Zoroaster

Zoroaster, or Zarathustra, is thought to be the founder of Zoroastrianism. The time in which he lived is uncertain; many give the date of 6000 BC while others state 1200 BC. … Read more

Zombies

A zombie is a dead person that is brought back to life through means of Vodoun or necromancy, destroying the mental processes of this person through the process. Most people consider zombies only to … Read more

W B Yeats

Yeats, W. B. (1865-1939) William Bulter Yeats, a noted Irish poet, playwright, and mystic, was born at Sandymount, near Dublin, Ireland. His father John Yeats was a talented portait painter. His … Read more

Veleda

Veleda (c. 70 AD) Veleda was a prophetess among the ancient Germanics of whom the historian Tacitus spoke, “She exercises a great authority, for women have been held here from ancient … Read more

St Teresa Avila

St Teresa of Avila, Saint Theresa prayer, church, biography and life St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) was a Carmelite nun and a Spanish mystic. She is also known as “St. Teresa … Read more

Teenage Jesus

    by Doug Yurchey Where was Jesus when he was a teenager? Was he doing what most young people do or was his path a little different? There are … Read more

Johannes Tauler

Tauler, Johannes (1300-1361) Johannes Tauler was one of the most eminent mystics of German who was greatly influenced by Meister Eckhart. He was born in Strasburg, joined the Dominican Order, studied … Read more

Emanuel Swedenborg

y James Dilworth Emanuel Swedenborg (originally known as Svedborg before he was made a nobleman) and called by the French author Honoré de Balzac “The Buddha of the North” was … Read more

Muhammed Subuh

This is the Indonesian mystic (see Mysticism) whose spiritual mission was to form the movement of the Subud. In 1925, on his twenty-fourth birthday he had an initiatory experience that involved a … Read more

Rudolf Steiner

Steiner is the founder of Anthroposophy. Consider a philosopher and educator in his own right; his teachings embody philosophy, the social sciences, the natural sciences, agricultural, the arts, education, psychology, and … Read more

Lewis Spence

(James) Lewis (Thomas Chalmbers) Spence was a Scottish scholar of the occult, and attached special interest on the Atlantis theme, born in Forfarshire, Scotland, on November 25, 1874, and educated … Read more

Helene Smith

Helen Smith is the pseudonym of Catherine Elise Muller, a late 19th century medium from Geneva, Switzerland, who stirred considerable controversy concerning her alleged visits to Mars. She was born … Read more

Francis Bacon

by Michael Taylor Sir Francis Bacon 1561-1626 The Secret Bard “Truth can never be reached by just listening to the voice of an authority.” — Francis Bacon “But when I searched, … Read more

Michael Servetus

Servetus, Michael (1511-1553) Servetus, or Miguel Serveto, was a Christian theologian. He was born in Spain, studied at Saragossa, Toulouse, and Paris. He turned from medicine, which he practiced intermittently during … Read more

Master Serepis

Master Serepis, mentioned in Theosophy and other occult philosophy, is one of the Masters of the Great White Lodge, the secret brotherhood that supervises the spiritual evolution of the earth. He is … Read more

Saoshyant

Saoshyant is in Zoroastrianism the World Savior. During the period which was the dark years of the religion the belief in a savior emerged. Gathic passages suggest Zoroaster was filled with a sense of … Read more

Alexander Sanders

Sanders, Alexander (1929-1988) Sanders rose to fame during the 1960s. He was flamboyant in character, and proclaimed himself “King of Witches” in his native England as he founded the Alexandrian tradition … Read more

Saint Germain

by James Dilworth The man known as the Count of Saint-Germain or le Comte de Saint-Germain as he is more commonly known (also known as “der Wundermann”, meaning the wonder man … Read more

Rasputin

Definition Grigori Efimovich Rasputin has been called a Russian mystic among other things, he was also call a “Holy Devil” by Iliodor (Sergei Trufanov) the monk-priest of Tsarytsin. Much which is … Read more

Pythagoras

Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher of sixth century BC who founded a school and a philosophical system, Pythagoreanism, named after him. Born on the Greek island of Samos, off of … Read more

Pliny the elder

Pliny the Elder (c. 23-79 AD) Pliny the Elder (Galius Plinius Secundias) is the Roman historian who studied the eruption of Vesuvius first hand and who was the first to write … Read more

Peter of Apono

Peter of Apono Peter of Apono, born in 1250, at Apono, near Padua, was a philosopher, mathematician, astrologer, and a physician who practiced in Paris with great success and accumulated … Read more

Pelagius

Pelagius (c. a. 354-418) Pelagius, although little is known of him only he is thought to have come from Britain and personally played an important role in shaping the early character … Read more

Paulicians

Paulicians, or the Paulician Movement, was a movement of preachers springing up in the in the mid-7th century in Armeniakon, a boarder providence of the Byzantine Empire in eastern Asia … Read more

p d Ouspensky

Ouspensky, P. D. (1878-1947) Pyorr Demianovitch Ouspensky was a follower and disciple of G. I. Gurdjieff and an interpreter of the Gurdjieefian system. Born in Russia, his father was a military officer and … Read more