Theosophical Society

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Theosoph′ical Soci`ety


n.
a society founded in New York in 1875 by Madame Blavatsky and others, advocating a worldwide eclectic religion based largely on Brahmanic and Buddhistic teachings.
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Queen's claim that these men were Buddhist activists is based on Olcott's agitation of the British in Ceylon by offering a resistance to the colonial Christianizing of the indigenous population, and the formation of the Buddhist Theosophical Society with Madame Blavatsky.