Other Courses of Interest to Members Only
The following courses are offered from time to time depending on numbers of those interested, and the pre-requisite is that the student must have completed at least one of the courses in The Way of Philosophy Series.
Study of the Conversations with Śri Śantānanda Sarasvatī
This course takes an in depth look at the conversations between the founder of the School Mr Leon MacLaren and His Holiness Śrī Śatānanda Sarasvatī from 1967 to 1991. (Invitation to Meditating member students only).
14SepZoom On Line11 weeks Mon 5:00-6-00 PM AWSTConversations Sri Shantanada Saraswati
Session 1Mon 14 Sep 17:00 - Mon 14 Sep 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 2Mon 21 Sep 17:00 - Mon 21 Sep 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 3Mon 28 Sep 17:00 - Mon 28 Sep 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 4Mon 05 Oct 17:00 - Mon 05 Oct 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 5Mon 12 Oct 17:00 - Mon 12 Oct 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 6Mon 19 Oct 17:00 - Mon 19 Oct 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 7Mon 26 Oct 17:00 - Mon 26 Oct 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 8Mon 02 Nov 17:00 - Mon 02 Nov 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 9Mon 09 Nov 17:00 - Mon 09 Nov 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 10Mon 16 Nov 17:00 - Mon 16 Nov 18:00Zoom On Line
Session 11Mon 23 Nov 17:00 - Mon 23 Nov 18:00Zoom On Line
Study of Bhagavad Gītā
This course takes an in depth look at the sacred text of the Hindus - The Bhagavad Gita, a work of 18 chapters and a small portion of the greater epic the Mahābhārata.
20SepZoom On Line11 weeks Sun 10:00-11:00 AM AWST OnlineStudy of the Bhagavad Gita
Session 1Sun 20 Sep 10:00 - Sun 20 Sep 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 2Sun 27 Sep 10:00 - Sun 27 Sep 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 3Sun 04 Oct 10:00 - Sun 04 Oct 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 4Sun 11 Oct 10:00 - Sun 11 Oct 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 5Sun 18 Oct 10:00 - Sun 18 Oct 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 6Sun 25 Oct 10:00 - Sun 25 Oct 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 7Sun 01 Nov 10:00 - Sun 01 Nov 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 8Sun 08 Nov 10:00 - Sun 08 Nov 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 9Sun 15 Nov 10:00 - Sun 15 Nov 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 10Sun 22 Nov 10:00 - Sun 22 Nov 11:00Zoom On Line
Session 11Sun 29 Nov 10:00 - Sun 29 Nov 11:00Zoom On Line
Students of the School of Practical Philosophy are encouraged to take up the study of Sanskrit, particularly those who have reached the ‘Philosophy for Life’ courses.
Language is a means to bring individuals together. Aptly referred to as the ‘Divine Language’, Sanskrit has been perfected by the ancient sages not just as a mode of human communication but also as a medium through which one can understand oneself and one’s surroundings. All of us are gifted with an innate ability to absorb the beauty and sophistication associated with this great language. What is required is a natural enthusiasm for, and participation in, the study of Sanskrit in the good company of others.
A Course in Miracles
This study group is held on Wednesdays on line to study the text, “A Course in Miracles”
For those not familiar with this work the “Course” was written between 1965 and 1972 by Helen Schucman and William Thetford through the process of inner dictation. It consists of 3 parts, the text itself, a workbook for students and a manual for teachers.
The introduction to A Course In Miracles states that’ The course does not aim at teaching the meaning of love for that is beyond what can be taught. It does aim, however, at removing the blocks to the awareness of love’s presence, which is your natural inheritance.
The course can be summed up very simply in this way:
Nothing real can be threatened.
Nothing unreal exists.
Herein lies the peace of God.
16SepBurswood 610011 weeks Wed 7:00-8:00 AMA Workshop on the Text - "A Course in Miracles" Existing students can join this class for free. Please contact Admin@philosophywa.com.au for Promocode.
Session 1Wed 16 Sep 07:00 - Wed 16 Sep 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 2Wed 23 Sep 07:00 - Wed 23 Sep 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 3Wed 30 Sep 07:00 - Wed 30 Sep 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 4Wed 07 Oct 07:00 - Wed 07 Oct 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 5Wed 14 Oct 07:00 - Wed 14 Oct 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 6Wed 21 Oct 07:00 - Wed 21 Oct 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 7Wed 28 Oct 07:00 - Wed 28 Oct 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 8Wed 04 Nov 07:00 - Wed 04 Nov 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 9Wed 11 Nov 07:00 - Wed 11 Nov 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 10Wed 18 Nov 07:00 - Wed 18 Nov 08:00Burswood 6100
Session 11Wed 25 Nov 07:00 - Wed 25 Nov 08:00Burswood 6100
The Philosophy of Plato
Pre-requisite to the Philosophy for Life Courses is Meditation and Philosophy and Mindfulness and one of either True Happiness and Mindfulness OR Pure Love and Mindfulness and one of either Presence of Mind OR Freedom.
The birth of the philosophy of Plato was amid the troubled world of Ancient Athens. During this time Socrates was discussing in the agora what it meant to be wise. One night Socrates had a dream in which he saw a young swan on his knees which all at once put forth plumage and flew away uttering a loud sweet note. Next day the young Plato was introduced to Socrates who immediately recognized him as the swan from his dream.
Socrates was Plato’s teacher until Socrates was executed in 396 BC for “corrupting the youth” of Athens. Plato subsequently, wrote the records of those conversations of Socrates that were so corrupting and which collectively are called “The Dialogues of Plato.”
If you would like to explore the “loud sweet note” of the philosophy of Plato then come join the Plato group on-line. It is open to enrolled students of the School of Philosophy. If you have a copy of the Jowett translation of Plato’s works then have it handy.