145th International Convention



One registration is enough. You receive a Zoom link for each day’s sessions and can choose which you join.

  • Those who have registered will receive a link to the recording within two business days after the recording date.
  • Later the recorded sessions will be shared in YouTube at the 'Theosophical Society Adyar'–channel

  • The webinar link has been supplied in your welcome letter by email from MailChimp, days before the Convention..
  • Check your spam and junk folders. If you have gmail check your Updates and Social folders.
  • Add our email address, tsconvention@gmail.com, to your address book.
  • If none of the above suggestions are working, please email at tsconvention@gmail.com and the webinar link will be resent. We will respond to your email as soon as possible. If you don’t receive a response within 12 hours, please contact us again.
  • Hosts are very busy right before and right after the start time, so if you anticipate issues, please plan to enter the meeting 30 minutes before the start time


  • Open the Chat panel and the Participants panel by clicking the appropriate icons at the bottom of the screen. These two panels are important for communication throughout the meeting.
  • Test your microphone and speaker by clicking the up arrow next to the Unmute/Mute microphone icon.
  • Turn on your webcam by clicking the Start Video icon. To turn off your webcam, just click again, Stop Video.
  • Keep your microphone muted unless you are speaking. This prevents echoes and background noises for everyone in the meeting.
  • Arrange the meeting layout to suit your taste; options change when the presenter starts or stops sharing content. Explore options such as Active Speaker view, Gallery view, SidebySide ModePin Video, and Exit/Enter Full Screen.

  • Check the Zoom Help Centre for short training videos and excellent documentation.

Technical questions

  • If possible, ask others in your household to limit their use of high-demand applications such as streaming and uploading during your webinar time. Households generally share internet capacity.
  • If you have a VPN running in the background, turn it off.
  • Avoid using two monitors.
  • Video requires more capacity than audio. Try turning off your webcam.
  • Try restarting your computer, then avoid opening unnecessary applications.
  • Try joining the webinar by phone.
  • Keep your software and drivers updated.
  • If things just aren’t working, please remember that most of our programs are recorded, and will be uploaded to YouTube.

  • Yes! Before joining a Zoom webinar on a mobile device, please download the Zoom app from the Zoom Download Center
  • Sometimes you will have a better experience on a PC, especially if lots of content is shared or you will interact frequently.
  • Learn more about the Zoom mobile app by clicking here for iOS and here for Android.
  • To get the best audio experience with mobile devices, we suggest using headphones or earbuds with a built-in microphone.

  • Please check the FAQ and other links in your welcome letter.
  • If you have entered the meeting successfully, please use the Chat panel to send a private message to the host.
  • If you’re unable to enter the webinar, please email tsconvention@gmail.com
  • Hosts are very busy right before and right after the start time. We will respond to your email as soon as possible. If you don’t receive a response within 12 hours, please contact us again.

  • Webcams are not required but are highly recommended. Seeing nods, smiles, and quizzical looks is very helpful to our presenters. Seeing each other via webcam also creates a sense of community.
  • However, if using a webcam isn’t possible or comfortable for you, it is not required.