May 2013

posted 15 Apr 2013, 06:15 by Sunshine Coast Lodge Theosophical Society Australia   [ updated 13 May 2013, 21:22 ]

May 2nd                                                                                                                                                                                          

7:00pm  Spiritual Nutrition: Sandeep Gupta

Nutrition is both effected by and the effect of, our consciousness. This lecture will explore the various research on how what we eat can affect our consciousness, and how growing in consciousness can affect our food choices, which ultimately can aid us in the healing of the planet

May 9th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

6.30pm White Lotus day                                                                                                                                                                          Dinner followed by talk ‘Contemplation on Gita; approaches to the theory of Change’. Elina Juusola 

This talk will explore the  psychology of change as a new discipline and it's relationship to the transformation in the Gita. Blavatsky wrote in her SD that we all need to study psychology and we can now clearly see the shift in how people approach transformation both inwards and outwards

May 17th

7 pm Some Sacred Places of France and Germany – From Mary Magdalene to Hildegard von Bingen- Geoffrey & Carolyn Harrod  (illustrated by photos taken last year on our travels together with Noel and Marie Bertelle) 

Mary Magdalene’s remains in Provence, and her mountain-top sanctuary;  remnants of the Visigoth Arian religion and the Cathar extermination;  the modern revival of interest in pilgrim trails, ancient monasteries and a recently re-activated one; Hildegard’s convent at Bingen and her early years at the rural abbey of Disibodiberg

May 23rd

'The  First Storytellers' - Joseph Campbell DVD Episode 3 . All of our culture's rituals have their roots in the myths of ancient hunters who told stories and performed rituals to bring their lives into harmony with nature.
Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience.

May 30th

7pm  Discussion evening led by Barry Bowden

Bring along your burning questions and topics of interest for discussion for mutual inquiry.  This will be a lively evening of deepening our understanding of major theosophical themes.