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This is a bibliography of works used in connection with the authors Cyril Scott and David Anrias


Anrias, David
Adepts of the Five Elements (London: Routledge, 1933)

Contains some references to Krishnamurti (xii, 39-41, 54, 62, 100), the Theosophical Society (20-25, 39-44, 52-56) and some remarks about the author’s Through the Eyes of the Masters (xii). Contains very valuable esoteric and astrological views of historical developments. (Some quotes)

Anrias, David
Through the Eyes of the Masters: Meditations and Portraits (London: Routledge, 1932)

Nine messages and pencil-drawings of Adepts with numerous references to Krishnamurti (27, 35-36), lime Lord Maitreya’s comments (65-69) and those by The Rishi of the Nilgiri Hills (23-29) and Master Koot Hoomi (33-39). Foreword by Cyril Scott with more comments about K (17-18), and about the strategies employed by the White Lodge in sponsoring different movements to further the “great Evolutionary Scheme.” (12-13).

Eaglefield Hull, A. 
Cyril Scott: The Man and His Works
(n.p.: Waverly Book Co., n.d.)

Early biography on Scott as a poet and composer.

Fuller, Jean Overton
Cyril Scott And A Hidden School:Towards The Peeling Of An Onion (Fullerton, Ca.: Theosophical History, 1998)

Ingenious reconstruction of certain aspects of Scott's life with the help of his veiled autobiographical novels. Author disagrees with Scott's critical view of Krishnamurti, for which Anrias is held responsible.

Fuller, Jean Overton
Krishnamurti and the Wind: An Integral Biography (London: The Theosophical Publishing House, 2003)

K biography incorporating quite some Theosophical themes. Whole chapter dedicated to the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias issue.

Lindsay, Phillip
The Initiations of Krishnamurti: An Astrological Biography
(Palmerston North, New Zealand: Apollo Publishing, 2002)

Esoteric-astrological study extensively using the Scott and Anrias material. (Introduction)

Michel, Peter
Krishnamurti: Love and Freedom--Approaching a Mystery  (Woodside, CA: Bluestar Communications, 1995)

Study of the esoteric side of K, which will appeal probably more to Theosophists than to K purists. Discusses Scott and Anrias.

Ross, B.A and Kunz, Fritz
"Some Fundamentals of Astrology" The Theosophist 43 /1-3 (October-December 1921), 53-67, 129-141 & 237-251
. Series of articles inspired by Brian Ross' (David Anrias) guru Narayan.

Santucci, James A.
Foreword to Krishnamurti and the World Teacher Project: Some Theosophical Perceptions   (Fullerton, CA: Theosophical History, 1997)
Giving a necessary background and valuable additions to the main text.

Schüller, Govert W.
"Jean Overton Fuller, Master Narayan and the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias Issue." Theosophical History XIV/1 & 2 (January-April 2008; Double issue):11-46
Article about a relatively unknown but quite important Theosophical master and his alleged identification by Jean Overton Fuller. All in the context of the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias issue, which is about two Englishmen passing on contested Mahatmic evaluations of the metaphysical status of Krishnamurti and the esoteric soundness of his teachings.

Schüller, Govert W. & Fuller, Jean Overton
"Communication: Jean Overton Fuller’s Response to Govert Schuller Regarding the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias Issue" Theosophical History XIV/3 & 4 (July-October 2010; Double issue):5-9.
Discussing the possible sources of David Anrias' critique of Krishnamurti.

Schüller, Govert W.
Krishnamurti and the World Teacher Project: Some Theosophical Perceptions  (Fullerton, CA: Theosophical History, 1997)

Centers around two important Theosophical questions regarding K: 1) Was the World Teacher Project with Krishnamurti genuine or not? and 2) Was the Project successful or not? Presents Scott's and Anrias' views.

Schüller, Govert W.
"Krishnamurti: An Esoteric View of his Teachings"
  Alpheus, 1997

By combining different Theosophical sources this pamphlet formulates an esoteric critique of K’s philosophy.

Schüller, Govert W.
"The Masters and Their Emissaries: From H.P.B. to Guru Ma and Beyond"
  Alpheus, 1997

Chronological overview of the Master’s involvement with most of their emissaries and K’s pivotal role in this story.

Scott, Cyril [His Pupil] 
The Initiate
: Some Impressions of a Great Soul  (London: Routledge, 1920)

Tells the charming story of a poet, Charles Broadbent, and his spiritual teacher J.M.H.

Scott, Cyril [His Pupil] 
The Initiate in the New World
  (London: Routledge, 1927)

See The Initiate.

Scott, Cyril [His Pupil] 
The Initiate in the Dark Cycle
  (London: Routledge,1932)

More adventures of a pupil. Contains two chapters with highly critical remarks on Krishnamurti (Chapter V: Krishnamurti: A Problem[65-77], and Chapter XI: The Truth about Krishnamurti [133-143]).

Scott, Cyril
Music, Its Secret Influences Throughout the Ages (n.p.: Aquarian Press, 1958) Formerly: The Influence of Music on History and Morals (1933)

Scott's important and pioneering study on the esoteric side of music.

Scott, Cyril
Outline of Modern Occultism  (London: Routledge, 1935)

Theosophical textbook with some remarks about the veracity of the author’s Initiate books (233).

Scott, Cyril
Bone of Contention: Life Story and Confessions (New York: Arco Publishing, 1969)

Scott's autobiography.

Scott, Cyril
The Boy who saw True (Suffolk: Neville Spearman, 1953)

Diary of a clairvoyant boy. Anonymously written by Scott, and considered to be autobiographical. Scott provided an introduction, afterword and notes.

Scott, Desmond
"Cyril Scott and Rose Allatini (Eunice Buckley): A Remembrance" Theosophical History VII/6 (April 1999): 218-222
. "Mr. Scott, the son of Cyril Scott and Rose Allatini, provides informative and personal insights and observations in the activities and personalities of his parents, a welcome addition to the relatively sparse information we have of these two very talented individuals."

Tame, David
The Secret Power of Music  (Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 1984)

Contains a short study on the life and works of the English composer Cyril Scott (263-268).

Wood, Ernest
Is this Theosophy …? (London: Rider, 1936)

Revealing autobiography from a prominent Theosophist. With a chapter on Nagaratnaswami, who some Theosophists think is Master Narayan, who, in his turn, is claimed by Anrias as his guru..




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