About the course
Philosophy In The Park is a 6-week course made of selected topics from our program and adjusted to an outdoor setting.
We will meet on Wednesdays, on a weekly basis.
When? Starting May 25
Where? Garfield Park, South Pasadena
If you want to get a taste of our classes then join us, on This Wednesday, May 18, in a free Open Class and discussion on Happiness:
* Learn the psychology underlying fleeting happiness vs. true happiness
* Explore the steps that lead to a permanent state of well-being
* Discover how to incorporate philosophy into your daily life
* Feed your Soul
The event will include an outline of our philosophical approach and a review of Philosophy In The Park course.
If you enjoy the Open Class, you can sign up for the course, which starts on
May 25th, 7 - 8.30 am, and continues every Wednesday for 6 weeks straight, with one week off in the middle.
Course price- 90$
* Discount for the course will be given to participants in the Open Classes
* In case of bad weather the location may change to a nearby indoor classroom.
Below are some of the topics that you will encounter through the course.
1- KNOW YOURSELF!
To find sustainable happiness, we need to recognize the elements within us and to live a fulfilling and authentic life.
The Mystery of the Human Being
Timeless Ethics and Inner Harmony
The Seven Dimensions of the Human Being
Moral Life Vs. Intellectual Life
2- THE INNER WARRIOR
To develop our inner strength, we need to learn how to work with our virtues and vices.
The Wisdom of India: The Bhagavad Gita
The Warrior within Us
You are Stronger than you Think
3- NATURAL LAWS THAT GOVERN OUR LIVES
The laws that govern your life without you knowing it
The Concepts of Karma, Dharma, and Reincarnation
The Path of Right Action
Who you truly are
4- THE VOICE OF THE SILENCE
The mind is our most useful tool in the inner battle. But first we need to master it…
Introduction to the Wisdom of Tibet
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky – The Adventures of a Great Philosopher
The Voice of the Silence – Manual for a Traveler on the Path
5- THE WISDOM OF CHINA
Ethics and Politics - what’s the connection? To achieve a just society, we need to begin with just individuals
Confucius and the Harmonious Society
Politics as a reflection of Ethics
True Equality vs. False Equality
6- THE HERO’S JOURNEY
To understand the hidden truths beyond myths, helps us understand our own lives better.
History and Myth: Which is real?
Joseph Campbell and the Monomyth
Myth study: Theseus and the Minotaur
Rights to Admission to the Course are reserved by New Acropolis
New Acropolis Los Angeles
Monday - Friday 5:00 P.M - 8:30 P.M
Saturday 9:00 A.M - 2:00 P.M
Old Town Pasadena