7th February 2009
Are there really
Invisible Beings who can help us in times of trouble? Or, are they just the
superstitious and mistaken beliefs of the gullible? This talk addresses
these questions and looks at who really are the Invisible Helpers, what is
the nature of their work and gives many true accounts of how they have
helped both the living and the so-called dead. Our Hon. Secretary, Lily
Chong, talks about this interesting subject.
14th February 2009
Adyar Day Celebration
Adyar Day was initiated
in 1922, Dr. Annie Besant accepting the suggestion that 17 February should
be the day on which ‘the thoughts and love of all our members scattered over
the whole wide world should turn to Adyar’. On this day H. S. Olcott and J.
Krishnamurti shed their mortal bodies and C. W. Leadbeater was born.
Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake on this day in 1600. Thus on Adyar
Day, homage is paid to the Society’s Leaders and other great theosophists.
Dr Besant has said: ‘The place of Adyar in the history of the Theosophical
Society is unique, and centuries hence it will still be a spiritual centre
of the Society.’
For the convenience of
members, the Singapore Lodge will celebrate Adyar Day in advance on this
21st February 2009
Bro. Choong Chi Pin
commences his book study of Gayatri by I. K. Taimni.
The edifice of Self-Culture rests on 3 pillars - character building, upasana
(adoration, worship) and yoga. This introductory talk on Gayatri, which is
associated with the second pillar, explains why Hindu Sages make the japa of
Gayatri an integral part of their daily religious practice.
28th February 2009
Bro. Kam Chai Heng
continues his book study of “The Inner Life” by C. W. Leadbeater.
This book provides a fascinating glimpse into the unseen based on evening
talks held at TS HQ in Adyar, a centre of influence and constantly visited
by the Great Ones and is bathed in their wonderful magnetism.