Palmerston North

PROGRAMME - 

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Sunday 4 September 10 am  -   

Nurturing the Soul – a self-help group sharing, promoting healthy living – strengthening your immune system, increasing your resilience – Know Your Self  - 

 Includes this Sunday, ‘Boosting your Auric BioField’ from Gaia.com’s Healing Matrix, an interview and instruction with Donna Eden.  

Donna Eden’s work is helping western medicine pair with energy medicine, to bring deeper healing to the people who need it the most. She explains that we are energetic beings capable of taking control of our own true healing power. This was a powerful lesson she learned after facing an illness so debilitating that her doctors gave up on any options for recovery. She shares many of the tools she uses to help you connect with your body’s energy and boost your auric biofield.

Plus a beautiful health promoting meditation.

Energy exchange – general minimum $5 (TS Members $2)

Coming up Saturday 24 September 7 pm

the next in the series The Sound of Creation from Gaia.com, with

Nature's Harmonics, and Healing with Sound  

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WEEKLY Non-sectarian GROUP MEDITATION -  Tuesdays 5.15 - 6.15 pm 

Everyone welcome - no experience necessary

We welcome all those seeking inner peace and equanimity.  

Suggested minimum donation  $5 (Student ID and CS Card Holders $3); Theosophical Society Members $2,  towards Hall expenses.

Venue: Theosophical Hall, 304 Church Street, Palmerston North Central 

Enquiries: email pn@theosophy.nz or  txt 027 649 3849 or phone 353 6221                                 

TUESDAY approximately 7 pm ​STUDY GROUP   -  sharing and discussion facilitated by Andrew Moore

For members, and those interested in membership are invited to attend a few events before making application. 

Please email pn@theosophy.nz if you need more information. 

SATURDAY mornings - The Hall is open every Saturday morning from 10 am till noon.  Everyone welcome.  
This includes our LIBRARY -  over four thousand interesting books to read and also videos to watch.                                                                            (For non-members there is a "Library only" subscription available)        

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Saturday 9 July 7 pm  screening the beautiful series The Sound of Creation second episode with the Geometry and Spectrum of Sound. 


Discover the innate links between vibrational structures of sound and frequential patterns of geometry  - the links between the frequential nature of our universe and vibrational structures of sound.                            As science continues to reveal the innate connections between our thoughts and our reality, we can learn how to tune into our harmonious universe through our own vibrations.  Emotions vibrating energy in motion.                                       Featuring: Gregg Braden, Dr. Theresa Bullard, William Henry, Robert Grant, Nassim Haramein, Billy Carson, Kimba Arem, Dr. Robert Gilbert, Dr. Jeffrey D. Thompson, John Beaulieu, Jonathan Goldman, Dr. Konstantin Korotkov, Jeff Volk
 Entry – to help with Hall expenses – General minimum  $5,                                                         T.S. Members min $2   


​Tuesday 21 June 6.30 pm The Return of the Sun - WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION -           

 Nurturing the Soul - Dinner
and sharing The Sacred Secrets of Sound from Gaia.com The Sound of Creation series* -  


Many have heard: “At first there was the word,” but does this really mean all of existence first sprang from sound?  Connecting  science with ancient knowledge, experts across fields use sacred geometry and quantum physics to analyse humanity’s universal links with sound, discussing evolution in relation to consciousness, exploring the origins of consciousness in our universe regarding  vibrations, frequency, and the sounds of creation.
plus a beautiful guided meditation. 
*This is the beginning of five more in this a series continuing on Saturday 7 pm about three weeks apart, e.g. Not on the Saturday preceding the first Sunday of the month. Each episode can stand beautifully alone. However the entire series is magnificant in its creation.  


SATURDAY 25 June beginning at 7 pm                                                          A Must-See movie for everyone - (Rated PG) 

The Cosmic Secret, featuring David Wilcock - Humanity's long-lost cosmic origins. This movie will make you question everything you thought you knew about reality. Prepare yourself for a film that may very well challenge your every belief system and in the process unveil the secrets of humanities’ long lost origins.

For time immemorial we have looked to the stars for answers to unlock our past. We have interpreted prophecy with the hope of predetermining our future, and yet questions remain. Who are we? Why are we here and what is our destiny? In "The Cosmic Secret," David Wilcock & Corey Goode, along with researchers, scientists, and archaeologists, discuss these very questions.

