Ten Basic Principles that Inspire the Work of Temenos

 

Acknowledgement of Divinity

 

Love of Wisdom, as the essential basis of civilization

 

Spiritual vision as the life-breath of civilization

 

Maintenance of the revered traditions of mankind

 

Understanding of tradition as continual renewal

 

The provision of teaching by the best teachers available in their disciplines and of publications which set the highest standard in both content and design

 

Mindfulness that the purpose of teaching is to enable students to apply in their own lives that which they learn

 

To make Temenos known to all those who may benefit from its work

 

Reminding ourselves and those we teach to look up and not down

 

Governance of the Temenos Academy itself in the light of the above principles