Newsletter no 8/2016 Theosophical Society, Adyar

 

Greetings from the Theosophical Society in Adyar

Theosophical Society, Adyar

In this Newsletter we inform about events in Adyar.

Foundation Day

Dr Annie Besant
On Thursday, 17 November 2016, at 5.00 pm
in the Headquarters Hall, AdyarCommemoration of the 141st anniversary
of the TS founding in New York City,
in honor of its three main founders:
H. P. Blavatsky, H. S. Olcott and W. Q. Judge.

On this date our thoughts turn to the significance of the Theosophical Society’s foundation.

P R O G R A M M E
Thursday 17 November

Guest of Honor, U. S. Consul General, Mr Phillip A. Min

with International President Tim Boyd

               
4:45 p.m. Tree planting by the Chief Guest,
at the first trilithon when entering by the Main Gate
5:00 p.m. in the Headquarters Hall
1.    Universal Prayer
2.    Opening remarks by the international President, Mr Tim Boyd
3.    Address by the Chief Guest, U. S. Consul General, Mr Phillip Min
4.    Address by the international President, Mr Tim Boyd
5.    Chanting
6.    Offering of flowers in honor of the Founders

Unveiling Radhaji’s Bust and Video evening

Tuesday 15 November at 7.00 pm

Unveiling the bust

To commemorate the birth of former President, Mrs Radha Burnier,
on 15 November 1923, there will be an unveiling of her bust
by President Tim BoydThis will be followed by the screening of two videos
presented by the Great Banyan Audiovisual Centre:

 “Remembering Radha Burnier”

A short Interview of Radhaji by Rajiv Mehrotra
(Doordarshan Presentation)
and
A Documentary Video on

“Enlightened Soul: The Three Names of Uma Devi”

In this documentary we see Tim Boyd speaking on a couple of occasions.
Uma Devi (1888 –1971) hails from a Polish family, but practised Christianity, Hinduism, and Budhism. She was a writer, translator, philosopher and a very good friend of Annie Besant, Mahatma Gandhi, Ramana Maharshi, and the Dalai Lama.
(This is a very interesting documentary)

Adyar Calendar

15 November 2016 – Unveiling bust and two videos
17 November 2016 – FOUNDATION DAY
21 November to 2 December 2016 – SOW: The Neuroscience of Meditation
5 to 16 December 2016 – SOW: Theosophy and the Upanishads
31 December to 5 January 2017 – 141st INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
9 to 20 January 2017 – SOW: Self-Transformation and the Spiritual Life
23 January to 3 February 2017 – SOW: Live Quantum, Be HappySOW = School of the Wisdom
Visit TS Campus
The Theosophist, Volume 137

Renovation Project

Read all about renovating the Headquarters of the TS in Adyar, click on the Elephants
TS Adyar Website
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