This movie will be rescreened in different time slots in th ehope everyone who wishes to see it can be accommodated. 

 

 

7 pm  Theosophy - Ageless Wisdom - Why? 

With Simon Webber Ph.D.  - Theosophy - A framework for awakening 

Key spiritual principles will be presented as they apply to our spiritual awakening or insight into finding out who we are.  

And with Richard Sell  – Right Understanding

As we travel along the ‘Spiritual Path’ we confront both external troubles and ourselves along the way. Choices are presented before us, but how will we choose?  Having a theosophical view on life and the spiritual journey is very helpful as we traverse through our incarnation. We take a look at ‘Right Understanding’ - how to proceed with living our lives, making the right decisions, acting right and even thinking right.

Preceded at 5 pm  by a Vegetarian and Vegan Potluck Dinner. 

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Saturday 19 June 10.30 am   Screening from Gaia.com -   Holographic Universe Decoded   - 

Our reality may be a holographic projection, confirming ancient spiritual teachings that our physical existence is merely an illusion. If this is true, where does it all come from? From seekers to scientists, we delve into the mysteries of our holographic universe. They suggest that our world may be a 3D projection from the 2D surface of the universe, or a projection from a higher-level universe into our own. Either way, the experts agree - everything that we experience is wave-form information, interpreted as reality by our brains, creating the illusion of physicality. With this understanding, we are able to explore the implication for humanity as we unlock the intersection of cosmic unity, where science and spirituality merge.

Featuring: David Icke, Deep Prasad, Theresa Bullard, Nassim Haramein, Andrew Collins, Mary Rodwell  

Followed by the Archangels on the Age of Aquarius  -  

showing Channeler Belinda Womack speaking with Regina Meredith and sharing answers from archangels about the destiny of humanity and the questions of our time. As we move from the Age of Pisces to the Age of Aquarius, we learn to understand the interconnection we all have on our planet. 

This Solstice, Monday 21 June 2021, is said to mark the beginning of the Age of Aquarius. 

Everyone welcome. Entry towards Hall costs $5, concession to CS and Student ID card holders, TS members $2.

Saturday 12 June 10.30 am - The Atlants Experiment and the Fall of Atlantis - 

In modern times, as we are now exiting the Age of Pisces, we are awakening our consciousness as we regain thes histories of the past and once again reconnect across the generations.  Matias De Stefano reveals a deeper understanding of the vast pyramid network that the Empire used for control, how the misuse of this power disrupted the planet, and how we must learn from these stories. We are entering into a time when we can rediscover the power we once had, open portals to knowledge in higher dimensions, and once again fully awaken the consciousness of the planet.

At a very young age, Matias De Stefano remembered his connection to the Akashic Records. The information he recalled gave him a unique, and powerful understanding of the creation of the universe and the many layers of reality we all exist within. He brings forward these powerful revelations in this ground breaking series.   (via Gaia.com)

Entry towards Hall costs - general public $5, (concession to CS and Student ID card holders) and Members $2

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 Saturday 29 May 2021 7 pm  -  The Impact of Our Thoughts - presentation by TSNZ National President John Vorstermans

 Thought is an energy that consciousness produces to modify the subtle matter of the mental field. When we think, we cause our mental field to vibrate in certain ways, and those vibrations are passed on to the surrounding matter of the mental world. Those vibrations create thought forms—shapes in the mental energy field—whose colours, shapes, definiteness of form, and persistence correspond to the quality, type, clarity, and intensity of the thought that produced them. One of the great Teachers said, succinctly and literally, “Thoughts are things.”

Preceded by a Vegetarian or vegan Potluck dinner at 5 pm. 

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Saturday 8 May 10.30 am - Quantum Leap to the Other Side

Are you aware of the connection between consciousness and the soul? There may be a quantum view to explain this. Mark Anthony bridges the scientific and spiritual perspective of what he terms the “electromagnetic soul” which unifies us all.

When we die, the soul quantum leaps from the material world to the other side, which is considered the collective consciousness. 

