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Discussion on Spiritual Content in Harry Potter

This web site is linked to the Harry Potter For Seekers yahoo newsgroup. The posts are public and can be read by everyone but you can easily participate by joining the newsgroup. The group is open to broadminded people from all spiritual and religious backgrounds and persuasions.

Areas of discussion include alchemy, psychology, comparisons to other literature with spiritual foundations (e.g. Lord of the Rings, Matrix, gospels, legends, fairy tales, etc.), religions (e.g. Christianity, Buddhism and Paganism), philosophies (e.g. Theosophy, Anthrosophy and Rosicrucianism) and of course, one's own spiritual insights gained on the journey of life.

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Current Discussion Topic

We are currently discussing Chamber of Secrets. It is impossible to list all the topics previously discussed, and neither can we say that the following posts are better than any other posts in the discussion group. However, they are provided here to give people new to the discussion a 'jump start' into the background of what is currently being discussed by the group.

#2960,#2961,#2963,#2964,#2972,#3003,#3031,#3044,#3056,#3113,#3125
First Impressions: Reviews of Deathly Hallows

#3129,#3136,#3145,#3163,#3189,#3190,#3197,#3198 Deathly Hallows Alchemical Symbolism
#3151 Snape Iscariot and the Path of Job
#3025 The Last Temptation of Won-Won
#3016,#3018,#3021,#3027,#3038 The Golden Snitch
#2992 Review of Predictions for Book 7
#2984 The Silver Doe
#2978 The Golden Chakra and the Prince
#2972 Finished

 
 

Previous Discussion Topics

Harry Potter- Spiritual References

#2171 Pure Potter, pure speculation
#2151 Draco Redeemable ?
#2127 A question about the wand Horcrux
#2105 The Sexuality of Liberation
#1996 The Taming of the Boar
#1982 Chapter Fourteen Discussion: Felix Felicis
#1973 Happy to Be a New Member
#1937 Geomancy & John Dee
#1935 Merope
#1928 Arthur and Harry compared
#2160 The Fall
#1926 Mordred - Judas - Snape
#1870 The Holy Grail
#1836 Harry and Love
#1831 Background info (was: Will Harry kill?)
#1741 The Counsellor
#1692 Patterns in the books-Harry and the underworld
#1647, #1667 The 12 Aeons
#1624 The Plan Behind the Books
#1616 Blavatsky

 
 

Deathly Hallows - Chapter by chapter discussion

#3112 Chapter One: The Dark Lord Ascending
#3233 Chapter Two: In Memoriam
#3271 Chapter Three: The Dursleys Departing
#3302 Chapter Four: The Seven Potters
#3312 Chapter Five: Fallen Warrior
#3349 Chapter Six: The Ghoul in Pyjamas
#3390 Chapter Seven: The Will of Albus Dumbledore
#3407 Chapter Eight: The Wedding
#3422 Chapter Nine: The Dark Lord Ascending
#3458 Chapter Ten: Kreacher's Tale
#3534 Chapter Eleven: The Bribe
#3575 Chapter Twelve: Magic is Might
#3633 Chapter Thirteen: The Muggle-Born Registration Commisssion

 
 

Half-Blood Prince - Chapter by chapter discussion

#1319, #1507 Chapter One: The Other Minister
#1364, #1544 Chapter Two: Spinner's End
#1396, #1545 Chapter Three: Will and Won't
#1430, #1546 Chapter Four: Horace Slughorn
#1483, #1547, #1596 Chapter Five: An Excess of Phlegm
#1542, #1597 Chapter Six: Draco's Detour
#1634, #1641 Chapter Seven: The Slug Club
#1634, #1699 Chapter Eight: Snape Victorious
#1634, #1749 Chapter Nine: The Half Blood Prince
#1835 Chapter Ten: The House of Gaunt
#1864 Chapter Eleven: Hermione's Helping Hand
#1890 Chapter Twelve: Silver and Opals
#1924 Chapter Thirteen: The Secret Riddle
#1982 Chapter Fourteen: Felix Felicis
#2074 Chapter Fifteen: The Unbreakable Vow
#2182, #2125 Chapter Sixteen: A Very Frosty Christmas
#2184 Chapter Seventeen: A Sluggish Memory
#2222 Chapter Eighteen: Birthday Surprises
#2279 Chapter Nineteen: Elf Tails
#2308 Chapter Twenty: Lord Voldemort's Request
#2422 Chapter Twenty-One: The Unknowable Room
#2505 Chapter Twenty-Two: After the Burial
#2541 Chapter Twenty-Three: Horcruxes
#2578 Chapter Twenty-Four: Sectumsempra
#2632 Chapter Twenty-Five: The Seer Overheard
#2675 Chapter Twenty-Six: The Cave
#2765 Chapter Twenty-Seven: the Lightning-Struck Tower
#2788 Chapter Twenty-Eight: Flight of the Prince
#2807 Chapter Twenty-Nine: The Phoenix Lament
#2843 Chapter Thirty: The White Tomb

Half-Blood Prince - General

#1606 Tarot Key 12
#1615 Tarot Key 16

 
 

Character Discussion

#250 Character Discussion - Introduction
#254 Lily
#256 James
#258 Voldemort
#263 Harry I
#332 1st Sirius post
#355 Ron
#356 1st Hermione post
#365 Snape
#376 Draco Malfoy

 
 

All Time Favourites

These have been voted by members of the group as our most fantastic posts.

#96 The Conspiracy Theory to Beat them All
#1973 Happy to Be a New Member
#1922 JKR and XC Symbolism in HP
#1789 Hagrid The Bodhisattva
#1330 What do I see in Harry Potter?
#174 What makes Harry Potter so powerful?
#184 Worse than death
#186 The power of love
#189 All you need is love
#194 A loving companion
#341 Why are we here?
#1092 The Chamber of Secrets and Glastonbury Tor
#383 Symbolism
#495 Wandering with Pharaohs
#531 The 7 chakras
#566 The structure of the universe
#585 The physical plane and the Philosopher's Stone
#632 The physical plane and the Philosopher's Stone Part 3
#657 Giants and that
#688 Hagrid and the giants
#744 Harry Potter and the Bhagavad Gita