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                                        MEETING ON AUGUST 17, 2019

Group Study:       “Kāma – The Animal Soul,”

Chapter 5 of the book “Evolution of the Higher Consciousness” by Pablo Sender

Facilitator: Ms. Shanthi Nadesalingam

Time:     10:00 a.m.

Brief Description of the Study Material

HPB referred to Kāma – The Animal Soul as “The Principle of animal desire, which burns fiercely during life in matter, resulting in satiety; it is inseparable from animal existence.”  This chapter explains that kāma, the fourth Principle, is the source of desire as well as the source of will or volition in humans. As Blavasky stated, “Most of men live in and by desire, mistaking it for will. But he who would achieve [the spiritual goal] must separate will from desire, and make his will the ruler; for desire is unstable and ever changing, while will is steady and constant….” Come and share your insights of your study of Chapter 5 with your fellow brothers and sisters.

Short Bio of the Facilitator:

Shanthi Nadesalingam is from Malaysia, she came to the US in 1984 to attend college.  She has a degree in BBA and has worked in a corporate environment as a Business Process Analyst/Project Manager for over twenty years.  Born into the Hindu faith, Shanthi’s quest for spiritual knowledge started at a young age of twenty.  Shanthi has been a student of theosophy for the last seven years.  She has also studied and practiced different meditation modules such as Light Body meditation, Transcendental Meditation and Kriya Yoga.  She is a certified Yoga & Medical Qi Gong instructor currently responsible for helping create a culture of Health & Wellbeing in the corporate environment.  As a certified coach; Shanthi has most recently started her own coaching practice, helping individuals overcome emotional trauma, self-sabotaging thoughts, fear, and self-doubt so that they can live a life with more satisfaction and less pain.


Dear Brothers and Sisters,

We pretty much appreciated your input on our last Business Meeting (August 3, 2019). 
On August 13, 2019 we would like to invite our members to attend the follow-up from the last Business Meeting.
1. Co-Masonry room rental.
2. Present 3 quotes for the expansion of the Lodge.
                                         Hope to see you there.

Lien Pham- Ly (Secretary)



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