As-Shams al-Haqiqat al-Qudsiyya

The Holy Sun of the Truth

Nov. 17th-20th 2023

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"You are the message. You are the sun. Send your light to everyone, to give them life because everything comes from this light." ~ Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal ar-Rifa'i ash-Shadhili (Music of the Soul)

Please join us for this holy time together…

 

Sufi Mystical Four-Day Retreat:
As-Shams al-Haqiqat al-Qudsiyya
The Holy Sun of the Truth

Fri. Nov 17th – Mon. Nov 20th

 

~Would you like to remember the joy of who you truly are?
~Is your spirit longing to drink from the Sufi teachings of real Freedom?
~Are you yearning to anchor your life in the remembrance of God?
~Would you enjoy four days of spiritual sustenance & connection with friends & spiritual family?

 

Join us for an inspirational and uplifting four, full days with Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas, and Amany Shalaby as we open our hearts to receive the subtle lights of the sacred teachings of Oneness.

Join us in-person in South Florida OR globally via Zoom.

The event begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Friday morning, and features local musicians and sacred dancers, inspiring our hearts to remember God’s Love.

The weekend is available with special “pay from the heart” pricing. Please donate generously to support the Florida community and SE region. Help us awaken Florida to Love, Truth, and Unity.

The 4-day program will be recorded, and there will be Spanish translations available for portions of the event.

Please contact Sara Madonna at 561-318-1372 or connect@unitypeacprayer.org to confirm that you are wanting to attend in-person.

"It is from the message of the family of God to bring the truth into the world. But know that God makes this truth because He is the truth and you are the truth. ~ Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal ar-Rifa'i ash-Shadhili (Music of the Soul)

Four Days of Holiness & Gathering:

DAY 1: 

Friday, Nov. 17th

9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET


Topics Include:

Amany Shalaby, MA: “Navigating the Way to the Truth”

Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “The True Meaning of Love”

Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Unconditional Love”

DAY 2: 

Saturday, Nov. 18th

9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET


Topics Include:

Amany Shalaby, MA “The Habitates of The Sufis”

Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “As-Shams Al-Haqiqat Al-Qudsiyya: The Holy Sun of the Truth”

Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Divine Marriage — Keys to ecstatic Holy Way”

DAY 2: 

Saturday, Nov. 18th

9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET


Topics Include:

Amany Shalaby, MA “The Habitates of The Sufis”

Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “As-Shams Al-Haqiqat Al-Qudsiyya: The Holy Sun of the Truth”

Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Divine Marriage — Keys to ecstatic Holy Way”

DAY 3: 

Sunday, Nov. 19th

9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET

Topics Include:

Amany Shalaby, MA:“The Muhammadan Heir, al-Warith al-Muhammadi”

Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “As-Shams Al-Haqiqat Al-Qudsiyya: The Holy Sun of the Truth”

Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Gems from Wadhifat as-Salat al-Mashishiya”

DAY 4:

Monday, Nov. 20th

9:00 am to 4:00 pm ET

 A Celebration of Love & Unity

DAY 4:

Monday, Nov. 20th

9:00 am to 4:00 pm ET

A Celebration of Love & Unity 

Logistics:

 Dates & Times:

November 17th-20th, 2023
** The workshop is 4 full days!
Friday morning at 9am to Monday at 4pm Eastern.

Friday: 9am – 6pm ET
Saturday: 9am – 6pm ET
Sunday: 9am – 6pm ET
Monday: 9am – 4pm ET

Venue:

Pembroke Pines, Florida:
Advanced Healing Wellness Center
(AHWC) emphasizes a holistic approach to health and wellness. With the rise of universal consciousness and the demand for complementary health, more people worldwide turn to alternative health and spiritual healing for help.

Detailed Schedule:

Friday, Nov. 17th

9:00 Sacred Music with Sufi Soloist, Laila Kara

9:30 Al Wird: Halima Rabiah Gibson

10:00-11:30 Amany Shalaby, MA: “Navigating the Way to the Truth”

Break: healthy snacks

12:00-2:00 Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “The True Meaning of Love”

Lunch café/ Music onsite with Sufi Melodist Amin Sainfort

3:30-5:00 Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Unconditional Love”

5:30-6:00 Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: Short talk (TBA)

Saturday, Nov. 18

9:00 Divine Essence Qigong with Dr. Nadia Hole

Treat yourself to a set of fun meditative, breathing, and stretching Sufi-infused Qi Gong exercises – Breath of Aloha Hawaiian style- that help release stuck energy, “anchor” your prayers into your body, and lighten your walking, inshaallah.

