Monthly Archives: November 2011

Understanding the adepts, not serving the Masters

One reason the title of this blog refers to adepts is that it has always seemed to me a healthier way of thinking about spiritual exemplars than the related term Masters.  Another is that this terminology has been preferred in the … Continue reading

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Prince Emil de Sayn-Wittgenstein

A correspondent of Emma Hardinge Britten during the writing of Ghost Land, Wittgenstein has emerged as a person of interest in the search for Chevalier Louis de B–.  This portrait is from an online royalty guide. A Spiritualist convert in … Continue reading

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Carolina Connections, Esoteric Historians

  The State of Things is heard on North Carolina Public Radio on weekdays, and one of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard lately featured Sally Rhine Feather. The Brotherhood of Light lessons focus on validation of ESP via psychical research, … Continue reading

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The Central Spiritual Sun

In the rarely-seen Volume II of Ghost Land, Emma Hardinge Britten predicts a future religion that sounds like a neopagan revival of Hermeticism: In this Spiritual Sun and its spheres, like the spheres of earth and other planets, are conserved all … Continue reading

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