Biosophia is one of two newsstand magazines serving the esoteric
and psychic community of Portugal. It emerged in 1999
as a new periodical offering a new comprehensive view of life,
the universe, and humanity. Biosophia is written in Portuguese
and appears three times annually.
Each issue of Biosophia carries several feature articles relevant
to its overall interests, which include such topics as theosophy,
alternative science, astrology, holistic health, vegetarianism,
and world peace. It also includes reviews of books and
CDs. Biosophia is sponsored by the Centro Lusitano de Unificacao
(Portuguese Center for a Unified Culture) headquartered
in Lisbon. The Centro Lusitano is dedicated to solving those
problems which it sees as most afflicting humanity and in that
regard sponsors a variety of activities aimed at promoting the
positive evolution of the species. It is assisted by GRACL, the
Grupo de Amigos de Centro Lusitano (the Association of
Friends of the Portuguese Center), and associated with the
Curso de Naturologia, a naturopathic healing center in Lisbon
that offers a range of naturopathic treatments including homeopathy
and acupuncture.
The Centro Lusitano has placed peace as a keystone of its
agenda, and each issue of Biosophia includes a supplementary
insert concerning its proposals for a program of education and
reconciliation in the cause of world peace. This topic has been
focused on for the Portuguese in Portugal’s former colonial
possessions in the East Indies, especially what is now East
Timor. The proposal calls for a comprehensive educational effort
including a journal, communication through the Internet,
and a school.
Biosophia is published three times annually from R. Pascoal
de Melo, 4-1, 1170-294 Lisbon, Portugal.
Biosophia. Lisbon, Portugal, n.d.

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