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Living Wisdom Tour: Out of Darkness Into Light

A free concert based on "The Seven Pillars" to benefit the homeless and hungry living in Los Angeles.

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

L  I  V  I  N  G    W  I  S  D  O  M    T  O  U  R

Los Angeles, California
Saturday, October 19 | 8:00pm | FREE

Seven Pillars House of Wisdom, in collaboration with Rev. Gwynne Guibord of the Guibord Center and the Yuval Ron Ensemble, presents Out of Darkness Into Light, a unique healing and transformative interfaith and educational concert, to be held at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral on Saturday, October 19th 2013, at 8pm.

Out of darkness - the world came into being. For centuries communities across countless cultures and faiths have told and retold the story of “darkness into light”. Generations have gathered around camp-fires with primitive instruments and with exotic ones, with nothing but their own clear voices, to chant and dance the tales of creation, of life and death and rebirth, of joy and sorrow, of despair and hope...of our human struggle, our Human Journey from darkness towards light.

Inspired by a dream of the Sufi teacher Pir Zia Inayat-Khan it will include liturgical dance, audience participation, and moments that will elevate us as a human family toward the greater good.

Produced by and featuring Yuval Ron, along with Julie Delgado, Bill Elk Whistle Neal, Dervish Aziz, Norik Man-oukian, Annie Lieberman, Bassem Al Rashidi, Maya G, Joselyn Wilkinson and Katyanna Zoroghlian.

Location: St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, The Guibord Center • 514 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Free parking.

Admission: In leiu of an admission fee, please bring a gift card from your favorite budget supply or grocery store (e.g. Target, Costco, Ralphs) to be donated to the homless and hungry of Los Angeles. Your gift card will be distributed via one of these two charity organizations: Housing Works & Hope Net.

Please arrive no later than 7:30 to allow for parking and seating. For more information contact Christine Budzowski @ christine(at)theguibordcenter(dot)org.




The Yuval Ron Ensemble endeavors to lift people above national, racial, religious and cultural divides by weaving the music and dance of the people of the Middle East into a unique and transformative mystical, spiritual and inspiring musical celebration. The ensemble includes Jewish, Christian and Muslim artists dedicated to creating unifying bridges between people of various faiths and ethnic groups worldwide. Visit the Yuval Ron Ensemble website here.

The Guibord Center - Religion Inside Out is a California 501c3 non-profit interfaith and educational organization serving the people of Los Angeles and, through their website, far beyond. The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out’s mission is: To bring people together to challenge assumptions, unleash the Holy, and affirm the faith that transforms the world.


This Living Wisdom Tour event is part of a series of 3 unique events in downtown Los Angeles between October 19 – 21, 2013. Click here to see the full schedule.

Initially inspired by a dream of Pir Zia Inayat-Khan's, "The Seven Pillars" are a series of perspectives that evoke the human journey through the unfolding passages of life. The pillars reveal a broad, inclusive, living wisdom that can activate our hearts, minds, and actions.

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