Sufism | Institute of Spiritual Healing

We invite you to join us for this special, one-day Hajj Retreat…

Our teachers, Ibrahim, Kamila and Salima, will be teaching and holding a single-day event to celebrate the Day of Arafah, and make the inner Hajj journey with you…

The day of Arafah is known as the day Allah completed Islam:
“Today I have perfected your faith for you, completed My favor upon you, and chosen Islam as your way” (Qur’an, 5:3). It’s also the day of the Hajj when people travel to Arafat in Mecca.

During this holy time of Hajj (the annual pilgrimage made to Mecca), you can journey deep within yourself to bring completion and freedom to your life.

There are deeply transformational and incredibly unique lights that, when captured and experienced on the subtle levels, reveal truths and secrets within your being.

These inner secrets could be the reason for you remaining in a situation or illness…

…or the key to you finally moving forward and finding personal freedom and fulfillment.

Through the unique time of the Hajj, you will walk with others who are just like you: craving true connection, feeling the deep call of the Divine in their hearts, and ready to bring more light into this world.

Join us for a journey that is sure to open your heart, connect you with the Divine, and bring you into meaningful, supportive community with your fellow holy pilgrims.

Whether you have been on the Sufi path for years or are just starting to learn these principles, we invite you to join us on a pilgrimage of light, healing, and ancient practices that people around the world will be participating in.


“The day of Arafah is when the light comes down and purifies.” ~Murshid Ibrahim Jaffe

This One-Day Holy Event Includes:

  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingOverview of the annual pilgrimage and its significance in spirituality
  • The difference between the outer and inner stations of the Hajj
  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingPractices to honor the Day of Arafah no matter where you are in the world
  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingTransmutation and healing of difficulties and personal struggles
  • Understanding the guidance you’ve been receiving in recent months
  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingTastes of the subtle lights of this deeply spiritual time
  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingCommunity and unity as you make the pilgrimage together virtually
  • Sufism | Institute of Spiritual HealingBringing completion to what you’re currently moving through and finding freedom

The Gift of Arafah:

Reaching the Pinnacle of the Hajj Journey

June 15th, 2024

 **Important Note: This date depends on the moon sighting, and it may be possible that the retreat will be moved to either Friday, June 14th or Sunday, June 16th to coincide with the Day of Arafah. We will update you as soon as possible if this happens and encourage you to try to reserve June 14th-16th just in case this happens.


Each topic will be covered on each day in order to solidify the deep light of Hajj during this retreat …



  • What is the Station of Standing?
  • Understanding self-worth and feeling worthy
  • Dissolving into the Absolute and releasing your bonds
  • Entering into the Station of Unity
  • How to participate in this day of the Hajj Journey
  • The inner secrets of the subtle lights

“Don’t miss your chance! Anyone can drink it if they try. The water is there but you have to drink it” ~ Murshid Ibrahim Jaffe

Join our incredible teachers and community for this very special event.



If you have questions about the event, please contact our enrollments team:

“And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?”     – Rumi


Murshid Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe

Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe is a physician, a sufi master, or Murshid, has been given authority to guide and help people to walk through these levels and reach towards Unity. For over twenty years he has been guiding people on the Sufi way. Many people have reached the Divine Presence through his help, and found the journey itself to God to be amazing and wonderful.

Murshida Salima Adelstein

Maxine Salima Adelstein M.Ed., D.D. helps people to discover and embody the deep truth of their beauty and essence through her work as a healer and teacher. She is a Murshid Murabbi Ruhi, (Sufi Spiritual Guide) in the Shadhilyya Sufi tradition, a rank given to her by her guide, Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal.  Ms. Adelstein is Co-President, chair of the Department of Spiritual Ministry and Sufi Studies and a faculty member for the University of Sufism and the Institute of Spiritual Healing. She is a master healer who has helped thousands of clients heal from illness and lifelong emotional pain

Kamila Shenmen

Kamila Carolyn Shenmen, Ph.D., Dipl.Ac., Dipl.C.H., M.Div., co-president of the University of Sufism, holds a Master’s of Divinity degree from the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism and a Doctorate in Computer Science and Molecular Biology from the University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.

She worked for 18 years at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and is also a certified practitioner of Oriental Medicine. Kamila has been a healing practitioner in the Sufi tradition since 2003.


We invite you to call us if you have any questions about this year’s Hajj event!

Call: 1-888-237-5233 ext. 1