Victor Demko and The Center for Healing Arts
are dedicated to helping you further your practice and
enhance your mind, body and spirit through in-depth,
one-on-one DVD sessions with master healers and
spiritual teachers. This unique approach allows you to
absorb healing and spiritual teachings at your own pace
in your own surroundings.
Our carefully selected teachers represent a
wealth of diverse healing traditions and have each been
selected for their experience, spiritual and heart
qualities, and the deep knowledge they can share with
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To be a safe and trusted resource for
personal healing, growth, and well being.
To cultivate a sense of community in
the global family of healing arts.
To enable access to knowledgeable and
experienced healing arts practitioners and teachers
from a variety of traditions.
To reflect, support, and to be a
catalyst for personal and societal wellness.
Founder and Director of
The Center for Healing Arts.com
Director Victor Demko graduated from
the American Film Institute’s Center for Advanced Film
Studies where he studied with Robert Wise, Ron Howard
and Sir David Puttnam. He also holds a degree in
Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a 4
year degree from The Suluk Academy in meditation and the
inner yoga of Sufism.
A long time spiritual journeyer, he has been privileged
to study with a wealth of radiant teachers:
- Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan with whom
he studied for twelve years before his death in 2004
- His Holiness The Dalai Lama from
whom he took the Bodhisattva vows and received the
- Pir Zia Inayat Khan is head of the
Sufi Order International and of the Suluk Academy, an
esoteric school of which he was a member of its
- Himayat Inayati Th.D who initiated
him into the Sufi Healing Order in 1998.
- Dr. Neil Douglas Klotz is founding
director of The International Center for the Dances of
Universal Peace and author of Prayers of the Cosmos
- Aziza Scott is Head of the Sufi
Order International Esoteric School
- Shahabuddin David Less is
International Head of the Universal Worship and
Spiritual Director of the Rising Tide International
- Terry Wedge who has deeped his
appreciation of the Christian mystical traditions
- Murshid Wali Ali Mayer who has
showed him the beauty of “eat, dance and pray together”
- Sufi teachers Kamila A. Stannard
and Khusrau R. Carell are his spiritual
guides since 1992
- Swami Sundaranand and his master
Swami Topovanji Maharaj who have inspired him
with love of devotion to nature.
Victor Demko has also been blessed to visit many holy
sites around the world – to meditate and receive
- The tomb and chilla (retreat cave) of
Mu’inuddin Chisti in Ajmer, India
- The tomb of Jelaluddin Rumi in Konya, Turkey
- Sarnath, India, where Buddha began his teaching
- St. Paul’s first church in Central Anatolia, Turkey
- The Virgin Mary’s last residence in Ephesus, Turkey
- Sri Ved Nikatam Ashram in Rishikesh, India
- Mother Ganga, Gaumack, Gangotri and Varanasi
And many other places sacred to Buddhism, Hinduism,
Christianity, Islam and other spiritual paths.
Communing with these teachers and visiting these holy
places has allowed Victor to see the importance of
holistic healing that encompasses a person’s spiritual,
mental and physical being.
His interests in spiritual paths, health and healing,
film making and community building have all converged in
The Center for Healing Arts.
Victor believes deeply that The Center for
Healing Arts one-on-one in-depth DVD session series can
offer you transformative knowledge, to support your
practice and healing journey.