On Sunday, Aug. 29, the Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship topic will be “The Sacred Yes: A Disciple’s Life,” presented by Ilene and Peter Haykus.
Ilene points out that ”Throughout the centuries, particularly in the Middle East and Asia, spiritual seekers have sought the guidance of enlightened masters for self-realization.” She explains that “In the middle of the 20th century, in response to a tidal wave of interest in meditation and personal growth, gurus and their disciples began to appear in the west. They were often revered, and sometimes condemned, for their teachings and techniques, which went beyond the limitations of western religion and materialism.”
This Sunday, the Haykuses will share their experiences with three such individuals: Ram Dass, Osho (Rajneesh), and Adyashanti. Others will be encouraged to share as well.
Peter and Ilene met in Rajneeshpuram, Ore., in 1983, and for 27 years have supported each other in love and awareness. They served as presidents of the PUUF Steering Committee in 2003 and 2004.
For the children and young people, this Sunday will be fun in the sun. Wear your swim suit, or clothes that can get wet, and bring a towel!
The service begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, Unit B-15, Greenbriar Plaza. Turn east on Greenbriar Drive off of North Pagosa Boulevard by the fire station, then left into the back parking lot and look for the big sign. All are welcome.