November 28, 2018 (7pm)
Heart of Hawick Cinema & Theatre, Hawick, Scottish Borders
The award-winning documentary on the inspirational life of Akong Rinpoche, co-founder of the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West, at Eskdalemuir. Introduced by Executive Producer Vin Harris, and followed by a panel discussion with Q&A. Proceeds to the Akong Memorial Foundation.
A report by Beshara Australia on the talks and course presented by Jane Clark during her visit to Australia. August-September 2018.
November 10, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London
Contemplative study of a few poems by the 20th Century Scottish Poet Edwin Muir
Speaker: Robert-Louis Abrahamson
Michael Sells and Simone Fattal talk about a new translation of Ibn ‘Arabi’s famous cycle of love poems, ‘Translation of Desires’
“For Ibn ‘Arabi longing or desire is a cosmic force. It goes beyond all boundaries, and it is the closest taste of the infinite that people can have in their own experience.”
Emma Clark visits the Luohan at the Temple Gallery in London
“This majestic and profound sculpture is both timeless and deeply meaningful in its capacity to give us an insight into what it means to be human.”