Pathways to Transcendence.

Leeds Lodge of the Theosophical Society Lecture
Sunday 25th April  – 2pm UK time

Pathways to Transcendence.

a zoom talk by Gary Kidgell

Humanity resides within a dualistic creation comprised of spirit and matter. These do not exist and function as independent realities, but rather as the two aspects of the One Reality — Parabrahm, the field of Absolute Consciousness. The mystery of consciousness cannot be expressed in words, it is beyond name and form. To understand the mystery of consciousness the awareness of the aspirant must be elevated to the transcendent level of being which gives rise to consciousness itself: the realm of Sat referred to in H.P. Blavatsky’s The Voice of Silence.
In this presentation Gary will adopt a comparative approach, in outlining various practices and techniques that humanity has developed towards crossing to the metaphorical ‘other shore’ of Mahayana Buddhism, or being ‘without the gunas’ as Krishna advises Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita. Blavatsky describes the sacred symbolic language of Senzar. C.G. Jung demonstrates that symbols are representations of archetypes or ‘divine ideas’ residing with the collective unconscious. Symbols represent a bridge between the lower, intellectual mind and the higher, abstract mind. Human consciousness may be elevated beyond to opposites of manifestation to the level of transcendent truth on the ‘wings of symbols.’
Gary Kidgell is the Organising Secretary of the Theosophical Society in Scotland and the Librarian for the Theosophical Society in Scotland Charity. A professional astrologer and former student of the English Theosophist Douglas Baker, Gary has lectured extensively on esoteric subjects, as well as undertaking numerous astrological consultations, throughout the UK and Europe. His first book: The Inner Journey: Pathways to the Higher Self has been distributed internationally. Gary’s second work: Greek Hero Myths: Symbols of Transformation was released in August 2020.
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The talk starts at 14.00 and doors will be open from 13.30
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April 25


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Colyn Boyce