|Khalwah Prayer Retreat - Lailat al Mi'raj,|
Join in from home ~ Invite your community
Sunday night, April 23rd
As salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Thank you so much for joining your brothers and sisters around the world insha'allah in this blessed night of prayer! Murshid Salima Adelstein will be holding the hearts of the beloveds for this khalwah.
Additional Practices For Isra/Mi'raj (day or night):
May you have a khalwa filled with the Mercy, Compassion, Love and Guidance of our Beloved.
Alhamdulillah that you could join us on this holy night of retreat with our Lord.
Click for PDF of full khalwah instructions.
First timers: Please make 500 repetitions of each prayer and 1/2 hour gazing at the Name eyes open, then 1/2 hour visualizing the Name in your heart with eyes closed.
The rest of us: Please make 1000 repetitions of each prayer, plus one hour gazing at the Name with eyes open, silently saying "Allah", and one hour with eyes closed holding the image of the Name in your heart, silently saying "Allah".
Download PDF of Khalwah reading (optional) from Path to Allah, Most High. (pp. 220-27 in 2002 edition or pp. 257-64 in 2007 edition.)
If you participate in a khalwah or promise, it is important to send a sacrifice for those who are crying, everywhere. Thank you!
A donation of $250 was always Sidi's request for khalwahs, if you can. Please be generous and give whatever you can, and may Allah accept your gift.
It is said that Allah will return your free-will gifts to you ten to seven hundred times over, insha'llah.
You may send checks to SSC, with a note that it is for the khalwah at:
PO Box 100
Pope Valley, CA 94567
or call 707-965-0700 x101
with credit card information.