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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'I explored Buddhism, I went to Tibet, I joined the Theosophical Society. But in the end, I was brought back to my roots.
Currently, there is very little idea about the way in which the ideas of the Theosophical Society (1875) founded by Helena Blavatsky (1831-1891), reached Latvian society.
When the Theosophical Society opened its Swedish lodge in 1889, Klint immediately joined.
A few days after the Parliament concluded, Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933), a prominent Ceylonese Buddhist invited to the Parliament to represent "Southern Buddhism," lectured about the topic in Chicago's Athenaeum Building under the auspices of the Chicago Theosophical Society. (3) Dharmapala, widely regarded as a charismatic speaker, drew a large audience and spoke at length about the fundamental principles of Buddhism.
In 1875, Russian nobility Madame Helena Blavatsky went to America and founded the Theosophical Society in New York.
I also had the opportunity to see him act in a play at the Theosophical Society Theatre in the late 50s.
Bright and quick-witted, Archibong earned a Presidential Scholarship to the University of Southern California, where he ditched business courses to pore over books at the nearby Theosophical Society library.
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.
As you may recall, Krishnamurti was raised by the Theosophical Society in India, to be their prophesied Maitreya, or world teacher.
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.
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