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April 20th – April 22nd, 83rd Annual Convention 2018


83rd Annual Convention 2018

* Texas Federation *

Theosophical Society in America



“The Buddha’s Gift to Humanity”

 John Cianciosi







Dear Fellow Theosophists and Friends of Theosophy,


Welcome to the Texas Federation’s 83rd Annual Conference. The Dallas Study Center appreciates the opportunity to host this event featuring John Cianciosi.


A student of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah, John was ordained a Buddhist monk in 1972 and served as spiritual director of monasteries in Thailand and Australia. He is author of The Meditative Path and is currently the Director of Public Programs at the Theosophical Society in Wheaton.


John comes highly recommended to us by our National Secretary, David Bruce.


Conference Schedule

Friday evening, April 20th, 2018

 5:00 pm    -    6:00 pm        Registration

 6:00 pm    -    9:00 pm        Reception with John Cianciosi. Lecture: The Buddha and the Human Potential


Saturday, April 21st, 2018

  9:00 am   -  10:00 am        Registration

10:00 am   -  10:15 am        Opening of the 83rdh Annual Convention

10:15 am   -  12:00 pm        Lecture: Why are we not Enlightened?

12:00 pm   -    2:00 pm        Free Time

  2:00 pm   -    4:30 pm        Lecture: The Noble Eightfold Path: The Path to Enlightenment

  4:30 pm   -    6:30 pm        Free Time

  6:30 pm                             Dinner at Ephesus Mediterranean Grill


Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

  9:00 am   - 10:00 am         Texas Federation business meeting (TS members only)

10:00 am   - 12:00 pm         Lecture: The Buddha’s Way to a Trouble Free Mind

12:00 pm                             Closing of the 83rd Annual Convention




Hotel & Restaurant Information

For location please contact Barbara at bwrtx2011@gmail


call Flem at 281-493-4543



Special Note

As a courtesy to our friends with allergies, please refrain from wearing cologne, perfume, scented lotion, etc. during the conference. We appreciate your understanding and consideration.



For registration please contact: 


Barbara at bwrtx2011@gmail


call Flem at 281-493-4543



$45.00 Registration fee

(Workshop only; Dinner on Saturday not included)




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