Philosophy: The Greatest of all Journeys (Mumbai, India)

World Philosophy Day

Philosophy the greatest of all journeys

On the 23rd of November, New Acropolis in Mumbai India, joined hands with UNESCO New Delhi to celebrate World Philosophy Day 2012, at Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The event entitled, “Philosophy: The Greatest of all Journeys” was presented by Yaron Barzilay, National Director of New Acropolis India (North), and motivated guests to consider Philosophy as an inherent approach with which to live Life – through an exploration of inspiring mythology and examples of various ancient civilizations. The engaged audience, comprising of faculty and students of the University, was introduced to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Lao Tse’s sensitivity to Laws of Nature, and Ancient Egypt’s symbolic representation of the Journey of the Soul into the Afterlife. This event marks the third annual celebration of World Philosophy Day by New Acropolis India (North).

See link to the event as published on UNESCO website.

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