Watch as he organizes the thoughts of Newtonian theory and the quantum view by correlating studies of biophotons, quantum leaping, and the relationship of death to the infinite in this screening of Gaia.com’s Beyond Belief hosted by George Noory;  and Dr  Theresa Bullard PhD speaks of the deeper universal truth about who we are and our spiritual connection with the universe. 

She relays the four principles that govern all quantum phenomena and how we can apply them to our lives. These are reflected in the Hermetic principles, and being proven out by new scientific discoveries; reaffirming that consciousness is an essential part of all that is.

Entry towards Hall costs $5 (Concession to CS and Student ID card holders $3) TS Members $2.

 

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Saturday 1 May 10.30 am we have another in the series from Gaia.com's Matias de Stefano. While it is a series each episode can easily be watched on its own. All are excellent and it's information gives a basis for what is happening in today's world. It is entitled "Four Foundations for Humanity".  

Long before humanity as we know it existed, reptilians and giants ruled the Earth and sought to guide our destiny. These two extraterrestrial species guided the course of human civilization and our spiritual evolution, with differing plans. Matias De Stefano explains how these beings became guiding forces for humanity, as our civilizations first came into being and what they hope to gain from us.

Throughout the eons, several advanced beings have visited Earth, but for the past roughly 1,000,000 years, four specific races have been major influences on planet Earth to guide humans to advanced stages of progress and spiritual evolution. These four main species took up residence in the major portals of the Earth to influence the planetary elements, directions and states of human consciousness.

Matias De Stefano shares his memories of these four foundations of humanity that we now call: Mu, the Annunaki, giants, and reptilians. Some were loving and benevolent; others used fear and frustration as the energy and impetus to help propel human evolution to a more advanced state.  To comprehend how these beings used this polarity as a tool for our growth, we need to understand: 

• The geometry of creation, from the sixth to the fourth dimension, that created an evolutionary path for beings in the third dimension

 • The portals that brought advanced civilizations to the Earth and the kingdoms they ruled over 

• The advances that they brought to primitive humans which include language, genetics, and consciousness 

• Emotions are the portals to every dimension and why some of these beings felt they needed to rule over human emotions

Everyone is welcome. Entry $5 towards Hall costs.  (Concession for CS and Student ID card holders $3) TS members $2. 

 

Saturday 24 April 10.30 am – “Open Mind” interview is entitled Kali Yuga and Ascension

You are invited to watch a  screened Gaia.com interview by Regina Meredith. Michael Cremo reveals an important discovery from the ancient Puranas which tell us how we can survive the Kali Yuga. The Puranic texts of the ancient Vedic culture defined the characteristics of the Kali Yuga, an age that will eventually lead to the end of humanity as we know it. For some, this will be a time of great calamity and destruction. Others will learn to access their higher powers and restore consciousness to its original pure state, in order to transcend beyond the cycles of creation and destruction.

Michael A. Cremo is and independent historian of archeology who argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years. He is best known for being the author of Forbidden Archeology, and co-author of The Hidden History of the Human Race with Richard L. Thompson. 

Entry towards Hall costs $5 (concession to CS and Student ID card holders $3). TS members $2.  

Next Saturday 1 May we will continue the Matias de Stefano series which contains first hand experience and observations of our past.    

Everyone is welcome. 

Saturday 10 April Murray Stentiford facilitating on behalf of TSNZ - 

Murray combines a knowledge of science, music and spirituality with a passion for exploring and sharing things.  He has held several positions of responsibility in the Theosophical Society over the years, including those of National Vice President and National Education Coordinator. Murray has a Masters degree in Physics and is also an accomplished musician.

1.30 pm   Finding the Treasures Within

In a world where separation and individuality are so strongly emphasised, how can the fabric of life be strengthened and nurtured by the healing balm of Empathy and Compassion? Do we have to struggle to develop these, or can they arise as a wonderful discovery? What other treasures might there be at the core of our Being?

5 pm Potluck Vegetarian Dinner – shared meal to host Murray

7 pm Why the Quest for Happiness is a Spiritual Activity, even when it doesn't look like it

People look for happiness in all sorts of places but despite the surprises and disappointments, the quest is a deeply spiritual process that works out for good in the end. Hear how this all fits into place in the light of spiritual wisdom.

 

Saturday 20 March 10.30 am 

Heal  -  Take a scientific and spiritual journey to discover that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal.