9:30 Al Wird Amal Wetzel

10:00-11:30 Amany Shalaby, MA “The Habitates of The Sufis”

Break: healthy snacks

12:00-2:00 Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “As-Shams Al-Haqiqat Al-Qudsiyya: The Holy Sun of the Truth”

Lunch café/ Birthday celebration with Sufi Songstress, Salaam Weber

3:30-5:00 Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Divine Marriage — Keys to ecstatic Holy Way”

5:30-6:00 Dhikr Circle:
Please Join us as we join our hands and hearts together in this Sufi prayer circle. This is a mystical experience chanting the Divine names of God that carry sacred sound and light technology that heals our bodies, minds and Spirit.

A beloved practice that opens & cleans our hearts and the windows of our souls, making way for the Divine within.

Sunday, November 19th

9:00 Sacred Soul Movement with Mujiba Debra Haviland
Joyfully awaken your whole being through creative, prayerful movement to Sacred Sufi music.

9:30 Al Wird: Mu’mina Aziza McConchie

10-11:30 Amany Shalaby, MA:“The Muhammadan Heir, al-Warith al-Muhammadi”

Break: healthy snacks

12-2:00 Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: “As-Shams Al-Haqiqat Al-Qudsiyya: The Holy Sun of the Truth”

Lunch café/ Music onsite with Sufi Minstrels, Syed Tahir Jilani

3:30-5:00 Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Gems from Wadhifat as-Salat al-Mashishiya”

5:30-6:15 Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe: Meaning of Sufi Promise and new promises

Monday, Nov. 20th

A Special Sufi Celebration of Love & Unity

Enjoy the presence of new friends and those whom you’ve been longing to re-connect with in-person. Feel the support of sacred community. Help us build a holy family of unity.

Join us on Monday for a fabulous Sufi celebration of love. You will enjoy just being present with longtime friends and new beloveds – enhanced with the chance to receive a Sufi group healing and delight in your inner creativity.

Engage your whole self and celebrate the holy gifts within your soul.

9:00 “Honoring the Divine Feminine” w/ Dr. Nura Murciano-Luna

Conscious Feminine Evolution- Medicine song-Feminine Activation Sacred Drumming

Dr. Leonor Murciano-Luna will lead us in a remembrance of reclaiming the Secret Divine Love through an embodied ritual with sacred drumming, sound & Medicine Songs. We will ignite our sacred web of light anchored in the Cosmic Womb (Rahma) of the Mother- Source- Allah and immerse ourselves in the Love, Mercy & Peace of Divine Truth.

9:30 Al Wird Nura Murciano-Luna

10:00-11:30 Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas: “Actualizing the Qualities of Allah”

Break: healthy snacks

12:00-1:30 Amany Shalaby, MA: “Building Community, the Muhammadan Community”

1:30-2:30 The Abundant Table of Allah – Community Potluck
2:30-3:00 Sacred Music with Zayna de Gaia

Food Has the Power to Heal – Enjoy Halal Ayurvedic specialties lovingly prepared to delight the senses and nurture the body.

Gather for nourishing food, inspired music, and lots more to delight your spirit and reconnect with your inner joy, inshallah.

3:00-4:30 Sufi Meditative Art: Halima Rabiah Gibson

Enjoy a guided meditation as you paint, draw, or write what is moving deep within your own heart, soul, and spirit. A creative artistic expression of your unique connection with God. All supplies will be provided for you to let your imagination fly.

3:00-4:30 Sufi Group Healing w/ Acupuncture Dr. Zuleikha Sainfort

Acupuncture uniquely complements sacred Sufi healing, opening the meridians to receive the divine light for a more complete healing, inshaallah. Receive a subtle healing to awaken the soul and restore the heart’s light, inshallah.

4:30-5:00 Announcements, New Programs and Next Steps

*NOTE: All times are in Eastern (US & Canada) and subject to change (according to Allah’s Timing)

" Everyone needs to live with the peace, to feel this peace, and they need to live in the garden as you do. Give your fragrance to anyone because your fragrance is the real fragrance. It is the fragrance of Allah.” ~ Sidi Muhammad (Music of the Soul)

Can you help? We need volunteers!

