Retreat at Seven Oaks, Greytown October 2019

Here are some thoughts on the retreat from people who were there: Easier to be Still For 4 days a week or two ago, the hills surrounding Seven Oaks were alive and alight with singing (in English) and sounding (in Sanskrit). 48 of us attended this ‘residential’ and were acommodated in 2 family farmhouses; the […]

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Extraordinary Gratitude

There is  extraordinary gratitude to the School of Philosophy, – over 40 years ago a friend asked me to accompany her to an Introductory Lecture, then held at the YMCA on  the Victoria Embankment in Durban. The general reasoning in the lectures was easy to follow and made good sense. Very simple observation exercises were […]

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Living Life Through Layers of Conditioning

Over the past few years I have been part of the School of Philosophy and one of the great lessons has been looking at oneself rather than others. It says a lot about us when we judge another. I didn’t think I was judgemental person (maybe not outwardly or obviously) but as I learned what […]

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meditation

Meditation leads to Happiness

Durban School student Busisiwe put the following message on the WhatsApp feed:   When I saw this Ted Talk, I remembered the session we had about Injustice, We learnt that Injustice can be self inflicted by choosing the 6 tyrants or any of the 6 tyrants to be dominant constantly. It give me such hope […]

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Durban School of Philosophy Celebrates Teachers’ Day

Teacher’s day celebrated at the Durban School of Philosophy Sunday 11 August 2019. World Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually. This is a day to honor teachers and teacher organizations. Teachers make a vital contribution to the education and development of our future leaders. Natural discipline generates a special kind of bliss which is very deep. […]

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