The following Events include group retreats, personal retreats, and ongoing training sessions.

The retreat process offers individuals or groups of people an experience that brings about a deeper communion and awakening in life, a feeling of well being, and also healing. You will work with a carefully trained retreat guide using techniques of meditation, breath, sound, light, magnetism and presence, to soften and deepen the experience of the heart, releasing new energy and vitality into your life. Healing can happen in the body, the mind, and the feelings. It can renew the soul and spirit. It can also affect your relationship with your self, with others, and with all of life. 

What will I do on a healing retreat? When you are on a healing retreat you dedicate a number of days of your life to do healing practices in an intensive manner. You will work with a carefully trained retreat guide, with practices specifically designed for you, in a setting conducive to healing. 

FOR A PERSONAL RETREAT go to CONTACT; Send us a note and we will let  you know where the nearest retreat guides are located.

Healing Service for the World

ongoing, Wednesdays, 12-1:00 pm ET

Dear friends, whoever and where-ever you are, come and join


Praying for those affected by Coronavirus or other maladies.

for all medical and care workers; for our planet; for all in need of healing

– altogether 1 hour

Join us on Zoom, each week with the same link:

Worldwide Times: We recommend that you look up your time using, or a similar time zone converter, to sync up with 12:00 pm Eastern (New York Time).


Looking forward to sharing this with you –

Devi Tide (United States), Sarida Brown (United Kingdom),

Jamila Cranstone-Buckley (New Zealand)

Healing Retreat Guide Training

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An experiential distance learning opportunity offered by Devi Tide   This is an advanced training with the purpose of training healers to become retreat guides for those on healing retreats.
Some of the topics that will be covered are: - Stages of the Healing Retreat and how to support the retreatant throughout. - Practices to develop the retreat guide such as intuition, deep listening, healing the past, clearing impressions, etc. - The one-to-one experience of sitting with the retreatant. - Extensive practices to offer on retreat, such as magnetism, the elements, sound, light, the heart, breath, zikrs, wazaif, nature, balance, rhythm, purification, the centers and lataif, prayer, etc.

This is a two year training that includes monthly Zoom sessions and three individual retreats of 3, 7 and 10 days.  We will learn the practices and flow of the healing retreat.

We will meet once a month via Zoom for 1 to 1.5 hours.  Every quarter we will meet for a 3 hour session where we practice essential skills such as assessing the need of the retreatant, offering practices, and deep listening.

In the second year we begin offering short retreats to each other and close friends.

We will use the Healing Retreat manual as a teaching tool.  

Everyone taking this course needs to have a guide.  It is an advanced training.

Cost: US $650 which can be paid in one, two or three installments.

This does not include individual retreat costs - which is a sliding scale of $35-100/day.

Contact:  Ushi Darena at

Details: Training begins September 2020 

Registration fee can be paid in 1, 2, or 3 payments at PayPal at or send check made out to Sufi Healing Order to:

Sufi Healing Order, PO Box 1787, Bothell WA 98041 

Contact Ushi Darena if you need financial assistance.

Awakened Healer II

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Awakened Healer II |second Saturday starting October 9, 2021| noon PT The Awakened Healer Phase 2 is a 6 month distance training in healing that goes deeper into the territory and practices explored in Phase 1. Its purpose is to deepen and expand the innate capacity for healing that resides in each person.    The Awakened Healer Phase 2 training includes: •      Meditative and other practices to further develop intuition and insight, and to give a more open and expanded the capacity of the heart •      Practices to deepen one’s relationship with the source of healing and to energize, enliven, and increase vitality of the body, mind, heart and soul •      Tools to further develop trust for the source of guidance within you •      Tools to make more active your relationship with your self, your life, and the world

For information contact: Ushi Darena-

Healing Conductor Training

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Healing Conductor Training| begins second Saturday of the month starting October 9, 2021|taking registration| 1:30 pm PT This experiential training teaches aspirants the fundamentals of a Healing Conductor in the Healing Activity. Trainees will receive meditative and other experiential practices to develop the healing capacity through the breath, the thought, the glance, the words, and touch. Healing Conductors can offer the Healing Service, classes on healing and they can represent the Healing Activity. This is a one year training. For information contact: Ushi Darena-

That Which Transpires Behind That Which Appears| Retreat with Devi, inspired by Pir Vilayat

That Which Transpires Behind That Which Appears| Retreat with Devi, inspired by Pir Vilayat ( October 30, 2021, February 12, 2022| 12 -3 pm ET On the first weekend of March, 1993, about 100 people gathered for an intensive, three-day spiritual retreat guided by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan. Out of this retreat came a book called That Which Transpires Behind That Which Appears. This is the second of the three half day self-contained retreat sessions, Devi Tide, longtime Secretary General for the Sufi Order (now the Inayatiyya), and close personal assistant to Pir Vilayat, will illuminate the offerings from this and other Pir Vilayat retreats, all documented by the Sufi Order staff from the 1970s through to the early 2000s.

For information contact: Ushi Darena-

Essential Healing Practices

Essential Healing Practices This is an ongoing program every third Saturday beginning September 18th 2021| 3 - 4:30 pm ET (October exception - 4th Saturday - October 23rd, 2021)

While we are each born with inherent knowledge and tools, in the course of our development as individuals we sometimes lose access to many of these. In the Essential Healing Practices Course we will be sharing seminal healing practices drawn from the teachings of Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan, who said, “the whole of creation was made in order to awaken”. In each session, we will convene to support this awakening and transformation in life. Over time, you will find yourself becoming the co-creator of greater health in body, mind, heart, and soul.  We are truly in a relationship with the Divine as co-creators of a beautiful world. Each semester consists of five 90 minute classes culminating in one longer session of immersion and integration. It is recommended that participants attend all sessions, but each session does stand on its own.

For information contact: Ushi Darena-