"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Three Essays and a Poem
Three Essays and a Poem by Paul Brunton is a small book by Short Path Press that contain material that was originally published in early 1920s. One copy of this book was donated by the PBPF to the Wisdom's Goldenrod library. Look for the book the next time you are in the library.
Practicing the Presence of Gods:
A beginner's mind conversation with Anthony's astrology --
We'll explore ways of entering into Anthony's astrology as a mandala that intimates where and how to look for one's soul.
The class meets on Mondays, 7:30 pm at Wisdom's Goldenrod library.
Please join us if you're interested in exploring this topic.
Class Transcript (PB Class) from September 8, 1984 "What is Philosophy? and the Sage"
Slow but steady progress is being made in the archiving of the materials left by Anthony Damiani to Wisdom’s Goldenrod. From time to time we will share with you some gems we find as we make our way through the archiving process. Here is one class transcript from 1984 on the topics of “What is Philosophy?” and “The Sage”.
Tyrolean Talk by P.B., June 1965: Short Path and Long Path:
All ways of spiritual seeking divide into two classes. The first is basic, elementary, the second for more advanced people. The first for beginners is the Long Path. It takes a long time to get results, and a lot of work has to be done on it; much effort is necessary for it. The second is the Short Path. The results are more quickly got; it is an easier path, and requires less work. To the Long Path belongs the methodical yoga. It takes a lot of work to practise daily: building of character and removing of weaknesses and overcoming of faults, developing concentration of attention to stop the distraction of mind and to get control over thoughts, strengthening of willpower, and all the activities for the beginners. These are the earlier stages of meditation.
2015 will be an important year in the archiving of Anthony Damiani’s materials. He left us a treasure trove of gifts and we wish to share with you a sampling of those gifts, in some way, the crown jewels, his hand drawn diagrams, presented here on our website for the first time.
The following is a portion of the "Invocatory Prelude" of Astronoesis by Anthony Damiani. We feel that all of Anthony's wisdom and understanding can be found in the Invocation, albiet in a very condensed form. Please note that if you would like to hear Anthony speak this invocation, you can find a recording of it on our file download section in our "Members only" section of the website.
What is Philosophy?
"What is Philosophy?" is a topic discussed in great detail at "The Center". Here you will find various articles/ideas on what this idea means to Anthony, PB, Plotinus and a number of Students from Wisdom's Goldenrod.