february 2017

posted 15 Jan 2017, 18:37 by Sunshine Coast Lodge Theosophical Society Australia   [ updated 16 Feb 2017, 03:19 ]

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February 3rd 7pm A Theosophical Evening – Our first night back for 2017. Looking at the future, our perspectives and the Why of Theosophy. Bring an enquiring mind and any questions as you meet your new president Joanna Teazis. Our dialogue will be followed by two short videos from the Dali Lama and SIr Lawrence Olivier. – All welcome, members and non members alike. See you there :)
**optional** -bring a small plate of food to share..

February 10th 7pm Sophia Street - Paul Robb

We will be Looking at various aspects of the body of wisdom called '' Theosophia '' that are capable of allowing us to delve deeply within ourselves ." Deep " embraces a sense of relaxed spaciousness which is an aspect that many esoteric traditions view as a foundation force in self discovery.Why is it a foundation force ? Because the Occult Path deals with Archetypal patterns and primal forces. So it is important to be able to chill down when it gets a little hot.

The Dweller on the Threshold and the Angel of Presence are archetypal patterns. They encapsulate both our negative and positive aspirational drives.

The movement from old definitions of self to new ones, leads to conflicts across a spectrum of areas within our psyche.

A Relaxed feeling of Spaciousness is a handy tool that gives a nice sense of equanimity on the journey

February 17th 7pm Adyar Day-the history and the question of relevance of this day 17th Feb to the Theosophical Movement
. This short presentation will be followed by a guided tour of the Adyar Campus in Chennai, India featuring our new international president Tim Boyd.  Tim will set out the management plan for the next five years in refurbishing the campus

February 24th 7pm What is Zen Buddhist Meditation? – Barry Farrin

Looking at the theory of Zen and the practice of Zen, how it is different to ordinary Buddhism and the benefits of Zen. The word Zen appears on shop fronts and in books of a general nature and in books for Zen students. But most people have little real understanding of the real Zen. I will remove the confusion about Zen and remove the confusion about Zen and explain how it fits into the Australian lifestyle

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