Sitting With Fatima 7 – Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi retreat by Michaela Ozelsel


Sitting With Fatima 7         One might think that being locked in a small room in a small apartment in Turkey with some water and a few apples and dates […]

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Sitting with Fatima (5) – Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi Retreat


During her days of confinement, Michaela experienced many different emotions. Many days she would find herself crying, either from happiness or from sorrow, or from both. Around the tenth day, […]

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Sitting with Fatima (3) – Sitting with Fatima (3) – Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi Retreat


Perhaps I should explain why Dr. Michaela Özelsel was so concerned about losing her Teacher the year before she did her halvet. Teachers in Sufism are extremely important as they […]

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