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

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

H.P. Blavatsky involvement in Italian Politics with Garibaldi and Mazzini, and the Carbonari’s Role in the Republican Revolutions

TO BE REWRITTEN TO ADD CARBONARI AND GARIBALDI HISTORY It is not enough to study history, but to make history, and the movers of history is a function we take interest in. The subject of the relation between Secret Societies, Politics and Theosophy is a fascinating side of history, and the thing is, while we Continue reading H.P. Blavatsky involvement in Italian Politics with Garibaldi and Mazzini, and the Carbonari’s Role in the Republican Revolutions

The Evolution of the God-Idea | H.P. Blavatsky on the Limits of the Greeks and Christians

A section from the 1888 work of H.P. Blavatsky’s The Secret Doctrine (pp. 326-28: Divine Thought, or Cineritious Matter) discusses the evolution of the GOD-IDEA. This is the beginning of some far more dense commentary on occult physics that will be central to the completed three parts on Everything about Lucifer, and The Nineteenth-Century Politicization Continue reading The Evolution of the God-Idea | H.P. Blavatsky on the Limits of the Greeks and Christians

‘The snub-nosed Saxons’ [Borderland Magazine, 1894]

THE SNUB-NOSEDSAXONS Borderland Magazine, October 15th, 1894 tributehighlights influence of Blavatsky in the successful periodsof the theosophical movement on the cultural milieu.  “If everything be true that Dr. Hodgson and the Psychical Research Society say about her, it only heightens the mystery, and adds to the marvel of the influence which Madame Blavatsky undoubtedly has exercised, Continue reading ‘The snub-nosed Saxons’ [Borderland Magazine, 1894]