• What Inspires You?

    What Inspires You? is a series of four webinars in which the Theosophical Order of Service in America (TOSA) explores what inspires and helps strengthen our practice of service. The format is an inspiring five-minute video screening followed by a short discussion among participants.

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  • The Dangers of Plastic

    Members of the Salt Lake City Theosophical Society displayed the devastating effect of plastic pollution on the oceans, animal life, and humanity at the University of Utah. Members set up a massive display and spent hours talking to community member of all ages. According to one man, the display provided “a profound, realistic picture that forces us to look at our choices, and the consequences of that choice.”

  • Latest Issue of For the Love of Life

    The 2017-2018 winter issue of For the Love of Life is available to read for free online. This edition revolves around ethics. The editorial staff would like to thank its readers for all its support. Physical copies are available by request.

  • For the Love of Life Goes Online

    In an effort to cut down on printing and mailing costs and reduce our carbon footprint, the Theosophical Order of Service is creating an online version of its journal For the Love of Life. If you would like to continue receiving a copy of For the Love of Life in digital form, please send your email address to info@theoservice.org. Hard copies of future issues will no longer be available.

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Mahatma Gandhi : In Tune With The Infinite

by Rene Wadlow

Kathryn Tidrich has written an interesting new biography of Mahatma Gandhi: Gandhi. A Political and Spiritual Life(London: I.B. Tauris, 2006, 380 pp.) which will be reviewed separately in the Book Review section.

Hesed House

Hesed is a Hebrew word for Kindness. There is a place in my town called Hesed House. It is a place, often of last resort, for the very poorest people in our community. It is the mission of Hesed House to try and help turn things around for the people that knock on their door seeking shelter.

International Day of Non-Violence Highlights Burmese Buddhist Monks' Non-Violent Struggle Against Military Oppression

Two October is the United Nations-designated International Day of Non-Violence.  October second is the anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Gandhi who has become the world-wide symbol of non-violent action against injustice.  Speaking of the power of non-violence, which he called Satyagraha (holding fast to truth), Mahatma Gandhi warned that “Unless all of us strengthen the forces of satyagraha, the methods of violence are bound automatically to gain ascendancy.

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