Since 1986

First International Conference on Theosophical History

18 - 20 July 1986

First International Conference on Theosophical History
18 – 20 July 1986

18 July

  • Welcome by Dr Hugh Gray, General Secretary, Theosophical Society in England, followed by reading in absentia of; T. Subba Row and the ‘Secret Doctrine’ – N.C. Ramanujachary (National Lecturer, Indian T.S.)
  • Did H.P.B. know Tibetan Buddhism Personally? – Ian Brown (Manjushri London Centre)

19 July

  • The Secret Doctrine Centenary – statement of plans.
  • Miss Jean Overton Fuller speaks about her new biographies of Saint-Germain, and of Madame Blavatsky
  • Theosophical History Centre Presidential Address, The Search for Leadbeater Miss Lilian Storey
  • The Veiled Years of H.P.B. Light from Sufism or Gurdjieff? Paul Johnson (Virginia U.S.A.)
  • The Political Uses of Theosophy – Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, author of the “Occult Roots of Nazism”
  • Theodor Reuss’s Connections with the T.S. – Ellic Howe
  • The Golden Dawn and the Esoteric Section 1888 New Evidence of their Relationship – Robert A. Gilbert

20 July

  • Priorities in Theosophical History – Leslie Price
  • H. N. Stokes’Early Contact with the T.S. – Professor James Santucci (California State University)
  • The Theosophical University Library – John Van Mater (Librarian)