I received an email last month, that made me feel that someone out there understands my approach, and I will just quote the first sentence: “Thank you for having a […]
Why the Academic Study of Western Esotericism is not as Popular as Critical Theory and Women’s History?
Thoughts on Wouter J. Hanegraaff about “Rejected Knowledge” in Hermes Explains: Thirty Questions about Western Esotericism (page 149-151). This is not a commentary about the full chapter, but is related […]
Concerning the Practice of Concealing Esoteric Truths from The Masses | Esotericism Ancient and Modern
Thoughts on the persecution and exclusion of the marginalized ‘esotericist’ in Western Culture and the difference between Ancient and Modern Esotericism in an illuminating paper from Michael L. Frazer’s “Esotericism […]
INTRODUCTION: THE JEWISH AND THEOSOPHICAL POSITION, AND DEVIL-WORSHIP LIFE’S GREATEST MYSTERY: ANNA KINGSFORD’S VISION TEACHINGS ON SATAN TRAGEDY OF SATAN THE DOUBLE-HEADED DRAGON ORIGINAL SOURCE OF THE MISQUOTE IN KINGSFORD’S […]
In A Few Questions to Hiraf (1875), H.P. Blavatsky wrote in the Spiritualist Scientist to the author of the article “Rosicrucianism,” and uses the term ILLUMINATI numerous times. In what […]
From John Rutter’s “Visions and Rutter Requiem” Mass. Requiem was written in 1985.
“The Lord is My Shepherd” (Psalm 23) is a beautiful melody to listen to and contemplate in these times. From John Rutter’s rendition in “Visions and Rutter Requiem” comes the […]
“It is also worth noting that some of the Gnostic leaders’ supposedly pro-woman stance is not all it is cracked up to be. The Valentinian Gnostic Marcus was actually known […]
THE MEANING OF PISTIS AND GNOSIS IN NOTES TO H.P.B.’S COMMENTARY ON THE PISTIS SOPHIA “A helpful definition of the title’s meaning has been supplied by P.A. Malpas. ‘Title: Pistis-Sophia […]
In Key to Theosophy, H.P. Blavatsky calls the Theosophical Society the modern successor of the Neoplatonic School. I say, this would have come true, if only Theosophy managed to stay […]