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Our mission is to encourage open minded inquiry into world religions, philosophy, science, and the arts in order to understand the wisdom of the ages, respect the unity of all life, and help people explore spiritual self-transformation.


The Theosophical Society meets the Second and Fourth Monday of each month at:
Griggs-Midway Bldg. 1821 University Ave., St. Paul 55104 from 7:00-9:00 PM.

Griggs-Midway

Enter through this main entrance on the SE corner of the building at the corner of University and Fairview in Midway. We will meet in the Conference Room S-330 on the third floor. Look for and follow the signs posted for the room location. There is a security guard at the entrance, and plenty of free off-street parking in back of the building on the Northwest side of the Griggs- Midway Bldg. Our office is Room S-153. Should our meeting room for events change, you can check this website, our Facebook page, posted fliers or ask the security guard at the main entrance desk.


Monday, Oct 14th 7-9 pm
Power Places and the Master Builders of Antiquity
Conf. Rm. S-330.


Frank Joseph describes his collection of investigations into strange and mysterious phenomena from around the world. His new book explores ancient and modern sacred sites, places of power, natural wonders, altered states, UFO encounters, and the afterlife. Frank investigates sites and phenomena in Egypt, China, Ireland, and throughout North America, including Oak Island, Florida’s Coral Castle, Wisconsin’s UFO hot-spot, and giant-built constructions in Illinois. He shares the forgotten or suppressed work of extraordinary personalities, including Jules Verne, Sir Francis Bacon, and the real-life Indiana Jones, Count Byron de Prorok. Sharing his personal investigations into a wide range of ancient mysteries and paranormal enigmas in America and abroad, Frank Joseph takes us on a journey into the high strangeness of our world. Beginning with the work of the master builders of antiquity, the author examines Old World connections with New World sacred centers, such as the similarities between Ohio’s Mound City and the pyramids and tombs of the Giza Plateau, as well as ancient American cities of the Sun, China’s Great Pyramid, and the possibility of a Templar treasure on Oak Island. He explores modern sacred sites, such as Iowa’s Grotto of Gems, Tennessee’s Greek Temple of the goddess Athena, and Florida’s Coral Castle. He investigates pre- Columbian sites and underwater pyramids in the Midwest, Wisconsin’s UFO hot-spot, lost Aztec Cities of Gold in Kansas, and giant-built constructions in Illinois. He details how the intriguing acoustics of Newgrange in Ireland are echoed in its spiral carvings. Exploring spiritual uses of altered states, he looks at the practices of Minoan snake handlers, Mayan shamans, and prophets through the ages. Providing his own investigations into classic paranormal phenomena and ancient mysteries, the author also examines evidence of the Bermuda Triangle, Atlantis, and the Ark of the Covenant. He explores the forgotten or suppressed work of some of history’s most extraordinary personalities, including Jules Verne, Sir Francis Bacon, Mother Shipton, and the real-life inspiration for Indiana Jones, Count Byron de Prorok. He investigates wonders of our natural world, including communication with elemental beings, the numinous secrets of water, and the living soul of matter. Book sale and autograph session. Refreshments. $10 651-235-6645.




Future Events:

7-9 pm Mon. Oct 28,
Conf. Rm. S-330 Griggs- Midway Bldg, 1821 University Ave. W, St. Paul



This new 2-hour movie depicts the background of Mary and is based on the Gospel of Mary, considered one of the Gnostic Gospels. In this movie Mary is one of Jesus' disciples and is the one who best understands his message. The male disciples are focused on the idea of the Jewish Messiah who is going to lead a bloody conflict against the Romans.. Mary understands that the kingdom of heaven is with in you and you have to look for it there. She also baptizes the women who come to Yeshua and requests it. She was one of the most transformative yet misunderstood women in history. For the first time the incredible story of Mary Magdalene is told through her own eyes. With an all-star cast starring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phonenix. The sole woman among Jesus' band of disciples, Mary defies prejudices of a patriarchal society as she undergoes a profound spiritual awakening and finds herself at the center of an earth-shaking historical moment. It is a rapturous and moving account of a miraculous woman who risked everything to follow her faith. Refreshments. Requested donation. (651) 235-6645.



Monday, November 11 7-9 pm
The Gospel of Mary Magdalena
Includes a Shamanic Journey
Conf. Rm. S-330.


The Gospel of Mary Magdalena is a torn, little gem and code book from an ancient prophetess. How it came to light after being suppressed and buried for 2,000 years is a remarkable story and a spiritual journey. Ruby Rain will share this with you and outline what its words opened up for her to share with others. This is an enlivening experience of the Feminine Divine. Ruby Rain will conclude her presentation with a special Shamanic Journey experience for the group. Ruby Rain has written, spoken, taught, published, and performed in both English and Hebrew across the U.S. and Europe. She integrates relevant excerpts from ancient texts with movement, poetry and theater games (in longer courses: mask-making, dance improv and storytelling to create a vivid experience for multicultural audiences and students. Past venues have included theaters, homes, halls, parks, prison, hospital, funeral homes, schools and colleges. She has earned multiple degrees in English and Hebrew languages and literatures, rabbinical ordination, and clinical hypnotherapy. She also has extensive training in dance and with trainings in dance and theatre. Refreshments. $10. (651) 235-6645


Monday, November 25 7-9 pm
Gods & Goddesses
Conf. Rm. S-330.


THEIR exploits were recorded in stories passed down from generation to generation, their images the basis of some of the most beautiful artworks ever created, and their names echo through history to this day. See the astonishing artworks that have preserved their images for all time, and how these epic figures have been integrated into modern life. And visit the phenomenal temples that were built in their names. For countless generations prior to biblical times, tales of gods and goddesses were passed down by storytellers and interwoven into traditions and philosophies. Each city devoted itself to particular gods. But these gods also had human frailties. Where did the pantheon originate? Did any of the stories in Greek mythology actually occur? We look at new archaeological evidence that supports the possibility. Refreshments. Requested donation. (651) 235-6645.