Living Philosophy: Discover, Awaken, Transform @ Colaba Center

Mar 4, 2019 - Mar 18, 2019
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
New Acropolis Cultural Organization, Colaba Causeway Azad Nagar,Colaba
₹ 6000

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Course Starts: Monday, 4th March 2019 7:30PM-9:30PM

This introductory course establishes the basic foundation of every aspiring Philosopher.

The curriculum comprises of traditional knowledge, presented as a comparative study of Classical Philosophies, and helps each student to develop a sensitive ability to recognize and internalize the fundamental Laws that govern Nature, and Humanity.

The course material serves as a basic introduction to ancient cultures and investigates the origins of humanity - a time when the Invisible Consciousness was respected, drawing a sense of wonder and esoteric mysticism.

New Acropolis strives to preserve this universal heritage, by offering it as an integral part of its scholastic development.

Living Philosophy : Discover - Awaken - Transform  Course Syllabus, 15 Sessions (30 Hrs)

Know Thyself  Living Philosophy - Need for Inner Change  Investigate the Ancient Indian understanding of Man  7 Fold Constitution of Man  The Ethical Life of a Disciple  Themes from Ancient Indian Tradition

The Great Universal War  Animal Self vs. Human Self  The Internal Battle of Kurukshetra  Svadharma and Karma Yoga  Themes from The Bhagawad Gita

Buddha and the Path to Liberation  Lessons from the Life of The Buddha  Process of Self-Transformation  The Middle Path, 4 Noble Truths  Themes from The Dhammapada

Hearing the Voice of the Silence  Symbolism of Tibetan Vajrayana Tradition  H.P. Blavatsky and the origins of a mystical manual for disciples  Recognizing the Mayavic nature of the World  Themes from The Voice of the Silence

Practical Principles from the Ancient World  Making your Actions meaningful and sacred  Justice, Ancient Egypt  Harmony, Confucius  Path of Happiness, Aristotle

The Artist, The Lover, The Philosopher - Who are you? Macro-bios: The Living Universe  True Freedom, Stoic Principles  3 Paths to expressing Unity, Plotinus  Neo-Platonism

Introduction to Socio-Politics  The role and importance of Society  The Maieutic Approach, Socrates  Education and Justice in Society, Plato  The Metaphysical Disaster

The Allegory of the Cave  The last School of Mystery, Pythagoras  Allegory of the Cave, Plato  The Political & Philosophical Ideal  Founding Principles of New Acropolis

Types of Governance  4 Types of Man  Models of Governance, Plato  The Triumphs and Challenges of Democracy  Organizational structure of Traditional Society

Path to Mystery  Roles in Ancient Society: Children, Adolescence, Elders  Traditional Education and Tribal Initiation  Mystical and Magical Initiation

When Myth and History meet  Reliability of History  Myths: Truths hidden in Mythology  Chronological Time, Sacred Time, Mythical Time  How Myth drives History

Cycles within History  Natural Law of Cycles  Cycles of Time: Hindu Yugas, Great Year of Plato  Challenges and Opportunities of our times

Esoteric History of Man  7 Kingdoms of Life  Manas & the Evolution of Human Consiousness  The Discipular Path: Devotion, Investigation, Service

Summary  So, where do we go from here?

Students will earn diplomas certifying completion of the course by attending at least 80% of the classes.


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