Welcome to the Theosophical Society in England

emblem-separator-1The word Theosophy  has been used for many centuries, it is of Greek origin meaning Wisdom of the Gods (theo – of Gods, sophia– wisdom). Wisdom cannot be enclosed within words, it is a Truth which must be discovered and experienced by each one for themselves. Theosophy, sometimes known as the Ageless Wisdom, is the Light which shines through the many coloured lamps of religion. It is the thread of truth in scriptures, creeds, symbols, myths and rituals. Divine Wisdom is One, the paths towards it are many.

The Theosophical Society, founded in 1875, is a worldwide body whose primary object is Universal Brotherhood without distinction based on the realization that life, and all its diverse forms, human and non-human, is indivisibly One.
The Society imposes no belief on its members, who are united by a common search for Truth and desire to learn the meaning and purpose of existence through study, reflection, self-responsibility, and loving service.
Theosophy is the wisdom underlying all religions when they are stripped of accretions and superstitions. It offers a philosophy which renders life intelligible and demonstrates that justice and love guide the cosmos. Its teachings aid the unfoldment of the latent spiritual nature in the human being.
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NEWS

Summer School Saturday 5-12 August 2017

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This year we are returning to Hillscourt, the Headquarters and Conference Centre of the NASUWT, situated in the beautiful wooded Lickey Hills near Rednal on the outskirts of Birmingham.

The title for the week-long school is “Many Paths; one Goal” and the guest speaker is Mr Michael Gomes, the well-known theosophical historian and writer. Michael lives in New York and will be giving the Blavatsky Lecture which will celebrate 100 years of Blavatsky lectures. He will also be giving a public lecture entitled “The Benefits of Theosophy” and a third lecture on HPB’s esoteric instructions.

The other speakers and study group leaders who come from all around the country are Susan Bayliss, Pam El- Hosaini, Wayne Gatfield, Noeline Hart, Janet Hoult, Robert Kitto, Janet Lee, Tony Maddock, Petra Meyer, Leslie Price, Wanda Sellar, Barry Thompson, Cynthia Trasi, Michael Van Buren,  Bhupendra Vora and Tim Wyatt. We will also have the pleasure of Nancy Secrest, the International Head of The Theosophical Order of Service. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

Jenny Baker. Summer School Director 

The Summer School is very popular and early booking is recommended.

Download the Residential Application Form here
Download the Day Delegates Application Form  here
Download Summer School Overview here

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Annie_Besant_1CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference on Annie Besant (1847-1933)
London, 30 September – 1 October 2017

Those who wish to submit a paper for the first day on any aspect of the subject should send a summary of not more than 200 words by 1 June 2017 to Mr Leslie Price, secretary of Programme Committee, at TSE History & Archives…

Click here to read more.

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coe-1Tim Wyatt ‘Cycles of Eternity’ Workshops 2017

 

Richly illustrated in full colour with clear diagrams this new book has been widely praised by both seasoned Theosophists and newcomers as the best introduction and digest of these ideas currently available.

Tim Wyatt will be holding a series of monthly seminars-workshops at The Leeds Lodge based on this book  and examining the chief ideas and cosmic laws which underpin life in the universe.

For more details visit www.ts-leeds.org.uk

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 HIMALAYAN ENERGY HEALING: Chakras, Breath, Yoga & Singing Bowls.
Lola 3. april 17. IMG_0308Saturday 20 May, 11 am – 4 pm
Leader: Lola Lhamo

This full day retreat is dedicated to discovering and practicing powerful energy healing practices of the Himalayas:  breathing techniques (pranayama), inner vibrations (mantras) and physical exercises (yoga asanas) for purifying our energy centres (chakras) and releasing physical and emotional tension, Yoga Nidra for brain rejuvenation, and Himalayan singing bowls for deep meditation and connection to ourselves…

Click here to read more and register

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Yoga workshops and a lecture, Plus a sitar concert  Ram Vakkalanka.  Saturday 20 May, 11 am – 4 pm

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Ram Vakkalanka is a Nada Yogi, yoga philosopher, Sanskrit expert and Kirtan artist. Born in India, he currently is based in Toronto and travels the world sharing his deep wisdom of the Yogic tradition.

Tuesday 4 July, 1- 4 pm (Workshop) SANSKRIT AND MANTRA YOGA: DIVINE VIBRATIONS

Wednesday 5 July, 7 – 9:30 pm  (Workshop and concert) THE EVOLUTION OF YOGA: PAST, PRESENT + FUTURE.  SITAR CONCERT

Thursday 6 July, 1 – 4 pm (Workshop) AWAKENING THE INNER ENERGIES WITH MUDRA YOGA

Click here to read more and register.

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lola 3Yoga for Healing with Lola Lhamo

Each Tuesday & Thursday, 11am-12.30pm
Yoga classes start on Feb 14 till Jul 27, 2017. Join at any time.
Start your day with a smile

Rejuvenate your body, bring more energy, strength, vitality. Learn breathing & meditation techniques for deep relaxation. HEALING YOGA is an integration of body & mind practices.

Lola Lhamo  (Yoga Alliance UK) is the founder of Himalayan Yoga network, Vibroacoustic Therapy Association, and has practised yoga for more than 20 years. Click here to read more and register.

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 Spring-Summer Events

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To see the Spring-Summer events click here.

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prometheusSmall_wm-722809The Spiritual Path
European School of Theosophy

 

The European School of Theosophy will run through 5 days from 12 – 17 October 2017.

To see the programme and download the brochure click here

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eric111-300x300DIPLOMA IN THEOSOPHY

One year course on Theosophy, with Eric McGough.

This year’s Diploma course is now closed for applicants, but we are happy to accept students for the 2018 course.

 For more information click here

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London Events

50 Gloucester Place W1U 8EA
HQ enquiries: 020 563 9817

  • “Portraying the Divine World” Plato’s influence on Shakespeare

    Sunday, 16:00 - 17:30 Richard Abramson
  • Yoga for Healing

    Tuesday, 11:00 - 12:30 Lola Lhamo
  • The Ancient Wisdom Teachings

    Wednesday, 19:00 - 21:00 Pam El-Housani
  • Yoga for Healing

    Thursday, 11:00 - 12:30 Lola Lhamo
  • The Yoga Vasistha

    Thursday, 14:00 - 15:30 Elizabeth Crofts
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

    Thursday, 16:00 - 17:30 Elizabeth Crofts
  • The Key to Theosophy Study Class Blavatsky Lodge

    Thursday, 19:00 - 21:00 Lodge Study Session

THE NORTHWEST FEDERATION OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

alchemy1111Promoting theosophy in NW England

THEOSOPHICAL ORDER OF SERVICE

freedom-mt1) To minimise the sum of misery in the world;
2) To forget self in working for others;
3) To eliminate selfishness and substitute love as the rule of the world; and
4) To live to the highest that is within us

FOUNDATION FOR THEOSOPHICAL STUDIES

esoterica-2016_summerThe journal of philosophy science & spirituality.

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