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Theosophical Society

Theosophical Society Madame Blavatsky - Helen Petrova Blavatsky Born 8/12 1831 Ukraine Died 5/8/1891 Age 59 By her late teens Helena was studying Esoteric Knowledge Plythogora, Plato, Buddha, Hindu She travelled extensively though the Russian Empire by 1849 she was traveling through Europe, the Americas and India. She often worked as a Medium through her travels to support herself. She brought the eastern philosophy to the west, helping to bridge the gap, she helped start the idea of bringing all types of spirituality together to understand each other. Col.Henry Steel Olcott - B. 8/2/1832 D 2/17/1907 Civil War Officer, he helped investigate Lincoln’s assassination, he was a lawyer in New York when he met Helena Blavatsky. Known for Revival of Buddhism In 1874 Henry became aware of the seances of the Eddy Brothers of Chittenden, Vermont. Henry wrote an article for the New York Sun,  about Eddy Farms. His article was popular enough that other papers, such as the New York Daily Gra


  Cultus – to Cultivate - to give gifts or sacrifices to the Gods   Dictionary – A Cult is a religion or religious sect generally considered to be extremist or false, with its followers often living in an unconventional manner under the guidance of an authoritarian, charismatic leader. Father Divine  - God – Peace Mission Movement Father Divine was an evangelist – his messages came from the New Thought Movement (Law of Attraction) taught by George Baker. He taught he was God and referred to himself as such.  He was an early Civil Rights influencer. He preached for equal rights for women and men. Giving women jobs that men would have in the 20’s – 40’s. He encouraged racial integration in all of his businesses and during sermons.  He bought hotels and created boarding houses  to encourage racial integration within his ministry, helping his congregation get jobs, having banquets to feed his congregation good food so they could eat with dignity.  What were Father Divines require

Opals - October Birthstone

Opal – October Birthstone – Magical stone Form & Structure  Amorphous (no crystal structure as in natural glass) mineraloid found in massive formation or as cavity fillings in fractures or pockets within bedrock  Chemical structure silicone dioxide, with water present 5-10% The molecules containing the silicon and oxygen atoms are enclosed in tiny spheres, which capture and refract the light.  Color  White, blue, pink, red, black, orange-red, yellow, with different levels of rainbow opalescence.  Rarity Consult a Specialist. Make sure you are buying a certified opal. They are easily created. Moh’s  5.5-6 Geography  Australia, Mexico, USA  Chakras – all Healing Effects – match pieces of opal to the chakra to which they correspond by color, for example – blue for the throat tp open communication.  Tradition, History and Lore  The word Opal is adapted from the Latin term Opalus which came from the Sanskrit word Upala – which means ‘precious stone’ Writing bef