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Amana Aile Shebar
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Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Benjamin Smythe Gathering
"Leaving town for Durham 11/23; if I can make it, I will! Amana"
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Benjamin Smythe Gathering at Moe's Place

November 22, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Join Benjamin Smythe and friends gathering at Moe Bruce's place 7 minutes from downtown in East Asheville. Saturday, Nov 22nd, 7.30pm. Message Moe if you want to secure a seat and come play. moebruce@mac.comSee More
Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Maria Muldaur In Concert
"Where were you when you first heard "Midnight at the Oasis"? Now you can hear Maria sing this live with her fabulous Bluesiana Band... along with many of her most loved songs right here in Asheville, after the polls close. Warming up for…"
Oct 30
Amana Aile Shebar liked Cullen Anderson's event Maria Muldaur In Concert
Oct 30
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Loving Kindness Tour ~ Buddha Relics at The Venue

October 31, 2014 at 6pm to November 2, 2014 at 5pm
No matter what your religious or spiritual beliefs are, if you believe in world peace and harmony, then this event is for you. This event is all about the loving kindness that naturally emanates from all of our hearts and souls. Viewing these holy relics inspires us:* To develop our own hearts and minds* To develop love, kindness, and compassion* To understand spiritual teachingsFriday: October 31st  6pm to 8pm - Opening ceremony followed by viewing of the relicsSaturday:  November 1st   10am…See More
Oct 30
Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Satsang With Ash Ruiz & Amana Aile
"This event has been postponed until the Spring Equinox... 2015. We'll be back in touch before then!! Thanks everyone!! ♥"
Oct 22
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Maria Muldaur In Concert at The Grey Eagle

November 4, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
"Way Past Midnight", a five decade multimedia musical retrospective show with Grammy nominated Maria Muldaur of "Midnight at the Oasis" fame, will be held on Tuesday night November 4 at 8 PM at The Grey Eagle.  Tickets in advance are $15 at this link and $20 at the door. This is a rare treat for Asheville! Maria performs in nearly every genre of 'American Roots Music' -…See More
Oct 22
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Dances Of Universal Peace With Shemsuddin at Nourish & Flourish

October 25, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Join Shemsuddin and friends for Dances Of Universal  Peace. Nourish & Flourish.Saturday November 15th at 7:30pm.Embodying a more Central Consciousness!A shared wholistic practice of Movement and Sacred Sound led by ShemsuddinShemsuddin is a long time dancer, musician, and supervised leader for the Dances of Universal Peace, and a mithrib for the Sufi practice of dzikr. He has had the great fortune of serving many dance circles, gifted teachers and dance leaders from around the globe. As he…See More
Oct 19
Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Writing From The Heart
"For those of you on FB, here is the event link, which is public. Please forward the information to anyone you feel would benefit, and thank you for your support! ♥ Writing from the Heart: Stoking the Fires of Inspiration"
Oct 2
Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Writing From The Heart
"Hello friends... Please contact me if you have a sincere desire to work on the topic (Family Fables) and cannot afford the cost. This is for writers and non-writers alike and there are take home tools to last a lifetime, based on a meditative…"
Oct 2
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Writing From The Heart at Town & Mountain Training Center

October 11, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm
Join Aile Amana Shebar and friends for "Writing From The Heart" on Saturday October 11th 2:00pm til 6:00pm. A snack will be served.Mentored by Natalie Goldberg and taught by Julia Cameron, Robert Bly, Judyth Hill, and Joan Logghe, Aile Shebar, a 2013 “Best Of WNC” Creative Writing Teacher, has been sharing Writing from the Heart™ for 20+ years. Encouraged by H.W.L. Poonja, “Papaji”, to develop a unique process as a forum for satsang, hers is a teaching where writing and spiritual practice can…See More
Oct 2
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Sep 11
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Magical Weekend With Diana Flynn at Well Being Conference Center

September 12, 2014 at 6pm to September 14, 2014 at 1pm
Join Diana Flynn and friends for a magical weekend retreat at Well Being Conference Center in Tazewell TN. Friday September 12th 6:00pm til Sunday the 14th 1:00pm.The Magic of LifeOpen the door to a magical life and explore the connection between mind, body and spirit. Drop into the Source and know the next step by allowing your heart and purpose to guide you.For reservations contact or call 423-626-9000.Event fee including meals and lodging $215-$280.See More
Aug 30
Amana Aile Shebar is attending Cullen Anderson's event

Retreats With Bentinho: Realize & Actualize at Sanctuary In The Pines

August 24, 2014 at 2pm to September 4, 2014 at 5pm
Join Bentinho and friends for one or both back-to-back retreats in Flat Rock NC Monday August 24th to Thursday September 4th.In ‘Realize’, Bentinho will go deeply into the essentials and subtleties of Resting into Aware-Presence, as well as discovering The Absolute beyond Aware-Presence. This is all about getting deeply experiential with the science of Self-Realization and deepening one’s direct realization of Oneness/Peace/Presence/Transcendence and what Bentinho sometimes called ‘Beyondness’…See More
Aug 22
Amana Aile Shebar commented on Cullen Anderson's event Satsang With Bentinho
"Also Bentinho will hold two back to back five day retreats at Sanctuary in the Pines in Flat Rock, beginning August 25. More information about that here…"
Aug 22
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Satsang With Bentinho at Co-Luminate

August 23, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Join Bentinho and friends for Satsang at Co-Luminate Saturday August 23rd @ 7:00pm.Freedom, Causeless Joy, Real Love and Spiritual Empowerment are qualities already present in everyone, revealed through non-dual awareness.Through a few simple instructions profound realizations will emerge, enabling the innate fragrance of freedom to bloom and emanate everywhere you go.Then, finally, we realize ourselves to be beyond even consciousness and experience. The truly timeless unborn reality reveals…See More
Aug 22

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About Me
Writer, Compassionate Writing Coach and Teacher, and Editor of Select Projects: Aile Shebar, MS, Reiki Master

And founder/event coordinator at One Heart Productions Presents, bringing conscious entertainment to Asheville NC

I developed my signature process "Writing from the Heart" after years of writing and being published in memoir and poetry, encouraged by my spiritual teacher Papaji (HWL Poonja), who suggested I share a form of Satsang in the world through teaching, and this meditative form of 'Writing Practice' was the result. I owe a big debt to my writing mentors Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Joan Logghe, Poet Laureate of Santa Fe, NM, and Judyth Hill (Wage Peace), who have inspired my process beyond measure. Two hands together in gassho to all my teachers.

As a Lover of Truth, a Lover of the Mystics, a Lover of modern and ancient Poets and Writers, pundits, sages, singers of satsang (gatherings in which Truth is shared), madmen and women, the wise ones, earth mothers and sky fathers, our collective grandmothers and various howlers at the moon, a combination of all of the above and more are used in sessions, classes, workshops or events to enhance the writing experience. Please contact me if you wish to host a Writing from the Heart™ gathering, or to include this process as a part of a retreat or workshop:, or here on Asheville Sangha. In addition I offer one on one coaching sessions in person or via Skype.
Favorite Quote(s)
"Love has taken away my practices
and filled me with poetry."
~ Rumi
*Under construction ♥

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At 1:29pm on July 1, 2014, Bill Fleming said…

Hi Amana - thanks for your greeting -I'd enjoy sharing Lucknow memories with you - meet some time/place? Bill Fleming

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