Celebrating Rumi's Life


When: Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, 7 p.m.

Where: La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd., Montecito, CA

Cost: $225 - $325

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Special Events


Come explore the treasure within the poetry, storytelling and teachings of Jalal Al Din Rumi, the Sufi mystic poet born 1207. Celebrate with Ellen and Fariba, two teachers of the heart who will lead us in a weekend of chanting, dancing and reflecting on the Divine Ecstasy within the ocean of Rumi's

Ellen Watson teaches and practices bodywork, movement arts, meditation, chanting, and breathwork at Esalen Institue in Big Sur, California. She is a licensed minister, and believes that the core of all healing begins in the realm of heart and the Spirit. From 1984 thru 2003 she founded and developed the Movement Arts Program at

Fariba Enteshari teaches Mathnawi, Rumi's masterpiece in the original language, Farsi, and in English. She is the founder of Rumi Educational Center, an interfaith, cross-cultural, educational center in Santa Barbara, California. She has taught Rumi's teachings at the University of Southern California, Santa Barbara City College and other institutions such as Esalen and Omega Institute for the last eleven years.
The weekend workshops meet the BBSE's requirements for 8 CEUs for MFTs and LCSWs $10 fee for Contact Hours CE Certification. Send a request for the CEs along with your registration.

Phone: 805-969-5031

Event posted Aug. 30, 2007
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010


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