Education in Unitive Spirituality
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.
- the wisdom at the heart of all the great spiritual and religious traditions.
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September 15th – 22nd, 2018
A week dedicated to studying largely unpublished material by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi. This includes an outline of a cosmological framework for understanding the place of the human being in the universe, and consequently, our correct attitude towards other living beings.
September 12, 2018 (6.30pm)
A talk by Jane Clark exploring some of the practical implications of Muhyiddin Ibn ʿArabī’s teaching, and asking how can we integrate these into our lives in the 21st century?
September 19–23, 2018
Scottish Borders, UK
A five-day study tour in the North of England led by Katherine Tiernan, author of ‘Place of Repose; a tale of St Cuthbert’s last journey’.
October 6th – 7th, 2018
The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, UK.
A residential weekend studying one of the major works of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi. Facilitated by the co-translator Cecilia Twinch.
Kathy Tiernan, author of “Place of Repose: A tale of St Cuthbert’s Last Journey” and alumni of the Beshara School will be leading a five-day study tour in September 2018 tracing the saint’s life in Northumbria. Cuthbert, who lived from 634 to 687, is remembered as monk, bishop and hermit of Lindisfarne.
The Beshara Trust is sad to announce the deaths of two long-standing friends, Mhairi MacMillan and Colin Looker.
We are delighted to announce that the Angela Culme-Seymour Fund is currently inviting grant applications to support the development of new writing, translation and study materials in line with the aims of the Beshara Trust.