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National Center
The Theosophical Society in America is a section of the worldwide Theosophical Society founded in New York in 1875. The American section has its national center in Wheaton, Ill., on a beautiful estate called Olcott.

Book of the Month
Meditation as a Way of Life by Alan L. Pritz
Philosophy and practice rooted in the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Use coupon code 50years at questbooks.com for 50% off this title during the month of September.
Theosophy Wiki
refers to a movement which arose in Europe in the early 17th century. The object of the mysterious Order of Rosicrucians was to throw light upon the misunderstood Christian religion and to explain the mystery of Life and Being from the scientific standpoint in harmony with religion.
President's Video Blog
The Theosophical Society in America President, Barbara Hebert shares news and reflections from the month, iuncluding a TheosoFest recap and a preview of upcoming programs!

TheosoFest a Success!
It was a beatiful day on Saturday, September 9 in Wheaton, where we welcomed a record-breaking 3,100 visitors who had the opportunity to listen to spiritual lectures and meditations, walk our grounds, shop over 150 vendors at our holistic marketplace, and visit with old friends and new during a joyful day of community and spirituality.

Thank you to everyone who visited, volunteered, helped spread the word and sent positive energy our way, and thank you to our staff who worked tirelessly to make this event a success!

If you attended the event and have some photos, comments or reflections to share, please post them to our Facebook event event page or email them to marketing@theosophical.org.
International President's August Update
Last days as TSA president; European Congress in Barcelona; Meetings in Portugal; and Open Day at the International Theosophical Centre in Naarden, the Netherlands
Online Classes
Browse our selection of online classes and groups that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home!
Developing Spirituality through the Goddess
Part I
Mondays, 7 - 8 p.m. CT
Oct 9 - Nov 27 (8 classes)

Embark on an intense study of how the Goddess works in our psyches to create a healthy connection between the matriarchy and patriarchy. 

with Gwynne Mayer, MA

Astrological Counsel Workshop for 2018
Saturday, October 28
12 - 2 p.m. CT

Learn to read your solar chart for each month of 2018. This will be a lively and interactive discussion of what to be aware of in the year ahead, and where there will be possibilities to advance spiritually, physically, and cosmically. 

with Gwynne Mayer, MA

The Secret Path
Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m. CT
November 7 - 28 (4 classes)

According to Theosophical teachings, two roads open up before us: one is the slow and steady path of progress through moral effort; the other, a faster but more difficult one, involves a series of trials and initiations. Explore the characteristics and conditions of this initiatory journey.

with Pablo and Michele Sender
Thursday Lecture Series
Enjoy our programs in person or at home via interactive livestream!
A Zen Practice for Enlightenment
September 21, 7 p.m.
with John Cianciosi

The Ten Ox Herding Pictures are a series of images with accompanying poems, and are amongst the most beloved pictures in Zen Buddhism. View the pictures and learn how to use them on the path to enlightenment.

Vedic Meditation
An Ancient Spiritual Practice with Modern-day Benefits
September 28, 7 p.m.
with Jill Wener, M.D.

Vedic meditation is an effortless meditation technique that originates in the Vedas. The tranquility experienced in this meditative state is up to five times deeper than rest gained during sleep.

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Implications
October 12, 7 p.m.
with Barbara B. Hebert, Ph.D.

Reincarnation has moved from a forbidden topic to a subject that is casually discussed in daily conversation. More than this, however, the ancient teaching of reincarnation provides us with direction in our daily lives and offers insight into the often confusing and tumultuous world around us.
Wheaton Workshops
Autumnal Equinox: Abundance Meditation Celebration

Friday, September 22, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate abundance and cultivate gratitude for all the blessings in your life with a special meditation on the Autumnal Equinox! Let go of your worries and stress, and encourage resolution, repair, and re-patterning at every level by participating in restorative mantras, mudras, and a variety of other meditation techniques.

with Samadhi Banks

The Voice of the Silence

Saturday, October 7, 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Two years before her death, H. P. Blavatsky published a small book called The Voice of the Silence. An illuminating and inspirational spiritual guidebook, the dedication page reads: "To the few." What did she mean by that? Who did she have in mind? This workshop touches upon topics such as paradox, mysticism, and the Path. There will be time for discussion and reflection.

with David Bruce

News from the Theosophical Order of Service
Join Us for a New FREE web series!
What Inspires You? 
TOS Leadership Series
 Sunday September 24, 2 p.m. (CDT)

Join us for the first in a series of four online webinars as the Theosophical Order of Service in America (TOSA) explores what inspires and helps strengthen our practice of service. Each program will begin with an inspiring five-minute video followed by a short discussion among participants. The program will last no longer than an hour.

This interactive webinar is free and open to all who are interested in deepening their understanding of service in the theosophical context, as well as establishing ties with and gaining support from like-minded individuals. TOS Liaisons are especially encouraged to attend!

To register, email theoservice@gmail.com stating your name and email address, and we will send you an invitation link. It's that easy! 

The rest of the series continues at the same time on October 22, November 19, and December 10.

We look forward to your participation!
For over 130 years The Theosophical Society in America has been actively promoting our Three Objects, creating the foundation for a brotherhood with no distinction, a deep respect and interest for all religions and the quest for self-knowledge. 
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