The Initiates’ Tower of Babel and Jargon: Mystery-Language of Symbolism and Allegory

Helena P. Blavatsky asserts (not argues) there existed in antiquity ‘one knowledge and one language,’ but became limited to a few, and this knowledge was denied to subsequent generations (see Collections from The Secret Doctrine: Gleanings on the Mysteries and the Language of Mythology or Light on the Trans-Himalayan Occultists and Origins of Kabbalism – an echo Continue reading The Initiates’ Tower of Babel and Jargon: Mystery-Language of Symbolism and Allegory

First Thoughts about “The Secret School of Wisdom: The Authentic Rituals and Doctrines of the Illuminati”

I am highly satisfied with my copy of “The Secret School of Wisdom: The Authentic Rituals and Doctrines of the Illuminati.” I cannot believe how much error exists regarding this historical order, but we now understand the reasons orders such as the Bavarian Illuminati Order are demonized to avert us common man from discovering things, Continue reading First Thoughts about “The Secret School of Wisdom: The Authentic Rituals and Doctrines of the Illuminati”

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

Eliphas Levi’s “Warning to the Impudent” on Occultism

Éliphas Lévi (Alphonso Louis Constant), 19th century French priest influenced by occult philosophy and thinkers like Joseph de Maistre, warns impudent students rushing into occult studies. [Translated by Arthur Edward Waite in Transcendental Magic, 1896] If there are two lessons to take from this, they are — Occultism is not an occupation. Contribute to society. Find a career. Continue reading Eliphas Levi’s “Warning to the Impudent” on Occultism