Madame Blavatsky was born in Russia in 1831 and lived till 1891. She is the pioneer esotericist of our age.
Articles for Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
by Len Platt: We have long known that theosophy was of interest to Joyce, in part because of a well-known local connection—its practice by key figures of the Irish Literary Revival.
In the decades following Mr. Gurdjieff‘s death in 1949, a succession of partisans from other ‘teachings’ have claimed as their own either all or parts of the ancient teaching he brought.
by Gary Lachman: A glimpse into the foggy biography of the mother of modern spiritualism.
by NNDB: H. P. Blavatsky, also known as Madame Blavatsky or HPB, is best known as the co-founder of Theosophy and as the author of such esoteric classics as Isis Unveiled (1877), The Secret Doctrine(1888), Key to Theosophy (1889), as well as her highly praised work on Buddhism, The Voice of Silence (1889).
by H.P. Blavatsky: Paulthier, the French Indianist, may, or may not, be taxed with too much enthusiasm when saying that India appears before him as the grand and primitive focus of human thought, whose steady flame has ended by communicating itself to, and setting on fire the whole ancient world–yet, he is right in his […]
“Theosophy, on earth, is like the white ray of the spectrum, and every religion only one of the seven prismatic colours. Ignoring all the others, and cursing them as false, every special coloured ray claims not only priority, but to be that white ray itself, and anathematizes even its own tints from light to dark, […]
Likewise the Society’s objectives and principles, as enunciated from time to time, became more defined and inclusive of the work envisioned for the Society by those responsible for its beginnings. The true founders of the TS were HPB’s teachers, and it was in large measure from them that the subject matter in Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine was […]
“There is no Religion Higher than Truth “ This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the founder of the Theosophical Society, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, in London, May 8, 1891, and Theosophists throughout the world are commemorating the event that brought to a close her eventful and turbulent life.
by H.P. Blavatsky: Some time ago, a Theosophist, Mr. R, was travelling by rail with an American gentleman, who told him how surprised he had been by his visit to our London Headquarters. He said that he had asked Mdme. Blavatsky what were the best Theosophical works for him to read, and had declared his […]