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PROGRAMME 

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Talks and Forum Discussions

  Click for printable PDF programme   Map & directions    

 

Events are open to all and always free

The Centre is open from 6:30 pm on Sundays and Wednesdays

 

For the weekly study courses see Wednesday groups 

 

 

 

Sundays 7 - 8:30  pm

 

NOVEMBER

3rd   “The Way of the Wise” (talk)

A presentation of the teachings of Buddha in the Dhammapada, including the Seven
Elements of Enlightenment. Clear rules on how to follow the path to wisdom.
 

 

10th   True Morality by Robert Crosbie (reading & discussion)

True Morality is based on an understanding and a realisation of man's true spiritual nature
and not on conventions that vary with time and place.

17th   “Universal Wisdom, a Panacea for Our Age” Founders Day Celebration (2 talks)

Theosophy shows how humanity can adopt of new ways of living and working that are
rational and ethical and the most able to solve the multi-faceted problems of the age.
24 Reincarnation in The Persian Students Doctrine by W.Q.Judge (reading & discussion)
On the misconception that human beings transmigrate into the bodies of animals,
Theosophy teaches that once human we do not regress back into the lower kingdoms..

 

24th   Reincarnation in The Persian Students Doctrine by W.Q.Judge (reading & discussion)

On the misconception that human beings transmigrate into the bodies of animals,
Theosophy teaches that once human we do not regress back into the lower kingdoms.

 

DECEMBER

1st   "Through the Gates of Gold" (talk)

One of the most important factors in the development of man is a profound and complete
recognition of the law of universal unity and coherence.

 

8th   The Foundation of Religion by Robert Crosbie (reading & discussion)

True religion is bond uniting all men together not a set of dogmas or beliefs. That bond exists
throughout all space and time and its action arises out of an intelligent, Universal Life Force.

 

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Saturday 14th December

What Happens After Death?”     (afternoon Seminar 3 - 6:15 pm)

For an explanation of the after-death states that is coherent, complete and of real help and use.
Such a doctrine of life gives reason and courage and answers the practical Qs on dying.

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15th “Preparing to Meditate” (talk)

Meditation has to be preceded by the preliminary stages of control of the mind & senses
(Pratyehara), necessary to prepare and free it to perceive progressively deeper truths.

22nd  Christmas Then and Christmas Now by H.P.Blavatsky (reading & discussion)

Christian Christmas celebrations draw on older pagan traditions, but the luxury, excess and
hypocrisy of modern festivities contrast sharply with the simplicity and charity of Jesus.

29th   Men, Karmic Agents by W.Q.Judge (reading & discussion)

The Law of Karma not only makes men karmic agents but also all the other beings in the
Cosmos, the whole being subject to the law of action and reaction.

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Talks are followed by questions and discussion.  Forums are informal studies where articles are discussed.

A guide to applying the ideas is given here.

 

 

To attend there is no need to book in advance; directions are here or contact the office for queries.

 

 

 

Wednesday study group 

 

Click here for index of past programmes 

 

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