The Diploma is a one year open-learning course by the Theosophical Society in England, designed to assist students’ understanding of the basic Principles of Theosophy. Students will undertake the course by home study and have contact with other students through the forum which will also be monitored by a course tutor.
The Diploma is an online one year open-learning course by the Theosophical Society in England, designed to assist students’ understanding of the basic Principles of Theosophy. Students will undertake the course by home study and have contact with other students through the forum which will also be monitored by a course tutor.
There will be four modules during the year each divided into two subjects.
How the Diploma will be Awarded
The Diploma will be awarded to students who have completed the course and understood the theosophical principles. The course will be centred on gaining an understanding of basic Theosophical Principles. Students must also pass the end of year examination, which is an ‘open book’ exam with one month allowed for revision and completion.
Who Can Take the Course?
The Diploma is exclusively for members of the Theosophical Society. There are no entry requirements other than membership of the Society and the course is available to any member who has a wish to gain knowledge of basic Theosophical Principles.
These can be downloaded below. The Diploma Application Form will open in Word form-filling format, please complete and return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or print off to return by post. Please telephone 020 7563 9817 to receive the form by post or write to “Diploma,” The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA.
Application Forms and Course Fees must be received at 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA by 31 January 2017.
Duration of the Course and Awards
The Course will commence in March 2017, the end of year examination will be in November.
The Syllabus is comprised of the following modules:
UNIVERSAL LAWS (From the within to the without, as above so below)
KARMA AND REINCARNATION (As balancer, teacher, Self initiator , Cycle of Life, Death and Rebirth, etc)
HUMAN CONSTITUTION (Physical, etheric, astral, lower and higher mind, the spiritual triad or higher Self, personality or lower self)
COSMOGENESIS (The awakening of the Cosmos)
INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION (Principles of materialization, from the One to the Many and Principles of spiritualization, from the Many to the One)
THE SEVEN PLANES (Varieties of groupings – two, three, five, seven etc)
HIERARCHIES (Angels/devas, nature spirits, and elementals)
CHAINS, ROUNDS & LIFE-WAVES (General pattern only)
FOLLOWED BY TIME FOR REVISION WHICH IS FOLLOWED BY EXAM
The use of meditation will help to enhance deeper levels of understanding and is strongly recommended to all students.