Sufi Teacher Taner Ansari, head of the Ansari Tariqa (of the Qadiri Rifai Tariqa), and his wife, Sufi Teacher Muzeyyen Ansari returned to Australia in March-April 2016.
We were blessed to have a second visit from the Sufi Teachers in just over a year! It was a wonderful and valuable experience for all of us involved in our Sufi community. The visit again included a combination of healings, events and private time with Shaykh Taner and Shaykha Ansari.
A Public Event, including a talk by Shaykh Taner and Zikr (Ceremony of Rememberance) was held at the Reg Byrne Community Centre Meeting Room, on 28th March
Melbourne activities were also held from 31 March – 5 April .
Sufi Teacher Taner Ansari, head of the Ansari Tariqa (of the Qadiri Rifai Tariqa), visited Australia in February 2015 with his wife, Sufi Teacher Muzeyyen Ansari.
Shaykh Taner held a well-attended talk and Ceremony of Remembrance (Zikr) at The New Church at Roseville in Sydney, and a talk at North Carlton in Melbourne. Shaykh also performed a number of sufi healings on students of the Tariqa as well as visitors.
August & September 2011
In August/September in Melbourne’s North Carlton we held Intro to Sufism events, for those who have heard just a little about Sufism over the years, or have wanted to find out more about Sufism but never had the time or opportunity.
A good turnout came to participate in our night of Sufi Poetry on Friday night, 9 September 7-9 PM. We learned about famous Sufi poets and story-tellers;Rumi, Hafiz and Nasrudin.
Shaykh Ibrahim also led a weekend Workshop, Living Sufism – Getting Out of the Way on 10-11 September. Workshop attendees learned Sufi practices that can be applied to a modern daily life.
Rumi Concert and Poetry Event, Old Bathurst Road Woodford
Shaykh Ibrahim gave a concert of music based on Sufi concepts, together with readings from Sufi poets Rumi and Hafiz.
Rumi Concert Part 1
Rumi Concert Part 2
Rumi Concert Part 3