8 August 2020
The Reality of the Invisible and the Actuality of the Unseen Worlds
Choong Chi Pin
talks on the subject from an article of the same title by Annie Besant.
“The majority of
civilized people today, in every country, profess a belief in the existence
of worlds other than the physical globes scattered through space, the suns
and planets of our own and other systems. However vague may be their ideas
of the nature of such worlds, invisible, superphysical, super-sensuous;
however much the ideas vary, according to the religion professed by the
believer; they yet cling to a belief that not all of me shall die, that
death does not put an end to individual existence, that there is something
beyond the tomb....”.
15 August 2020
Rising above personal suffering
A talk by Clover Wu
Xueying. Suffering is a universal condition and it is rooted in
separateness. Identification with our separate personality and our need to
defend it underlie personal suffering. But, if we can take an impersonal
approach towards suffering, we will be opening ourselves to its purpose and
how it unites all life. In this sharing, we explore how we can rise above
the pain and harness its power to alleviate the suffering of others.