The latest science reveals that we are not victims of unchangeable genes, nor should we buy into a scary prognosis. The fact is we have more control over our health and life than we have been taught to believe. This film will empower you with a new understanding of the miraculous nature of the human body and the extraordinary healer within us all.

HEAL not only taps into the brilliant minds of leading scientists and spiritual teachers but follows three people on their high-stakes healing journeys. Healing can be extremely complex and deeply personal, but it can also happen spontaneously in a moment. Through these inspiring and emotional stories, we find out what works, what doesn't, and why.

Featuring: Dr. Deepak Chopra, Anita Moorjani, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Michael Beckwith, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Anthony William ' Medical Medium', Dr. Bernie Siegel, Gregg Braden, Dr. Joan Borysenko, Dr. David Hamilton, Dr. Kelly Brogan, Rob Wergin, Dr. Kelly Turner, Peter Chrone, Dr Darren Weissman, Dr Jeffrey Thompson.

 This is a fabulous film and well worth watching.  Everyone is welcome -                                                                        $5 general public; $3 tor Community Services and Student ID card holders and $2 for TS members towards Hall expenses please.    
 

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  Saturday 1 August 10 am start till approx 9 pm. Vegetarian lunch included in registration, For Saturday evening please bring a vegetarian or vegan contribution to share in a Potluck Dinner.                 Sunday 2 August 9.30 am start till approx 12.30 pm. (Farewell to those who need leave to travel.)       Lunch and afternoon programme till approximately 5 pm.     

Anyone who wishes to attend without prior registration needs also to include for any meals they wish to attend, a vegetarian contribution to that meal.

 

The Programme includes - 

Exploring the Realities of Our Existence - Liberating the Soul with Anthea Clement PNTS President 

Introduction  - includes what this means and what is involved in Soul Liberation, the current world situation,  and our part in it - including "Opening the Heart Gateway"  

Unmasking the Void with Benjamin Upton New Plymouth's T.S. President

Within the limits of observation we know of nothing but vibration and void. Could this basic division really be the source of all that we experience?

Living in Tune with Cosmic and Planetary Cycles with Sushma Webber, Wellington T. S  President -

 Ancient wisdom mentions how the powerful energy forces and electro-magnetic influences from the galactic center affects the rise and fall of civilization on Earth. Human beings too are affected by these cycles in addition to nature's cycles on a day to day basis. Understanding these cycles will help us design our lives accordingly to achieve our full human potential.

Reincarnation: A Psychological Perspective with Dr Simon Webber Past Wellington T.S President -

The idea of reincarnation will be explored from a psychological perspective, where we can ask several questions, including: 'Does anyone reincarnate'? If so, who is it that reincarnates'? Such questions will be explored in light of a theosophical framework, which takes into account the idea of Dharma and the spiritual path.

Sound and its use in Healing, with Jim Scrivener New Plymouth T.S past President

includes the use of sound for healing, past and present. Some theosophical references. How sound affects matter. What are we aiming to heal? Some applications in use - music therapy, chanting, vocal toning, solfeggio tuning forks, Tibetan singing bowls.

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 SUNDAY  starting at 9.30 am 

YOU ARE IT! with Helen Sussmilch, Palmerston North T. S. VicePresident and Treasurer.  

We will share a guided meditation, some exercises experiencing the Now and follow our hearts on our personal journey of self-transformation towards our spiritual goals.

Have a Heart, dear - an enlightening history of your heart with John Carver, Hawkes Bay TS President -

John has been studying the heart and consciousness for decades. For his talk he will be linking the physical with the spiritual, using his research into the fields of bioenergetics and quantum physics to bring
you some insights into what that little pump inside you really does.

Self Help for Staying Emotionally and Mentally Healthy in a World of Chaos  - Maya Hammarsal 

Includes demonstration of a self-help tool that can be of benefit to attendees.

Screening of  "Rewire and Expand Your Consciousness"   with Dr Theresa Bullard Ph.D (Physics) via Gaia.com 

Practical - reflection/contemplation and sharing. 

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Registration - General $35; CS or Student ID card holders concession $30; T.S. members $25. 

