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Blavatsky

Elena Petrovna , called Madame Blavatsky. 1831--91, Russian theosophist; author of Isis Unveiled (1877)
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What mattered most, according to Levenda, regardless of the issue of Blavatsky's scholarship, was that her work itself was influential in its day.
For example, the Society for Psychical Research lambasted the group in the early years of its leadership under Blavatsky, whom they saw as a fraud, more masculine than feminine, and concerned more with performance and a following than with either reason or religion.
(39)On Madame Blavatsky, see Janet Oppenheim, The Other World Spiritualism and Psychical Research in England, 1850-1914 (Cambridge, 1985), esp.
Written by Moira Buffini, writer of Olivier award-winning Handbagged, Blavatsky's Tower introduces us to what could happen if we never left our front door.
It is highly probable that he carne to formalize these concepts in La lampara maravillosa through acquaintance with and perhaps adherence to the teachings of Theosophy--that late nineteenth century ecclectic assemblage of esoteric wisdom promulgated most notably in Helena Petrovna Blavatsky's The Secret Doctrine (1888), whose tomes began to appear in Spanish translation in 1895.
While Dimolianis sees this as a pretext to make connections with other contemporaneous players with a stake in ritual murder theory, such as Crowley and Blavatsky, this reader, at least, would like to know what happened to the unfortunate bookseller rather than have to read a description of Diosy's subsequent lunacies or those of his celebrity cohorts.
Macuga's title refers to a luminous slumber that William Blake believed "man must go through to awaken to eternal life and the divine vision of unity." Paradoxically, such a divine vision of unity was hard to come by amid the installation's many disparate elements, ranging from a vaguely satanic-looking floor diagram made in collaboration with Simon Moretti and Mai-Thu Perret to botanical models culled from the collections of the Manchester Museum to a hand-carved effigy of a levitating Madame Blavatsky, renowned cofounder of the Theosophical Society--all spiraling around a body of research into Renaissance cosmologies, mysticism and its conflicted relationship with modernism, and, of course, somnambulism.
Olcott and Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, the founders of the Theosophical Society.
Tampoco debemos olvidar el estudio dedicado a Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, creadora de la Sociedad Teosofica y considerada como maestra del Ocultismo fue celebrada por los grandes maestros del modernismo hispanoamericano desde Ruben Dario sa Leopoldo Lugones.
There is nothing quite like esoteric windiness for creating a penumbra of profundity, to which bored society ladies are drawn like flies to dung: and this no doubt explains how he became the Madame Blavatsky of psychotherapy.
The magical mindset enables prophets--and their followers--to believe lies and fictions as truths: "Whether it is Madame Blavatsky's myth of Tibet, Paul Twitchell's fantasy of "Eck," Joseph Smith's gold plates, or any of dozens of other falsehoods exposed over the years, lying on a grand scale has been one of the most consistent behaviors of prophets.