Why I Critiqued Bhagavan Das On The Evils Of Nationalism

Any mention or criticism of Bhagavan Das in THE IRONY OF APOLITICISM, is not reflective of the author’s view about the work and life of Dr. Bhagavan Das, whose main three volume-length books remain guides for me. I was critiquing the ‘fallacy of apoliticism,’ and the Post-War Foreign Policy and socio-religio-political mentality known as internationalism Continue reading Why I Critiqued Bhagavan Das On The Evils Of Nationalism

Etruscan Visual Representations of the Birth of Athena and Minerva: A Comparative Study | Dr. Shanna Kennedy-Quigley

Dr. Shanna Kennedy-Quigley’s paper from the Etruscan Studies Journal on the Etruscan visual representations of the Birth of Athena and Minerva provides historical, artistic, and cultural perspective of its common use in imagery. The paper explains the significant differences in the Etruscan cultural attitudes toward women, from those of their Greek contemporaries. It examines Etruscan Continue reading Etruscan Visual Representations of the Birth of Athena and Minerva: A Comparative Study | Dr. Shanna Kennedy-Quigley

Himmler’s Witches Library and Eric Kurlander talks Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Last year’s Hallows’ Eve special program, “Hitler’s Monsters” explored occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by Nazi Germany in the service of power. “The Nazi fascination with the occult is legendary, and in reality the supernatural was an essential part of the Nazi project. The regime enlisted astrology and the paranormal, paganism, Indo-Aryan mythology, Continue reading Himmler’s Witches Library and Eric Kurlander talks Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Anna Kingsford and Helena Blavatsky on the True Ancient Meaning of Satan

KINGSFORD AND BLAVATSKY’S PHILOSOPHICAL AND METAPHYSICAL EXPLANATIONS OF SATAN AND THE ORIGINS OF SATAN ARE ILLUMINATING AND TEACHES A LESSON Edited and Updated 2/15/2020 “But St. James teaches two kinds of wisdom; a teaching with which we fully concur. He draws a strong line of separation between the divine or noëtic “Sophia”—the Wisdom from above—and Continue reading Anna Kingsford and Helena Blavatsky on the True Ancient Meaning of Satan

The Oracular Gnosis of Christianity, Revelations, and the Mysteries of John| James M. Pryse's Writings

CHRISTIANITY RESTORED TO ITS HELLENIC AND PRIMITIVE FORM James Morgan Pryse was an author, theosophist and his brother John founded the Gnostic Society in 1928. In The Apocalypse Unsealed (1910) Pryse published the secret key to decoding esoteric meaning of the Biblical Book of Revelation. In 1914, The Restored New Testament (The Hellenic Fragments Freed From The Continue reading The Oracular Gnosis of Christianity, Revelations, and the Mysteries of John| James M. Pryse's Writings

New York-Born Theosophical Society, modeled on Republicanism and the U.S. Constitution | Helena Blavatsky

Russian, Helena P. Blavatsky was very enthused about becoming a U.S. citizen, and saw hope in the young republic. This shows, that the original Theos. Soc. (New York, 1875) was modeled upon the republican idea. This brings up issues about transparency with its contemporaries: “Born in the United States, the Society was constituted in the Continue reading New York-Born Theosophical Society, modeled on Republicanism and the U.S. Constitution | Helena Blavatsky

Matt Dillahunty to Jordan Peterson: “Science can’t confirm the supernatural”

Jordan Peterson asks Matt Dillahunty in their debate, or dialogue, why don’t atheists contend with the major philosophical and theological sources. He gives an expected answer, which instead of pouting about, should be listened to, regarding evidence of the supernatural. Matt Dillahunty to Jordan Peterson: “I think this gets basically to the same point I Continue reading Matt Dillahunty to Jordan Peterson: “Science can’t confirm the supernatural”

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

G. de Purucker’s Introduction to the Esoteric Tradition: The Word “Dogma”

G. de Purucker in his introduction of the Esoteric Tradition (1940) explains the meaning of theosophy being non-dogmatic. It demonstrates, that the modern theosophists rejected belief in (and describes the reason the theosophist does not engage in) worshiping the gods and the initiated. Dogma in The Esoteric Tradition by G. de Purucker “The word dogma Continue reading G. de Purucker’s Introduction to the Esoteric Tradition: The Word “Dogma”

Religion will not be able to Prevent the Rise of a Genuine Propagation of Occult Philosophy

Religion is ‘in a process of decay’ a disciple adds, stating that “the Most Absurd Religions Die Hard […] with Throes of Terrible Agony.” It is not the Sciences and Atheism that will challenge, or potentially root out the human beliefs on religion, and its function. The Occult Sciences, have in the past few centuries Continue reading Religion will not be able to Prevent the Rise of a Genuine Propagation of Occult Philosophy