Helena Blavatsky on Charles Sotheran and Masonic Patent: “I am not a thirty-third degree Mason”

H.P.B. kicks out socialist Charles Sotheran and discusses her Masonic Patent. “If you will kindly refer to my Isis Unveiled (Vol. II, p. 394), you will find me saying: “we are under neither promise, obligation, nor oath, and therefore violate no confidence” — reference being made to Western Masonry, to the criticism of which the chapter Continue reading Helena Blavatsky on Charles Sotheran and Masonic Patent: “I am not a thirty-third degree Mason”

Theosophy and Freemasonry: Esoteric Schools within the Theosophical Society

The Theosophical Society did not become a secret, or occult fraternity, but it is true that the ideal for the Society was not to be a mere intellectual or literary society. Dr. Gregory Tillett of Australia dealt with this issue in his Paper presented to the Theosophical History Conference in San Diego, June, 1992. Notes from Continue reading Theosophy and Freemasonry: Esoteric Schools within the Theosophical Society