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This group is for all those searching for practical philosophy as a way to bring more truth, meaning, values, happiness, aesthetic and culture into life. For those who dream of a better world and are ready to begin that change in their own lives. Those who dare to ask eternal questions about life and are open to learn from ancient philosophers and their wisdom.

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Living Philosophy: Discover, Awaken, Transform @ Pune Branch

RSVP for free trial on 24th July @ https://bit.ly/2SMYsJV Call -[masked] for details on the free trial class Class started - 17th July , 7.30 - 9.30 pm. (for 15 consecutive Wednesdays) 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.

The way of the Samurai

New Acropolis Pune

RSVP for Free Seat @ https://bit.ly/2KAtALp While in the very act of fighting a gruesome battle, it is said that the Samurai were able to recite beautiful poetry. They were governed by strict codes of conduct founded on human principles such as fraternity, courage and discipline. And their expert skill is often attributed to their inner strength of character. Join us as we explore how their warrior spirit can inspire us in our own battles of daily life.

Theater beyond entertainment

New Acropolis Pune

RSVP for Free seat @ https://bit.ly/2Kyrw6C To participate in the theatre as an actor or audience was an essential part of being a citizen of the state in ancient Greece. In any form of theatre, the artiste or actor enacts a role and for a few moments adopts the character that he plays. Don’t we also wear many masks in life, playing many roles? Together, we will explore some basics of theatre, and also the right spirit with which to do justice to the many roles that we play.

Alchemy - The Art of Transformation

New Acropolis Pune

RSVP for Free seat @ https://bit.ly/2EVjDEG Science today doesn’t take seriously the ancient science of Alchemy which is reduced to trickery, meaningless symbols and foolish attempts to turn lead into gold. But hidden under the layers of dust and as carried forward through the ancient traditions, is Alchemy, an art and a science that explored the unchanging laws of nature. In its principles lie secrets, formulas which guide the human being to the art of truly living a meaningful life! Join us as we explore the human need for transformation and how this formed the essence of the ancient practice of Alchemy

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