Dances of Universal Peace

Dances of Universal Peace

Sacred circle dances connecting heart-to-heart and hand-to-hand as we sing and honour the different spiritual traditions honouring the One.

The Dances of Universal Peace put into our hearts and bodies the awe of living, the love of the universe, the experience of community, the delight at the breath we all share, the coming together of the cosmos, psyche and deep ecumenism that the human race yearns for today.
In the pressing need to redeem worship today, the Dances of Universal Peace play a pivotal role. Because they relate macrocosm with microcosm ( universe with psyche), they provide empowerment to heal and to celebrate, to pray in a curved and cosmological manner, to include body at the centre of worship once again—Matthew Fox, author of “Original Blessing and the Coming of the Cosmic Christ..

 

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The Dances of Universal Peace are simple circle dances where we sing songs from the many different spiritual traditions, which can be both joyful and meditative, leading to inner and outer peace and a change of state in our beingness

They were formerly known as Sufi Dances, but are now an international movement dedicated to Peace through the Arts . See www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org
We do the dances locally and internationally and I am a mentor for this practice , and a member of the Mentor Teachers Guild.
To find a Dance Circle in your state see www.dancesofuniversalpeaceaustralia.org

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Our annual gathering! In the spirit of making peace with the Land and its First people.This coming weekend we have our annual Spring Renewal Aboriginal dance camp.

Looking forward to seeing many of our sisters and brothers there and eating, dancing, praying, and learning together.

Here's a link to the flyer:

dancesofuniversalpeaceaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/Spring-Renewal.pdf

A talking circle around the fire at Jamanee Gunya, with Uncle Noel in the centre sharing his Aboriginal teachings at the Mumu Festival earlier this year
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Our annual gathering! In the spirit of making peace with the Land and its First people.

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so wishing I could be there...<3 love to all the dancing souls... celebrating the dance with you in spirit.

Heidi and Rosa honouring the Sacred in each other and Hans joined us with his skilful guitar playing ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Heidi and Rosa honouring the Sacred in each other and Hans joined us with his skilful guitar playing

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More photos from the mid north coast group and our recent weekend

The Mid North Coast Dance Group has hosted a deepening weekend in Mylestom : Creating Sacred Space within and Without. Andrew and I came down from Mulumbimby and we had dancers from Queensland, Adelaide, Newcastle, Sydney and the locals! Sue Lennox has now created a facebook page for the local group. The seeds planted by Annie Rayner over all these years are now flowering! ... See MoreSee Less

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Universal Peace - NSW Mid-North Coast Australia loved dancing with you Anna Parker

This is a great example of a parallel practice of dancing for the peace!Using movement as an expression, an art form, a life connection. ... See MoreSee Less

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Dancing the elements tonight!Friday the 10th August, we have the dances at the Centre for Peace and Meditation in Bondi celebrating the Alchemical Elements in the different traditions.
Come and dance and share food afterwards, so bring a plate.
It's at 15 Blair St Bondi at 7pm, we usually dance till around 9pm and then share food and conversations.
So we're following the vision of making peace given by Murshid Sam to Eat, Dance and Prayer together.
by donation.
See our website for more info:...
Dances of Universal Peace | Australia
About the Dances Toward the One,The Perfection of Love, Harmony and Beauty Music, movement, song and prayer are the universal forms of human expression bringing communities together at times...
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2 months ago

Dancing the elements tonight!

Our gathering tonight in SydneySaturday night the 7th July I will be leading dances on the theme of the Allaudin's visit and the birthday of Hazrat Inayat Khan, which is today 5th July 1882! We have just had a wonderful desert caravan with Allaudin and Yasmin and some 17 dervishes, we'll begin with his Bismillah and continue with dances with Murshid's beautiful words.

Please come and join us!
At 6.30pm, at the Friends Hall 119 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, by donation.
See our website for more info:...
Dances of Universal Peace | Australia
About the Dances Toward the One,The Perfection of Love, Harmony and Beauty Music, movement, song and prayer are the universal forms of human expression bringing communities together at times…
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3 months ago

Our gathering tonight in Sydney

Our trip through the Kata Tjuta and Uluru regions. Photos can not do this place justice and there are many sacred places that are asked not to be photographed . They remain in the deep vast landscape of the heart : the wordless experience found in the presence of such majesty and power . 19 Dancers pilgrimaged and sang and danced the land including Allaudin Ottinger and Yasmin his wife from Kansas City ! We were an international crew experiencing many synchronicities . It was like riding a big wave in the desert! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

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With you in spirit!

Our recent pilgrimage to Alice Springs at Campfire in the heart . We also had a visit to the West MacDonnell Ranges, simpson’s Gap , Stanley Chasm Ormiston Gorge and sang and danced our way with the Community here and at the Steiner School . It was amazing! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

A wonderful version of Shabda's dance with Reb ZalmanAndalucian Zikr with Shabda Kahn & Reb Zalman led by Shabda Kahn ~ Bouzouki Stuart Allen ~ Guitar Gayan Gregory Long ~ Djembe Dana Lightsey ~ Flute Dale Blin... ... See MoreSee Less

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Morning Practices at the beach ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

Morning Practices at the beach
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