personal transportation or taxi fees
  • Personal expenses or extra stay
  • Personal sightseeing
  • Extra food and drink not included on the menu
  • Tips or extra services you may require

Contact us for more info and registration.

Faculty

Seyed Salman Hosseini

Seyed Salman

Seyed Salman

Pir Seyed Salman Hosseini (Sufism, Sufi music, maqams, tanbur) possesses a bachelor degree in music ethnology and is an Iranian traditional music researcher, composer and a master musician of tambour, setar, tar, and rebab. He directs the traditional Persian music ensemble Cherikeh which has been performing sacred and traditional music for many years. Seyed has produced many albums including Javdanegni and Tabeh Ghaleh. He is the music director and composer for films such as Song of God and Gadam Yar. Seyed has composed and performed more than 40 concerts and TV programs including composing music for national broadcasts of Iran. He has performed professionally in Iran, Germany, Syria, and the Iraqi Kurdistan region. Additionally, he is a Sufi master and has his own school of music and mysticism.

Farima Berenji

Farima Berenji

Farima Berenji

Farima Berenji (Director and master classes) is an award winning, internationally acclaimed performing artist, instructor, choreographer, and dance ethnologist. A master instructor and performer in Persian and Sufi dance, she specializes in ancient, sacred, classical, and folkloric dances of Persia and Central Asia. She is honored to be the first Iranian woman to direct a Persian dance company to perform during receptions for President Obama and President Biden. Farima is the founder and artistic director of the Simorgh Dance Collective, founder of Dance of the Soul, she is the advisory council member of Mosaic America, a member of the International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO), Eastern Arts, National Folk Organization, and the first Iranian-American woman TEDx lecturer and performer in the field of dance. Recognized as one of the few world scholarly experts of ancient and mystical dance ethnology, she travels worldwide to record, research, lecture, perform, educate, and to inspire dynamic creativity and rejuvenation through dance and movement. Read more..
  • Evren Evin

    Evren Evin

    Evren Evin

  • Evan Phillips

    Evan Phillips

    Evan Phillips

  • Hatice Gülbahar Hepsev

    Hatice Gülbahar Hepsev

    Hatice Gülbahar Hepsev

Also Dr. Reza Alizadeh, scholar and professor of spiritually and mysticism in Konya, Master Seyed Vessal Hosseini from Iran (vocalist) and the amazing Fatih Kocer from Turkey (vocalist and musician).


Mistikler Kervanı-Sufi İnzivası

Müzik ve Sema Uygulamaları, Zikir, Sema Buluşması, Zikir Halkaları, Sohbet

6-9 Mayıs 2022, Kırklareli
Pir Üstad Yarsan Seyed Salman Hossaini, Sufi Dans Hocası Farima Berenji ile müzisyenler Evren Evin, Evan Philips, Hatice Gülbahar Hepsev ve daha niceleri…

Anadolu, Horosan ve Yaresan’ın kadim bilgeliğini, danslarını, müziğini, sema ve şifa ritüelleri çalışmalarını hayata geçirececeğimiz üç gün ve iki gecelik programımıza katılımınızı bekleriz. Uluslararası alanda kendini kanıtlamış sanatçı ve öğretmenlerden; mistisizmin kadim köklerini tecrübe etme ve keşfetme, içsel sezgilerinizle bağlantı kurma ve kutsal müzikleri öğrenme fırsatını kaçırmayın.

İnzivanın İçeriği:

  • Mistisizmin kökenleri, Horosan ve Yaresan Sufismi ile ilgili derinlemesine çalışmalar
  • Türk, Horosan ve Yaresan zikirleri, şiirleri, sema ve semahlar (Şems Seması, Rast Sema, Yaresan Sema)
  • Müzik uygulamaları; def, ney ve tamburla Yaresan pratikleri ve İran Sufi müziği makamları
  • Gündoğumu zikri ve meditasyonu
  • İran Yaresan Öğretisine mensup Üstad Salman Hosseini ve Farima Berenji ile sufizm üzerine sohbetler

Programımız Kırklareli’nde küçük bir sahil köyünün huzurlu bir korusunda yer alan Yalıköy Koru-Beach Resort’ta gerçekleşecek.

Ödeme ve Kurallar

Konaklama, yemekler vs dahil toplam fiyat: 1700

Katılım sınırlıdır. Rezervasyon gereklidir. İnziva herhangi bir nedenle iptal edilirse geri ödeme yapılır.
İnziva başlamadan önce faaliyetlerin tam listesi, programı ve kaydı için bizimle iletişime geçin.

Bilgiler:

  • Erken kayıt indiriminden yararlanmak için ödemeyi öndecen yapmak gerekiyor. Geç ödemeler dolar versiyonu üzerinden olacaktır.
  • Erken Kayıt avantajı 15 Nisan’a kadar geçerlidir.
  • Etkinlik iptal olursa geri ödeme yapılacaktır.
  • Ödeme için Evan Philips’le irtibata geçiniz.

Ücrete Dahil Olanlar:

  • Şirin Pansiyonlarda Ortak Konaklama
  • Kahvaltı ve Akşam Yemeği. (Öğle Yemeği tarafımızdan sağlanmayacaktır. Fakat yakınlardaki çok sayıda restoran, bakkal ve kafeyi kullanabilir veya kendi öğle yemeğinizi yapmak için ortak alandan faydalanabilir ya da bulunduğumuz işletmenin kafesini veya restoranını kullanabilirsiniz).
  • Günlük içecekler ve atıştırmalıklar. Çay, kahve ve su sınırsızdır.
  • Tüm müzik dinletileri ve dans atölyeleri

Ücrete Dahil Olmayanlar

  • Vize ücretleri
  • Uçak bileti ücreti
  • Kişisel ulaşım ve taksi ücretleri
  • Kişisel harcamalar ve fazla konaklama
  • Kişisel geziler
  • Menüde olmayan ekstra yiyecek ve içecekler
  • Bahşişler ve ihtiyaç duyabileceğiniz ekstra hizmetler

Ulaşım
Gidiş-Geliş servis ücreti: 300

Daha fazla bilgi için lütfen bizimle iletişime geçin: Evan Phillips (evanjanos@gmail.com) 0535 898 28 60.

Details

Start:
May 6
End:
May 9
Cost:
$375 – $450
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Organizer

Farima Dance
Email:
info@farimadance.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

Yalıköy Koru Restaurant & Otel
İstanbul Çatalca Yalıköy Şahintepe Caddesi,
Çatalca/İstanbul, Kırklareli 34560 Turkey
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