KALI YUGA: THE RISE & FALL OF NARCISSISM

A presentation by Linda Oliveira.

Human culture today exhibits strong streams of materialism and narcissism. Are there larger universal forces at work here? We will explore the teaching of the Yugas or great Ages from Indian Philosophy, with particular reference to Kali Yuga and the potent symbology of the goddess Kali. This presentation will also review the various features of narcissism as identified in modern psychology, and its clear connection with Kali Yuga.

Linda Oliveira joined the Theosophical Society in 1971 in Canberra, Australia. Her Arts degree is from the Australian National University. Linda spent a year in the American Section mainly as a student at the Krotona School of Theosophy, California, and working at the National Headquarters of the American Section. She is a former International Vice-President and is a member of the General Council. Linda is the National President of the Australian Section and edits Theosophy in Australia magazine. She holds a conviction that genuine reflection upon the Wisdom teachings provides an opportunity for human spiritual transformation, when they are deeply assimilated and practised.

Date:  Friday, 29 September 2017 at 7.30pm

Venue: Auckland Theosophical Centre, 2 Warborough Ave, Epsom, Auckland.