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Coming up at The Theosophical Society's New Plymouth Branch 
26 and 27 September Central Region Workshop  
JOURNEY Towards SELF  (title pending)

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Saturday 14 March 7 pm

Humanity's “ dark night of the Soul”  -

With the acceleration of technological advancements,  what was once science fiction is now science fact,  and the human soul is trying to keep up.  

Collectively we have moved into a ‘dark night of the soul’.   This is part of a cycle that started with the new millennium  and is speeding up.

 Includes a screening of Social Alchemy - Humanity's collective evolution  - with Dr Theresa Bullard PhD (Physics) from her series on gaia.com, explaining that this battle can only be won on the inside so that it becomes reflected on the outside.                                                                                          So it is up to us, individually to positively affect the collective evolution.

Includes discussion

 General public $5; Student ID or CS cards $3; TS members $2 

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Saturday 29 February  7 pm -  Soul as an Atom in the Mid-brain - about a breakthrough scientific-divine revelation with Balaji Raju. 

 - the presentation will 

  •  explain the creation of Brain, its formation during Foetus development, its core connection with the cosmos and will explain the location of the Soul atom

  • decode the secrets of the Kabbalistic tree of life (Kabbalah refers to Skull in Tamil language)

  • answer the Existential question of - Who Am I ? - the purpose of birth and the path to liberation from the impending deluge.  Balaji  will further discuss  the three tangible scales in the eyes , which occludes inner vision of the God particle within us; practical interventions to remove these scales; and the importance of sunlight as Food to the soul. 

Balaji Raju is pursuing his doctorate in Management at Massey University in New Zealand. He has a Double Masters degree from US and Singapore. He has worked in the US, Ethiopia and India. He is a Trustee of the Light Bridge Foundation and spearheads all their research activities.

 

Tuesday 10 March 7.30 pm                                                                                  After-Death Communications                                                                            presentation by Professor Janice M Holden (USA),                                  EdD, LPC-S, NCC, ACMHP 

In after-death communication (ADC), a living person perceives the presence of a physically deceased person or animal. In this presentation, Jan will summarize a systematic review of published research on ADC from the earliest study in 1894 through the most recent in 2010 involving a total of over 50,000 people from over 20 countries. Findings from this review reveal many facts about ADC, including their prevalence, incidence, forms, effects, and relationship to mental health. Jan will present an example of veridical ADC, in which the experiencer received information during the ADC that was otherwise unknown to any living person and that was subsequently verified as accurate.                                                                                              Audience members who have experienced ADC will have an opportunity to share their experiences and discuss implications of ADC for an understanding of consciousness.

 

Wednesday 11 March 7 till 9 pm - William Meader - International Teacher and T S America National Lecturer.                                                                        The Spiritual Constitution of the Human Being.

Foundational to the esoteric philosophy is an understanding of the spiritual constitution of the human being. In this presentation, the seven planes of consciousness will be deeply discussed in depth. The energetic relationship between the three periodical vehicles (monad, soul, and personality) will be presented, as well as the role of the Antahkarana as the bridge in consciousness that links the higher-self with the lower-self.

Registration - $33 for the public and $23 for CS card, Student ID and Theosophical Society members.                                                                                 Email pn@theosophy.nz  Pre registration will guarantee you a seat. 

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2019 Saturday 7 December 10.30 am 

Introduction to your Brain – Dr Joe Dispenza terms being “supernatural” as having the ability to be to change your body and your world by thought alone.

He reveals the formula for rewiring your brain and changing your life. He explains that we are not hardwired to be a certain way for the entirety of our lives. Before you can understand how this works, you need an introduction to your brain and its parts, to learn how they affect what you think, do, and experience. Armed with this knowledge, you have the power to create coherence within.    (Webcast from Gaia Inc)

                 

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2019 Tuesday 17 December 7.30 pm Geometry of Heaven, on Earth 

Webcast from Gaia Inc - Freddy Silva reveals the secrets to the construction and placement of tens of thousands of ancient temples across the face of the planet. Ages ago, after a world-wide cataclysm, an advanced civilization came forth to rebuild the former world of the gods. They built sacred temples, which encoded their knowledge of mathematics and the geometry of the heavens, to create places of power which could transform people’s lives.

