The Path of Love

Know and Live Your Divinely Guided Life

September 20-23, 2012 | EarthRise Retreat Center, Institute of Noetic Sciences | Petaluma, California

“The experience of these transformative workshops is intangible and hard to put in words. Your mind won’t grasp it but it will be so deeply transformative, you’ll say wow, what happened! Something mystical beyond understanding happens in these workshops.”
~ Salima Adelstein, MEd, DD

When is the last time you had such a profound life changing and lasting transformational experience that you said, “Wow! I am REALLY different?”

When is the last time you gave yourself 4 days to be with yourself for healing and spiritual deepening?

If you are truly ready for a life-changing experience that LASTS and know that you are meant to live a life with more joy, freedom, and divine purpose, this retreat workshop IS FOR YOU.

The Path of Love transformative workshop is designed for people who are truly ready to step into the highest potential and possibility for their work, relationships, health, and spiritual development. If you have ever thought about attending the University and would like to try it out, this workshop is a great way to do so. This workshop is with three masterful teachers and gifted healers and you have them for FOUR DAYS! Your heart will receive what it wants and your soul will dance with the experience of what it has longed for!

Go deep into the mountains of California…


This transformative retreat is held at the EarthRise Retreat Center at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California. EarthRise at IONS is housed on 194 acres of beautiful rolling hills where hiking trails meander through pristine native live oak woodlands, and the surrounding open space offers panoramic vistas of the California landscape. Special features include a beautiful permaculture garden that provides fruits and vegetables for the kitchen, a meditation hut nestled in a peaceful oak grove and multiple sitting areas for quiet contemplation.

About meals at the EarthRise Retreat Center: “Local ingredients are the inspiration for our cooking and include luscious organic fruits and vegetables, free range poultry, hormone-free meat and dairy products, and extraordinary cheeses. We use organic produce from local farmers and our own permaculture garden whenever possible. Our chef draws upon flavors and techniques from around the world to create a diverse cuisine with alluring flavors.”


Learn from three gifted healers…

Robert Ibrahim Jaffe, M.D., M.D.(H)
, is the President of the University and a faculty member. Dr. Jaffe received his medical degree at the University of Illinois and practiced alternative/complementary medicine and homeopathy in Hawaii and Arizona.

He founded The Jaffe Institute (now known as the University of Sufism) in June 2000, to bring his comprehensive synthesis of medical, energetic, and spiritual healing to professionals and lay people who want to heal in a complete and holy way.

Dr. Jaffe is a master healer, teacher, and spiritual guide who has completed over 40,000 healings and helped hundreds of people in their personal journeys. Dr. Jaffe has dedicated his life to creating world peace through bringing people into the reality of divine love and healing through surrendering to God.



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. Ms. Adelstein is Dean of Education, chair of the Department of Spiritual Ministry and Sufi Studies and a faculty member.

She is a master healer who has helped hundreds of clients heal from illness and lifelong emotional pain. She has a private healing practice in Pennsylvania and teaches spiritual healing seminars nationally and internationally. Her heart is filled with the joy and compassion that result from living in the heart of God.




John Wadude Laird, MD is the past President of the University of Sufism and a faculty member. He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1976 and has more than twenty years of experience in direct patient care. Dr. Laird was responsible for the passage of landmark legislation in North Carolina in 1994, legalizing the practice of alternative medical therapies.


Through his activities as an administrator and healer, Dr. Laird radiates the love of God to everyone he encounters. His passion and strength inspire students to trust God fully and to give their lives in service to all who need healing and love.


Four days of deep spiritual healing and transformation…

Through experiential exercises, healing demonstrations, mediation and other Sufi spiritual love practices you will…

* Experience breakthrough and transformation in this immersion retreat-like experience

* Experience the secrets to living with Divine Wisdom and support in your everyday life

* Learn the keys to receive divine wisdom and help that opens your soul’s life purpose

* Receive personal help for health, soul purpose, right livelihood and relationships

* Personal attention with 3 masterful UOS faculty

* Have a profound transformation of heart, soul, and spirit

* Learn in a holy, loving, safe retreat-like environment

* Unlock the keys to developing a deeper and stronger spiritual core that sustains and nurtures you in all life situations

* Receive Divine Empowerment for your greatest needs

The workshop is suitable for all spiritual persuasions. You can expect to finish the retreat with a happier heart and a clear action plan for next steps. The learning is HIGHLY interactive and experiential. This is NOT lecture all-day.

See our 4 day schedule here.

Are you ready to unite your heart and mind, heal and breakthrough those stuck places

in your life?

Are you ready to step in to more personal empowerment and realize your God-given gifts for service in the world?

Join us in beautiful Petaluma, California

and learn how to experience Divine Love,

Wisdom and Empowerment!

Enroll Now!

Payment Plan Available.

$695 or 5 payments of $139 monthly

Path of Love Guest Information September 20-23, 2012

To register for the on site lodging at the beautiful Earthrise retreat click here. Questions: please contact Sahra Laird, 1-707-965-0400 opt 701 .