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Theosophy

Nine Portraits of the Masters by David Anrias
Nine pencil drawings scanned from the book Through the Eyes of the Masters.

From an Elder Brother
Full text with annotations. Message from a Mahatma or Master of Wisdom, given on December 26 or 27, 1925, to commemorate the fifty year anniversary of the Theosophical Society. [50KB]

Centennial Efforts and Counter-Efforts of the Millenium
An esoteric interpretation of the last millenium of western history. [63KB]

The Seven Principles of Man
Comparrison of Theosophical and Ascended Master terms in a conveniently arranged table.

Encyclopedic Theosophical Glossary
An ongoing project by Theosophical University Press Online. Started by G. de Purucker and now edited by Grace Knoche.

Electronic Editions of Theosophical University Press Publications (H.P. Blavatsky's major works online)

The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett
Letters from M. and K.H. to some of their pupils, written in the 1880s.

The Secret Doctrine, Krishnamurti, and Transformation
Comparative study by Aryel Sanat of the teachings of Krishnamurti and Blavatsky concerning the transformation of consciousness.

H. P. Blavatsky and the Theosophical Movement: A Brief Historical Sketch
By Charles J. Ryan.

Articles by H. P. Blavatsky
236 articles with full text.

Refutation of Charges against Madame Blavatsky
By different students.

Blavatsky Archives Online
"This site publishes material [including rare and hard-to-find source documents] on the life, writings and teachings of Madame H.P. Blavatsky (1831-91), the founder of modern Theosophy."

The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky: Reminiscences and Impressions by Those Who Knew Her
Compiled and edited by Daniel H. Caldwell.

'The Myth of the "Missing" Third Volume of The Secret Doctrine' by Daniel H. Caldwell. The text under discussion can be found in: 1) H.P.Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine (Adyar, India: TPH, 1938) Adyar Edition, Vol. V , 2) Idem., Collected Writings (Wheaton, IL: TPH, 1985) Vol. XIV, and 3) Idem., The Esoteric Writings of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Wheaton, IL: TPH, 1980).

Union Index of Theosophical Periodicals
Indices to Theosophical and Related Periodicals: Journals, Series and Pamphlets. This html page contains links to indices to some 70 ceased and about 20 continuing Theosophical periodicals. Nearly 30 of the indices are incomplete

Theosofia: In Neo-Platonic and Christian Literature
By Louis Siémons. "This article describes how the terms theosophy and theosophist can be traced back to Neo-Platonist writers."

The Case of the Cottingley Fairies
The controversial story about photographing fairies. The famous photographs can be found at: Arthur Conan Doyle, Spiritualism, and Fairies. Bill Keidan wrote about Hodson's involvement [Soon available again].

The Purchase of Adyar Headquarters: A Reminiscence of H.P.B. by Chetty, G. Soobiah. Charming account by an insider. Reporting Olcott's claims of Masters in the neighbourhood.

Letter from the Maha-chohan
"Several good reasons given to K. H. by the Chohan why the T.S. should be a Brotherhood of Humanity."

In Search of 'Shambha-la' and the Aryan Lamas: The Tibet images of the theosophists, occultists, Nazis and neo-Nazis
By Martin Brauen. Chapter from Dreamworld Tibet: Western Illusions.

Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti: A Problem
Chapter V from The Initiate in the Dark Cycle by 'His Pupil' [Cyril Scott]

The Truth about Krishnamurti
Chapter XI from "The Initiate in the Dark Cycle" by 'His Pupil' [Cyril Scott]

Lord Maitreya's Message
In David Anrias' Through the Eyes of the Masters.

Message from The Rishi of the Nilgiri Hills
From David Anrias' Through the Eyes of the Masters. Containing critical remarks regarding Krishnamurti.

Message from Master Koot Hoomi
In David Anrias' Through the Eyes of the Masters. Containing critical remarks regarding Krishnamurti.

Krishnamurti and the Search for Light
By Geoffrey Hodson. In-depth theosophical and intellectual critique of the teachings of Krishnamurti by a prominent theosophical writer and clairvoyant.

The World-Teacher
Three articles by Geoffrey Hodson from his book Thus Have I Heard: A Book of Spiritual and Occult Gleanings from the Teachings of the Great.

Kuthumi on Krishnamurti and Alice Bailey
Under the heading 'Exposť on False Teachings' Kuthumi released through Elizabeth Clare Prophet a series of evaluations of spiritual teachers. These paragraphs are about two teachers formerly associated with the Masters.

