The Director of New Acropolis in Portugal, writer Jose Carlos Fernandez, gave a lecture entitled “The Moon Goddess and the eternal feminine.” This activity is part of the series “The Secret Doctrine of HP Blavatsky – Archaic Symbology” being held on the premises of New Acropolis in Lisbon since last year. This is the fifth lecture in the series, each one having been thus far well attended. Russian born Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891) was a philosopher and writer, author of the books “Isis Unveiled” and “The Secret Doctrine” among others.
Archive for April, 2012
Apr 28 2012
Tai Chi, with more than 400 years of evolution, is a psychophysical technique to restore the balance of energy through gentle and harmonic movements.
Bodhidharma Institute Director, Prof. Adriana Vellegal from New Acropolis in Argentina, gave a seminar entitled “Tai chi and the search for balance.” Prof. Vellegal developed various theoretical concepts: energy, breathing and movements, meditation, warm-up exercises and Chi Kung exercises of the eight brocades (Ba Duan Yin). Balance through movement was also explored through the preliminary form of 10 movements “Djing Wei Tao Lu” Yang Style.
This seminar was useful both for those wishing to improve their technique, and for those coming for the first time to this ancient discipline of human health.
Apr 25 2012
New Acropolis in St. Petersburg organized a photo exhibition entitled “Light”, with the intention of displaying light in its different aspects: nature, people, relationships, etc. To discover it as a fact of life that goes unnoticed.
The exhibition had two main aims: to meet people from all over Russia – photographers, patrons of art, volunteers, and all those who would take part in its creation – and to provide the opportunity to reach small populations of Russia, who really need light. Tens of people responded to the proposal to participate in the exhibition, and were offered to organize it in their hometowns. In Kirov and Pskov the exhibition will be held in the coming months. Photography workshops are also expected to be offered.
Apr 24 2012
New Acropolis in Miami, Florida promoted through radio spots, the “Second Annual Day of Reading Plato”, and the “Star Wars for the benefit of UNICEF”.
Apr 22 2012
In Athens a series of seminars on the art of communication and “body language” were launched. In an era dominated by loneliness and isolation, it is important to know how to create effective bridges or connections in human relationships.
Apr 20 2012
Members of New Acropolis in Miami participated with home-made bakery products made by them at the fair, where philosophy was also promoted .
Apr 18 2012
To commemorate the anniversary of the disastrous earthquake and subsequent tsunami in this country a year ago, a lecture on The Spirit of Japan was presented, highlighting its value system and philosophy of life throughout its ancient history. Nearly 100 attendees enjoyed this activity.