Was and Is

March 17, 2018 (11am–5pm)

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

Course Description

On the distinction between predestination and karma according to the teachings of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi.

A seminar consisting of a talk introducing the metaphysical principles that underlie the concepts of predestination and karma, followed by study of selected passages from Ibn ‘Arabi’s seminal work, the Fusus al-Hikam that discuss:

  • The idea of existence comprising infinite, varied expressions of one substance
  • The value of karma in relation to predestination

The title of the Seminar, “Was and Is”, comes from a discussion in the Fusus extracts.

Avi Abadi has been a student of the work of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi for many years. He has presented several seminars for the Beshara Trust, most recently last year on the “Impassable Mountain Pass”.

This is an all-day event (11am–5pm). The ticket price includes lunch.

Booking & Fees

Entry by ticket.

Cost: £25 all-in from Eventbrite

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Enquiries: Michael Cohen at london@beshara.org or 020 8300 7928.

Course / Event location

The October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AL

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