In the Fire of Grace: Dancing Rumi’s Journey of the Soul

Champagne reception with dancer Banafsheh Sayyad and Andrew Harvey, followed by a screening and discussion of the film. Proceeds benefit La Casa de Maria and OPUS organizations.

When: Friday, May 27, 2011, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Cost: $25 - $35

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Film Screening


Banafsheh interprets five stages of the soul’s archetypal journey to union with the Beloved in movement that marries as Rumi’s mystical vision does: the serene peace with the fierce gorgeous passion of the divine. She is accompanied by Andrew Harvey as the voice of Rumi, summoning her deeper into the flames of death and rebirth. Andrew Harvey is the renowned mystical scholar, Rumi translator, poet, spiritual teacher, author of over 30 books, and architect of Sacred Activism. For more information on the film, visit:

Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the door, and are tax deductible.

Phone: 805-969-5031

Event posted May 17, 2011
Last updated May 17, 2011


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