“Accepting Change: Socialism, the Temple Home Association, and World War 1″

Professor Paul Ivey, Associate Professor and Division Chair of Art History at the University of Arizona, offered two talks this past Spring and Summer in Halcyon. At the International Gathering he spoke on “Dune Spirit:  Harmony and Dissonance, Music and Art at Halcyon,” and at the 113th Convention he delivered a lecture entitled “Accepting Change:  …

Temple History

The Temple of the People: A History The Temple of the People was founded by Dr. William H. Dower and Mrs. Francia LaDue. Dr. Dower had become interested in Theosophy while a medical student in New York and had met William Quan Judge. In the early 1890’s in Syracuse he organized a branch of the …

Teachings

Other Temple Literature & Artisan Archive “Our work is directed at helping all people who are hurting, who are searching — not just those who are interested in metaphysics or inclined to explore occultism.” (H. E. F.) The Temple of The People was organized with two principles in mind: to celebrate the unity of all …

Living by the Teachings

Given in The Temple by,  Eleanor L. Shumway, June 8, 2014 The abundance of wisdom we have been given through the Teachings of the Temple is overwhelming. The Temple has eight hardback volumes in print and probably enough material for five or six more.

PRE CONVENTION MUSINGS

Given In The Temple, by Eleanor L. Shumway, Guardian in Chief,  July 14, 2013 July 14, 2013 Convention has always been an uplifting battle of one sort or another.  As the Convention forces converge on this Center, all of us have felt those feelings of intense pressure that we misinterpret as being the result of …