White Lotus Day

Event Start Date: 
May 8 2016 -
09:15 to 10:00
Event Category: 
White Lotus Day

Event Theme

Theosophical Celebration
Delivery: 
In-Person

Venue: Headquarters Hall

Programme

  1. Universal Prayer
  2. Short talk on H. P. Blavatsky by Mr C. A. Shinde
  3. Readings from
    • The Voice of the Silence, Mrs Clemice Petter
    • Bhagavadgita, Mrs Laura Rodriguez
    • The Light of Asia, Ms Jaishree Kannan
  4. HPB Centenary Sanskrit address by Palasur Pandit, N. Ramanatha Sastri, Senior Sanskrit Pandit, Adyar Library -Mr Harihara Raghavan reads
  5. Offering of flowers

 
ALL ARE WELCOME

About this day

In her will, Madame Blavatsky requested that members meet together on the anniversary of her passing and read selected passages from the Bhagavadgita and The Light of Asia.  After some time, readings from The Voice of the Silence, HPB’s last published book, also came to be included.  This day is still observed each year in the Theosophical Society.  The title ‘White Lotus Day’ came from an observation by Colonel Olcott that, one year after HPB’s passing, white lotuses were seen to grow in unusual profusion at Adyar. Madame H.P. Blavatsky passed away on 8 May 1891.

Cost: 
Free
Event Status: 
Confirmed
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Location

White Lotus Day

Location

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