Essays in Psychical Research

Essays in Psychical Research

96.37 Blavatsky's ] " Report on Phenomena Connected with Theosophy , " PSPR , 3 ( December 1885 ) , 201-400 , contains ... PSPR , 7 ( February 1892 ) , 298-355 : 8 ( July 1892 ) , 333-404 , ( December 1892 ) , 436-535 : 9 ( June 1893 ) ...

Author: William James

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674267087

Category: Philosophy

Page: 684

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The more than 50 articles, essays, and reviews collected here for the first time were published by James over a span of some 25 years. The record of a sustained interest in phenomena of a highly controversial nature, they make it amply clear that James's work in psychical research was not an eccentric hobby but a serious and sympathetic concern.
Categories: Philosophy

The Collected Works of W B Yeats Volume IX Early Art

The Collected Works of W B  Yeats Volume IX  Early Art

57, (June 1896), 83–84. 28. Clovis Hugues on Ireland: United Ireland (30 January 1892), 5. 29. Sight and Song: The Bookman 2, no. 10 (July 1892), 116–17. 30. Some New Irish Books: United Ireland (23 July 1892), 5. 31.

Author: William Butler Yeats

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451603040

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

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The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume IX: Early Articles and Reviews is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper. This first complete edition includes virtually all of the Nobel laureate's published work, in authoritative texts with extensive explanatory notes. Coedited by John P. Frayne and Madeleine Marchaterre, Early Articles and Reviews assembles the earliest examples of Yeats's critical prose, from 1886 to the end of the century -- articles and reviews that were not collected into book form by the poet himself. Gathered together now, they show the earliest development of Yeats's ideas on poetry, the role of literature, Irish literature, the formation of an Irish national theater, and the occult, as well as Yeats's interaction with his contemporary writers. As seen here, Yeats's vigorous activity as magazine critic and propagandist for the Irish literary cause belies the popular picture created by his poetry of the "Celtic Twilight" period, that of an idealistic dreamer in flight from the harsh realities of the practical world. This new volume adds four years' worth of Yeats's writings not included in a previous (1970) edition of his early articles and reviews. It also greatly expands the background notes and textual notes, bringing this compilation up to date with the busy world of Yeats scholarship over the last three decades. Early Articles and Reviews is an essential sourcebook illuminating Yeat's reading, his influences, and his literary opinions about other poets and writers.
Categories: Fiction

Global Tantra

Global Tantra

These periodicals were more inclined toward Spiritualism and New Thought, although they were generally not opposed to Theosophy. A notable example is Light of the East, which was published from September 1892 until April 1902 and bore ...

Author: Julian Strube

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780197627112

Category: Religion

Page: 360

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Global Tantra explores the global exchanges that shaped a subject often associated with sexuality, social liberation, and bodily wellbeing but that also offers insights into political and religious developments in colonial India, involving race, education, and national identity. The study elides boundaries in disciplinary, historical, and regional contexts, tackles issues such as revivalism and reformism, and provides an integrative approach that suggestsideas to advance the debate about (post)colonialism and cultural appropriation.
Categories: Religion

The Theosophical Movement 1875 1950

The Theosophical Movement  1875 1950

Classification of ' Principles ' , " Theosophist ( April , 1887 ) , VIII , 448. ... Re - Classification of Principles , " Theosophist ( August , 1887 ) , VIII , 654. ... Theosophist ( September , 1892 ) , XIII , Supp . , xci . 7.

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Publisher: Los Angeles : Cunningham Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105038441312

Category: Theosophy

Page: 351

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A continuation of The theosophical movement, 1875-1925, a history and a survey, with a "consolidation of the treatment of earlier events.".
Categories: Theosophy

Rescued from the Nation

Rescued from the Nation

1892 1893 September 1891. ... Dharmapala sails to Adyar for annual Theosophical convention. December 1891. The Bodh Gaya mahant dies. June 14, 1892. Dharmapala travels to Darjeeling, where he meets with Tibetan lamas. October 1892.

Author: Steven Kemper

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226199078

Category: Religion

Page: 503

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Dharmapala is a galvanizing figure in Sri Lanka's recent history, widely regarded as the nationalist hero who saved the Sinhala people from cultural collapse and whose 'protestant' reformation of Buddhism drove monks toward increased political involvement and ethnic confrontation. Yet he spent the vast majority of his life abroad, dealing with other concerns. Steven Kemper re-evaluates this important figure in the light of an unprecedented number of his writings that paint a picture not of a nationalist zealot but of a spiritual seeker earnest in his pursuit of salvation.
Categories: Religion

Quaker Women

Quaker Women

HCD, 3, 20, 25, 29 November 1892, 3, January 1894, MIL 70; H. Clark to W. Clark ... 1892, 2, 10 January 1894, MIL 56. HCD, 7, 11, 12 February, 7, 20 March, 10 April, 25 August, 8 September, 8 November, 8, 9, 21 December 1894, MIL 70.

