Special Events

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 “ABSOLUTE CINEMA”  

MOVIE NIGHT

September 5, 2017:  Phenomenon

Films and discussion from a Theosophic perspective

First Tuesday of each month, 7:00 PM

Theosophy Hall

Upstairs Pathfinder Room

All Welcome       No Charge

Each month, students select a film, then view and critique it:

  • What theosophical principles were portrayed?
  • What did the film makers get right?
  • What did they miss?
  • Was it a useful film that advanced the cause of Universal Brotherhood, or other key concepts?
  • How well did it convey its message?

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PAST SPECIAL EVENTS:

“Absolute Cinema”: Movie Night

August, 2017:  The Wizard of Oz
July, 2017:  Theosophy Animated: “Futurama Night”
June, 2017: Baraka
May, 2017:  Lucy
April, 2017:  August Rush
March, 2017:  “The Illustration of Unity and the powers latent in the Monad”: a collage of insightful videos
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7ID10-cv7CjRWZkVk91MlNmMlE/view?usp=sharing
February, 2017:  What Dreams May Come
January, 2017: Crash
December, 2016: Eyes Wide Shut
November, 2016: Brazil
October, 2016: The Sixth Sense

“THREE DAYS OF DIGGIN’ THEOSOPHY”

ANNUAL SUMMER OPEN STUDY SESSION 2017

JULY 27, 28 and 29

Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
All Welcomed for Exploration and Discussion
Morning Sessions: The Secret Doctrine, H. P. Blavatsky
Afternoon Sessions:  The writings of William Q. Judge and Robert Crosbie
Topics based on the interest of those who attended
Friends and fellow students gathered for serious discussion, real Theosophy and good company
Drop-ins always welcomed
Potluck Lunch

LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

For the fourth consecutive year, volunteers from the L.A. Lodge hosted a table at the largest book fair in the U.S.

Visitors asked questions, learned about Theosophy, received free sample literature and bought books

Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, 2017

University of Southern California (USC) campus

 

SUMMER OPEN STUDY SESSION 2016

AUGUST 18, 19 and 20 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Open Forum Exploration and Discussion
Morning Sessions: The writings of H. P. Blavatsky
Afternoon Sessions:  The writings of William Q. Judge and Robert Crosbie
Fellow students gathered for serious discussion, real Theosophy and good company,
with a shared potluck lunch

 Student volunteers from various ULT Lodges hosted a Book Table/Information Booth

as well as several Workshops on Theosophy at the

WORLD PARLIAMENT OF RELIGIONS

Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

October 15 thru 19, 2015
The Parliament is the oldest, the largest and the most inclusive gathering of people of all faiths and traditions
The first Parliament took place in 1893, at which William Q. Judge and other  Theosophists spoke
The second was held in 1993 in Chicago, with students participating from ULT and other theosophical groups
Over 10,000 people from a multitude of religious faiths and backgrounds attended the 2015 event
Further information about past and future Parliaments can be found at:
World Parliament of Religions