Sunday 18 January 2015, 2pm-4pm
The Buddhist Wheel of Life and How to Step off the wheel of a hard life – transcending the 12 Dependent Steps which tie pure consciousness to the 5 specialised senses, the lower mind, the ego, and an outer life of suffering and boredom. – ref to Nagarjuna’s Pratityasamutpadah – the wheel of dependent arising.
Sunday 2 February 2015, 2pm-4pm
Is Enlightenment gained progressively or immediately – the 2 schools of traditional development – which one is for you? ref to Zen and the teachings of Eugene Halliday
Sunday 2 March 2015, 2pm-4pm
Understanding the Soul and how to deal effectively with feelings of adversity, fear and anxiety. Insights into sanity(wholeness) and insanity. ref to Eugene Halliday’s writing “The Structure of the Psyche”.
Sunday 6 April 2015, 2pm-4pm
The Teachings of Ram Dass and Neem Karoli Baba – today is Ram Dass’ birthday and we will look at his contribution of introducing essential and useful Hindu teachings to the Western world throughout the 20th and early 21st Century.
Sunday 10 May 2015, 2pm-4pm
Yantra Yoga – the purpose of Meditation Yantra. Tantra comprises 3 main aspects; Yantra is one of them. How to compose and apply Yantra in a spiritually developing life.
Sunday 31 May 2015, 2pm-4pm
Dhyana Yoga – logic and geometrical thinking as Meditation technique – Dhyana, Dianoia, Jhana, Chan, Zen
Sunday 5 July 2015, 2pm-4pm
Male and Female – A Depth Understanding – so many partners and partnerships are under pressure at present. Some, sadly, are verging into physical violence. We will have a practical look at Eugene Hallidays The Tacit Conspiracy, and the four aspects of the individual. We will then see how they work inside each person, and then how they work between partners.Pre-Reading essential >>
Sunday 2 August 2015, 2pm-4pm
Raja Yoga – Love as Will (power + consciousness) – to work to develop the held-in power of the individual, the spiritual potential, requires Love as Will and Choice reinitiated in each moment. Will, Love, Choice and Concentration as key to Raja Yoga.
Sunday 6 September 2015, 2pm-4pm
Shuddhadvaita and Shuddha Yoga – Sincerity, Honesty, and Purity of Motivation – truth, love, and will to work as the threefold principal to embodying Sincerity. What is Sincerity? What is Honesty? What is Shuddhadvaita, and what does it mean for individual development? Is ‘true sincerity’ possible in our current level of development? Or is it just a pretence?
Sunday 4 October 2015, 2pm-4pm
Jnana Yoga – What is Clarity of Mind? – What is Enlightened Mind? – Stages of Meditation and mental development for Perceptive individuals – sound, words, vocabulary, language, integration.
Sunday 1 November 2015, 2pm-4pm
Bhakti Yoga – Devotion – What is Devotion and what are the stages of Devotion and commitment of the heart? What is the Ultimate True Commitment and what is implied in its freedom?
Sunday 6 December 2015, 2pm-4pm
Advaita Yoga – Reflexivity and the ‘Non-dual Absolute Sentient Power’, source of the Universe and all beings. The foundation of True Individuality Development and directional aim.
Sunday 24 January 2016, 2pm-4pm
Ishvara Yoga – The Universe and The Individual – What is the Relationship between the true Yogi and The Universal Being? What is the ongoing Aim of this Relationship, and what are the procedures for Implementation and Development of the Universe/Individual relationship?
Sunday 7 February 2016, 2pm-4pm
Yoga and Ancestral Body Influence – What influence does Inheritance have upon the Yogi, or any individual? What is the difference between reincarnation and ancestral influence? How does Ancestral Influence affect the process of Yoga and the true Yogis development? How does Reflexive Self-consciousness short-circuit Ancestral Influence?
Sunday 6 March 2016, 2pm-4pm
Yoga and The Zodiac – Insight into the Planetary System and how Cyclic Law may exponentially advance or conversely frustrate Individual Development of the Yogi. A study of planetary significances and how to understand and apply in practical work.
Sunday 3 April 2016, 2pm-4pm
The Absolute and Yoga – The Absolute as Impersonal or Personal. What is the difference between blind forces as proposed in much of modern scientific thinking, and purposive forces willing to work to develop an ultimate aim? What is the difference between atheistic accident and theistic purpose? Does Man have a soul, or Is Man a soul? What has all this to do with true Yoga?