Autumnal Equinox

This Autumnal Equinox season (September 22, 2021) is called “The Great Passing.” This is the most sublime of the initiations. Theosophically it is written from the Lomaland community that existed in San Diego, CA: “Death is rebirth on a higher sphere.” Our life-atoms each find their proper path for further experience through almost innumerable transmigrations. From Ancient Egypt, Orisis is one key for understanding the journey of various centers of our human consciousness in the spiritual “obligatory pilgrimage.”

Here is a concise and insightful modern video story about this, titled “The Egg.”

https://youtu.be/h6fcK_fRYaI

Meditation, Spirituality and Mental Health

Organizational Camps

Feeling directionless in life? Lost your purpose? Conflicted about which is the right choice for you? Stressed by the battlefield of corporate, business or work-life? Then come to a workshop and rejuvenating retreat and study of the Bhagavad Gita. This will be thru the lens of the “Hero’s Journey” and CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Monk Ken, AKA Dr Ken, an esteemed clinical psychiatrists specializing in psychosis and schizophrenia with a modern psychodynamic background will lead a 4 day session at the Far Horizons Theosophical Camp at 7200 ft. in the Sierra Nevada mountains this early August 2021. Dr Ken Campos will also bring to focus his scientific neurochemical laboratory research background, along with decades of his own spiritual pursuits and disciplines to this interactive workshop in the beautiful mountains and pine trees with nearby giant sequoia trees as well.

Far Horizons is thought by many clairvoyants to be a vortex like setting, a crossing of Ley lines, too.

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2021 Far Horizons Workshop DrKen

Please visit the website for Dr Ken’s August 4-8 2021 residential workshop, “Program” Tab for details, vegetarian meals provided. Register for the event at the “Reservations” tab:

http://FarHorizons.org

or call (800) 836-7155

Wondering what to do with your Life?

Bhagavad Gita workshop led by Dr Ken this early August. Need a new goal and direction? Feeling listless, directionless, despondent? Need to fulfill your destiny, your life purpose? This is the workshop for you!!!

This guided meditation and presentation on the timeless classic from INDIA: The Bhagavad Gita. You are Invited to register for the workshop and to register / reserve your room & meals. This will be held in a beautiful rustic cabin setting at 7200 ft. elevation in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

Presentation will be on spirutal and mental health, and your personal life journey thru the lens of the “Hero’s Journey” and the Gita. Theosophy is the contribution of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, she is considered the Great-Grandmother of the New Age Movement.

August 4-8 2021
Register for the Gita workshop.

Register for both the workshop and room & meals at https://farhorizons.org/reservations/

Full Moon February 26, 12021 HE

This was a day of considerable reflection and contemplation for me personally.  Various endings were in mind and heart.  The 40-acre parcel of land which was designated “Live Oak Monastery” land was sold after a bit over nine years of being in my stewardship.  There were many threads and connections, relationships connected to that property.  Initiation into the Unnamed Path had occurred there for me in 2012.  Additionally, my own beloved mother passed in December 2020, and I was honoring her memory this day by strolling around the Greenwood cemetery in San Diego, CA.  Here is a short video of ravens at Greenwood that day. In this evening about midnight, I held a brief fire ritual to burn some old photos of that 40 acre land mentioned above.  Many endings.  

Anthropologically, there are some interesting folk-beliefs about cemeteries and ravens.  The tales range from Japan to Scandanavia, central Europe and beyond. Taken from a folklore website: In Sweden the call of the raven after dark was interpreted as the howl of torment of a murdered soul.  Meanwhile, in Germany and Denmark, they were associated with the damned or even the devil himself. The raven shares this dubious honor with blackbirds and crows, whose appearance has also been associated with impending death. In both Japan and France, there is the association with birds as psychopomps, helping transport the spirit or soul of the dead into the afterlife.

