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- Information Wintercamp 2017
- Big European Naqshbandi Dhikr
- Accomodation and prices
- General information on the camps
Wintercamp 2017Assalam alaykum,
Sheikh Hassan and the Osmanische Herberge are happy to invite all brothers and sisters to our 5th Wintercamp from 27th of December 2017 until 2nd of January 2018, and to the Big European Naqshbandi Dhikr on New Year's Eve. We're looking forward to see you!
- Lectures with Sheikh Hassan Dyck
Daily lectures from Sheikh Hassan's precious notebooks, written nearly 40 years ago in the Sohbat of Grandsheikh Nazim.
- Quran School
The ever-popular Quran recitation classes for all levels (in groups) with Ustad Ali Keeler. Please bring along your Quran, notebooks and textbooks for the arabic alphabet.
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Training with multi-award-winning sportsman Yunis Aways (European Champion CBJJE 2015, Belgian Champion 2016,2017, Mittel Rhein Meister 2016). Please bring suitable clothing (sweatpants and long-sleeved top or judo suite).
- Arabic School for Kids with Maria
Basic quran lessons (alif, ba, ta) for the little ones. Every day except monday.
A seminar with Dr. Omar Obst. The aim oft the Clown-Workshop is not to be funny or memorise sketches. Rather we want to (re)discover the player within us. It’s a matter of letting go and joyous playing, of contact and courage. Please bring blankets or seat cushion and loose clothing. Register in advance!
- Modern psychologie
An introduction with psychotherapist Abdul Hamid Staepke. Pragmatical, contemporary psychology following Imam Ghazali with the objective of strengthening the awareness of the beauty of creation and thus to prevent fear and depression. Please bring notebook and pencil.
- Traditional archery
Basics of thumb-pull-technique by means of 7-steps-method with Ibrahim. We'll be shooting outdoors, weather permitting, so please bring sturdy footwear, and - if available - bow and arrow.
A creative workshop for adults with Sajida. On two afternoons we discover arabic calligraphy, in form and color, with brush and pencil. 14 years and above, 5€ material cost.
A course for ladies and kids with Rabia. Creation of overtones and healing effect through intensive breathing.
- Ice Skating
Common excursion to the Ice Rink in Zülpich on Tuesday the 2nd. € 2 per Person and € 2 deposit for the shoes: Ice Rink Lago Beach Zülpich
Also we're planning a trip to AKTIVI Kids Playworld (tickets 6€ per kid, 3€ per adult): Website Aktivi Abenteuerland Kall
Big European Naqshbandi DhikrThe biggest Naqshbandi meeting of europe at new year's eve marks the highlight of the Wintercamp, and for many also of the whole year. Everyone is invited for common dinner, Big Dhikr, Sohbat and Hadrah with Sheikh Hassan.
Accomodation and prices
Charitable fee per person 30€ (for the whole week), kids aged 6-16 Jahren 10€, free for kids below 6 years, 55€ for the whole family. For some of the activites we will charge an additional fee.
We serve two daily meals on donation basis. There will be brunch between 9 and 10 a.m. in the restaurant and dinner at 7 p.m.
For families with kids we recommend to book lodging nearby. More info on places to stay near the Herberge can be found in our link section.
All participants intending to sleep in the Derga should bring their own bedding, sleeping bags, camping mats and towels. The sleeping area must be clean by 9 a.m. We would advice everyone to bring warm and rainproof clothing, and a hot water bottle for those looking for some extra comfort. .
For information on travel please refer to our contact section.
The five daily prayers will be held in congregation in the small mosque. Sheikh Hassan will give sohbat after Salat al-Isha at 8:30 p.m. inshallah.
We like to adress some important issues on community life:
- Every attendant should participate in daily clean-up work.
- Parents are responsible for supervision of their kids at any times and have to compensate for possible damage! Please accompany your kids to toilet to avoid iconveniences for others!
- The derga kitchen will be opened for certain hours for preparation of food and drinks. Please clean up afterwards! Bring along your food stuff, there's no mini market in the village (half hour to nearest shopping mall by feet). Kitchen will be locked by 11 p.m.
RegistrationFor further information on registration (latest by 20th of December 2017) please write us a mail with full name, number of family members (and age of kids), preferred accomodation (in the derga or outside) and date of arrival at:
General information on Summer-/WintercampTwice a year a week full of seminars and workshops will be held in the Osmanische Herberge, once in summer in the week preceding the SufiSoul-Festival, and once in winter during the turn of the year.
The participiants of these "Camps" reside in the Herberge during the course of the week to partake in a wide variety of educational and recreational activities for all ages. These include Quran- and Arabic Lessons for all levels as well as sport and creative programmes.
Particularly for teeangers the camp offers an opportunity to connect with Muslims of same age, and to experience a good time in community - as has been the case with the treehouse project from 2015.
To join the camp it's mandatory to pay a registration fee, as well as small contributions, depending on the chosen activities.