All courses for the Summer 2020 term will be hosted live online, starting Monday May 4th.

What to expect

The principal aim of human life is freedom. Discover why!


The theme of this course is freedom. This term students are introduced to the practice of meditation. Our School sees meditation as a core practice of the philosophy which enhances the understanding and nourishes the wellbeing of the individual. It is a mantra-based meditation system and has been practiced by students in Ireland over the past fifty years.

Week 1

Truth brings about freedom.

Week 2

Freedom and the play of life​.

Week 3

What is freedom of speech?.

Week 4

Freedom of discussion. The use of Platonic dialectic..

Week 5

The different levels of speech..

Week 6

The attitude and emotion that lies behind action.

Week 7

How attitude can bring about freedom.

Week 8

Valuing freedom.

Week 9

You are a free man.

Week 10

The humanity in man.

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