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Program & Lecture texts

The Conference theme "Making Theosophy a Living Power in the World" inspired Theosophists from all over the world to send their proposals. These contributions inspired the program committee to set up the following subthemes:

Thursday: Theosophy – Inner Wisdom: from Principle to Practice

Friday: Health and Harmony, Spiritual and Physical

Saturday: Theosophic Education: Wisdom, Insight and Practice

Sunday: Compassion in Action

The conference included lectures, workshops, panels, etc.

Working language was English.

By clicking the links in the program below you can download the complete texts of the lectures.

 

Thursday August 12

Theosophy – Inner Wisdom: from Principle to Practice

Friday August 13

Health and Harmony, Spiritual and Physical

Saturday August 14

Theosophic Education: Wisdom, Insight and Practice

Sunday August 15

Compassion in Action

10:00

Opening

Opening

Opening

Opening

 

Welcome by Secretary ITC

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Videoletter Sally & Jim Colbert

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ITC Chairman & Treasurer

Changes to Body and Mind - the composite Human constitution

Barend Voorham

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Two sentences – two keys for mankind: “Man know thyself” and “Live the Life”. Know your Self and forget your self.

Sieglinde Plocki

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The Lost Symbols as a Theosophic text

Garrett Riegg

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The need to apply the original theosophical teachings in the light of Compassion

Herman C. Vermeulen

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The Healing Temples and Asclepius

Gene Jennings

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Theosophic Education: Wisdom, Insight and Practice.

Ken Small

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What can we learn from the first decade of the Theosophical Movement?

Will Windham

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Age-old Wisdom for (young) 'wise guys'

Erwin Bomas

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Wrap-up and Future Outlook.

 

H.P. Blavatsky’s Secret Doctrine, its importance and its value

Vijaya Chari

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12:00 14:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

Why and how putting into practice the Three Fundamental Propositions of The Secret Doctrine

Johanna Vermeulen

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Spirituality and the brain

Helena Kerekhazi

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Universal or specialized Science?

Joop Smits

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ITC meeting

 

The Pilgrimage (the 3rd Proposition of The Secret Doctrine)

Aspasia Papadomichelaki

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Theosophy and Homeopathy

Richard Hiltner

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Methods to retain the ideas when crisis comes (quotations, talismans)

Leslie Royce

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15:30 16:00

Break

Break

Break

 

Theosophy – Inner Wisdom: from Principle to Practice

panel discussion

Health and Harmony, Spiritual and Physical

panel discussion

A theosophical view on Science: objective or subjective?

Herman C. Vermeulen

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Preserving the Future...

Johanna Vermeulen

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17:00 19:30

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

 

Leibniz

Judy Saltzman

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Patanjali's Yoga Aphorisms and the new science of neurotheology

Gene Jennings

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Workshop

Theosophic Education: Wisdom, Insight and Practice

panel discussion

 

Spinoza

Nandini Iyer

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Synthesis: Spinoza / Leibniz

Nandini Iyer and Judy Saltzman

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21:00

Closing

Closing Closing