99 Names with Sheik Ghassan Manasra

LINK To Feb 23 Recorded Class — Al-Shahid NEXT Al-Haqq

IF UNABLE TO ATTEND CLASS LIVE PLEASE SHARE COMMENTS ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH THE NEW NAME AFTER PRACTICING IT FOR 5 OR 6 DAYS

LINK To Feb 16 Recorded Class — Al-Ba’ith — Next Ar-Shahid

We are resuming our one hour 99 Name classes Feb 16, 2020 at 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST

” I’m very delighted to announce we will begin the second part, of our cals the 99 names, It makes me very happy will be together again, For to sail in the sea of light, and to pick the fruits of the knowledge. ” Ghassan

Come join us.  Our Zoom Link is : https://zoom.us/j/784655810
Or go to zoom.us and add in the Meeting ID 784655810
The classes are recorded and available at this web site for later viewing. A few samples classes are available at the tab above under Recorded Classes.

Class Fee:  Ghassan gives his 99 Names Classes Weekly in Groupings of 10 Names — most often they occur in a continuous stream of consecutive weeks.  The charge is $121 for the ten classes or $20 per occasion. All money raised goes to support Ghassan and his family.  $121 for ten classes payment by PayPal or $20 per visit by Paypal  Or checks to Ghassan Manasra / 3520 Brookline Dr. / Sarasota, Fl 34239.
Any questions or problems contact Shams at gerryscott@me.com

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—- Participant Recommendations — ” The most beautiful tapestry is woven in Sheik Ghassan’s 99 Names and the Sufi Path class! Seeped in the tradition and knowledge of the ancient Sufi masters, sacred texts and music, Sheik Ghassan takes on a magical journey. Coupled with sharing our personal experience of practicing these most precious names, he catches us in the net of his heart where we share in this Divine feast.  This class has been a delight! ”

Through the 99 Name class, I appreciate knowing ‘without knowing’. I feel what Pir Vilayat pointed us towards ‘That which transpires behind what appears’.  Interestingly this revelation most often comes through those words of Ghassan that I don’t quite understand. And it comes through the reflections of the 99 Name work in the feelings and experiences of the other participants. When I am a desert, they bring the water.

” Sheik Ghassan takes us on a journey with the Beautiful Names. Each online meeting transports me from Australia to the room where this Abrahamic Reunion Peace-maker happens to be that week. Then we go on a second journey, broad and deep layers of meaning in each name unpacked, outlined and then filled in with the colors of history and tradition, and context in the form of story and metaphor. The third journey with each name is an inner one. Each week we practice together a new name and then repeat that name 20 times, twice a day – just a taste. The following week we are invited to reflect on our experience with that name, the seed of which was already within us. What happened when we watered that seed for a week? Sheik Ghassan takes us deeper with our reflections and we learn, not only from him but also from our self and from each other. This is a unique opportunity, a priceless pearl, an invitation to revisit and remember what has been forgotten. Ya Fattah! ”

Come to the garden of the Beautiful Names where the tulips, narcissus, and the hyacinths bloom. Like a spring rain, Ghassan brings a fresh perspective to the divine names that glistens with joy and sacredness. In the balancing of God’s names, the beauty and the power comes. As Hazrat Inayat Khan said, “Make God a reality and God will make you the truth.” Come to the garden of the Beautiful Names!

2 thoughts on “99 Names with Sheik Ghassan Manasra

  1. Hello Ghassan,
    Greetings from Brisbane, Australia. I am able to join the class via the recording – thank you. In 2017 I had the privilege of spending a week with you at the Sufi summer camp along with Shahabuddin.

    I have been practising Ar-Shahid since listening to the last class.
    I am wondering if you always chant/sing when repeating a Wasifa.
    I decided to do so myself and have found that it generates a lot of internal aliveness and connection with the subtle body. So thanks for the tip. I have been going down the scale from Crown to base chakra with each group of 5 repetitions.

    This is what has come to my mind – some words of Murshid Sam Lewis commenting on the Bowl of Saki March 1st..’.Nature speaks louder than the call from the minaret’

    Sam’s commentary: ” The call from the minaret is the call of human to human in the name of God, but in nature we find the call of God to the human in the Name of God, which is really the call of God to God in the Name of God…….Truly the music of God is everywhere…….”

    This is a little song which I like to sing

    The music of God is everywhere,
    The branches of the tree give a blessing
    The song of the birds is a call to prayer
    The call of God to God in the Name of God.

    Sent with love
    Mariam Mary Neil

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    1. Mariam, Your comment as Ghassan might say, “This Is Very Deep”. I will physically hand him a print out of it. But I am uncertain how to integrate it into the next class. To me it has three parts: (1) The Singing/Chanting of the Name Question (2) Associated the practice of Chakra concentration with it. (3) And the biggest one of all the whole last half of your letter which is difficult to box in with a limited label. To me (1) and (2) are quick and easy to bring up in class. While (3) may need to be approached as an extra filmed discussion, possibly in a post class discussion. I know the reading of the poem/song will put him into a state which he often calls, ‘My self stolen away from my self or and becoming clear and clean.’ I will do what I can do. Thank you for your comment. — Shams

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