A Unifying Perspective in the Contemporary World


Beshara Magazine is an independent, non-profit publication which aims to provide a platform for intelligent and thought-provoking material embodying a unifying perspective. Its concern is not with one particular field of activity, but with unitative ideas and initiatives as they arise in many different areas of contemporary thought…
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Beshara Magazine is an independent, non-profit publication presenting ideas of unity and inclusion in all areas of contemporary thought, from science and spirituality to economics and the arts… Read more>>

LATEST ARTICLES

The Unity of Bee-ing

The Unity of Bee-ing

An interview with Heidi Herrmann about the work of The Natural Beekeeping Trust in preserving our precious populations of bees.

We need to address the many ways in which we have fallen so far from the ideal place of humanity. The bees demonstrate this as a whole phenomenon – as ‘the Bee’.

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The Zoroastrian Flame

The Zoroastrian Flame

Khojeste Mistree talks about one of the world’s oldest surviving religions and what we can learn from it in the present day.

“One of the principles of the Zoroastrian way of life is to promote harmony in this world, and we believe that harmony begins by being happy within ourselves.

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A Thing of Beauty…

A Thing of Beauty…

Mark Boston reflects on painting the film Loving Vincent

The entire movement of the world sometimes seems an endless, elaborately painted masterpiece, with every moment in a slightly different configuration from the last.

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Painting and the Contemplative Life

Painting and the Contemplative Life

Artist and psychotherapist Benet Haughton talks about the spiritual vision that underpins his life and work

Something has to come through that I haven’t seen before, that is transformative, so that I’m surprised, genuinely surprised, by it.

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The Revival of the Commons

The Revival of the Commons

Political strategist David Bollier explains how a new economic/cultural paradigm is challenging the increasing ‘enclosure’ of wealth and human creativity.

Identity and human flourishing come about through having a connection, a relationship with others, including non-human life and the earth itself.

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The aim of Beshara magazine is to provide a platform for interesting and intelligent material which represents a spiritual perspective. The editors welcome submission enquiries from writers and journalists with an interest in the magazine’s remit and perspective.

Beshara magazine is published by the Beshara Trust, a UK-based educational charity (Reg. nos. 296769 England & Wales, SC039933 Scotland). Any donations received through this website go towards editorial, hosting and maintenance expenses.

13 issues of Beshara magazine were published quarterly between 1987 and 1992. The entire print archive is now available to read online or download for free.