140th International Convention

Event Start Date: 
Dec 31 2015 - 08:00 to Jan 5 2016 - 09:30
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Event Theme

Compassion and Universal Responsibility

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Daily program

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Main Lecturers

Honorable Mr Justice V. Ramasubramanian, India

Mr Tim Boyd, International President, Adyar

Mrs Linda Oliveira, General Secretary, Australia

Mr José Foglia, Neurologist, TS Uruguay

Mr Vic Hao Chin Jr, TS in the Philippines

Art Exhibition

Theosophical influence on the works of Mrs Florence Fuller at Adyar Museum during the Conventon.


Event Status: 


140th International Convention


Adyar Theatre
Blavatsky Avenue Adyar
600020 Chennai , TN
13° 0' 38.5128" N, 80° 15' 41.7564" E
Tamil Nadu IN

General info about Convention from 2016

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The 141st International Convention of the Theosophical Society will be held at the International Headquarters, Adyar, from 31 December 2016 to 5 January 2017. All members of the Society in good standing are welcome to attend as delegates.
Non-members may attend by obtaining permission from the President. Requests for such permission, together with a recommendation from an officer of the Federation or the Section, should be 6sent to the Convention Officer (CO) before 22 November 2016.


Registration fees India (members) India (non-members) Other Countries
Delegates Rs 150 Rs 300 US$ 70*
Delegates under 21 Rs 60 Rs 200  ...


From 29 December 2015 to 6 January 2016 inclusive India (Members)  India (Non-Members)  Other Countries (Members)
Leadbeater Chambers (including service,
furniture, bedding, & moquito nets, no blankets).
Meals in LBC
Rs 5000
Rs 3000 meals
Rs 7000
Rs 3000 meals
US$ 200 *
Rs 3000 meals
Other accommodation (including mat/
cot/or mattress). Meals from 30 Dec.(dinner) to 6 Jan. (breakfast).
Meals at the Canteen.
Rs 350
Rs 1000 meals
Rs 500
Rs 1000 meals






* (or Euro or Pound Sterling equivalent)
Half rates will be charged for children under ten. No charge for children under three.
Canteen will be run by the Karnataka Theosophical Federation. Each Convention delegate may pay Rs.1000/- for all Canteen meals from 30 Dec. (dinner) to 6 Jan. (breakfast) along with Registration and Accommodation charges.


Factors considered in allocating accommodation are active membership, health, age, priority of registration, size of family, etc. Rooms and bathrooms cannot be made available for anyone’s exclusive use. Non-members and young persons should be prepared to stay in dormitories. No special facilities can be provided for members who are ill or for women with babies. No kitchens are available. Ordinary medical attention will be available for minor complaints but there will be no provision for serious illness. Since accommodation is limited, especially ground floor, availability will be subject to confirmation by the Convention Officer.


Registration period: from 5 September to 1 December 2016.
Cancellation: last date 15 December 2016. There will be no refund of Registration fees.

Delegates from India: Send registration, accommodation and canteen charges together, along with the details as per the Registration Form, to the Convention Officer before 1 December 2016. Remittance by bank drafts, duly crossed, should be made payable to The Treasurer, The Theosophical Society,  Chennai. For online bank transfers contact the Convention Officer.

Overseas delegates: Contact, preferably by email, the Convention Officer about registration, accommodation, and payments (perticularly online fees remittance), any other details.

Convention Officer, The Theosophical Society, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India or email adyarconvention@gmail.com