141st International Convention (2016)

Event Start Date: 
Dec 31 2016 - 08:00 to Jan 5 2017 - 11:00
Event Category: 
Convention

Event Theme

Beyond Illusion: A Call to Unity
Delivery: 
In-Person

 

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Gallery: Highlights 

EVENTS ALBUM:  
      Day1  :  Opening    OES/BWC    Reception (Video
                    Besant Lecture   
      Day2  :  Short Lectures    Public Lecture    Cultural Event    
      Day3  :  Short Lectures    Symposium    Public Lecture    
      Day4  :  Symposium    Theosophy-Science Lecture  
                    Renovation Update
      Day5  :  Short Lectures  
                    Global Rhythms (Children's Choir) (Video)    
                    Q&A    Public Lecture    Cultural Programme (Video
      Day6  :  Closing    Admission of New Members

PEOPLE ALBUM:
      Pre  Day1  Day2  Day3  Day4   Day5   Day6   

ADDITIONAL ALBUM:
     Theatre(er)   Bhojanasala   LBC    Preparations    

YouTube Video Playlist : 17 Videos 

 

 

Cost: 
Registration is closed.
Event Status: 
Confirmed
What is provided: 
Good program and fraternal atmosphere

Location

141st International Convention (2016)

Location

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

General info about Convention from 2018-19

THE FEES AND RATES FOR THE 143rd INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONVENTION

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The 143rd International Convention of the Theosophical Society will be held at the International Headquarters, Adyar, from 31 December 2018 to 5 January 2019.

All members of the Society in good standing are welcome to attend as delegates.
Non-members may send requests to attend, together with a recommendation from an officer of the TS, to the Convention Officer before 25 November.

 

From 29 December 2018 to 6 January 2019 inclusive

LEADBEATER CHAMBERS (Sharing)

LEADBEATER CHAMBERS (Sharing) Registration with full board
Includes sharing room, mosquito nets, sheets, no blankets,
all meals at LBC dining hall. No reimbursement if one eats at the Canteen.
Note: half rate for children of 3-10 years
 
Overseas Delegates US$ 360, EUR 310, AUD 490
Indian and Less Developed Countries’ delegates Rs.9,300
INDIAN STYLE Registration with full board
Includes mat/cot or mattress, sheets, all meals at the Canteen.
Note: half rate for children of 3-10 years
 
Indian and Less Developed Countries’ delegates Rs.2,000
CANTEEN
Canteen will be run by the Karnataka Theosophical Federation
If only meals are taken at the Canteen
from 30 Dec. (dinner) to 5 Jan. (lunch)
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner
Rs.1,200

ACCOMMODATION

All Indian style accommodation is dormitory accommodation – that is, shared accommodation, multiple beds within the same room or hall; no attached bathrooms or toilets; and, no kitchen. No special facilities can be provided for members who are ill or for women with babies. Ordinary medical attention will be available for minor complaints and there are no facilities to treat serious illness. Since accommodation is limited, especially ground floors, preference will be given for very elderly delegates who register early. Accommodation availability will be confirmed by the Convention Officer by email. Specific building / room allotment requests cannot be entertained.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS

Last date for registration: 1 December 2018.
Cancellation: last date 15 December 2018; payment will be refunded, except the Registration fee. After 12 December there will be no refund of any amount.

Delegates from India: Send Registration form with the details, along with the package charges, to the Convention Officer before 1 December 2017. Remittance by crossed cheques or bank drafts should be made payable to The Theosophical Society. If making online transfers, it is essential to communicate by email to CO, the following details: delegate(s) name, Bank name, amount, date of transfer and transfer reference number.

Overseas delegates: Make sure you take travel insurance. Send the Registration form preferably by email. Payment on arrival in foreign currency is accepted. Master Card and Visa credit cards are accepted. Master Card and Visa credit cards are also accepted. If payment is being made by online bank transfer, then make sure that the purpose of payment is marked “donations” and an email is sent to CO with the following details: delegate(s) name, Bank name, amount, date of transfer and transfer reference number.

Convention Officer, email tsadyarconvention@gmail.com or
The Theosophical Society, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India

TO MAKE IT CLEAR FOR PAYMENT, USE THE PACKAGE RATES AS FOLLOWS

PACKAGE RATES:

  1. LBC: Overseas delegates    USD 360*    Includes registration fee, meals at LBC Dining Hall, accommodation sharing, sheets mosquito nets
  2. LBC: Indian delegates        Rs.9,300      Includes registration fee, meals at LBC Dining Hall, accommodation sharing, sheets mosquito nets
  3. INDIAN STYLE:                 Rs.2,000      Includes registration fee, meals at Canteen, accommodation - sharing/dormitory, mat/cot or mattress, sheet

Note: half rate for children of 3-10 years                                                                                                                                           * or 310 EUR or 490 AUD

PAYING VIA BANK TRANSFER

When paying via Bank, kindly email to tsadyarconvention@gmail.com
It is important that you print the receipt of the transfer and show it at the Enquiry Office at Adyar.
 

For Abroad money transfer

Request the Bank account information from the Convention Officer, tsadyaarconvention@gmail.com

For Indian money transfer

Account name:        The Theosophical Society
Bank Name:             Indian Bank
Branch, address:      41-42, First Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
SB a/c number:       4396-20551
IFS Code:               IDIB000A002
BIC/SWIFT-code:     IDIBINBBADR