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.
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.