The Practice of Philosophy for a Better Daily Life (Lyon, France)
New Acropolis Lyon hosted a lecture by Fernand Schwarz, philosopher and writer, entitled: “The practice of philosophy for a better daily life”. This lecture, initially planned as a face-to-face event […]
Online Lecture: “Buddhism – the way of consciousness” (Zagreb, Croatia)
An online lecture on “Buddhism – the path of consciousness” was held at New Acropolis. During the lecture, the basic ideas of Tibetan Buddhism were presented, emphasizing the idea of […]
Buddhist philosophy to overcome the crisis (Republic of Moldova)
The New Acropolis presented online a lesson dedicated to “Buddhist philosophy for overcoming crises”. The most useful thing for the public was to discover that the Buddha’s teaching is based […]
Online talks (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Culture does not stop, and in April we presented online talks on Buddhist philosophy, reincarnation and practical philosophy.
Book Club: “When Things Fall Apart” by Pema Chödrön (Santa Ana, El Salvador)
A new session of the Book Club was held featuring the book “When Things Fall Apart”, by Pema Chödrön, an American Tibetan Buddhist, and disciple of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Pema […]
How Philosophy Can Change Your Life (USA)
David Hirschorn and Carolyn McGuire spoke on the life changing benefits of philosophy and on the ancient Greek philosophical teaching of eudamonia or happiness.
Lecture: Teachings from Buddhist philosophy (Alajuela, Costa Rica)
A large group of attendees joined us in an evening in which we delved into the teachings of Buddhist philosophy, to discover some practical tools for knowing and surpassing ourselves.
Students visit a Buddhist Temple (São Leopoldo- RS, Brazil)
The students of the San Leopoldo branch visited the Chagdud Gonpa Khadro Ling Buddhist Center, which offers meditation teachings and practices from the Nyingma tradition of Vajraiana Tibetan Buddhism, located […]
“Buddhism and Modern Physics” (Russia)
First event of the philosophical Festival “Happiness is the Way” dedicated to World Philosophy Day. It may seem that both these concepts – Buddhism and modern physics – have no […]
“Monkey mind” and the art of concentration (Munich, Germany)
Public lecture on the Art of Concentration as taught by Buddhism from ancient times: as an introduction, participants learned why Buddhists refer to the human mind as “monkey mind” and […]