Awakening to the Power of Love

  • The Abode of the Message The Abode of the Message
  • 5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, NY 12125
  • Jun 14 - 16, 2019 (3 days)
  • Commuter - $50.00 Two Nights - $75.00

About This Event

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.  

Teilhard de Chardin

Resonate with us to the inspiring example of Pir Vilayat Khan who challenged us to create “a beautiful world of beautiful people.”   In this spirit we will invoke a lively, deep, challenging and loving exploration of what it means to be a lover and citizen in the world today.


Inayat Khan gifted us with six Activities to express this Message in our Time. We will explore how two of these, the Kinship activity and the Knighthood activity contribute to the evolutionary process of love and transformation today. The vice presidents of these two Activities, Suhrawardi Gebel for the Knighthood and Nur Azad Mangold for the Kinship activity,  will focus us in this exploratory process. They will bring their own heartfelt relationship to these Activities and at the same time will elicit from everyone their own intuitive knowledge and loving experience of what it means to be a “Love Warrior” in the world today. The backbone of the weekend will be discovering the interplay between the Seven Leading Names training of the Kinship activity and the Golden, Silver, Copper, and Iron rules of the Knighthood and how they support, enhance and challenge us in becoming “all that we can be”.


During the weekend, use some of the following experiences: heartfelt dialogue, ecstatic movement, music, dance, and meditation.

The price includes all meals and lodging. The commuter fee includes Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, and Saturday dinner.


Become all that you could be if you would be what you might be.

Pir Vilayat

Weekend Schedule:

Friday, June 14, 7:30 PM: Introduction and overview of the weekend combined with a ritual of belonging.

Saturday, June 15, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM: Incorporation of the dynamic interchange between kinship activity and the knighthood.

Saturday, June 15, 7:30 PM: Dances of Universal Peace and other activities of joyful connection to an unfolding universe of love.

Sunday, June 16: Universal Worship followed by celebratory brunch. Later in the day an honoring of the Urs and birthday of Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

This special weekend has an all inclusive fee of $75 covering the program, meals, and housing. Join us for this inspiring weekend of remembrance.

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