The Mahatma - on Discipleship

Event Start Date: 
Nov 25 2013 - 08:00 to Nov 29 2013 - 17:00
Event Category: 
School of the Wisdom
Delivery: 
In-Person
Event Person: 

Man continually unfolds his latent potentials in life. At a crucial stage he may take the immensely important decision to enter a definite course of hastened progress towards perfection. When he merits guidance and inspiration from any of the guides and guardians of humanity, he advances by persistent efforts through distinct stages. From time to time the Mahatmas have given valuable teachings on the qualifications for Discipleship. They will be an unfailing source of guidance and inspiration to serious seekers of Truth. The course will explore the theme in selected letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, which throws light on Discipleship. The approach will be that of deep reflection and meditation.

Suggested Reading

  • Teachings on Discipleship — As Outlined in the Mahatma Letters by S. S. Varma
  • The Masters and the Path by C. W. Leadbeater
  • The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnet — in Chronological Sequence, Ed. Vicente Hao Chin, Jr
  • Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom First and Second series by C. Jinarajadasa

Faculty

Prof. R. C. Tampi, a long-standing member of the Theosophical Society, is a retired Professor of English. He was a National Lecturer for the Indian Section of the Theosophical Society. He has been the Director of the School of the Wisdom for several years and has conducted a number of courses in the past on Theosophical subjects.

Cost: 
Free
Event Status: 
Confirmed
What is provided: 
Accommodation is provided during the event duration. Participants will receive printed matter which outlines activities Please bring your own laptop/notepad etc. Meals are optionally provided. Sign up for it separately

Location

The Mahatma - on Discipleship

Location

600020 Chennai , TN
India
13° 0' 13.6188" N, 80° 15' 24.8616" E
Tamil Nadu IN

GENERAL INFO / INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

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ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF THE WISDOM

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The School of the Wisdom aims at bringing each student to survey life ‘from the centre’, which is intuitive awareness. There can be no Wisdom without an ever-increasing sense of Wonder. Essential in the progress towards Wisdom is a growing intimacy with all aspects of Nature.

The SOW was inaugurated in 1949 by C. Jinarajadasa, the fourth International President of the TS, to revive the 1922 Adyar School initiated by Annie Besant. This school was named Brahmavidyā Āśrama, which has almost the same meaning as the School of the Wisdom.

APPLYING TO THE SCHOOL

The SOW is meant for members of the Theosophical Society to deepen their understanding in theosophy, making it a living force in daily life. Students may apply for all or some of the School of the Wisdom sessions in one form and are expected to attend all the classes in the session chosen.

1. Please, before applying click here to download and read the Online Class Decorum.

2. Fill in the Application Form which you find for each Session's page

READING

For students joining any SOW programme, we recommend reading the following:

01 - The School of the Wisdom by Jinarajadasa and Radha Burnier (PDF)
02 - An Unending Path by Tim Boyd (PDF)
03 - Freedom of Thought and Freedom of Society (PDF)
04 - Freedom of Thought: Is it Essential? by Linda Oliveira (PDF)
05 - Why Freedom of Thought? by Pedro Oliveira (PDF)
06 - What is Truth? by H. P. Blavatsky (PDF)

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SOBRE LA ESCUELA DE LA SABIDURÍA

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La Escuela de la Sabiduría tiene como objetivo llevar a cada estudiante a examinar la vida "desde el centro", que es la conciencia intuitiva.  No puede haber Sabiduría sin un creciente sentido de Maravilla. Esencial en el progreso hacia la Sabiduría, es una creciente intimidad con todos los aspectos de la Naturaleza.

La SOW fue inaugurada en 1949 por C. Jinarajadasa, el cuarto presidente internacional de la ST, para revivir la Escuela Adyar de 1926 iniciada por Annie Besant. Esta escuela se llamó Brahmavidyā Āśrama, que tiene casi el mismo significado que la Escuela de la Sabiduría.

APLICACIÓN A LA ESCUELA

La SOW está pensada para que los miembros de la Sociedad Teosófica profundicen su comprensión de la teosofía, de modo que la conviertan en una fuerza viva en la vida diaria. Los estudiantes pueden aplicar para todas o algunas de las sesiones de la Escuela de la Sabiduría en un solo formulario y se espera que asistan a todas las clases en la sesión elegida.

1. Por favor, antes de postularse, haga clic aquí para descargar y leer las directrices de las clases en línea.

2. Complete el formulario de solicitud que encontrará en la página de cada sesión

LECTURAS

Para los estudiantes que se unen a cualquier programa de la SOW, recomendamos leer lo siguiente:

01a - La Escuela de la Sabiduría Jinarajadasa 1949 (PDF)
01b - La Escuela de la Sabiduría Jinarajadasa 1950 (PDF)
01c - La Escuela de la Sabiduría Radha Burnier (PDF)
02 - Un Sendero sin final por Tim-Boyd (PDF)
03 - Libertad de Pensamiento & Libertad  de la Sociedad Teosófica (PDF)
04 - Libertad de Pensamiento por Linda Oliveira (PDF)
05 - Qué es la Verdad por H. P. Blavatsky (PDF)