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 Saturday 9 November 10 .30 am  - Webcasts— Opening the Heart Gateway and Accessing Universal Consciousness with Gaia Inc Dr Theresa Bullard Ph.Dphysics
Looking at the workings of heart intelligence, to explain the importance of cultivation compassion, gratitude and love. As new science catches up to ancient wisdom teachings, we see the data that the seat of human consciousness is not to be found in the brain, but in the heart. 
And in changing the way we live and changing the way we think will shift us into a new reality. Theresa Bullard, Ph.Dphysics, deftly interweaves complex concepts from ancient mystery teachings and quantum physics to bring us real-world ways in which we can deepen our spiritual connections and manifest a fulfilled life. Doing so, she shows us the way to reunite with source and tap into our unlimited potential as conscious beings.

Donation requested towards Hall costs $5, unwaged $3 and Financial members $2

 

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Both days $35 includes lunches              

 

                      

Two Presentations

Afternoon 3 pm    
Self Awareness Yes, but Which Self are we Talking About!?


What happens when we become aware of the powerful source of Light and Love within us, alongside our unruly trouble-making parts? Hear how the experience of self can be radically deepened and widened until it embraces all Life itself; as one Self in All. Presentation and discussion


 Vegetarian and Vegan Potluck dinner at approximatelty 6 pm.                                               Please bring a vegetarian or vegan plate to share.
 

And evening at 7.30 pm                                                                                                               Responsibility in the Web of Life - the Arrow of Evolution


We set the stage by exploring the striking ways that things are interconnected in Nature, and then consider how spiritual oneness leads to fulfilment and joyful service as our deepest nature unfolds.

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20 July - John Vorstermans (TSNZ President)   

2 pm The Journey Home and 4 pm The Pilgrim's Journey  
Followed by a Vegetarian and Vegan Potluck Dinner at Approximately 6 pm
Participants are invited to bring a vegetarian or vegan plate to share in hosting John.

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Saturday 4 May 7.30 pm  -   Music and Spirituality   -   presentation with Guy Donaldson

Local community musician, Guy Donaldson, discusses music and the brain, how music connects with our consciousness, the historic connection of music with spirituality, the insights of Pythagoras, music’s relationships with mathematics and quantum theory, and how the quest for meaning has led some philosophers to believe that mathematics and music equally point to there being some givens in the universe beyond our immediate apprehension, but which form the basis of our existence.

Guy Donaldson received his formative piano instruction from Maurice Collier, and then at Canterbury University with Maurice Till. In 1984 he studied in London with Paul Hamburger and Roger Vignoles. Guy was a senior lecturer in music education at Massey until 2004, when he took leave to pursue his passion for performance and music teaching. He is active in the Manawatu as a teacher, adjudicator, piano soloist, accompanist, chamber music player and music coach, and was until the end of 2018 music director of the Renaissance Singers. He has in recent times given talks to U3A and to the Theosophical Society.

 

Saturday 13 April 10.15 am - Members and Friends are invited to watch a screening of the NZ Award Winning Documentary "The Big Fat Lie' -

on the traditional NZ diet and the health issues involved. Among the awards won are Best Documentary Feature and Best Message – the message being on how to escape a lot of our modern diseases (diabetes, obesity, heart disease, many cancers, osteoporosis, and gut diseases). 

Donations towards Hall costs welcome

 

Saturday 30 March 1.30 till ~ 9 pm  - Barry Bowden (Aust) 

Search for the Inner Self  Workshop  

-  includes how to deal with negative emotions and reactions, and understand how the mind is really meant to work. This Workshop is both intellectual and practical with discussion and feedback.

Particants are invited to please bring a Vegetarian or Vegan contribution to share in a Potluck Dinner  (~ 6.30 pm)  

Barry Bowden is a National Lecturer for The Theosophical Society in Australia. He has twenty three years of  Bio-Dynamic farming.   

