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 found in the growing adversaries of Spiritualist proponents to Theosophy sufficient need to declare it would have nothing to do with it. She goes on with the enquirer, noting a pattern in the fates of mediums concerning their mental state and bodies. The letter which follows after in the latter part of August, … Continue reading The Lesson on Spiritualism in the Letter to Mrs. Laura C. Holloway and Why Spiritualists Suffered Psychological Issues?
The National Socialists tried to subvert German Theosophists to support the Reich. “There’s a general trend toward a post-traditional spiritualism or transcendentalism in France and Britain (and there are many good books that look at those movements in parallel to Germany). The difference I think is that it was more privatized and apolitical. The kind … Continue reading Eric Kurlander on German and Austrian Occultism, and the Politicization of Populist Folkdom
OCCULTISM The term, occult dates to the 1530s from the Middle French, occulte (“secret, not divulged”), and the Latin occultus (“hidden, concealed, secret). The term occult, in the 1540s is used to mean, “not apprehended by the mind, beyond the range of ordinary understanding, or senses.” It is associated with astrology, magic, alchemy, etc., in the 1630s. In the … Continue reading What Is Occultism | Epigraph from Agrippa’s Three Books on Occult Philosophy
‘No human-born doctrine, no creed, however sanctified by custom and antiquity, can compare in sacredness with the religion of Nature.’ (Helena P. Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine, Vol. 2, pg. 797) The Religion of the Future [Helena Blavatsky, The Theosophist, Vol. IV., No. 8, May, 1883.] “Occultism teaches us that ideas based upon fundamental truths move … Continue reading “The Religion of the Future”