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The 11th World Congress will be held in Singapore, 4 - 9 August 2018

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The venue will be at Ramada Hotel in its Congress Hall and related meeting rooms

Accommodation at Ramada & Days Hotel

Days Hotel (***)
SGD$1,165 for twin-sharing
SGD$1,589 for single occupancy

Ramada (****)
SGD$1,306 for twin-sharing
SGD$1,801 for single occupancy

The package rates are for accommodation from 3rd until 9th (check out).

Includes conference fee, breakfast, lunch and dinner from 4th to 8th August 2018, and breakfast on 9th.
Hotels give smartphones with unlimited 4G and IDD calls to selected countries.
(IDD = international direct dialing)

Information regarding registration, the theme and other interesting matters will follow in due course.

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Singapore: Marina Bay’s famous skyline

REGISTRATION FORM CLICK HERE                 
       
MORE INFO CLICK HERE

SPECIAL WEBSITE  SINGAPORE LODGE CLICK HERE                                 

After the World Congress

The International Conference of the Theosophical Order of Service

(TOS International) will be at the same venue

9 - 11 August 2018

Days Hotel (***)       
SGD$365 for twin-sharing
SGD$506 for single occupancy

Ramada (****)        
SGD$412 for twin-sharing
SGD$577 for single occupancy

Includes conference fee, breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9th to 10th August, and breakfast on11th

ABOUT THE SYMBOL OF THE WORLD CONGRESS

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Joma Sipe at work in his studio

1. The Portuguese artist and Theosophist Joma Sipe was inspired by MERLION.  The Merlion (Malay: Singa-Laut) is a well-known icon of Singapore depicted as a mythical creature with a lion's head and the body of a fish. It is widely used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore. The logo is not a replica of Merlion.

2. Two of our founders H.P.B. and Henry Olcott (HSO) were LEO.

3. The lion logo shows strength, leadership, but also fairness thus portraying great majesty.

4. The colors used were adopted from an original 1885 book  publication Theosophy, Religion and Occult Science written by Henry Olcott. Coincidentally those colors link directly with Singapore and its Chinese background and history.

5. All Theosophical symbols are inserted.

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Photo of the cover of Olcott’s book

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Joma and Tim Boyd. Photo taken last August when the International President visited Portugal .On this occasion Joma presented Tim with a “special” version of the World Congress logo

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