Monthly Archives: November 2010

New article on Mirra Alfassa from New Moon Rising

In January I will write about the new biography of Sri Aurobindo by Peter Heehs, but in the meantime wanted to share a link to this excellent article by Christine Rhone that just appeared online about Mirra Alfassa, which is … Continue reading

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Hurrichund Chintamon

  One of the many mysterious elements in the origins of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor is the role of Hurrichund Chintamon as an advisor to its founders Burgoyne and Davidson.    In Photography: an Illustrated History, Martin W. Sander writes … Continue reading

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Sir Richard Francis Burton

The newest book to shed light on historical adepts is a biography of an Algerian Sufi Sheikh, Abdelkader, whose final years were spent in Damascus where he became the close friend of Richard Francis Burton and his wife Isabel.  John … Continue reading

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