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Ballito: Introduction to Practical Philosophy – Starts 26 January 2017


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Public Talk on Turkey in February 2017


The Archaeological Society of South Africa put together a fascinating tour of Southern Anatolia and it was exactly here that the history I was fascinated with as a young girl had taken place…Babylon and King Hammurabi, Mesopotamia, the fertile land between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, Assyria, petroglyphs in the mountains of Kar and more..

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Sunday Meditation at the Durban School of Philosophy

When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation.

Ramana Maharshi

Around fifty people turned out on Sunday at the Durban School to spend a few hours meditating together.

Life seems to rush by in a blur with a never-ending to-do list. The School of Philosophy has a meditation …

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Book Now for Meditation Course July 2016

Meditation courses will be held in:






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Goodbye to Leonie Downing


We say farewell with grateful hearts….

Leonie Downing, aged 90, and a student in the School for almost 50 years, will move to Johannesburg at the end of June.

For 4 decades Leonie took charge of all the musical celebrations…..and there were many! Only she had the courage, patience and humour to put a choir …

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