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Chartered in 1916 as a Branch of the Theosophical Society of America
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Doors open at 6:30 p.m.   From 6:30 to 6:55 is time for socializing, browsing through the bookstore and library and enjoying light refreshments. Program begins promptly at 7:00 p.m.    $5 suggested donation is appreciated.

Public Programs

We are happy to continue movies and lectures on Friday nights. 
Movies and lectures will be presented, followed by thoughtful open discussions.

April 21    Guideposts for Living: Light on the Path

April 28-29    Tim Boyd, President of Theosophical Society of America and International President

May 5    Mysterious Universe - Madame Helena Blavatsky  Audio Recording by Gary Lachman (Facilitated by Gary Contesti)

Gary Lachman discusses his new biography, ‘The Mother of Modern Spirituality’, Madame Helena Blavatsky. Still being hailed as an icon and scorned as a fraud more than 120 years after her death, Blavatsky was a mystic, occult writer, child of Russian aristocrats, who traveled five continents, and founded the Theosophical Society.  Gary, the acclaimed spiritual biographer behind volumes such as Rudolf Steiner and Jung the Mystic, brings us an in-depth look at Blavatsky, objectively exploring her contributions toward introducing Eastern and esoteric spiritual ideas to the West, as well as the controversies that continue to colour discussion on her life and work.

 May 12  Voice of the Silence in Light of Modern Buddhism  Lecture by Robert Thibodeau

Join us to learn how the Helena Blavatsky’s last two books (The Voice of the Silence and Key to Theosophy) reveal ways to Higher Consciousness, a Path to Spiritual learning and empowerment.

Robert is author of  Astrological Aspects, the Art ,  The Laws of Hermetics ,  The Hermetic Dream , and his new music CD just available, Folk Rock Love .

 May 19  Approaching Elderhood with Grace:  A Profound New Vision of Growing Older  Lecture by Michael Whitty

How do you feel about your health, wealth, relationships and spirituality?  Can you become a better giver, lover and mentor?   Are you aging into saging?   Embrace personal growth as an active elder helping heal your life, family and community.   Assume the role of sage and wisdom-keeper in building your life legacy

Professor Whitty is co-author of Work and Spirit,  At Work Spirituality Matters and many essays on the meaning of life.   Mike has also spoken to the Theosophical Society on "Facing Death with Right Attitude", "Inner Peace" and "Aging into Saging."   Professor Mike Whitty has taught at the University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland, UMD, WSU and Seattle U.   Mike is a spiritual elder seeking to be a prophet in his own time.

 May 26  What The Health  Video by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn (Facilitated by Winnie Wylie Standish and Miles Standish)

What The Health is a surprising, and at times hilarious, investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about our nation’s health and how big business influences it.  The film exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars, and keeping us sick.

 June 2    Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret  Video by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn
(Facilitated by Winnie Wylie Standish and Miles Standish)

 

 

Theosophical Society of Detroit parking is limited. . .

The good news is. . .the Vinsetta Garage restaurant (next door) offers free valet parking for people attending our
programs. Just tell the parking attendant that you are attending a program at the Theosophical Society of Detroit.

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The Theosophical Society in Detroit
27745 Woodward Avenue
Berkley, Michigan 48072-0906
(248) 545-1961

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