Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries

October 6th – 7th, 2018

A residential weekend studying the ‘Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries’, one of the major works of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi. Facilitated by the co-translator Cecilia Twinch.

Course Description

Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries is one of the major works of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi and has recently been translated into English by Pablo Beneito and Cecilia Twinch.

From the publisher’s website: “It consists of a series of 14 visions, in the form of dramatic conversations with the Divine, interspersed with dazzling visionary episodes… These contemplations are full of astounding insights into the nature of existence, our relationship with Reality, and the way to achieve true happiness.”

This course is an opportunity to study this work in beautiful surroundings, allowing for contemplative study without distractions. The Beshara Trust is very pleased that the co-translator Cecilia Twinch has agreed to facilitate the course, helped by Dee Mitting and Lucy Barratt.

Timetable & Accommodation

The Abbey is a conference centre near Abingdon, easily accessible from London and Oxford.

Address:
The Abbey Sutton Courtenay
The Green
Abingdon
OX14 4AF

*Click here for directions

Accommodation: single or double rooms
*A reduced rate is available if sharing a twin room.

The first session of the course will be at 10am on Saturday 6th October.

Attendees can arrive either on Friday 5th October after 4pm and stay for two nights, or on Saturday 6th October before 9.30am staying Saturday night. The course finishes at 4pm on Sunday 7th October.

All meals are provided including supper on Friday evening.

Booking & Fees

Costs: (for bookings before 30th June)

Arriving Friday 5th October: Single: £270  /  Double: £240 per person

Arriving Saturday 6th October: Single: £210  /  Double: £190 per person

To book a place:

  • Return a completed Booking Form to besharacourses@beshara.org.
    One form per person or couple please. Please download the Booking Form first and then fill it in. If you have any difficulty, just include the information requested on the form in your email to besharacourses@beshara.org.
  • Pay a deposit of £45 per person. Payment options are on the booking form or click here to pay by PayPal now.
    This is refundable if you decide for any reason to cancel before 30th June. More details on the booking form.

 

Course / Event location

The Abbey Sutton Courtenay, The Green, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4AF

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