The New Americanism: Notes on the Construction of a Revolutionary Neo-Republicanism—incl. on Dugin and Eurasianism

In regards to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, it is a great reference for understanding ‘REPUBLICANISM,’ in two different, but closely related senses. The author of the article, Frank Lovett explains that in the first sense is meant, a loose tradition or family of writers in the history of western political thought: “Machiavelli and his Continue reading The New Americanism: Notes on the Construction of a Revolutionary Neo-Republicanism—incl. on Dugin and Eurasianism

Maria Carlson on the Influence of Theosophy on Russian Culture in the Russian Silver Age

MARIA CARLSON ATTEMPTED TO DEMONSTRATE THE UNDERSTUDIED VALUE THEOSOPHY HAD ON RUSSIA, and that in Russian culture, the influence of Theosophy was not underestimated by its Russian contemporaries. Many pages have been written on the history of Theosophy in the United States and Western Europe, but not Russia. Maria Carlson argues, that Theosophy transformed the Continue reading Maria Carlson on the Influence of Theosophy on Russian Culture in the Russian Silver Age

Liberating Theosophy from the Roerich Legacy: The Roerichs and Agni Yoga

About the Theosophy and Agni Yoga article on the Roerichs, Agni Yoga and its differences from Theosophy. A decision was made not to include this passage from Nicholas Roerich without commentary or checking his works. The Roerichs seem to have the terrible habit of hardly ever providing source material, and like Alice Bailey and Charles Leadbeater, the Continue reading Liberating Theosophy from the Roerich Legacy: The Roerichs and Agni Yoga

Peter Kingsley: The Presocratic Sages who created Western Civilization

Peter Kingsley on the sacred Tradition at the heart of Western Civilization “We can romanticize about the sacred origins of Tibetan Buddhism and South American Shamanic Traditions, and anything, as long as it’s not our own; and that’s apart of this tremendous understanding, this tremendous resistance. (…) and this is one of the paradoxes I Continue reading Peter Kingsley: The Presocratic Sages who created Western Civilization

Before the Conversion: Helena Blavatsky on Shakyamuni Buddha and Buddhism

The nineteenth-century saw its first public Western converts to Buddhism. Helena P. Blavatsky and Henry S. Olcott, an American lawyer who worked on U.S. Pres. Lincoln’s assassination case, were the two leading movers of the Theosophical Movement. They both converted in 1880. This was being contrasted with Helena Blavatsky’s letter claiming to have studied among Continue reading Before the Conversion: Helena Blavatsky on Shakyamuni Buddha and Buddhism

“Hello, on the Way!” and The Path | Alexandrov Ensemble

A People’s folksong during Russian Civil War, performed by Red Army Choir. OHE, ON THE ROAD THE PATH Ah, the crescendo! You say, “Communist Propaganda!” Ah, no, an ensemble full of strength and hope. “Philosophy. Philosophy. Philosophy.” Listen to Sergei Prokofiev, “The Philosophers” | St. Petersburg Philharmonic Choir

Helena Blavatsky Biography Russian Documentary

HELENA PETROVNA BLAVATSKY HELENA PETROVNA BLAVATSKY. BEST DOCUMENTARY (ENGLISH DUBBED) FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS ALSO HIGHLY REFLECTIVE AND INFORMATIVE. The fascinating life of H.P.B. Helena Petrovna von Hahn was born in Dnepropetrovsk (Ekaterinoslav), a town in Southern Russia (now Ukraine), under the Romanov Dynasty, and old Russian Empire. Her mother, Helena de Fadeyev, was a renowned novelist; her grandmother, Princess Continue reading Helena Blavatsky Biography Russian Documentary