Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oh such a beautiful performance. Encore!

I saw this wonderful dance rehearsal last night
A preview to what is to be a sure hit
How lucky I am to have stumbled upon this

Uh, oh it was about to start. Ssshh. I’m excited
The room was darkened while the stage was brightly lit
Beautiful stage, by the way
Perfection to the intricate details
Wonderful colors too
A feast for any mortal’s sight

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Undangan: “Hidup dalam Kemanunggalan, Hidup dalam Kesadaran Sejati”

UNDANGAN
Dialog & Lesehan Spiritualitas
“Hidup dalam Kemanunggalan, Hidup dalam Kesadaran Sejati”

Senin, 26 November 2012, Pukul 19.00-21.30 WIB
Aula Paramadina Pondok Indah Plaza I
Jl. Metro Alam Pondok Indah Kav. 20-21 (Depan RSPI)

Bersama:
Achmad Chodjim, MM (Penulis Buku Syekh Siti Jenar & Sunan Kalijaga)
Mr. Peter Yiangou (Beshara School of Esoteric Education)
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Invitation: Beshara SEA courses and events (Nov 2012)

A note from Beshara Southeast Asia:

Dear All,

Beshara South-East Asia is very excited that the course dates are nearing and we are so happy some of you have confirmed to participate. Please note the venue for the Beshara SEA November courses will be changed to Cinere, complete address is Jalan Nias No 91, Block G, Cinere – Depok.

The Weekend Foundation Course will be non-residential while the 7-Day retreat course will be residential. Please see the revised brochure attached with the new venue, costs and map to location.

Weekend Foundation Course (Saturday, 17 November – Sunday, 18 November) – NON-RESIDENTIAL
Course to start at 9.00 am sharp with meditation. We expect students to arrive in Cinere latest by 8.30am for registration. For both days, the course will end at 8pm. Daily timetable will be made available during the course. Please bring your yoga

7-Day Retreat Course (Monday, 19 November – Sunday, 25 November) – RESIDENTIAL
As the intention is to start very early, 7am sharp with meditation, we expect registered students to ‘check-in’ by Sunday, 16th November evening. Again, daily timetable will be made available during the course.

For those who have not registered, invitation is still open until November 13th. If you are interested, please contact
Arida (murida@beshara-sea.org)
Eva (eva.muchtar@beshara-sea.org)
Yanti (yanti@beshara-sea.org)

In addition to the above courses, Beshara South-East Asia is pleased to host a series of activities, which you are cordially invited to.

Student Dinner with Peter Yiangou
Dinner invitation is open to all

Date: Friday, November 16
Time: 19.30 – 21.00 pm
Venue: Mbak Irma’s residence – Jalan Martimbang 28A, Kebayoran Baru (Belakang bekas pompa bensin Pakubuono VI)
Contribution: IDR 50,000

Conversation at Paramadina Community Center:
Conversation open to all members of the public who are interested in the topic of education of the Real, on becoming what it means to live in Oneness – what it means to be aware.

Date: Monday, November 26
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Venue: Paramadina Community Centre, Pondok Indah Plaza I Kav UA 20-21, Metro Pondok Indah, Jakarta Selatan (beside Mc Donald Plaza Pondok Indah)
Theme: Living in Oneness – What does it mean to be aware?
Contribution: IDR 50,000 to cover refreshments

Lecture at ICAS:
Lecture for students and lecturers of ICAS as well as general public should they wish to attend.

Date: Tuesday, November 27
Time: starts at 10 am
Venue: Jl. Pejaten Raya No.19, South Jakarta 12150
Theme: Living in Oneness – Wahdat al-Wujud, Ibn’ Arabi and Contemporary Insights
Contribution: None

We hope to see you all soon

Salam,
Beshara South-East Asia

For a leader is but a servant

A friend once asked: “if there is one quality that a leader must have, what is it?” I said, “He/she first and foremost must be a servant.”

I don’t know how my response came about, but I know I was being honest. I truly believe that to be a real leader, one must be a servant. They must serve.
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