The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Hobart Branch

Hobart Branch

13 Goulburn St, Hobart TAS 7000

The Secret of Evolution

Public talk, 7.45 - 9.15 pm, 2 December 2019.

Featured Speaker:Pedro Oliveira
Venue:Hobart Branch

evolution from the point of view of consciousness

The word ‘evolution’ means change. Science tells us that life forms evolve by adapting to the surrounding environment. In this view, survival is of paramount importance. A Theosophical view, while not denying science’s assertions, suggests that evolution is a vast process of unfoldment of consciousness. This presentation will explore the purpose and the means of such an unfoldment.

About the Presenter

Pedro Oliveira joined the Theosophical Society in 1978 and holds a degree in Philosophy from the Federal University in Brazil.  He is a former International Secretary of the TS and former Head of the Editorial Office at the international Headquarters at Adyar.  He has also served as President of the Indo-Pacific Federation of the Society. At present Pedro is the Education Coordinator of the TS in Australia. He has lectured widely for the Society in Australia and in many countries and his articles have appeared in a number of TS journals. He is the author of the book N. Sri Ram – A Life of Beneficence and Wisdom published by TPH Adyar in 2009.

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