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Is it possible to live by the wisdom of the ancient masters in our everyday life?

New Acropolis, an international organisation of a philosophical, cultural and social nature, invites you to discover and experience the deeper esoteric concepts of self, nature and humanity.

New Acropolis is an evolving philosophical community of like-minded people who foster an active and practical approach to Living Philosophy with an acute awareness of the world around us.

This February, New Acropolis is presenting an engaging and informative course, entitled 'Living Philosophy', which will provide a glimpse into the sources of wisdom with a comparative study of classical philosophies across ancient cultures and civilisations.

This unique course runs over 15 interactive sessions and explores the path of philosophy from knowledge to wisdom and from learning to living, uncovering the mysteries of human consciousness and development.

The course starts on Monday 13th of February, 2017, 7pm and consists of both lectures and practical exercises.


Course Syllabus:

 

Know Thy Self

Living Philosophy Need for Inner Change

Ethics and Moral

Themes from Greek and Indian Philosophies

 

The Great Universal War

Who am I? Two faces of the Self

The Internal Battle of Karma Yoga

Themes from The Bhagavad Gita

 

Buddha and the Path to Liberation

Lessons from Buddha's life

Process of Self-Transformation

The Middle Path, 4 Noble Truths

Themes from The Dhammapada

 

Hearing the Voice of the Silence

Symbolism of the Tibetan Vajrayana Tradition

Themes from The Voice of the Silence

 

Practical Principles from the Ancient World

Profound and Sacred Actions

Embodying Justice in Ancient Egypt

The Confucian Ideal of Harmony

Aristotle's Secret to Happiness

 

The Artist, The Lover, The Philosopher Who are you?

Rediscovering the Mysticism of Ancient Greece

Three Paths to the Divine

Great Stoic principles for Modern Living

 

Introduction to Socio-Politics

The role and importance of Society

The Socratic Way of Thinking Maieutic Approach

The Theory of Education by Plato

The Metaphysical Disaster

 

The Allegory of the Cave

The last School of Mystery, Pythagoras

The allegory of the Cave by Plato

The Political & Philosophical Ideal

 

The pyramid of governance

Plato's myth of the metals

Models of Governance, Plato

The Triumphs and Challenges of Democracy

Organisational structure of Traditional Society

 

Path to Mystery

Traditional Education and Tribal

Mystical and Magical Initiation

The sacred chain of masters and disciples

 

From Myth to History and back again

Reliability of History over time

Hidden Truths in Mythology

From chronological Time to Sacred Time

 

Cycles within History

The natural Law of periodicity

Cycles of Time: Hindu Yugas, Great Year of Plato

Challenges and Opportunities of our times

 


Esoteric History of Mankind

7 Kingdoms of Life

The Beginning of Human Evolution

Consciousness and the Discipular Path

Summary

Where do we go from here?


To find out more join the FREE session on Monday 6th February 2017, 7pm at New Acropolis, 1/30 Wellington St, St Kilda VIC 3182. This is a great opportunity to explore the syllabus and meet the facilitators and like-minded students.

The course will then follow weekly from Monday 13th February 2017, 7pm.

The participation fee is $60 per month.

For more information on the course, please visit www.acropolis.org.au/living-philosophy


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When: Free Session: 6th February 2017, 7.00pm / Course Starts: 13th February 2017, 7.00pm
Where: 1/30 Wellington St, St Kilda VIC 3182
Cost: $60 per month
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