Seriah is joined by AP Strange and Christopher Ernst for a deep dive on the subject of Theosophy. Topics include a weird trip to a graveyard, Madame Blavatsky, the books “The Secret Doctrine” and “Isis Unveiled”, Gary Lachman, Henry Steel Olcott, the I AM movement, Guy Ballard, conspiracy theories, eugenics, the Nazi regime, colonialism, racist concepts in anthropology, Mahatmas, “root races”, Western interpretation of Hinduism, Rudolph Steiner, Lemurians, Atlantians, cognitive dissonance, Indian independence movement, spiritual adepts, Tibet, the Theosophical Society of 1875, the Spiritualist movement, a Coptic magician, ascended masters, UFO contactees, seances, Sufiism, Meher Baba movement, saints and gurus, George Gurdjieff, MIB and space brothers, ascetics, cross-over Muslims and Hindus, Zoroastrianism, Eastern and Western esotericism, vast time period cycles, Buddhism, yogic and tantric practices, Kabbalah , Vedantic tradition, the Indian caste system, the Yuga cycles, the age of Aquarius, the significance of the number 7, Infinite Intelligence, reincarnation through different forms, evolution vs infolution, Aleister Crowley, the concept of avatars, the new age movement, C.W. Leadbeater, Krishna Murti, Maitreya, Buddhi vistas, secret chiefs, ecological systems, Gaea theory, the great white brotherhood, Twin Peaks, David Lynch, transcendental meditation, Mark Frost, opposing mystic lodges, “Vril: The Coming Race”, “The Morning of the Magicians”, “Iron Sky”, scientific materialism and atrocities, George Adamski and Desmond Leslie, William Dudley Pelley, Edgar Cayce, the 1977 book “Healer” by F. Paul Wilson, the death of Blavatsky, Annie Besant and Alice Bailey, the Lucius Trust, William Quan Judge, today’s Theosophical Society, Thomas Edison, misconceptions about Theosophy, maya and illusion, Trickster characters, racism, self-mythologizing, anti-colonialism, mystical flapdoodle, Lachman’s “The Key To Theosophy” book, Arthur Machen, Austin Osmond Spare, the Seth material, and much more! This is a fascinating conversation loaded with information and connections!
- Recap by Vincent Treewell of The Weird Part Podcast
Outro Music is A Hidden City from Songs of the Drow