In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Today this agnosticism informs many of the New Age and other religious movements which appeared in the sixties as well as some movements from the last century, such as theosophy.
- Instead, she says that she devoted her study to astral projection and theosophy, hoping to find an answer.
- His belief in the spiritual power of art was related to his adherence to certain doctrines of theosophy, a cult that promoted deeper spiritual reality through intuition, meditation, and other transcendental states.
- She had a long spiritual journey, flirting at points with theosophy as well as the Roman Catholic Church.
- This is especially important now that so many people are under the spell of all manner of religious and surrogate dogmas ranging from Blavatsky's theosophy to Hubbard's scientology.
- From mesmerism and animal magnetism to theosophy and beyond, Gamwell chronicles with great seriousness attempts by modern artists to explore immanentist spiritualities.
- Madame Blavatsky, one of the founders and best-known practitioners of theosophy, was particularly influential.
- This is dangerous stuff, according to Blavatsky, but theosophy can help.
- He reprimands Dominique for laughing at theosophy, something Mrs. Marsh believes in, and tells her she should have worn her emerald bracelet.
- The theosophy of Madame Blavatsky, which he discovered at the beginning of 1905 and rarely referred to in his letters, merely lent form and jargon to certain aspects of the delusion.
- In 1889 her views shifted to theosophy, of which she became the leader, and in 1894 she moved to India, where she devoted the rest of her life to Indian nationalism.
- Jung of course was famously sceptical of theosophy.
- She speaks admiringly of Madame Blavatsky, theosophy's founder, as well as England's leading theosophists Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater.
- Once settled, he sought out people with whom he could share some of his cultural traditions - those free-thinkers who had taken up vegetarianism and theosophy.
- In the early 1890s, she became a leading exponent of the religious movement of theosophy (emphasizing an individual spiritual awareness of God), and went to live in India.
- This in turn led to the aesthetics of expressionism, and also to the emergence of gnostic theosophy, which similarly sought to controvert nihilism rather than allow the human will to be vanquished.
- In time, like many leading artists of the day, she became interested in theosophy as a way of knowing God.
- In 1880 he came into contact with theosophy and after renouncing his European name, he moved to their Society headquarters, near Madras, where he studied Buddhism.
- Walter did not allow Blavatsky's death to lessen his involvement with theosophy.
- He wanted to set up a secret community which would be based on a mixture of unusual beliefs involving both the worship of his own son, Jack, and the tenets of the then-fashionable credo of theosophy.
- The period when he fancied that he was a medium didn't last more than two or three years, and he wasn't the only Prime Minister interested in spiritual matters or in theosophy or spiritualism.
- At the same time his interest in Indian thought and theosophy led him to the Dublin Hermetic Society.
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