Beads Spotlight

Unity in Diversity: Religious Co-existence on the Malabar Coast

Oneness. What is it? Is it possible? There are many creeds and doctrines which espouse the idea that all of creation is one in God, but if that is so, why are there so many traditions which say that their god is the only one and all other beliefs are wrong? We live in...

Hindu “Holi” Festival

Between the end of February and middle of March, Hindus in India and Nepal celebrated the “Holi” festival which is also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.” An ancient festival, Holi has come to signify many things - the victory of good over...

Craig San Roque & Aboriginal Australians

Craig San Roque studied psychology in London in the 80s, he also participated in an esoteric group headed by Don Stevens, a disciple of Meher Baba. In 2000+ Craig returned to Australia and settled in Alice Spring, where he lives to date. As a professional and as a...

Finding Beauty

"To penetrate into the essence of all being and significance and to release the fragrance of that inner attainment for the guidance and benefit of others, by expressing, in the world of forms, truth, love, purity and beauty—this is the sole game which has intrinsic...

Unity of All Life

I recently sent a message to many people I work with and all residents where I live, in total about 50 + people. In this message I introduced the mission statement of the Beads Foundation.  I asked if people could spare a moment and give me a spontaneous response they...

Poetry and the Inner Landscape

Poetry has always been a powerful tool to locate an inner landscape, one that embraces both the intuitive and the concrete. The subtlety between the spaces and words in a poem reach into the individual and connect with their inner world in profound ways. Words can...

2015 Annual Letter

Several years ago I was asked to be the chairperson of the Beads on One String Foundation, a group dedicated to the understanding that all life is united in the truth of Oneness. The search for this unity comprises the inner journey of the self, and Beads projects...

Bhakti, Karma, and the Gift of Love

Simon and Carla at Meherabad "Out of a number of practices which lead to the ultimate goal of humanity – God-Realisation – Bhakti Yoga is one of the most important. Almost the whole of humanity is concerned with Bhakti Yoga, which, in simple words, means the art of...

2013 Annual Letter

Beads on One String Foundation "Oneness at the heart of all" 2013 has been a full and active year for the Beads Foundation. We supported three projects. In March, we worked with the Conscious Network, a student organization at the University of California, Berkeley,...

Spanish Seminar and Pilgrimage Announced

Spain has been chosen in order to reach into the memory of the time when Islam, Judaism and Christianity lived side by side and created one of the most profound cultural and spiritual moments in European history. Dates: October 2013, arriving Friday 25. p.m. leaving...