Events

Dr. Bitkoff can present the following topics and many others, in lecture, seminar or course format. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation, please contact us.

  • Mysticism, Happiness, & Modern Life
  • Sufi Perspectives on Higher Knowledge
  • The Mystical School: Relationship between Student, Teacher & Path
  • How to Transcend Daily/Mundane Activities, or “A Commuter’s Guide to Enlightenment
  • Consciousness & Health, “You Are What You Think”
  • Higher Knowledge & Spiritual Experience: What to Buy?
  • Dr. Bitkoff will also speak about any of his books.

Past Events, Lectures & Appearances

Bowers Writer’s House, Elizabethtown College,  Spring 2015. “Work & Writings of Stewart Bitkoff.”

New York Theosophical Society, Lecture,Sufi Distance Learning & Spirituality,” 10/27/13, 2pm. 242 East 53 Street, New York, NY, Suggested Donation $10/15

St. John’s Church of Faith, Lecture, Everyday Spirituality,” 9/29/13, 10:30 am. Chapel/Sanctuary, 607 Washington Street, Allentown, PA, 18102, For more information call: 610-776-7211.

Talk Show Guest Appearance, ‘Tuning In’ TV Show BCTV, Reading, PA, 8/17/13, 11 AM: A discussion of Sufism for Western Seekers , which was nominated by ForeWord Magazine for Book of the Year in the Religion Category, Live With Host Robert Moyer.

Talk Show Guest Appearance, Godspeed Institute Radio Show: Distance Learning & Sufi Spirituality. “Whoever is initiated by us and follows us and loves us, whether he is near or far, wherever he is, even if he is in the East and we are in the West, we nourish from the stream of love and give him light in his daily life.”  This quote from a Sufi master describes one natural law of the universe: how one action affects another, at varying distances. How does this apply to spiritual learning? In this show Dr. Stewart Bitkoff explores spirituality as “distance learning” with Host Caer Hollenbaek, 6/16/13, 2pm.

Talk Show Guest Appearance, The Illuminati Network: St Cloud Pagan Radio Show, An enlightening discussion of Dr. Bitkoff’s two book, The Ferryman’s Dream  with Host Lynn Williams. 7/13/13, 1 pm

Guest Appearance, God Speed Institute Radio Show discussing his title, The Ferryman’s Dream and universal mysticism with hosts Carol and Michael Hallunbaek. The book depicts the tale of a group of friends who come ‘to know’ via an elusive traveler dubbed the ferryman when previously their only ‘knowing’ encompassed booze, bars and women.

Talk Show Guest Appearance, Conversations With Advant Garde Sages: An enlightening discussion of Dr. Bitkoff’s two books, Sufism for Western Seekers , which was recently nominated by ForeWord Magazine for Book of the Year in the Religion Category and his newest title The Ferryman’s Dream. If you missed this, the interview is saved on the Progressive Radio Network’s website  (original air date 2pm, 5/15/12, 2pm)

Guest appearance, Godspeed Institute Radio Show. Dr. Stewart Bitkoff and the Reverand Steven McSwain, author, The Enoch Factor, will discuss the similarities in their work and the process of “Knowing God.” Dr. McSwain is a Christian Minister with much to say about the Church’s limitations in helping spiritual travelers have an in depth experience of knowing and connecting with God. The show will be moderated by Carole Hallundbaek.  If you missed this, the interview is saved on the Progressive Radio Network’s website for future listening! (original air date 2pm, 2/12/12 2-3pm)

Book Signing & Lecture: Sufism for Western Seekers, Cost of book, $10.95, no cost for lecture, Location: Shooting For The Moon, 3200 Hamilton East Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, Directions: call for directions570-992-0943- located across street from Snydersville Diner, Route 209, No tickets or reservations required, 12/17/11, 1- 3 pm.

Godspeed Institute Radio Show, Guest appearance with hosts Carol and Michael Hallunbaek. The Path of the Spiritual Traveler in Everyday Life” and a discussion of the book Sufism for Western Seekers. 12/11/11, 2 – 3 pm. If you missed it – you can still listen to the recorded interview by visiting Progressive Radio Network.

Shooting for the Moon Spiritual Development Center, Lecture, How to be Spiritual in the Middle of this Chaos? April 24, 2009, 7- 8:15 pm, Snydersville, PA 18360

Sunday Public Lecture Series, The New York Theosophical Society, Sufi Perspectives on Higher Knowledge, Sunday, March 1, 2009, 3:00 PM

NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) – Round Table ‘Mental Illness Awareness Week’, October 5, 2008 2:00 PM, Bronx, NY

Community leaders participating in a Community Roundtable to launch Mental Illness Awareness Week 

NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) – Talk, ‘Everyday Spirituality for Family Members’, September 26, 2008 5:30 PM , Bronx, NY

A focus on things family members can do to find peace/reduce stress when dealing with a family member who has a lifelong, severe and disabling mental illness. 

SedonaTalkRadio – Appearance, August 26, 2008 Tuesday 9:00 PM

Everyday Divinity with Host Dr. Idara E. Bassey, Appearance, Topic- “Got Traffic? The Divinity of the Daily Commute”

New York Theosophical Society Daily Activity as Spiritual Practice, Lecture, 6/29/08 3:00 PM
242 East 53 Street, New York, NY, Donation $10/15

Borders Book Store, A Commuter’s Guide to Enlightenment, Book Signing 6/14/08, 2- 4:00 PM
1 North Galleria Drive, Middletown, NY 

Shape Shifting with Lisa Bonnice – Radio Appearance,May 28, 2008 1:00 PM EST 

Shooting for the Moon Spiritual Development Center, Sufi Perspectives on Higher Knowledge Three Part Class, Wednesday Evenings, May 7, 14, 21 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Cost $75, Snydersville, PA

Moravian Bookshop – Book Signing, May 3, 2008 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 428 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA  610-866-5481

Eastern Monroe Public Library – Author Forum, May 15, 2008 2:00 PM, 1002 North Ninth Street, Stroudsburg, PA  570-421-0800

Possibilities Books & Gifts – Book Signing, April 19, 2008 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 231 Pittston Avenue, Scranton, PA 570-342-7507

Borders Book Store – Book Signing, April 12, 2008 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 100 Shoppes at Stroud, Stroudsburg, PA 570-420-1395

Shooting For The Moon Spiritual Development Center, Book Signing & Lecture, 3/29/08, Snydersville, PA 570-992-0943

Shooting For The Moon Spiritual Development Center, Lecture: Daily Chores as Spiritual Practice March 21, 2008, Snydersville, PA 570-992-0943

12/11/11, 2 – 3 pm, guest appearance on Godspeed Institute Radio Show, with hosts Carol and Michael Hallunbaek. The Path of the Spiritual Traveler in Everyday Life” and a discussion of the book Sufism for Western Seekers. To tune in visit Progressive Radio Network, and click on the Listen Live Button.

12/17/11, 1- 3 pm, Book Signing & Lecture: Sufism for Western Seekers, Cost of book, $10.95, no cost for lecture, Location: Shooting For The Moon, 3200 Hamilton East Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, Directions: call for directions570-992-0943- located across street from Snydersville Diner, Route 209, No tickets or reservations required.