Events

MTO Zendeh Delan ensemble was delighted to do two musical presentation on the occasion of the Festival of Sacred Arts that took place in Compiègne from December 6th to December 12th 2021, including the inauguration of the festival where music was accompanied by a declame of a poem from Sufi...

MTO Zendeh Delan was proud to take part in our first live event since the start of the pandemic with Faiths in Tune in cooperation with Sommerblut Festival and the City of Cologne. The festival featured an all-day music and dance stage programme, workshops, exhibitions, an interfaith community faith and...

On 26 June 2021, MTO Zendeh Delan held its first ever virtual presentation of Sama. The program was well received with us reaching maximum capacity! The program included insights from the MTO Zendeh Delan Sama team, as they shared the realities of practicing Sama during the ...

MTO Zendeh Delan® was honoured to take part in the launch of the American Friends of Sufi Arts, Culture and Knowledge (AFSACK) Salon Series on 08 May 2021! The first virtual event was titled “Sama: Sufism, Motion, and Practice” and was an insightful discussion between AFSACK and some of the...

Members of the association soufie presented Sufism to the members of Forum 104 through a speech on the art of contentment, practical exercises of Tamarkoz and a video clip that the music group Zendeh Delan had made on the occasion of the Iranian New Year. It was a great opportunity...

Zendeh Delan, in collaboration with M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi, Bridges and Musik Norouz Ensemble planned a colourful evening full of culture, music, science, meditation and tradition. This virtual event took place on 25 March. This event, presented in German with English subtitles, was...

Zendeh Delan, in collaboration with M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi, M.T.O Tamarkoz Association, and the Sufi Psychology Association were delighted to present the first ever Welcoming Spring event! This virtual and experiential event took place on 13 March and welcomed attendees from across the world...

We were delighted to partner with Mind Body Spirit on 25 February in a jointly organised webinar by Tamarkoz® and Zendeh Delan®. The session titled “The Sufi Art of Self Knowledge” was a unique and revitalising experience of Tamarkoz® designed to bring you balance, peace and hope....

Following an earlier interview in July, MTO and Zendeh Delan were again invited on the BBC Islamic Reflections radio series to discuss about activities and support provided for World Children’s Day. The series, is broadcast across 15 regional radio stations in the UK, including London and ...

Following the success of our four-part special series – over 5,000 viewers! – members of Zendeh Delan launched a virtual tour in November 2020 that ran weekly until the end of January 2021. The tour included various live discussions with our Tamarkoz instructors globally. Each week one of ...

We loved sharing this special 4-part series! You can watch the highlights here as our Zendeh Delan musicians and Tamarkoz instructors came together to discuss the creation of the music, their favourite tracks, the impact of music on the brain and how the music transcends language barriers...

On July 31st 2020, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, volunteers from MTO Shahmaghsoudi®️ Paris went to the Ehpad La Chamade located in Nanterre.During the visit the Sufi music group Zendeh Delan®️ played music for the residents and staff. It was a great joy to spend these precious moments...

BBC Islamic Reflections, a new radio series, which is broadcast across 15 regional radio stations in the UK, including London, featured the story of MTO Covid-19 response and was accompanied by Zendeh Delan® music. This new series saw the first broadcast of the Adhan...

Throughout the lockdown, Zendeh Delan® reached out to a number of care homes across the UK as they faced prolonged periods of isolation. As part of the larger MTO Covid-19 response, Zendeh Delan® members played live music for care home residents. This was an opportunity to ...

On 4 June 2019 MTO Sufi Association and Forum 104 hosted a conference on Sufism.  Discussions about the origin of Sufism, the reality of knowledge and spiritual elevation were held at the conference. Additionally, practices in Sufism including both Tamarkoz® and zekr were shared. ...

The Zendeh Delan® members in France regularly play music for nursing home residents. These intimate concerts bring moments of joy and a message of love inspired by Sufi teachings to the elderly residents and the hardworking staff of l’EHPAD de Garches, la Villa d’Epidaure....

To celebrate the end of the year and the birth of Jesus Christ – we gathered with our Christian friends in Chapelle Notre-Dame des Anges in Paris. We shared the moment together as the Zendeh Delan® ensemble played Sufi music in celebration of this joyous occasion....

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Versailles neighborhood house, a Tamarkoz® workshop was organised. Invited by the City of Versailles, the Zendeh Delan® ensemble was delighted to participate in this celebration which attracted many residents of the city....

On 16 March 2017 Zendeh Delan® were invited to participate in an interfaith celebration on the occasion of Lent at the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels. The faiths shared readings from scriptures and listened to the delightful music presented by the Zendeh Delan® ensemble....

The Universiteé Europeéne Assomptionniste invited Zendeh Delan® and MTO Sufi Association in France to share an evening of music and poetry. The evening, themed “when you only have love …” was hosted on 28 May 2016 in the historic Notre-Dame des Anges Chapel and saw musicians inspired by love, gather to...

The ensemble shared Sufi music with the attendees as well as discussed the Sufi perspective on ecology, through a definition given by Hazrat Mir Ghotbeddin Mohammad Angha, the 40th Sufi Master of MTO Shahmaghsoudi®, the School of Islamic Sufism.  The evening was an opportunity to converse with...

More than 150 guests of all faiths were invited to MTO Shahmaghsoudi® centre in France. Jewish, Christian and Islamic perspectives were shared in commemoration of the spring equinox. The symbolism of rebirth and the significance of the Haftsin for Norouz were presented by...

On 16 April 2015 Zendeh Delan® were invited to participate at the launch of the second issue of the magazine Présence in France. The Zendeh Delan® members presented zekr at this event. It was a wonderful opportunity to share perspectives with all the participants. ...

Zendeh Delan® and Highgate Synagogue hosted the Melodies of Unity event at MTO Shahmaghsoudi® London on 22nd February 2015. The Mayor of Haringey, Kaushika Amin opened the event which was then followed by presentations of live music and poetry from various faith groups including...

Zendeh Delan® welcomed more than 100 guests to MTO Shahmaghsoudi ® centre in Nanterre. The interfaith event say various faith groups sharing songs and prayers from their faiths, including: Shinnyo Buddhist centre (mantras and sutras) School of Praise (ancient Christian song)...

Zendeh Delan® has received several invitations to present at festivals and events in Europe over the last several years. One such event was on 3-4 August 2013 where we attended the Rumi Festival organised by the Beshara School in Scotland, United Kingdom. An amazing range...