Weekly Course in
PHILOSOPHIES OF EAST & WEST
Dates for next foundation course to be confirmed.
Know and understand yourself better through asking what is really important to me?
What does it mean to be a human being?
Do I have a soul?
Man and co-existence: are justice, tolerance and freedom possible today? What is freedom?
The art of building civilizations; from friendship and family, to the city, the country and all humankind.
Karma, reincarnation and the power of decision-making.
Actively shaping your own life while learning to think and act for yourself.
How can I, and we together, overcome crises?
Are we influenced by the cycles of time ?
How can we attain happiness?
Mindfulness and conscious living.
The origin of suffering and finding the middle way.
Practical exercises: managing our emotions, improving concentration and exploring the imagination.
Harmonising our thinking with our feelings and actions.
The seven principles of the human being and the universe
Know and master yourself progressively
How can we activate the best in us?
Learning to be decisive, to affirm our place in the world and act in a just manner
The Bhagavad-Gita – the awakening of consciousness and the inner struggle
The laws of life – dharma, karma and reincarnation
Yoga and the art of intelligent and just action
The stages of inner development
Training the mind to face the challenges of life
Activating the best in ourselves
The 4 Noble Truths explore the nature of suffering and how we might overcome it
Going from illusion and suffering to a liberating freedom
Learning about detachment and the middle way
Life and morality in ancient Egypt
Understanding the enigma of life through development of individual ethics
Plato: The Myth of the Cave and the path to wisdom
Conquering our fears and being in the present
The political individual – prudence, courage, justice, moderation
The happiness of the soul guided by virtue
The nature of the soul and the universe
The path of mysticism
A philosophical approach to living in society
Being a better citizen contributing to a better world founded on values, morality and fraternity
The role of memory and imagination in becoming
The importance of history and mythology, ritual and initiation
Stability and change, cycles and evolution
The common destiny of humanity
Exercises to explore the body, emotions and mind – concentration, attention, consciousness
Developing philosophical attitudes by learning to align thought, feeling and action
Being open in our thinking
Learning to better listen to others and extract the essential from what they are saying
Learning how to develop our logic and how to question
Developing our ability to enter into a dialogue
The driving forces of history: the moral causes of our crisis, materialism and a society of consumption
Stability and change: myths and the founding values of civilization
To build a lasting future; understanding cycles of history and embracing changes
To be a protagonist of history, perspectives of cultural renaissance
43 Lower Rathmines Road
Monday to Thursday: 6.30pm – 9:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
Feel free to contact us with your questions. We’d love to hear from you!