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Request from Neil….
Request from Neil….

Dear Friends, Requesting a favour here: now would be a good time to pre-order your copy of Revelations of the Aramaic Jesus (that is, if you were going to order it anyway!). This will help the book both in its advance ratings and foreign rights sales. I find the...

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July 9: Desert Flowers Group Blooms Again for Two Weeks
July 9: Desert Flowers Group Blooms Again for Two Weeks

A group that has been running for decades--you are welcome to join: Initial video practice from Neil One week of doing the chant and meditation on your own. One week of sharing based on the practice in relation to one's life in the private Desert Flowers listserv....

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The Real That Remains: European Sufi Summer School Online
The Real That Remains: European Sufi Summer School Online

Coming up at the end of the month--our online European Sufi Summer School for this year: “The Real That Remains.”  What many of us considered ‘normal’ is no longer so, both due to the pandemic as well as other world events, particularly climate change and now the war...

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Divine Origin and Original Nature
Divine Origin and Original Nature

Registration closes on Friday.... How can we reclaim our original nature (called fitra in the Qur’an and “original nature” in Zen) when the artificial is all around us? It seems we are constantly looking for clarity and “meaning” in distorted mirrors. Tasnim Fernandez...

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Our New Site Launches
Our New Site Launches

Dear Friends, Sorry for the multiple defective posts earlier today! We have been launching the new Abwoon website, and there were a few bugs to work out! When you have a chance, please head over to the site, and you'll find many new resources, as well as some news...

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The Road to Emmaus with the Aramaic Jesus
The Road to Emmaus with the Aramaic Jesus

How do we feel when we’re at a crossroads, between going forward and going back? Or between what seem like two bad alternatives, or two good ones? On May 15, I’ll be getting together with my longtime friend Brother Joseph Kilikevice, founder of the Shem Interfaith...

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