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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The Theosophical Society was created in 1875 as part of a wave of religious exploration emerging in the United States in the late nineteenth century.
In 1915, perhaps linked to the tragedies of WWI, the Theosophical Society offered a meeting on the theme Life after Death, admission is free.
Probably some of the most famous occult chemists emanate from the theosophical society, such as Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater.
The theosophical society and its surroundings in and around Beasant Nagar were like a forest in the morning, and even walking across was a challenge, said a tax consultant.
In this focus on self-realization, Wilde's spiritual striving aligns closely with British occultism, a spiritual movement with which Wilde, his wife Constance, and his brother Willie were involved through an organization called the Theosophical Society.
In London, Praed launched her literary career with An Australian Heroine (1880) and began to move in literary and spiritualist circles, becoming acquainted with Alfred Percy Sinnett of the London Theosophical Lodge and the Russian-born Helen Blavatsky, cofounder in 1875 of the Theosophical Society.
When Elsie's mother Polly went to a meeting of the Theosophical Society in Bradford she told the speaker of the photographs.
Buddhism seemed more attractive to her, and she joined the Theosophical Society.
At Theosophical Society, sit under the 450-year-old banyan tree under which Annie Besant discoursed.
Esoteric Magic was invented in the 19th century, and the book goes through related traditions: the Theosophical Society, the general Victorian occult revival, Aleister Crowley and the OTO, neopaganism, Satanism, and the New Age movement.
uk/ yourevents to submit yours What: The Newcastle Theosophical Society is offering a two year structured thematic introduction to some of the key questions asked by philosophers down the ages.
The Theosophical Society took a universalistic view of religion and was greatly influenced by Hinduism, Buddhism, the Kabala tradition, as well as Christianity.