Manly P. Hall On Great Value And Context Of H.P. Blavatsky’s “The Secret Doctrine”

Manly P. Hall on the effects of H.P.B.’s writings— “We have not yet reached that point in international thinking, in which we could be fair about the opinions, beliefs, and convictions of other peoples; and even today, if a poll were taken, I think it would be safe to say, that to the majority of Western Continue reading Manly P. Hall On Great Value And Context Of H.P. Blavatsky’s “The Secret Doctrine”

Shénzhìlún, or Zhèngdàoxué: Theosophy in China and How to Translate it in Mandarin?

What would be the translation of Theosophy in Mandarin and what is Xīn Yin? The closest term phonetically to Dzyan is in Ancient (Middle) Chinese dʑjen, the ʑ sounding like zya, but it is also merely from the Sanskrit jñāna. The pronunciation of dʑjen is where we get the word Zen 禪, and Zen comes from Chan 禅, originating Continue reading Shénzhìlún, or Zhèngdàoxué: Theosophy in China and How to Translate it in Mandarin?