 

Venue: Theosophical Hall, 304 Church Street, Palmerston North Central 

Saturday 2 March 7.30 pm -  Practical Mysticism - The Way of the Future 
For centuries, mysticism has been a major force in our quest to experience God and the spiritual dimension of life. Over time, this quest has evolved into a new and more enlightened approach called practical mysticism. To be a practical mystic, an individual must be inwardly oriented toward the soul while at the same time focused on practical action in the outer world. In this presentation, the nature and application of practical mysticism will be presented. Methods for blending love and mind will be discussed, as well as a more enlightened understanding of spiritual service.  Presentation to the Theosophical Society in America by Dr William Meader 

William is an influential and respected teacher of The Esoteric Philosophy. He has established an international reputation for his gift as a communicator of this philosophy. His extensive teaching program includes a diverse array of workshops and lectures devoted to nurturing a deeper understanding of the spiritual path, both from an individual and global perspective. His undergraduate degree is in business administration. His Masters Degree is in psychology and his Doctorate Degree in Esoteric Philosophy.

This is a Theosophical Society in America webcast.

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Saturday 16 February 7.30 pm   - The Use of Higher Sense Perception          to Benefit Humanity - including the similarity in today's science to findings of the clairvoyant investigation of atomic and subatomic particles -          'Occult Chemistry' published in 1919  -                                                                                                         presentation by Anthea Clement Dip Tch Chem

Saturday 29 September 7.30 pm. Sacred Activism - Murray Stentiford touring on behalf of TSNZ.

Preceded at 6 pm by a Vegetarian Potlumber beginning at 6 pm. 

Sacred Activism - Contradiction in Terms or our Only Hope?

  The world may be waking up but it needs us more than ever to tap into the sacred fire deep within every human heart, and put it into action. How can we express Divine Universal Compassion in radical action but stay grounded?

This talk aims to look fearlessly at the problems and inspire with possibilities, within the spacious worldview of Theosophy.  Discussion is welcome, whatever your spiritual belief or none.

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 August
Energy Healing - Perennial Wisdom - Self-help to better health                                                physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually,                                             in the promotion of the perfect functioning of energy

For individual titles and times see below 

 Workshop Programme 

'Geopathic Stress Lines, their effect on our health and how to minimise their effect.' Quantum Biofeedback and what it can do to reduce stress in our lives and make us well again.  A practical demonstration. - Bryan Pollock (Wellington previously New Plymouth) and Allan Morse (Wellington)

'Humans, Energy and Healing' - Terry Murphy (Hawkes Bay) will explore the current thinking on the nature of energy, the history of energy and how we use it in our daily work. 

‘Yoga Nidra or Yogic Sleep for Self-Healing’ - Sushma Webber (Wellington) It is said we are living in a sleep-deprived society resulting in long-term consequences such as heart problems, diabetes and obesity to name a few. Recent studies have found that Yoga Nidra, an ancient yogic technique, has many physical benefits. However, the Yoga Nidra practice is rooted in awareness and helps in self-transformation when practiced regularly.

'Yoga of Light Meditation' - Dr Simon Webber (Wellington) The Yoga of Light meditation was devised by Geoffrey Hodson, author and well known, and respected, member of the Theosophical Society, as a guide to one's meditation practice.  Simon will talk about the 'Yoga of Light' method and then lead a meditation using this guideline.

And from Palmerston North -
‘The Energy of Love’– with ‘Ekanta’ - Helen Sussmilch. Self-transformation. “If you see with the eyes of love, love is all you see.” Using contributions from the teachings of Patanjali, Jesus Christ and the Ishayas. Covering how to regain our authenticity, healing the Shadow Self, and living with simplicity.   

‘Our Energy Systems and the Daily Energy Routine to Self-Help’  – Anthea Clement will explore the human energy systems and how, using this knowledge, we can help ourselves, and others, to better complete health. Includes practical with the simple, yet powerful techniques of Energy Medicine. Everyone can enhance the health of the body’s energies. 

Energy Healing Workshop 

 

 in conjunction with The Theosophical Society Central Region                    (from Hawkes Bay over to New Plymouth and down to Wellington) 
Facilitators from Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Palmerston North.

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Saturday 14 July -  Julia and Orest Tarnawsky –  
2 pm till 4.30 pm -  Living Values Workshop with Julia;
Potluck Vegetarian Dinner 6 pm; 
7.30 pm - The Electric Universe with Orest

Saturday 14 July 2 pm  Living Values – Workshop with  Julia Tarnawsky -

Values express our unfolding capacity to invest in, and devote ourselves to, activities within the world and within ourselves. Julia has taught both in Australia and for TSNZ. She will look at the living ness of theosophical ideas as they influence life, their relevance in providing an ‘anchor’ and a ‘compass’ in our rapidly changing world.

