“Philosophy is indeed the science of living perfectly, and is above all things, to speak briefly, the cause to Souls of a perfect life. “ 

Iamblichus,  quoted from The Shrine of Wisdom

Dear friends,

We will have work days on May 2nd and May 9th, outdoors and in, rain or shine (hopefully, not snow!) to prepare our beautiful Center for summer activities. Please come as you can--it's fun to work with friends. Let Cindy know:  If you prefer to work on weekdays, contact Steve  to join in weekday projects.

Our new email lists are now alive and working!  Thank you all for making the transition an easy one.  We are starting out with two lists, detailed below.  Currently the membership of the two lists are almost, but not quite identical (a few more of you picked just "WGEvents" over "Goldenrod").  If you have any problems or questions concerning the lists or their functions (or feel the need for additional lists) please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Vic Mansfield -- Book Signing and Talk at Wisdom's Goldenrod, March 1, 2008

 

 Here is a Youtube video of Lous talking about Sri Sankara

 

 

 

 

 

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In Astronoesis[1] Anthony Damiani has given a masterful exegesis of Plotinus’ philosophy of truth. The following excerpts, supplementary quotes and comments are meant to give an introduction to the core premises.  While there is a risk that such a brief introduction will truncate the meaning and impact of such a revelatory vision, with this concern exposed, if read with reverent and close attention, it is possible for these excerpts to reveal something essential of what Anthony unfolds in Astronoesis. This is Part One of a series.                              Carol DeAntoni

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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.

Starting out Monday, January 12, 7:30 pm at Wisdom's Goldenrod library. We are planning to meet weekly.

Please join us if you're interested in exploring this topic.

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.

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It is our honor to be able to present to you a paper that Michael Wakoff delivered to the Prometheus Trust Conference on July 5, 2014:  "If It Was What It Speaks": the Human Soul's Attainment of Self-Knowledge according to Plotinus.

Here you will find a free and searchable database of Paul Brunton's Notebooks.

 

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