Elizabeth Clare Prophet on Krishnamurti
A teaching on the conditions of affirming that "I am my owm master."

Truth is a Pathless Land
Full text of the talk Krishnamurti gave when he dissolved the Order of the Star in Ommen, Holland, August 3, 1929.

The Secret Doctrine, Krishnamurti, and Transformation
By Aryel Sanat. Comparative study of the teachings of Krishnamurti and Blavatsky concerning the transformation of consciousness.

Foreword by Aldous Huxley to J. Krishnamurti's 1954 first major hard-bound publication The First and Last Freedom. Perceptive introduction to the teachings of Krishnamurti, concentrating on what Krishnamurti is not offering to his audience.

"There Is No Religion Higher Than Truth" : Developments in the Theosophical Society by E.L.Gardner. Controversial booklet by a long-time Theosophist contending that Leadbeater fell victim to "unconscious Kriyashakti," or the power of his own creative thought. "[T]he Lord Maitreya and the Masters with whom Leadbeater was on such familiar terms were his own thought-creations."

"`No Religion Higher Than Truth,'" by Ernest Wood. Endorsement of E.L. Gardner's article by the same title. Important source on CWL's discovery of K and other close observations of CWL by his former assistant. The American Theosophist 52\12 (December 1964).

Krishnamurti And Blavatsky by Jean Overton Fuller.
Article reconciling Theosophy and the Masters with Krishnamurti's teachings.

Krishnamurti Obituary by Jean Overton Fuller presenting the author’s interesting view of K.

Esoteric History

Centennial Efforts and Counter-Efforts of the Millenium
An esoteric interpretation of the last millenium of western history. [63KB]

H. P. Blavatsky and the Theosophical Movement: A Brief Historical Sketch
By Charles J. Ryan.

Dossier on the "Priory of Sion"
Collection of links relevant to the historical truth regarding the "Priory of Sion," including a discussion between two PoS-experts Robert Richardson and Paul Smith.

Empirical method in the study of esotericism
By Wouter Hanegraaff. Making a case along phenomenological lines against reductionists and religionists alike that the empirical method is metaphysically neutral by empoying methodological agnosticism.

From Renaissance Hermeticism to the New Age
Diagram of groups and persons influential in the development of Renaissance Esotericism into 20th century New Age. Based on Hanegraaff (1998), Smoley (2006) and Roszak (1968).

Family Tree of the Gnostic Legacy
Diagram of spiritual movements related to Gnosticism. From Richard Smoley's Forbidden Faith: The Gnostic Legacy from the Gospels to The Da Vinci Code.

Ascended Masters

Messengers and Organizations: Successes and Crises
A skeletal presentation of some research done on the dynamics of the coming and going of messengers

The Seven Principles of Man
Comparrison of Theosophical and Ascended Master terms in a conveniently arranged table

Parapolitics

War and Truth
Collection of articles and documents relating to the war in Iraq, the Global War on Terrorism and 9/11.

What happened on 9/11? (and continued)
The hole in the Pentagon. Why did WTC 7 collapse? Who flew the planes? Who had foreknowledge? Controlled demolition of WTC 1 and 2?

The Council on Foreign Relations and the New World Order
By Charles Overbeck. Good introductory article to one of the most powerful long-term policy planning groups in the USA.

Dossier on the Economy
Collection of articles and videos on the economy and the dangerous state it is in. With in-depth analyses of its causes, solutions and its role in the overall scheme of manipulations.

Philosophy

Phenomenology. By Edmund Husserl for the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1927). Condensed presentation of his transcendental phenomenology.

Pure Phenomenology: Its Method and Its Field of Investigation. Inaugural lecture by Edmund Husserl at Freiburg im Breisgau, 1917.

Introduction to The Basic Problems of Phenomenology (Bloomington, IN:Indiana University Press, 1975). By Martin Heidegger. "... dealing not with phenomenology but with what phenomenology itself deals with. ... The point is not to gain some knowledge about philosophy but to be able to philosophise."

Phenomenology. Encyclopedia article by David Woodruff Smith. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2003 Edition)

What is Phenomenology? Introductory article by Lester Embree. Covers basic themes and historical development.

Phenomenology of Religion. Article by A. Scott Moreau for the Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (revised edition; forthcoming 2000). Covers its reach and limits.

A Plea For The Introduction Of Edmund Husserl's Phenomenological Methods Into Parapsychology
By Gerda Walther. Short presentation at an international conference on parapsychology. The meat is in the last paragraph.

 

 

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