A live, hybrid event takes a lot of hearts coming together in order to support and hold the event. If your heart is feeling moved to offer assistance, here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Mystical Master: Most of the organizational effort happens before the event. Support everything to make the weekend amazing.
Prayer Team Virtuosos: Prayers to Clean the Space, Pray over Food, Set-up prayer area.
Spark Joy Maestros: Help keep the Advanced Healing Wellness Center tidy & beautiful.
Faculty Friends: Give special care to our holy teachers.
Sara’s sidekick: Sufi enthusiast, All-around amazing advocate
Logistics Loyalists: Event Set-Up & Take-Down
Kitchen Connoisseurs: Organize/ Supervise Lunch café, the birthday bash (ssssh) & Monday’s Sufi Potluck
Sufi Gift Store Diva: At the heart of the event is our Sufi gift store—Supervise the most hip-happenin’ & popular spot
Adab Adepts: Hospitality hosts; Arrive early; Welcome beloveds; and Support newcomers.
Buoyant boosters: Help with phone calls & reminders.
Guru of Goodness: Gifts, giveaways, and special surprises

 

Please contact Sara Madonna if you would like to help:
connect@unitypeaceprayer.org or 561-318-1372.

About Your Teachers:

“People of the Light Unite” ~ Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe

Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe 

Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe is a physician, a world renowned Sufi Master Healer and Spiritual Teacher. He was officially given the title of Murshid Murrabai Ruhi (guide and caregiver of the soul), one of the highest distinctions for guiding people towards the world of unity and enlightenment. He has the reputation of healing serious diseases, by Allah, including some that have been unresponsive to traditional medicine and deemed irreversible or terminal.

Ibrahim founded the Jaffe Institute in June 2000 to bring his comprehensive synthesis of medical, energetic, and spiritual healing to professionals and lay people who want to heal in a complete and holy way by deepening their understanding of why people become sick and what can be done to resolve their illness. The Institute has grown over the years and is now known as the Institute of Spiritual Healing and the University of Sufism.  Dr. Jaffe is the author of God’s Way, Sufi Spiritual Healing, which outlines the practices he teaches his students.

Dr. Jaffe brings an ocean of love, wisdom and healing to people who are seeking to find the truth, reality and joy of their beings. Learn more about him here: Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe

Amany Shalaby, MA

Amany Shalaby, MA, graduated as an electrical engineer from`Ein Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 1985. She earned her post-graduate diploma in Islamic studies from the Islamic College of Advanced Studies in London in 2002. In 2015, Amany earned her master’s degree in comparative philosophy of religion from Middlesex University in London.  Amany obtained her certificate of completion of Clinical Pastoral Education Level I from Adventhealth.

She is the founder of Universal Chaplaincy, LLC., a member of the Association of Muslim Chaplains and serves as chaplain to Shaddhilya Sufi Center and the Muslim Women’s Organization.  She has eighteen years of experience providing spiritual care for several Shadhiliyya Sufi communities across the states.

She obtained an ijazah (license) from Sidi Sheikh Muhammad Sa’id al-Jamal, who was an imam at al-Masjid al-Aqsa and the Head of the Sufi Counsel in Jerusalem for thirty years. She served for twelve years as the Sheikh’s simultaneous interpreter and she translated twenty books on Islamic spirituality, written by the Shaikh.

She lives in the United States and is the author of The Essence of Creation and a book of poetry, Hidden Pearls.

https://www.universalchaplaincy.com/

“Love comes from the way in which Allah takes the heart He loves, unveiling the light.” ~ Dr. ‘Abd al Haqq Godlas

Dr. ‘Abd al-Haqq Godlas

Dr. ‘Abd al-Haqq Godlas has been practicing both American and traditional Islamic forms of Sufism since 1973. A Professor at the University of Georgia since 1991, he teaches courses on Religion, Islamic Studies, Sufism, and Arabic. Sidi invited him to teach in various Sufi schools beginning in 2003.

A native of California—after becoming a trained teacher of yoga, practicing Buddhist meditation, and receiving two years of training in Gestalt psychotherapy—beginning in 1974, he studied in Iran, Egypt, and Turkey, ultimately receiving his doctorate, specializing in Islamic and Sufi texts, from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1991.

His current research investigates Islamic resources for enhancing emotional intelligence, the process of actualizing divine qualities (via grateful dhikr, fana’, ecstasy, and baqa’), and Sufi Qur’anic commentary.

His passions include Islamic calligraphy, Sufi literature (especially Sufi poets), genetic genealogy, and walking in nature.

Featured Artists:

Cara Laila L’Etoile-Blevins, PhD

Sacred Sufi Soloist

Cara Laila is a psychologist, researcher, spiritual healer, and artist. She received her doctorate in Psychology, studying consciousness and posttraumatic transformation. She currently works as the coordinator of trauma and addiction treatment at the VA hospital in Asheville, NC, and consults internationally for research projects related to the field. Laila found her home in Sufism and her life has been forever changed. She loves spending her time painting, dancing, being in nature, writing poetry, singing, and appreciating Allah’s beauty in the world around her. She can be reached via Instagram at @friendofthestar or over email at cmletoile@gmail.com

Mujiba Haviland

Sacred Soul Movement

Mujiba Debra Haviland is an inspired, innovative dancer who has been dancing since she was five. She was one of the pioneers who brought contact improvisation to Santa Cruz, California. She performed with several dance troops during the 80’s and 90’s.

