Russian Philosopher Vladimir Solovyov and Charles J. Ryan: ‘H.P.B. did not invent the Tibetan Brotherhood and Chelas’

Besides Dr. Wernekke of Germany, the casebook of encounters with the theosophical mahatmas, and Ramalingam Pillai’s insight, Charles J. Ryan defends the existence of Blavatsky’s chiefs, associates, and the brotherhood. One of the greatest Russian philosophers, Vladimir Solovyov encounter with a Tibetan led the latter to call the critics and the S.P.R. (Society for Psychical Continue reading Russian Philosopher Vladimir Solovyov and Charles J. Ryan: ‘H.P.B. did not invent the Tibetan Brotherhood and Chelas’

The Identity of Koot Hoomi of Kashmir, and College and Travels

This will briefly give independent information about Helena P. Blavatsky’s teacher K.H., apart from her own information. Since we have often quoted “The Mahatma Letters,” and K.H., it may be beneficial to know that we are not quoting some channelled, imagined disembodied spirit, who may or may have not existed. K.H. and Morya was said to have encouraged Continue reading The Identity of Koot Hoomi of Kashmir, and College and Travels

Jiddu Krishnamurti repudiates the Convergence of Theosophy and his Teaching

The most comprehensive collection of Krishnamurti’s true thoughts on Theosophy. Gathered by the Rishi Valley Study Centre (Working Paper #4, May 1995, Revised October 1996 by Hans and Radhika Herzberger). Jiddu Krishnamurti utterly rejected the convergence of his thought and Theosophy, and his wishes should be respected. Contemporary Theosophists have to let go of Jiddu Krishnamurti, and trying to Continue reading Jiddu Krishnamurti repudiates the Convergence of Theosophy and his Teaching

The Secrecy of Occultism and the Crisis of the Theosophists, London 1884.

“We are not infallible, all-foreseeing “Mahatmas” at every hour of the day, good friend: none of you have even learned to remember so much. And now for Occultism. We were expected to allow the Occult forces to be treated in the same manner as their rind — physical forces in nature. We are taken to Continue reading The Secrecy of Occultism and the Crisis of the Theosophists, London 1884.

Philosophers and Philosophicules, and the Mission for Philosophical Renaissance

Theosophy As An Equivalent Of Philosophy H.P. Blavatsky saw the theosophical movement as an attempt to initiate a new renaissance, as known with the later general European Renaissance, and not as a literary club, nor of quietists. Philosophicules (term. a combination of philosophism and homunculus), a clever title, was written October 1889 in the LUCIFER Magazine, Continue reading Philosophers and Philosophicules, and the Mission for Philosophical Renaissance

Ten-Point Summary of the Occult Doctrinal Positions on Life and Evolution

Ten-Point Summation The position on evolution and emanation in The Mahatma Papers, or elucidated in the works of Helena P. Blavatsky remain fascinating aspects of their exposition of Theosophy, or the Occult Philosophy. It is clear, as they have described their position, that it is neither an atheistic, or agnostic one, because they reject the Continue reading Ten-Point Summary of the Occult Doctrinal Positions on Life and Evolution

Mahatma Papers MS. about the Truth and Mission of Modern Theosophists

This 1881 letter about the ‘Truth’ of Divine Enlightenment and the Mission of Modern Theosophists was reported by K.H. to A.P. Sinnett, from their chief. This was his views on the role of Theosophists in aiding a new Wisdom revival, to promulgate their philosophical teachings, and make known, the once universal Wisdom-Religion, or Occult Philosophy hitherto Continue reading Mahatma Papers MS. about the Truth and Mission of Modern Theosophists

The Mahatma Letter No. 10: Occult Philosophy on “God”

K.H. urged, that if you wanted to understand the THEORETICAL side of OCCULT PHILOSOPHY, we must learn the fundamental A.B.C.’s of their philosophy, which they call the “true Theosophy.” This begins principally with the nature of the ultimate reality. We know what the monotheists teach regarding God, but there have existed philosophical schools that have a spiritual, or lofty Continue reading The Mahatma Letter No. 10: Occult Philosophy on “God”

Talbot Mundy’s “The Nine Unknown” Men of Ashoka, the Maurya Clan, and its Connection to Theosophy

Talbot Mundy’s “The Nine Unknown” Secret Society of King Asoka In 1923, Talbot Mundy, of the British police wrote a fiction novel called The Nine Unknown, about a secret society founded by Mauryan Emperor Asoka (c. 268 to 232 BCE) after his conversion to Buddhism. The secret society preserved the ancient science of India. Koot Hoomi and Morya Continue reading Talbot Mundy’s “The Nine Unknown” Men of Ashoka, the Maurya Clan, and its Connection to Theosophy

How the Theosophical Movement Died: Adepts Break Ties, The Judge Case, and Olcott’s Decision

The idea of the “mahatmas,” and their secret brotherhood was abused by later leaders of the T.S. to establish new authorities. Ties were broken, due to a sense of betrayal, and the Society schisms. The men originally associated with H.P.B. broke their ties with the T.S.: “Yet, to those Theosophists, who are displeased with the Society Continue reading How the Theosophical Movement Died: Adepts Break Ties, The Judge Case, and Olcott’s Decision