Brief video from Greenwood: https://www.dropbox.com/s/iil0npr6lanwx5m/2021.02.26%20Greenwood.MOV?dl=0

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021

Born on January 15th 1928, Martin Luther King, Jr. was an iconic religious and social activist leader in the United States of America. He was the most visible spokesperson for the Civil Rights and Black-American rights Movement in the 20th Century. He was lauded, and yet quite humble, a visionary. Monday the 18th is the US Federal holiday named in his memory and his honor. We are moving toward a very preliminary spiritual stepping stone along The PATH. Perennial Wisdom of Humanity recognized this PATH. That early stepping stone for us as people, is recognizing, living with, and creating that nucleus of the Universal Personhood of all Humanity. Christianity is commonly known and practiced here in the USA, and one of the two great laws / rules taught by Jesus in his ministry is here quoted from New Testament of the Bible, book of Matthew 22:39 “….Love your neighbor as yourself.” Sharing some of my photos from Kit Carson Park in southern California this day.

Meditation Moment Movie

Here in San Diego’s Balboa Park, there is a beautiful spot called the Japanese Friendship Garden. It has gone through several upgrades and improvements over the decades. Here is a short video clip from one of my many trips there to share with you for a contemplative moment of centering and peacefulness. Please focus your mind upon your own breath as you listen and enjoy. This is the beginning of mental concentration type of meditation, called dharana, or one pointed concentration of your attention.

Reincarnation Lecture by Johanna Vermeulen

A presentation of United Lodge of Theosophists – San Diego in conjunction with Theosophical Society Point Loma – Blavatskyhouse – The Hague entitled: Reincarnation: An Inner View on the Cycles of Life. The doctrine of cycles is most important. HPB points this out in The Secret Doctrine, I, 17 referring to “the absolute universality of the law of periodicity.”

You are to attend and participate. Come and hear and experience this knowledgeable international speaker. Sunday March 1st, 2020 at San Diego Theosophy Lodge, 3772 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92105 (Between 38th St. and 37th St.) Time: 12:30 pm til 2 pm.

Reincarnation: An Inner View

Theosophy is Spiritual Common Sense

Saturday February 29, 2020 (leap year) from 4pm to 6 pm. A lecture presentation by United Lodge of Theosophists – San Diego, in conjunction with The Theosophical Society Point Loma – Blavatskyhouse – The Hague. Presenter is international speaker, Johanna Vermeulen. Her theme is Helena Blavatsky’s Secret Doctrine from theory to practical application.

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Paracelsus Birthday November 11th 1493

Please let it be known that as a member of the Southern Californian group called The Paracelsian Order, TPO, a teaching – healing order, that my station is that of a “Life Professed Monk” in that order. It is named after Paracelsus AKA Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, (born November 11 1493, (or by some records December 17th) in Einsiedeln, Switzerland—died September 24, 1541, Salzburg, Archbishopric of Salzburg [now in Austria]), German-Swiss physician and alchemist who established the role of chemistry in medicine. He was a physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance. He was a pioneer in several aspects of the “medical revolution” of the Renaissance, emphasizing the value of observation in combination with received wisdom.

Not surprisingly, the teachings of Paracelsus influenced modern medicine for centuries. But as Western medicine evolved, it became increasingly reductionist and specialized. Because of Paracelsus, Germany and Switzerland retained a distinct medical tradition that remained stubbornly alternative and holistic. Today both countries offer therapies which are unavailable elsewhere.  In fact, Switzerland is the only country in the world today which enshrines access to alternative medicine in its national constitution as a basic human right.

The Bodhisattva Ideal: San Diego Saturday Event

“The Bodhisattva vow,” “Service is our Prayer,” “Step -12 of AA,” “Caritas,” “Compassionate Service,” are part of what will be reviewed from a Theosophical perspective in this symposium. Please come on over for an engaging talk and like-minded community.

Location: the San Diego Theosophists Lodge on El Cajon Blvd just west of Interstate-15.

Date: Saturday afternoon August 31st 2019

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San Diego Theosophist Public Presentation Series