PAST COURSES & EVENTS

Compassion for the World

January 26, 2019 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London

How can the wisdom of Ibn ‘Arabi help us solve contemporary problems like global warming?

Coming to Know Edwin Muir

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

Akong: A Remarkable Life

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.

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon

December 1, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London

An afternoon seminar studying the chapter on ‘The Wisdom of Being in the Word of David’ from Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusus al-Hikam (The Bezels of Wisdom).

Bewildered: The Mystical Love Poetry of Ibn ‘Arabi

February 16, 2019 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London

Introducing a new English translation of Ibn ‘Arabi’s extraordinary cycle of mystical poetry Tarjumān al-Ashwāq (Translation of Desires) with publisher, Simone Fattal.

Notes from the Underworld

March 23, 2019 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London

A talk and seminar exploring death as one of the most essential aspects of our humanity from a psychological and spiritual perspective.

The Holy Spirit in the Counselling of the Soul

September 15th – 22nd, 2018
Melbourne, Australia

A week dedicated to studying largely unpublished material by Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.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.

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon

July 7, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

An afternoon seminar on the chapter on Solomon from Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusus al-Hikam (The Bezels of Wisdom).

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon

June 16, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

The next in a series of study afternoons in London on the work of the great spiritual teacher, Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.

In the Footsteps of St Cuthbert

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’.

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon

September 22, 2018 (1–4pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

The last in the current series of study afternoons. This seminar will present excerpts from the chapter on ‘The Wisdom of the Prophecy in the Word of Jesus’ from Ibn ‘Arabi’s seminal work, Fusus al-Hikam.

Chartres in a New Light

October 11 – 14, 2018
Chartres Cathedral, 16 Cloître Notre Dame, 28000 Chartres, France

A visit and exploration of recently restored Chartres Cathedral.

Was and Is

March 17, 2018 (11am–5pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

A day seminar on the distinction between predestination and karma according to the teachings of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.

Discovering Unity

February 27 – April 10, 2018
Hosted by Beshara Turkey

A 7-week online course using the Zoom seminar platform exploring human consciousness and meaning.

The Ways of the Heart

September – December 2018
Hosted by The Beshara Trust

A 12-week themed online course using the Zoom seminar platform.

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon

February 17, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

The next in a series of study afternoons in London on the work of the great spiritual teacher Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.

Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries

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.

Ibn ‘Arabi Study Afternoon: the Heart

January 20, 2018 (2–5pm)
The October Gallery, London, UK

An afternoon seminar on Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusus chapter on the Heart facilitated by Michael Cohen and David Hornsby.

40 Day Intensive Retreat

October 15 – November 23, 2018
Chisholme Institute, Scottish Borders, UK

An in-depth retreat where everything fully supports each individual’s inner self discovery and exploration of their relationship with others and the world from a unified perspective.