A note from Mariam Safinia

Our Spring Term begins next week and, as a service to the community, we are offering all our courses free of charge and online (ZOOM) while the current situation continues.

With time on our hands, heightened anxiety and concerns – both physical and financial, we all need good company, inspiring conversation and practical tools for self-mastery.

Please avail yourself of this opportunity to take up or return to Practical Philosophy; it could be one of the priceless gifts of this adversity. All new students should take the Wisdom course as it is the foundation of the work. If you have attended in the past and are not sure which course to take, please ask info@practicalphilosopher.org.

This is our Registration Page for all the courses. Wishing you and your families, health, contentment and a growth in awareness during these unusual times.

With love – Mariam

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…and can transform your life. Some students, beginning to realize the truth about themselves, wish to continue the journey of self discovery.

For them, Practical Philosophy courses continue with weekly meetings, introduction to the practice of meditation and an opportunity to participate and serve the needs of The School.

We offer Practical Philosophy courses in Pleasanton, San Jose, Los Altos, and Tiburon.

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February 13, 2020

Talk – March 2020 – Pleasanton – CANCELLED

  In the interest of everyone’s welfare canceling this Sunday’s talk Finding Wisdom & Happiness ‘Practical Philosophy explained’ A conversation about our life-transforming methodology with Mariam […]