Theosophy News Worldwide 1st Quarter 2019



steven otto Dear friends of Theosophy,

the 21th Issue of "Thesosophy World News" includes again many references to articles and news about theosophical point of views. If You know websites I don't incorporate so far, then send me a hint.

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News from Theosophical Societies

The Indian Section of the TS Adyar published its Revised Annual Dues for 2017

TS Adyar New Zealand announced the release of the new Geoffrey Hodson book: An Introduction to The Initiate Life and publishes also some video recording of some of the presentations at a Convention in January 2019

TS Adyar Australia invites to spend quality time with the international president as he tours australia

TOS published A Tribute to John C. Kern May 22,1925 –Jan. 20, 2019 Great man, great soul, great server PDF) and information bout the Adyar Theosophical Academy: Starting in June of this year, the Theosophical Society in Adyar will open the Adyar Theosophical Academy (ATA). The latest newsletter of TS Adyar you can read here

For all the new (free) magazines of TS's have a look at the Magazines-Section at the right sidebar.

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Articles from Theosophical Sites

Theosophy Watch

Blavatsky News

  • Theosophy Forward

    Montreal Theosophy Project

    Book of Dzyan Research

    Theos Talk

    Universal Theosophy

    I forget a site? Then drope me a line, Thanks. And don't forget to have a look at the current free theosophical magazines on the right sidebar.
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    Press Review: Theosophy outside the Movement


    The Garden Island published an article about Kauai-born Theosophist Augustus Francis Knudsen who met Olcott, Blavatsky and Besant personally.

    One of's opinions is More Indians Need To Know About Jiddu Krishnamurti. Another article about Krishnamurti and Krishnamurti Foundation of America you can read at

    Katherine Tingley is mentioned in an article named History Happenings: March 18, 2019 at

    Point Loma’s largest Italian Renaissance mansion has a Lomaland-Connection, as the San Diego Reader reported

    Bowdoin draws a portrait of Professor Fritz Koelln, a Theosophy.- and Antroposphy-inspired known teacher.

    H.P. Blavatsky was nominated for The Bronx’s Hall Of Fame For Great Americans if we believe the AV-Club

    In Gandhi and his India The Daily Pioneer mentioned also Theosophy.


    The Art Newspaper reports Agnes Pelton was a visionary but little-known Theosophy-inspirated painter, you can see at Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, 9 March–8 September, as also Antiques and the arts reported.

    The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's current program features works — Alexander Scriabin's “Poem of Ecstasy," or fourth symphony, and Gustav Holst's “The Planets” — that have their philosophical underpinnings in the spiritual worlds of theosophy and astrology, means Buffalo News

    The Nation asked Where Does Art Belong? and within also Theosopy plays a role. About Klimt and the current Klimt exhibition in New York (we reported in our last issue) also Swarthmore College The Phoenix Online, San Diego Jewish World, The New Republic, The Brooklyn Rail, Artlyst, Highbrowmagazine and Foxlife reported. And the The Vassar College Newspaper means that Klint exhibit discredits patriarchal view of abstractionism

    Brooklyn Rails connects the famous painter Mucha to Theosophy and Occultism.

    In Elmwood School’s production of The Light Burns Blue also H.P. Blavatsky plays an major role, as Ottawa Citizen reported

    And an article about the poet T.S. Eliot mentioned H.P. Blavatsky too.


    One of the favorite books of Einstein was Isis Unveiled from HPB, as says. talks about artificial servitor spirit in regard to “Tulpamancy” and therfore also Balavtsky and Theosophy were mentioned, like also in an article about Irish-American Witchcraft: Fairies, Gender Identity, and Sexuality.

    An article at Den of Geek about Kindred Spirits mentioned Blavatsky and Theosophy.

    The Indian city Chennai is called the seat of Theosophy in an article at The Hindu.

    Quarz India anwsers the question where India’s freedom fighters lived in London and thereby mentioned Theosophy in regard to Gandhi.

    Other articles that mentioned Blavatsky or Theosophy by the way are Greenery, genocide AND next generation, Doctor Strange and the Racial History of a Marvel Icon, A YEAR IN MUSIC: 1891, music hall’s boom-de-ay heyday, ‘Trust Your Angels’: Lessons I Learned From a Very Old Artist, On the border, Pagan Community Notes: Reported “Wiccan” accused of human trafficking, COMISS Network, and more!, Get Spooky: Lindsay Bowyer weaves art and the occult

    False Allegations

    Once more The New American spreads the stupid lie, that Theosophy inspired the (Top-)Nazis in Germany. Theosophy was forbidden during Nazi-Time in Germany! Hitler was no Pagan or Occultist, he was and is (never excommunicated) a "brave" catholic and his hate f.e. against jews is in "tradition" with f.e. Luther and the whole Curch, but for sure not to find in Theosophy.

    Cause of the New Age exhibition in Bat Yam The Jerusalem Post mentioned Balavtsky

    The article Training Wheels: The Chakras in The Reader is also about Blavatsky and more, Leadbeater

    And in The Real United Nations Alice Bailey and therefore Theosophy is a topic for Canada Free Press.

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    Theosophical Videos

    ITC published all lectures of this years International Theosophy Conference here and have a look at the Greetings to the European School of Theosophy (EUST) 2018. See alos clips from Theosophical Congress 1955 Liverpool. See also the Theosophical Playlist from Patrick Sittler.
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