The meetings are all held at the Theosophical Society (Pasadena) Library Centre, 664 Glenhuntly Rd., South Caulfield, Melbourne except where indicated. Everyone interested is welcome to attend and there is no charge for any of our meetings.



12 June – Knowledge of the Self.

19 June – Families: Perspectives from the Ancient Wisdom.

26 June – Dante’s Divine Comedy: Part 3: Paradise – Geoff Pascoe.

School Holidays: 30 June to 15 July – No classes for the Ancient Wisdom course.

Saturday, July 7th, 2pm: What can the UNICORN teach us? – Jennifer Pignataro.

 July 17: Spirit, Passion, and Ignorance: Three Aspects of Everything.

July 24: The Four Sacred Seasons.

July 31: Spiritual Initiation: a Pictorial Tour of the Great Pyramid of Ancient Egypt.

Saturday, August 4th, 2pm: Pharaoh Akhenaten and the concept of One God: The history and religion of the Amarna period of ancient Egypt – Jennifer Jaeger.

 August 7: Winners and Losers/Gaining and Avoiding – Tony Downey.

August 14: The Druids – Heathclyff St James Deville.

August 21: General Discussion.

August 28: The Sun: Science and Mysticism.

Saturday, September 1st, 2pm: What is Religion? – Andrew Rooke.

September 4: Mysteries of Music.

September 11: The Moon: Science and Mysticism.

September 18: Three Awakening Sights: Old Age, Disease and Death – Eloise Hart.

School Holidays: September 22 to October 7: No classes for the Ancient Wisdom course.

Saturday, October 6th, 2pm: Antahkarana: Bridge of Consciousness – Mandy Rooke.

 October 9: Power Animals: Their Message for Us – Heathclyff St James Deville.

October 16: General Discussion.

October 23: The Daily Karmic Script.

October 30: Who are the Masters of Wisdom? – John Van Mater Snr.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2pm: The Timeline of the 49 Fires: The Evolution of the Monad Through Stages, Cycles, and Eons – Mike Vallis.

November 6: Public Holiday (Melbourne Cup Day) – No classes for the Ancient Wisdom course today.

November 13: The Magi – Geoff Pascoe.

November 20: The New Children: Light-Bringers, Indigo, Crystal, and Rainbow Children.

November 27: Building a New Continent of Thought.

Saturday, December 1st, 2pm: The Mystery of Crop Circles – Paul Rooke.

First meeting for 2019 on Saturday February 2nd, 2019, at 2pm.


The Ancient Wisdom Weekly Courses – Every Tuesday 10.30am to 12.30.

Details of each day’s lectures listed above.

Part 1: commencing in February we examine an outline of The Ancient Wisdom as recorded by many traditions and reflected in recent scientific, and para-scientific research. We examine the principles of The Ancient Wisdom and evidence for them using ‘The Seven Jewels of Wisdom’ as our guide:

  • Reincarnation-Re-embodiment – changing forms/the indestructibility of the human spirit.
  • Karma – the law of cause and effect.
  • Hierarchies – reality has many levels through which we progress.
  • Self-Becoming (Swabhava) – the essential nature of each organism and its inbuilt capacity to grow in self-awareness..
  • Evolution – of Humanity and the Earth.
  • The Two Paths – the path of immortality and the path of each one for himself.
  • Knowledge of the Self – what do we mean by ‘The Self’. How did the One become the Many?

In addition we look briefly at Death and the possibility of an After-Life; Modern Evidence for Life-Between-Lives; and other fascinating topics such as The Astral Light and Psychic Powers. What evidence exists for these things? Where does it come from and how reliable is it?

Part 2: commencing in July, we examine themes from Part 1 in greater detail. The themes are Religion, Science/Paranormal Studies, Philosophy, The Arts, and Ancient Wisdom/New Applications. Subjects covered include: Mystical Ancient Egypt; Early Christianity; Mathematical Archetypes in Nature; How Natural are Natural Disasters?; Esoteric Art and Music; Ghosts: Do They Exist?; Hypnotherapy and Past-Life Regression; Prophecies for the 21st Century – and many others.

We invite you to join us on Tuesdays from 10.30am to 12.30 at the Theosophical Society Pasadena Library Centre, 664 Glenhuntly Rd., Caulfield South (between Kooyong and Hawthorn Roads). There is no charge, and no obligation or pre-requisites for attendance – except for an open and enquiring mind!

Please contact Andrew Rooke if you would like to attend on: 0400942613.

Presented in association with The University of The Third Age, Glen Eira and Moorleigh.

















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