The Neoplatonic Imagination with Angela Voss

These three lectures are an introduction to one of the most important schools of philosophy in the ancient world, the followers of Plato (c.348-428 BCE) who are now called the...

The Wisdom of the Desert with Nicholas Buxton

The course begins by looking at the origins of Christian monasticism during the third century CE, when thousands of men and women renounced the world and withdrew to the deserts...

The Early Teachings of the Buddha with Sarah Shaw

The Early Teachings of The BuddhaThis lecture series with Sarah Shaw looks at several texts in the Pali Canon from the Dīgha Nikāya, the “collection of long discourses”....

The History and Practices of Hatha Yoga with Dr James Mallinson

DescriptionIn this 5 lecture series Dr. James Mallinson takes a deeper look at the Hatha Yoga lineage. He covers many areas from the texts to the practitioners, the philosophies...

Upanishads, The: Stories of the Self with Graham Burns

In this 5 lecture series Graham Burns gives a broad overview of the Upanishads, explaining the history and culture in which they arose. He takes you through several themes that...

Swami Vivekananda and his legacy with Gwilym Beckerlegge

In this 5 part lecture series Gwilym Beckerlegge discusses the life and legacy of Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), the Hindu teacher who was arguably the first 'global guru'....

Essentials of Buddhist Philosophy with Bee Scherer

Essentials of Buddhist Philosophy with Bee SchererThis course introduces key concepts of Indian Buddhist thought. Over 5 lectures Bee explains the fundamental themes and problems...

Unveiling the Divine Feminine with Angela Voss Botticelli’s Primavera and The Birth of Venus

In these two lectures about Sandro Botticelli (1444-1510) and the meaning behind two of his best loved paintings, Angela introduces you to the esoteric worldview which flourished...

Lives of the Buddha with Sarah Shaw

DescriptionIn this ten part lecture series Sarah Shaw explores several stories from the Jatakas, stories of the previous lives of the Gautama Buddha both in human and animal form....

Women in Yoga with Ruth Westoby

Over 4 sessions Ruth will explore the roles women have made in the history of ancient and modern yoga practice.Session 1 – Ruth discusses themes such as power, control and...

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