London Group – Past Events

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London Group – Meeting Reports 2008

November 2008 The Blissful Brain: Neuroscience and Proof of the Power of Meditation Dr Shanida Nataraja has a PhD in Neurophysiology from University College London and in her talk, explained what goes on in the brain when we meditate as well as the physical, mental and psychological effects of meditation. […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2007

November 2007 The Valley Spirit – an Introduction to the Tao Te Ching Shantena Sabbadini is an associate director of the Pari Center for New Learning in Italy, and a physicist who worked on the foundations of quantum physics. He has a deep interest in mystical traditions, especially Chinese, and […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2006

November 2006 Who has free will? How does it work? In November Dr. Chris Nunn spoke about free will. Chris is a retired psychiatrist and an assistant editor of the Journal of Consciousness Studies. He recently launched his latest book De La Mettrie’s Ghost: the Story of Decisions, in which […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2005

November 2005 From Global Crisis to a New Civilization In November, we heard from Hardin Tibbs, a management consultant who specialises in long term thinking, strategy development and scenario planning. Hardin helps corporations think, prepare and plan for the future considering technological trends and innovations in the context of the […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2004

December 2004 The Fascinating World of Subliminal Mind In December, Serena Roney-Dougal PhD who is an author and lecturer in Parapsychology, started us off by placing the concept of subliminal mind in context within Western Culture. We looked first at conscious perceptions and then to that which is above the […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2003

November 2003 Radical Prince: the Integral Vision of HRH the Price of Wales November 14th Our very own David Lorimer, Programme Director of the Network, gav e the presentation in this month’s meeting and talked about his new book. David started by giving us an overview of his he came […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2001

April 2001 Rupert writes: Regrettably, Geoff Boltwood had to cancel our February 21st meeting at the last minute for personal reasons. He hopes to be able to re-schedule in the near future. However, Peter Fenwick gave a thrilling talk to a large gathering of members on March 21st entitled ‘Does […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 2000

December 2000 Rupert writes: PHILLIP BEACH gave a compelling talk at our July meeting about how he has synthesized the Eastern discipline of Acupuncture within his own work in Western Osteopathy. For two thousand years the Chinese have utilised fourteen meridian lines in ancient acupuncture based on touch and the […]

London Group – Meeting Reports 1999

December 1999 RUPERT TOWER writes: On August 1st GEORG FEUERSTEIN gave an illuminating overview of the essentials of yoga, and chose to focus on Hatha-Yoga, meaning ‘force’ or ‘forceful’ yoga. This is the form of yoga best known in the West, though its deeper spiritual and philosophical foundations are rarely […]