• Tried and True Vegan Recipes

    We are working to set up a collection of tried and true vegan recipes to help encourage people who want to adopt a plant based diet, but are not sure how to go about it. If you are interested in helping with this project or are a vegan with delectable taste, contact us at theoservice@gmail.com.

  • Olcott School

    For over 120 years, the Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School (OMHSS) has been providing a solid education for underprivileged boys and girls in Adyar, a suburb of Chennai, India. Fund raising work still continues as English is introduced as the new medium and efforts are made to orient the teaching style toward the theosophical education model outline by Vic Hao Chin in his book Establishing Theosophical Schools.

  • 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 theme of our 2016-2017 winter issue of For the Love of Life revolves around death, dying, and living fully. Comments from readers have been very positive despite the sensitive topic, stating that this particular issue was “thought-provoking” and “insightful.”
    One reader wrote “I read it from cover to cover unable to put it down!” The editorial staff would like to thank its readers for all its support. Copies are available by request.

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The Race for Arctic Oil

There is a touch of the 19th century scramble to divide Africa among European colonial powers in the decision of Russia to drop a capsule containing a Russian flag on the Arctic sea floor not far from the North Pole on August 2.  In preparation for the 1885 Berlin Conference which was to draw the boundaries of the African colonies, there was a mad rush to place national flags on all the commercial outposts so that France, England, Germany, Spain, Belgium and Portugal could claim prior possession of the area.

Israel-Palestine: Necessary NGO Efforts

Israel-Palestine: Necessary NGO Efforts Prior to a US-sponsored Conference in November
by Rene Wadlow

US President George W. Bush has proposed holding a conference on the Israel-Palestine conflict in November 2007.  In addition to the Israeli Government and the Palestinian Authority, there would be representative of the “International Quartet”: the USA, Russia, the European Union (usually represented by foreign policy specialists of the European Commission) and the United Nations (which in practice is represented by members of the UN secretariat). 

New Community Website for TOS

Hello and welcome to the new TOS-USA website! My name is Lloyd Standish, son of Miles Standish who is on the TOS Board of Directors. I am responsible for introducing the big changes to the TOS-USA website. This new format encourages site visitors to help build the TOS community through articles that everyone can create and comment on.

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