Man, the Measure of All Things
Facilitators: Anand Jagota, Sujata Jagota, Elena Dovalsantos, and Sy Ginsburg
Every Monday, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. CDT [UTC-05]CDT [UTC-05] / 7:30 - 8:30 pm IST [UTC +5:30]
This ongoing reading and discussion group meets to study the teachings of Sri Madhava Ashish (1920-1997) and his gurus. Born in Scotland, Ashish joined the RAF and served in India, staying on after WWII to pursue the spiritual life. He became a disciple of Sri Krishna Prem and assumed leadership of the Mirtola Ashram after Prem’s death in 1965.
We are currently studying Man, the Measure of All Things by Sri Krishna Prem and Sri Madhava Ashish. This book throws a new and searching light upon the Stanzas of Dzyan, and students of H.P. Blavatsky may find it coincides with the material written in The Secret Doctrine.
“We are considering the universe as a tissue of psychic experience,” say the authors. “Our categories are psychic ones, and with their help we have attempted to show that the process of cosmic manifestation is entirely a movement within the unity of conscious being toward the achievement of self-conscious experience.” Join us as we begin our investigation of this fascinating book, a study for all serious Theosophists.
Click to order Man, the Measure of All Things from Quest Books.
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Anand Jagota was a pupil of Sri Madhava Ashish from 1980 through 1997, visiting the Mirtola Ashram several times during that period.
Sujata Jagota has been associated with the Mirtola Ashram and Ashish since she was four years old, when her parents began going to the ashram. After moving to the United States, she continued to visit Mirtola from 1980 through 1997.
Elena Dovalsantos, a third-generation Theosophist, lectures internationally on The Secret Doctrine. A regular presenter at the Krotona School of Theosophy, she also serves as president of the Ojai Valley Lodge in California.
Sy Ginsburg visited Ashish at the Mirtola Ashram from 1978 to 1997. He wrote the book, The Masters Speak: An American Businessman Encounters Ashish and Gurdjieff.