Sophia According to Rudolf Steiner and Sri Aurobindo by Robert McDermott

Rudolf Steiner and Sri Aurobindo have affirmed the reality and influence of the divine feminine,

Steiner by his esoteric research concerning Isis and Sophia, Sri Aurobindo by his affirmation of Mirra Richard, his spiritual collaborator, as the manifestation of sakti, divine feminine creativity.

This lecture will explain and recommend Steiner’s and Aurobindo’s insights on the divine feminine and their contermporary relevance for individuals, religious traditions, and Earth.


Robert McDermott, Ph.D., is president emeritus of the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) and faculty in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program.

He was secretary of the American Academy of Religion, had two Fulbright grants, and was president of the Rudolf Steiner Institute.

His books include: The Essential Aurobindo; The Spirit of Modern India;

The Bhagavad Gita and the West; American Philosophy and Rudolf Steiner;

The New Essential Steiner; and Steiner and Kindred Spirits.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 8:00pm

University Hall McIntosh, 3rd Floor

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Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Yoga Studies - Graduate




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