Wisdom’s Goldenrod, Center for Philosophic Studies, is a non-profit organization (501c3) that provides an environment for the nonsectarian comparative study of Western and Eastern philosophies, from ancient to contemporary with the aim of understanding the truths that underlie all traditions.
Current Covid policy for the Center (10/18/2021): All classes will be online. The Main Building and Library are open for meditation and study. Per CDC guidance, masks are recommended indoors regardless of vaccination status. The Annex and Cottage are open for individual retreats.


“Seeing through Symbol”
November 12 – 15, 2021

All are welcome to the next Zoom program from Wisdom’s Goldenrod. The following topics are planned:

Sound as Symbol (Myra Berkowitz)
Relation of the Powers of the Soul (as described in Aristotle) with the Planetary Functions (Jeff Cox)
Reviewing the Symbols of the Zodiac (Linda Ruth)
Some Thoughts on Symbol (Herb Shapiro)
Circle Sacred Symbol: Mandala for humanity, cosmology and reality (Avery Solomon)

As part of this event, Carol DeAntoni will be making available a paper she has written on symbol.

There will be no charge for the event, although donations are always welcome.

More details and zoom links will be shared when we have them. In the meantime, feel free to contact Helen at helensperl@gmail.com.

Classes have been happening at Wisdom’s Goldenrod for over 50 years! New classes happen on a regular basis. You can go here for a list of current classes. Please feel free to join at any time. Currently all classes are being held online. Please go here for online class details.

We are thrilled to announce that the complete digital archives of PB are now available for you to browse and study from the convenience of your computer, tablet, and smart phone! Explore the full archive here!

Over the years the Wisdom’s Goldenrod community has been blessed with teachings from a variety of teachers and masters. Among all of these gifts, the teachings of three individuals form the foundation of the Center: Anthony Damiani, Paul Brunton (PB) and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Below you will find a resource page for Anthony, PB and His Holiness, along with a page containing materials written or presented by members of the Wisdom’s Goldenrod Community.