Horizons - Saturday studies

Join us on Saturday mornings and bring philosophy to life with a wide selection of fascinating nine- and ten-week courses in a vibrant atmosphere. One course - £52. Two courses - £73.

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See below for timings:

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9.30am

Plato’s Symposium

Sanskrit Foundation Courses – Part 5 and IGCSE Preparation

The Fine Art of Calligraphy

The Confident Voice

The Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit)

Ayurveda

11.15am

The Fine Art of Calligraphy

Upanishad Studies

Marsilio Ficino and Love

Discovering  Poetry

Mythology of Ancient India

Plotinus – The Three Primary Realities

The Nature of Music

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11.15am: Discovering Poetry

Engage with reading English poetry and with writing your own

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11.15am: Marsilio Ficino on the Nature of Love

Discover this leading scholar, philosopher and priest of fifteenth century Florence's view on love

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9.30am: Plato’s Symposium

Experience directly the power and wisdom of Plato's ideas.

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9.30am: The Confident Voice

Here is where you can discover your real voice and become what you truly are.

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9.30am: The Bhagavad Gita

Continuing chapter 2, the class will study the Bhagavad Gita systematically in the original Sanskrit

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11.15am: Upanishad Studies

Study the Upanishad and practice reflection on vedic mantras

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9.30am: Ayurveda

Learn about this ancient system of healing

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11.15am: Plotinus – The Three Primary Realities

Discover Plotinus, a philosopher in the Platonic tradition, writing some 600 years after Plato

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9.30am: Sanskrit Foundation Course - Part 5

Continue your study of Sanskrit, building on vocabulary and grammar to be able to read and understand some simple stories

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9.30am: Sanskrit Foundation Course - IGCSE Preparation

This course will follow the syllabus of Cambridge University’s International GCSE Sanskrit Exam

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The Fine Art of Calligraphy

Two consecutive sessions with a break. Discover the beauty of letters, and the stillness of practice

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11.15am: Mythology of Ancient India

Learn about the Vedas, Upanishads, Vedangas, particularly Jyotish, Vedic Cosmology, and the great epics

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11.15am: The Nature of Music

Learn more about the effects of the magical world of music and how it works, and discover more about why music means such a lot to so many of us.

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Other courses available

Economics with Justice

Examine the economic principles at work in society that help us live together in peace and prosperity

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Practical Philosophy

Examine how the combined wisdom of East and West can help us find freedom, happiness and fulfilment

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