Welcome to the School of Philosophy St Albans

Philosophy Made Practical

Philosophy Made Practical

For the balance, stillness, growth, resilience, wisdom, peace, happiness, knowledge, answers… you seek

The School of Philosophy, St Albans is here for you.

We're a school of practical philosophy and mantra-based meditation with hundreds of satisfied former and current students.

We provide the guidance you need to kick-start your journey of self-discovery and fire up the astonishing potential inside everyone.  

Route One: Ten Tuesdays that could change your life

Our next evening course in practical philosophy

This course of ten weekly sessions is the perfect introduction to the potentially life-changing principles, practices and insights of practical philosophy.



Our experienced tutors share their love for timeless wisdom from both East and West.

You test out the ideas in practice in your everyday life.

Share inspiration and discoveries within your group as the course unfolds!


 Want to find out more about the course first? Read our next course page


Route Two: start your learning today...for FREE!

1. We have lots of FREE content to get you started, such as inspiring quotations, practical exercises and philosophical insights. Simply subscribe to our email list or fill out the pop-up form to receive your first piece of inspiration. 

2. Our YouTube channel is packed with great FREE content. Learn about Plato's Cave, Stoic philosophy, why study Sanskrit and the joy of Meditation. And more.

3. Our popular Philosophy Cafe brings people together from all over the country on Zoom for a facilitated, themed discussion. The sessions are great fun and FREE, so no need to attend every week. If you're craving some good company, this is the perfect solution. More details here.


So much more to discover!

For students enrolled on one of our courses, we can offer support and tuition to establish a daily practice of mantra meditation. Join the thousands of others who have taken up this authentic, traditional meditation practice since we first offered it in the 1960s.

Also for our existing students, we offer a range of weekend or week-long retreats to help deepen both understanding and stillness.


Check us out

Here are some links you may find helpful in finding out more about our School and its offerings:

Our next course

Introductory course outline

What people say about it

Transparent fees and charges

Our self-development approach

Frequently Asked Questions

See also our Online Courses page


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