Theosophical Society of Greater Cleveland
Besant Lodge
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PROGRAMS

APRIL

Friday, April 7, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
KRIYA YOGA, "Disciplining the Mind"
Presenter: Swami Atmavidyananda Giri

A sincere spiritual seeker who follows the path of Kriya Yoga with love and devotion and a desire for spiritual growth can attain Self-realization, even within one lifetime. This powerful yoga is a manifestation of the many yogas described in the Bhagavad Gita. Come to this program to learn about the science of Kriya Yoga.

Swami Atmavidyananda Giri is the Vice-President of the Kriya Yoga Institute. For more than seven years, he has been tirelessly teaching Kriya Yoga to sincere seekers. He was ordained as a monk in the Giri monastic order in February, 2009, and was given the name Swami Atmavidyananda, which means "bliss of Self-knowledge". While primarily dedicated to the cause of Kriya Yoga, he is also an expert in astrology, eastern and western scriptures, other ancient yogic practices and Vedic ritual ceremonies. He resides at the Mother Center in Miami, Florida.
Members $12; Non-members $15

Saturday, April 8, 1:00 p.m.
AFTERNOON MOVIE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

The third in the series about Madam Blavatsky is "Who was HPB?" by Michael Gomes, with discussion following. Popcorn and beverages provided.
Free and open to everyone.

Sunday, April 23, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
THE EMOTION CODE, THE BODY CODE, AND ESSENTIAL OILS
Presenter: Sue Ball

Emotionally-charged events from your past can still be haunting you in the form of "trapped emotions", which are emotional energies that literally inhabit your body and create pain, malfunction and eventually disease. The Emotion Code is a powerful and simple technique to rid the energetic body of unseen baggage. The Body Code is a reading of what your body is trying to tell you. Ms. Ball will explain The Body Code, as well as discuss the effects that essential oils have on the body, what they are, where to get them, and how to use them.

Sue Ball is a Certified Emotion Code and Body Code Practitioner, an Essential Oils Wellness Instructor, a Practical Reiki Master / Instructor and a Certified Crystal Healer.
Members $10; Non-members $15

Sunday, April 30, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
DREAMING THE PLAN OF MAN-The Age of Gemini
Presenter: Michael Murphy

Mike Murphy continues his fascinating journey through the various ages past, with a discussion about dreams and intentions.
Suggested donation $5

MAY

Sunday, May 7, 2:00-4:00 pm.
MEMBER TEA

Members may bring a friend to celebrate Spring with a relaxing afternoon of socializing, sharing ideas, and refreshments. Our President, Joanne, as well as Dianna, Membership Chairman, will describe the benefits enjoyed by members and will answer any questions you may have about Theosophy. It is always a fun afternoon, so please join us.

Saturday, May 13, 1:00 p.m.
AFTERNOON MOVIE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

Mike will share a movie about an interesting theosophical topic, with discussion following. Popcorn and beverages provided.
Free and open to everyone.

Sunday, May 21, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
DREAMING THE PLAN OF MAN-The Age of Taurus
Presenter: Michael Murphy

Our own Mike Murphy shares more of his amazing knowledge with us in this part four of his Plan of Man series.
Suggested donation $5.

JUNE

Sunday, June 11, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
*INITIATION AND REDEDICATION

Come and renew your commitment to Theosophy as well as participate in our beautiful candle lighting ceremony honoring those members who are no longer with us in person. Hope to see many of you there.
Members only.

Saturday, June 10, 1:00 p.m.
AFTERNOON MOVIE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

Mike will share a movie about an interesting theosophical topic, with discussion following. Popcorn and beverages provided.
Free and open to everyone.

Saturday, June 17, 2:00 p.m.
DRUMMING: Summer Solstice
Presenter: Bev Cotton

Join Bev for a shamanic journey to Lands Above the Magic Faraway Tree. We will celebrate the summer solstice. You are welcome to bring your own totem and place it inside the healing crystal grid to absorb the energy of the drumming. Be willing to share the story of your item. Drums, rattles, etc. are provided or bring your own favorite one.
Free and open to everyone.

Monday, June 19, 7:00 p.m.
*ANNUAL FISCAL BUSINESS MEETING and ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Please plan to attend.
Members only.

Friday, June 23, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
BOOKSIGNING EVENT
Author: Melinda D. Carver

Ms. Carver is excited to share her newly published book with members and friends of Besant Lodge. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and Ms. Carver will be signing each copy.

Get Positive Live Positive is a powerful book that delivers relatable examples to create positive energy to flow around you by breaking harmful patterns. This book illuminates the way for you to produce the most beautiful life. Explore the 5 variants that cause negativity to adversely affect all areas of your life. Discover the free or inexpensive tools found in your home, garden, grocery or new age store to remove negativity. Melinda D. Carver teaches you how to welcome positive people, opportunities, items and events into your life.

"This is an important and useful book to have handy, and will serve as a personal consultant on maintaining happiness in your life." Dr. Steven Farmer, bestselling author of Earth Magic, Animal Spirit Guides, and Healing Ancestral Karma.

"Get Positive Live Positive promises to become a standard -- one of those books you'll refer to again and again." Donna DeNomme, bestselling author of Turtle Wisdom and 8 Keys to Wholeness.

Melinda D. Carver is an author, psychic medium, and Positive Energy Specialist. She is the Official Psychic of the Tarot Guild (USA), and hosts Positive Perspectives Radio. She has appeared on TV, radio, magazines, expos, conferences and corporate events.

Sunday, June 25, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
DREAMING THE PLAN OF MAN-Aries, The Age of Conflict
Presenter: Michael Murphy

This is the final chapter of the Plan of Man series, bringing us up to current times.
Suggested donation: $5

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The opinions and statements made by all speakers and facilitators do not necessarily reflect the opinions and beliefs of The Theosophical Society in America or its members.

All programs are by donation (Suggested $10.00 for members; $15.00 for non-members) unless stated otherwise. All donations are welcome.

All questions regarding programs can be directed to Pat Dobrovic (440-845-8830).

Updated 5/21/2017

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