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O Nature, and O soul of man! how far beyond all utterance are your linked analogies.

— HERMAN MELVILLE

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— VIRTUAL STUDY MEETINGS —

Universal Theosophy offers the opportunity to get involved in virtual study meetings, allowing us to connect, discuss and learn together. Below you will find information on ongoing study groups, along with schedules of meeting times.

If you would like to join us, please sign up using the Contact Form. We will then contact you via email to discuss options of which study groups fit your schedule and interest.

We are also continuing to add new study groups as there is demand for them, so if you don’t see a schedule that works for you, or the subject your interested in, please sign up and let us know what your interest is. If there are others with the same interest we can help facilitate a new study group.

For the virtual study meetings we utilize conferencing software such as Skype and Zoom. We can help you set up the app necessary to join in and walk you through the process.

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— Universal Theosophy Thursday Meetings 2021 —

Two Classes each Thursday:   Eastern Daylight Time 8:00 PM           Pacific Daylight Time 7:00 PM

1st Thursday of the MonthEast Class/  West ClassTao Te Ching
2nd Thursday of the MonthEast Class/  West ClassWQ Judge  The Scope of Reincarnation
3rd Thursday of the MonthEast Class/  West ClassTheosophy in Literature
4th Thursday of the MonthEast Class/  West ClassIntroduction to the Secret Doctrine   B.P. Wadia

Meeting Length: 1 hour and 20 minutes.  Each Class is encouraging to all students to participate.

It is a discussion oriented gathering with a round robin at the end of each class where students are invited to present a concluding thought to the meeting.

Students may sign up for one or more of the above meetings.

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— MEETINGS OFFERED BY THE U.L.T. —

DATESTIMETIME ZONETOPIC / BOOK
1st Saturday of the Month10am-noonPSTThe Secret Doctrine, by H. P. Blavatsky
Sunday, weekly10am-noonPSTPearls from Dzogchen, Advaita Vedanta and the The Secret Doctrine
Sunday, weekly12-1 pmPSTThe Key to Theosophyby H. P. Blavatsky
Monday, weekly12:30-2pmPSTThe Bhagavad Gita
Wednesday, weekly6-7 pmPSTThe Ocean of Theosophy, by W. Q. Judge
Wednesday, weekly7:30-8:30 pmPSTThe Secret Doctrine, by H. P. Blavatsky
Friday, weekly5-6pmPSTThe Gospel According to Thomas, and related Theosophical Texts

— Special Classes on Dzogchen (Tibetan Buddhism) —

DATESTIMETIME ZONETOPIC / BOOK
Thursday, weekly7-9pmPSTTeachings on Dzogchen and Mahamudra by Lama Karma. Ample time for questions.
1st Saturday of the Month10am-noonPSTTeachings on Dzogchen and Mahamudra by Lama Karma. There will be some translation to French. Ample time for questions.

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