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MASTERS, MAGIC & THE RE-EMERGENCE OF THE MYSTERIES By Tim Wyatt

Two years from now… A little over two years from now a number of important events will take place. In the autumn of 2025 the Theosophical Society will celebrate its 150th anniversary. Formed in the autumn of 1875 in New York the society has been pivotal in introducing key ideas into Western thought such as…

ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE – NATURALIST, SPIRITUALIST AND THEOSOPHIST. By Colyn Boyce

One of England’s greatest scientists, Alfred Russel Wallace was born on the 8th of January – 200 years ago, in Llanbadoc, Monmouthshire, Wales. He was a man of many talents – naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist, illustrator and social commentator. He is famous for simultaneously having formulated with Charles Darwin, a theory about the origin…

The Vigil for the Goetheanum Burning of 1922 by Debbie Elliott

I have not stayed up all night for New Years Eve for many years, but the New Years of 2022 I did. I spent it at Rudolf Steiner House in London where the members were meeting for a vigil to commemorate the first Goetheanum, a building designed by Rudolf Steiner and built by anthroposophy members…

Compensatory and Evolutionary Karma by Antti Savinainen

Introduction Nowadays the notion of karma is part of Western popular culture. It typically means that at least some unpleasant things are consequences of one’s actions, either in this life or another. The word karma is derived from Sanskrit meaning action and, by extension, its effects or consequences. In both Eastern philosophy and Theosophy, karmic…

THE WINTER SOLSTICE: OUT OF DARKNESS COMES THE LIGHT. by Colyn Boyce

The winter solstice, or ‘hibernal’ solstice is celebrated in the northern hemisphere in 2022 on 21 December. This is a time when the North Pole reaches its maximum ‘tilt’ away from the Sun and as a result those living in the Northern Hemisphere experience the shortest day and conversely the longest night of the year.…

The Old God Saturn and his festival of Misrule. by Debbie Elliott

Saturn, the old sun God was worshipped by many civilisations under various names. In Roman times they celebrated him in December, usually on the 17th day of the month, with a festival of merry making, gifts and banquets. The celebrations could run for days with offerings and sacrifices in his honour. Saturn was considered to…

Consciousness Revealed. Part 6: Going Deeper. By Terry Edwards

Getting the Point It starts with the point, the centre, the origin. The process from there is to create and experience consciousness within an apparently infinite state of beingness. Taken together, the sphere with a centre represents one, the unit or monad. The presence of one or zero bestows an entity with the property of…

The Writer as Magician. by Danny Metcalfe

The writer is first and foremost many things: artist, psychologist, philosopher, sociologist, inventor, comedian…etc. but most of all they are magicians. That is to say, they are manipulating reality with their words upon the page. They are spells creating new worlds in the inner landscape of being. Their creative powers are the will of their souls. This is…

JAKOB BÖHME – MYSTIC, PHILOSOPHER, THEOSOPHIST. By Colyn Boyce

17th November is celebrated as the anniversary of the founding of the Theosophical Society – an organisation whose watchword is altruism and which is now represented in more than 60 countries around the globe. This is also the date on which one of the earliest – and most significant – ‘theosophists’ : Jakob Böhme, passed…

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