Currently, she is a Spiritual Energy Healer, and a graduate of Ibrahim’s Master Healing ❤️🩹 Program.  

She is also a Healthy Lifestyle Coach offering  Ayurveda body-type Nutrition, Superfood protocols,  Health Reset,  and Stem Cell Activation Patches.   She also offers intuitive sacred dance classes and therapeutic dance. She leads “Awakening Retreats in Paradise.”

Dr. Nadia Hole

Divine Essence Qigong

Engage your whole body through sacred practice.

Divine Essence Qigong: Treat yourself to a set of fun meditative, breathing, and stretching Sufi-infused Qi Gong exercises – Breath of Aloha Hawaiian style- that help release stuck energy, “anchor” your prayers into your body, and lighten your walking, inshaallah.

Nadia Linda Hole MD is a devoted alum, of USHS, JI, for which she offered morning “Breath of Allah” and Sufi QiGong, for years.

Halima Rabiah Gibson

Sufi Meditative Art

Imagine entering a world beyond time and space. A place full of safety and love for sacred communion, a chance to fully express the Love of God. Enjoy a guided meditation as you paint, draw, or write what is moving deep within your own heart, soul, and spirit.

With over 25 years in the Healing Arts – as a Teacher, Healer, Mentor & Coach, Halima will be assisting your creative artistic expression of your unique connection with God. All supplies will be provided for you to let your imagination fly.

If you’d like to find out more about Halima, you can find her at HalimasHealingHaven.com or contact her at bonniehalima@gmail.com

Dr. Leonor Nura Murciano-Luna

Conscious Feminine Evolution- Medicine song-Feminine Activation Sacred Drumming

Dr. Leonor Murciano-Luna will lead us in a remembrance of reclaiming the Secret Divine Love through an embodied ritual with sacred drumming, sound & Medicine Songs.  We will ignite our sacred web of light anchored in the Cosmic Womb (Rahma) of the Mother- Source- Allah and immerse ourselves in the Love, Mercy & Peace of Divine Truth.

Dr. Leonor Murciano-Luna, PhD, IMD, AP, CHT is an integrative doctor, spiritual healer & teacher, acupuncture physician, and author. She is the founder of Nourishing Women, the School of Conscious Feminine Medicine, and Conscious Feminine Medicine, a not-for-profit (501c) organization.

Dr. Zuleikha Sainfort MD, OMD, MDiv, PgDA, LMT

Group Acupuncture-Sufi Healing

Acupuncture uniquely complements sacred Sufi healing, opening the meridians to receive the divine light for a more complete healing, inshaallah. Receive a subtle healing to awaken the soul and restore the heart’s light, inshallah.

Dr. Sainfort is a Board Certified Alternative Care specialist and the founder of Advanced Healing Wellness Center, a complementary and alternative care center, providing holistic services. Her expertise encompasses Traditional Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture, Ayuvedic Medicine, and Spiritual Healing & Counseling.  

She has helped transform the health and the lives of many: individuals, couples and families with personal or health issues and those longing to connect with the Light of The One.

Local Sites/Attractions

When visiting Florida, people are often captivated by its diverse range of sights and experiences.
Here are just a few:

Hollywood Beach, with seven miles of beaches and the popular Boardwalk, is about 22 miles from the Advanced Healing Wellness Center. Per the City of Hollywood website, “Historic downtown Hollywood is a lively commercial, entertainment, and cultural arts district.”

Flamingo Gardens is the most natural Florida experience, 60 acres of lush gardens and fascinating wildlife. Narrated tram ride; enjoy the range of exotic, tropical plants; and even see protected wildlife like bobcats, flamingos, panthers. Book your tickets in advance $23.95 per adult, family friendly.

Flamingo Gardens Tickets


Everglades National Park
– The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.

A World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve, a Wetland of International Importance, and a specially protected area under the Cartagena Treaty. 

Per UNESCO website: The Everglades National Park has been called ‘a river of grass flowing imperceptibly from the hinterland into the sea’. The exceptional variety of its water habitats has made it a sanctuary for a large number of birds and reptiles, as well as for threatened species such as the manatee.

Everglades A World Heritage Site

"Now, my sun is rising. My Lord, give me the chance to be with You in every moment of my life. I know You well now because You have helped me." ~ Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal ar-Rifa'i ash-Shadhili (Music of the Soul)