The Occult Significance and Theory on Blood underlying Blood Rites and Blood Magic | Theosophical Notes

“Blood is a Very Special Fluid” FAUST, ACT I, SCENE 4. Before entering onto this subject, there is information to take into consideration first that most may not consider. Occultism is treated still as a fringe subject, when taken seriously. It is however, serious to consider the fact, that such ideas have affected and impacted Continue reading The Occult Significance and Theory on Blood underlying Blood Rites and Blood Magic | Theosophical Notes

The Force before Star Wars explained in the Combination of Magic and Science in Theosophy | Beyond Fiction

“Yes: there is a force as limitless as thought, as potent as boundless will, as subtile as the essence of life so inconceivably awful in its rending force as to convulse the universe to its centre would it but be used as a lever, but this Force is not God, since there are men who Continue reading The Force before Star Wars explained in the Combination of Magic and Science in Theosophy | Beyond Fiction

Theosophists on the Occult Nature of Women, Adepts on their Societal Role and Female Sovereigns

The station of every woman is not, nor ever could be solely confined to the kitchen, childbearing, and notions about her inferiority. Being mortal first and foremost, they dream and aspire, just as we men do. It is not my view or intention here, to say that childbearing and cooking, etc., are bad, as some Continue reading Theosophists on the Occult Nature of Women, Adepts on their Societal Role and Female Sovereigns

The Septenary Principles of Man: Zurvanite (Zoroastrianism) and Theosophical Classification

R. C. Zaehner, Zurvan. A Zoroastrian Dilemma, Oxford, 1955, pp. 323, 334) demonstrates, that the Zurvanite Zoroastrian (a now extinct school of thought) classification (referring to levels of being or existence) is near identical to the Tāraka Rāja Yoga classification. However, as the Theosophical [esoteric] classification show, that the septenary division of man is explained in Continue reading The Septenary Principles of Man: Zurvanite (Zoroastrianism) and Theosophical Classification

The Initiates’ Tower of Babel and Jargon: Mystery-Language of Symbolism and Allegory

Helena P. Blavatsky asserts (not argues) there existed in antiquity ‘one knowledge and one language,’ but became limited to a few, and this knowledge was denied to subsequent generations (see Collections from The Secret Doctrine: Gleanings on the Mysteries and the Language of Mythology or Light on the Trans-Himalayan Occultists and Origins of Kabbalism – an echo Continue reading The Initiates’ Tower of Babel and Jargon: Mystery-Language of Symbolism and Allegory

Albert Pike Ponders on Lucifer in Morals and Dogma: Tells Us to Seek the Light of Knowledge

PER ME CAECI VIDENT In Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (1871), Episcopalian-Freemason of the Scottish Rite, Albert Pike writes exaggeratedly and ponderously in question, “LUCIFER, the Light-bearer! Strange and mysterious name to give to the Spirit of Darkness! Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who Continue reading Albert Pike Ponders on Lucifer in Morals and Dogma: Tells Us to Seek the Light of Knowledge

The Adoration of Wisdom and Education in Theosophy and The Bavarian Illuminati | On the Rosicrucians and Illuminati

BLAVATSKY HOPES TRUTH WILL PREVAIL, AND SO DO WE “They worship Hermes (WISDOM) most of gods. And they swear an oath by Him alone, and say that they were born from Hermes (WISDOM).” Herodotus, Thrace: The Getai and the Trausians, Bk 5.7; see Robert B. Strassler, The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories, pg. 368 and The Continue reading The Adoration of Wisdom and Education in Theosophy and The Bavarian Illuminati | On the Rosicrucians and Illuminati

The Lesson on Spiritualism in the Letter to Mrs. Laura C. Holloway and Why Spiritualists Suffered Psychological Issues?

H.P. Blavatsky found in the growing adversaries of Spiritualist proponents to Theosophy sufficient need to declare it would have nothing to do with it. She goes on with the enquirer, noting a pattern in the fates of mediums concerning their mental state and bodies. The letter which follows after in the latter part of August, Continue reading The Lesson on Spiritualism in the Letter to Mrs. Laura C. Holloway and Why Spiritualists Suffered Psychological Issues?

Sex in Occult Philosophy: Suffering, Desire, Sex and its Complications

The Occult Philosophy teaches different notions and ethics, contrary to what is commonly believed in the West, regarding Yoga, Western Occult Tradition, and Western views about Sex in Eastern Philosophy. Sexual activity and pleasure must be sacrificed in the beginning of the progressive evolutionary stages in order to prepare the mental state, and gradually in time Continue reading Sex in Occult Philosophy: Suffering, Desire, Sex and its Complications

Theosophy and Platonism: The Seven Principles of the Human Constitution

The concept of the Septenary Constitution describes two distinct beings in man: (1) The spiritual (or monadic); and (2) the physical (or somatic), i.e.— “The man who thinks and the man who records as much of these thoughts as it is able to assimilate.” †In Theosophy, the spiritual constitution is termed the “imperishable triad.” It Continue reading Theosophy and Platonism: The Seven Principles of the Human Constitution