As a teacher and private practising psychologist earlier in life, Julia’s interest has always been in psycho-spiritual  development. She has a Master of Science degree in Esoteric Psychology from the University of the Seven Rays, and lives and teaches with her husband Orest at the Southern Lights Centre Meditation School at Akaroa.   www.southernlights.org.nz

6 pm Vegetarian Potluck Dinner – please bring a plate of vegan or vegetarian food to share in hosting Julia and Orest

7.30 pm The Electric Universe presentation with Orest Tarnawsky 

- Essentially knowing how to     enhance this “electrical flow” may be useful in promoting well-being. The gradual realisation of the significance of electricity in the human form was initiated by Harold Saxton Burr - Blueprint for Immortality - Electric Patterns of Life. Since then much investigation has contributed to our understanding. Several researchers and their work will be discussed.  Orest Tarnawsky had an early career as an art teacher and sculptor. Deep interest in the Ageless Wisdom teachings led him to attaining a Masters of Science in    Esotericism through the University of the Seven Rays. Combined, these developed Orest’s passion for and skill in mentoring those on the quest towards awakening consciousness and in teaching the Ageless Wisdom teachings through creative expression, study and meditation to all that enquire the way. He has a particular interest in plasma, sound and electricity in their microcosmic and macrocosmic aspects. (Diploma in Teaching, Bachelor of Arts (visual arts). Master of Science in Esotericism (esoteric psychology)).

 

 

     Saturday 2 June 7.30 pm John Vorstermans TSNZ President
looking at the essential steps to transforming the mind                                       as shared in the Yoga Sutras,                                                                                    with The Essence of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

To be able to live our life to its full potential in this day and age, it requires us to learn more skills and understand more about our own Mind. For some each day is another wonderful day of beautiful experiences, while for some the day could be difficult dealings to the extent that is tiring and draining due to contentious interactions with information overflow.
Mindful living session that takes you through understanding experiences that allows you to live with your full potential no matter what people, events and situation bring to you.
With Ravi Mistry, Art of Living Facilitator National Coordinator,                                                        hosted by TheosophyPN, Palmerston North Central. 

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Know Universal Law and Your Self - Be your own Master, for the highest good of all concerned.

Science has shown in reality, a person’s perception, not genetic programming, is what spurs all action in the body. It is actually our beliefs that select our genes, that select our behaviour. Our emotions physically shape reality!

Anthea, a science (and maths) teacher, knows the difficulties a lack of knowledge of Universal Law caused her. Therefore she likes to bring forward science that verifies the Ageless Wisdom teachings.

 

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Nondual Kashmir Śaivism is a religious philosophy that developed in Kashmir, India primarily between the ninth and eleventh century of the Common Era, and is currently undergoing a global revival. Like the philosophy of Advaita Vedānta, Kashmir Śaivism is a monistic, or nondual system, that asserts that ultimate reality is pure bliss (ānanda) consciousness (cit). However, unlike Advaita, Kashmir Śaivism does not claim that the phenomenal world of difference is merely an illusion (māyā); rather is maintains that the world, as the vibrational energy (spanda) of consciousness is real. This has led some modern commentators to describe it as a form of “idealistic realism.” Another important difference between Kashmir Śaivism and Advaita is that while Advaita finds scriptural authority for its philosophy in the Vedas, Kashmir Śaivism looks to the Tantras devoted to the God Śiva as the supreme consciousness. Finally, whereas Advaita philosophy is meant primarily for male ascetic renouncers, Kashmir Śaivism was developed to be practiced by both male and female householders, and therefore is completely compatible with modern life. This presentation will outline the worldview and main philosophical concepts of Nondual Kashmir Śaivism and describes some of its unique practices for realizing the supreme state of oneness and bliss consciousness

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A few of the participants at Barry Bowden'sWorkshop "The Search for the Inner Self". From the left Committee members, Peter French, and Lorette Campbell, Vice President and Treasurer Helen Sussmilch, President Anthea Clement, and Julie Jeffrey, in front  with TS Australia National Lecturer, Barry Bowden TS Australia and Margaret Torr.

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