The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Launceston Lodge

Launceston Lodge Salvation Army Venue

111 Elizabeth Street, Launceston

An Afternoon with Pedro Oliveira

Seminar, 1.00 - 4.00 pm, 1 September 2018.

Featured Speaker:Pedro Oliveira
Venue:Launceston Lodge Salvation Army Venue

core principles and their practical application

Session 1 The Yoga of Theosophy

Theosophy is a comprehensive Wisdom-Teaching that includes an exploration of the laws and processes taking place in the universe and in us, but it is also a Wisdom that can be approached by individual experience. In the presentation we will consider the three steps in the Yoga of Theosophy: Listening, Reflecting and Meditating. The core principles of Theosophy.

Session 2 Short Trips to Hell: Understanding Negative Emotion

We all know how unsettling and painful it is to be under the sway of negative emotions. They can destroy relationships and create havoc in society. This presentation will explore the nature of negative emotions such as fear, anger, jealousy etc., and point to the steadiness of mind which negativity of any sort cannot touch. The practical application of those principles in understanding our troubled emotions.

About the Presenter

Pedro Oliveira joined the Theosophical Society in 1978 and holds a degree in Philosophy from the Federal University in Brazil.  He is a former International Secretary of the TS and former Head of the Editorial Office at the international Headquarters at Adyar.  He has also served as President of the Indo-Pacific Federation of the Society. At present Pedro is the Education Coordinator of the TS in Australia. He has lectured widely for the Society in Australia and in many countries and his articles have appeared in a number of TS journals. He is the author of the book N. Sri Ram – A Life of Beneficence and Wisdom published by TPH Adyar in 2009.

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