Education in Unitive Spirituality
Available from Chalice Verlag, a German edition of Bülent Rauf’s Addresses I and II in a single volume. Translated by Robert Cathomas and Stefan Bommer, here is the preface to this new translation, which contains quotations from previously unpublished correspondence of Bülent Rauf.
‘What a gift, what a great human!’, writes Richard Twinch in his obituary for Mansura Brenda Thomas, who passed away on July 7th 2017.
Nothingness and Gratitude: Themes in Spiritual Life
The video and transcript of this year’s Beshara Lecture given by George Pattison is now available.
‘Seven Days of the Heart’ Study Retreat
September 30 – 7 October, 2017
Armagh, Melbourne, Australia
An intensive, non-residential study retreat, led by Stephen Hirtenstein.
Application deadline: June 30th, 2017
Embracing the Opposites
October 21-29, 2017
A 9-day study of the Fusus al-Hikam (Bezels of Wisdom) by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.
Self-knowledge? Unity of Existence? Truth? Love? Beauty?
October 8 – January 28, 2017
The Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh
What is the single most important point that must be understood by a person who wants to know?
A series of seven themed explorations.
Beshara Trust London Seminars
October 14 & November 11, 2017
The October Gallery, London, UK
Two study afternoons looking at the writings of Ibn ‘Arabi and other related authors.
WHAT IS BESHARA?
Beshara is a name for…
the perspective that there is only one unlimited existence, expressing itself infinitely as a gift of love.
the realization that self-knowledge from such a unifying point of view results in an understanding of the whole, by the whole.
this wisdom, which is at the heart of all the great spiritual and religious traditions.