The Blavatskian View of the Theosophical
Movement, From the 1890s to the Decade of 2020
Carlos Cardoso Aveline
H.P. Blavatsky at work in 1887. She worked incessantly, and she was not a
“political leader”. Instead of gathering personal followers, she spent the time writing.
1. A Lineage That Is Almost Immaterial
Helena Blavatsky died in 1891, some 16 years after founding the theosophical movement in 1875. Soon the movement got into a karmic fever of struggle for power and ended up divided in two larger “families” or groups of theosophical associations.
On one hand, we see the Annie Besant lineage, with some 90 percent of the total number of theosophists worldwide.
The above article is available as an independent item in the associated websites since 03 November 2021.
“The Prehistory of an Independent Lodge” is a translation from the Portuguese language text “Estudos Sobre a Pré-História da LIT”, which was published in the July 2021 edition of “O Teosofista”, pp. 07-13. It was previously published in the July 2021 edition of “The Aquarian Theosophist”, pages 4-11. Original title: “Studies in the Pre-History of the ILT”.
Helena Blavatsky (photo) wrote these words: “Deserve, then desire”.