Philosophy & Literature: Newcastle upon Tyne

Date

Thursday 29th February 2024. 10am until 12noon

Venue

Jesmond Library, St George's Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2DL

Fee

£14 [or pay what you can afford]

Description

Ever wondered about the mystical dimensions of Islam? In this half-day course we will explore the poetry of Rumi and dive into the enigmatic realm of spiritual experience, love, and unity with the divine. How does Sufism challenge our conventional understanding of Islam, and in what ways can these mystical teachings contribute to personal growth? Join us for a transformative journey of contemplation and connection on this illuminating exploration.

Booking

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Global Philosophy: Islamic Sufism and Mystical Wisdom

Date

Thursday 28th March 2024. 10am until 12noon

Venue

Jesmond Library, St George's Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2DL

Fee

£14 [or pay what you can afford]

Description

How can ancient wisdom shape a sustainable future? Join our half-day course, where we will dive into Jain principles of non-violence, environmental consciousness and reverence for all life forms. Explore how these timeless philosophies guide sustainable living and transform daily choices. Immerse yourself in passages from Jain scriptures and embark on a journey of environmental introspection and discover the profound impact of Jain ethics on personal and planetary well-being.

Booking

To book a place on this course, you can either use the 'Book' button to take you to eventbrite, or email darrenharper.esq@gmail.com

Global Philosophy: Environmental Ethics in Jainism

Date

Thursday 25th April 2024. 10am until 12noon

Venue

Jesmond Library, St George's Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2DL

Fee

£14 [or pay what you can afford]

Description

How does an ancient concept guide modern ethical choices? Join our half-day course as we explore the profound wisdom of Dharma — Hinduism's principle of duty, righteousness, and cosmic order. Immerse yourself in passages from the Bhagavad Gita, unraveling the universal relevance of Dharma in ethical decision-making. Enrich your understanding of this timeless philosophy and its impact on personal and societal morality. Embark on a journey to align your actions with the cosmic order.

Booking

To book a place on this course, you can either use the 'Book' button to take you to eventbrite, or email darrenharper.esq@gmail.com

Global Philosophy: Hinduism and the Concept of Dharma