Author: Sandra Stanley Holton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135141172

Category: History

Page: 304

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One nineteenth-century commentator noted the ‘public’ character of Quaker women as signalling a new era in female history. This study examines such claims through the story of middle-class women Friends from among the kinship circle created by the marriage in 1839 of Elizabeth Priestman and the future radical Quaker statesman, John Bright. The lives discussed here cover a period from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries, and include several women Friends active in radical politics and the women’s movement, in the service of which they were able to mobilise extensive national and international networks. They also created and preserved a substantial archive of private papers, comprising letters and diaries full of humour and darkness, the spiritual and the mundane, family confidences and public debate, the daily round and affairs of state. The discovery of such a collection makes it possible to examine the relationship between the personal and public lives of these women Friends, explored through a number of topics including the nature of Quaker domestic and church cultures; the significance of kinship and church membership for the building of extensive Quaker networks; the relationship between Quaker religious values and women’s participation in civil society and radical politics and the women’s rights movement. There are also fresh perspectives on the political career of John Bright, provided by his fond but frank women kin. This new study is a must read for all those interested in the history of women, religion and politics.
Categories: History

Theosophy

Theosophy

It seems then that the marriage took place in Philadelphia on April 3 , 1875 , at a time when General Blavatsky was still alive , and that no divorce had ... Old Diary Leaves ) by Olcott , in Theosophist , November and December 1892 .

Author: René Guénon

Publisher: Sophia Perennis

ISBN: 0900588802

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 335

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Since the late nineteenth century, the Theosophical Society has been a central force in the movement now known as the New Age. Just as the Communist Party was considered 'old hat' by peace activists in the '60s, so the Theosophical Society was looked upon by many in the 'spiritual revolution' of those years as cranky, uninteresting, and passé. But the Society, like the Party, was always there, and-despite its relatively few members-always better organized than anybody else. Since then, the Society's influence has certainly not waned. It plays an important role in today's global interfaith movement, and, since the flowering of the New Age in the '70s, has established increasingly intimate ties with the global elites. And its various spinoffs, such as Elizabeth Clare Prophet's Summit Lighthouse, and Benjamin Crème's continuing attempt to lead a 'World Teacher Maitreya' onto the global stage-just as the Society tried to do in the last century with Krishnamurti-continue to send waves through the sea of 'alternative' spiritualities. Guénon shows how our popular ideas of karma and reincarnation actually owe more to Theosophy than to Hinduism or Buddhism, provides a clear picture of the charlatanry that was sometimes a part of the Society's modus operandi, and gives the early history of the Society's bid for political power, particularly its role as an agent of British imperialism in India. It is fitting that this work should finally appear in English just at this moment, when the influence of pseudo-esoteric spiritualities on global politics is probably greater than ever before in Western history.
Categories: Literary Collections

Purified by Fire

Purified by Fire

J. P. M'Caskey, “Be Thou Clean!,” MC 1.1 (January 1886) 2; “Resurrection,” Urn 1.7 (August 1892) 2; Gallia, “Cremation As It Is, Not Burial As It Was,” MC 1.2 (February 1886) 18; MC 1.4 (April 1886) 55. 36. Harold Bloom, The American ...

Author: Stephen Prothero

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520236882

Category: History

Page: 280

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Publisher Fact Sheet A history of cremation in America.
Categories: History

Theosophy across Boundaries

Theosophy across Boundaries

Olcott, Old Diary Leaves IV (November 5, 1892), 501. 63. Journal of the Maha-Bodhi Society 1, no. 6 (October 1892): 7. 64. Maha-Bodhi and the United Buddhist World 10, nos. 8/9 (December 1901–January 1902): 76. ... 12 (April 1893): 4.

Author: Hans Martin Krämer

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9781438480435

Category: Religion

Page: 486

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Offers a new approach to Theosophy that takes into account its global dimensions and its interaction with highly diverse cultural contexts. Theosophy across Boundaries brings a global history approach to the study of esotericism, highlighting the important role of Theosophy in the general histories of religion, science, philosophy, art, and politics. The first half of the book consists of seven perspectives on the activities of the Theosophical Society in very different regional contexts, ranging from India, Vietnam, China, and Japan to Victorian Britain and Israel, shedding new light on the entanglement of “Western” and “Oriental” ideas around 1900. The second half explores specific cultural influences that Theosophy exerted in the spheres of literature, art, and politics, using case studies from Sri Lanka, Burma, India, Japan, Ireland, Germany, and Russia. The examples clearly show that Theosophy was part of a truly global movement, thus providing an outstanding example of the complex entanglements of the global religious history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Hans Martin Krämer is Professor of Japanese Studies at Heidelberg University, Germany, and the author of Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan. Julian Strube is a Research Fellow in Religious Studies at the University of Münster, Germany.
Categories: Religion