High Holidays with Makam Shekhina

September 21, 29 & 30, El Cerrito, CA

Makam Shekhina is the convening of Kohenet Hebrew Priestesses and Ateshi Ashk Sufi Dervishes gathering in counter-oppressive devotion. 

Services with Taya Mâ and members of the Kohenet and Ateshi Ashk communities.

Held at the Kohenet Castle in El Cerrito, CA.

Join us for year three of Makam Shekhina High Holidays. Embodied, earth-based, goddess-honoring prayer services weaving Hebrew, English & Arabic chant, percussion, priestess practices and Sufi wisdom. All genders welcome. Advance registration required. We expect space to fill quickly.

Makam Shekhina is a community of Hebrew Priestesses and Sufi Dervishes gathering in counter-oppressive devotion. Makam Shekhina was founded in the summer of 2015 by Pir Ibrahim Baba, may his secret be sanctified, and Rav Kohenet Taya Mâ. 5778 Services are with Taya Mâ and members of the Kohenet and Ateshi Ashk communities, including Sheikh Issa Effendi during daytime offerings. Held at the Kohenet Castle - an indoor / outdoor sanctuary in El Cerrito, CA.

Rosh Hashanah: September 21, 2017 @ 10 am - mid-afternoon
Kol Nidre: September 29, 2017 @ 7 pm - 10 pm
Yom Kippur: September 30, 2017 @ 10 am - 8 pm

High Holidays (series of 3): $125 One service: $50
Flexibility on $ as needed with advanced arrangement

Additional offerings byond the Castle include Erev Rosh Hashanah at Ibrahim Baba's makam / grave, and Muharram and Ashura gatherings with Ateshi Ashk - we'll journey on Sat eve Sept 30 to a sema (turning ceremony) for Ashura & the birthday of Mevlana Jelal ad-din Rumi.

Registration opens September 1. Register by emailing makamshekhina@gmail.com or paypaling to makamshekhina@gmail.com with the holiday(s) you are paying for in the subject line.

Street Parking Available. 2 min drive from Freeway / .7 miles from BART. For accessibility information, be in touch.