Ramadan Retreat with Imam Bilal, June 8-11, Pope Valley, CA

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Thursday June 8 – Sunday June 11, 2017
at the Shadhiliyya Sufi Center in Pope Valley, California

Guided by quiet meditation and fasting in the sacred month of Ramadan,
we will immerse ourselves into the Breath of Infinite Compassion,
the five stages of the Illuminated Prayer, and the silent fast of Mary, Mother of Jesus.
This retreat facility located in Napa Valley is a former healing spa built in the late 1800’s around a natural mineral water source. It is situated on 118 acres within 575 acres of remote beauty. The Center is held as a place of prayer and spiritual renewal.
Accommodations
Shared rooms and baths.  We will arrange ourselves men/women dormitory style.
Meals
We share two meals each day: suhur – before dawn; and iftar –fast breaking and dinner after sunset. We will be served delicious meals using halal meat, organic fruits, vegetables, eggs, milk and other ingredients whenever possible.
A light lunch of sandwich/salad (fee applies) is available to anyone who is not fasting.
Times
Please plan to arrive by 7 PM on Thursday. The program starts with Iftar about 8:30 PM and ends with Dhuhr on Sunday about 1:17 PM.
Staying an additional day for an interview with Imam Bilal may be possible; confirm near the time of the retreat.
Registration
To secure your space, please submit a retreat fee of $350 before 6/1. This includes teachings, lodgings, and meals.
A confirmation with detailed information will be sent upon receipt of your funds.
The retreat is open to all; no prior experience is necessary and fasting is optional
Send registration fee payable to Subhana Ansari (Ramadan Retreat in memo line), 1150 Hazel Dr., Pinole, CA 94564
For more information contact subhana@nuraniinstitute.org