Masters of the Ancient Wisdom

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The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.wikipedia
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Theosophy

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The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.
As presented by Blavatsky, Theosophy teaches that there is an ancient and secretive brotherhood of spiritual adepts known as the Masters, who—although found across the world—are centered in Tibet.

Koot Hoomi

KuthumiKoot HumiIndian mystic
At first she talked about them privately, but she stated that after a few years two of these adepts, Kuthumi (K.H.) and Morya (M.), agreed to maintain a correspondence with two British Theosophists – Alfred P. Sinnett and A. O. Hume.
Koot Hoomi (also spelled Kuthumi, and frequently referred to simply as K.H.) is said to be one of the Mahatmas that inspired the founding of the Theosophical Society in 1875.

Morya (Theosophy)

MoryaMaster MoryaAscended Master El Morya
At first she talked about them privately, but she stated that after a few years two of these adepts, Kuthumi (K.H.) and Morya (M.), agreed to maintain a correspondence with two British Theosophists – Alfred P. Sinnett and A. O. Hume.
Morya is one of the "Masters of the Ancient Wisdom" within modern Theosophical beliefs.

Ascended master

Ascended MastersSpiritual HierarchyWorld Teacher
Ascended Master is based on the theosophical concept of the Mahatma or Masters of the Ancient Wisdom.

Ascended Master Teachings

Joshua David Stoneviolet flameAscended Master Activities
However, Theosophists maintain the concept of Ascended Masters are a corruption of the original Theosophical concept of the Masters of the Ancient Wisdom.

Helena Blavatsky

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The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.
She also claimed that during this period she encountered a group of spiritual adepts, the "Masters of the Ancient Wisdom", who sent her to Shigatse, Tibet, where they trained her to develop a deeper understanding of the synthesis of religion, philosophy and science.

Initiation (Theosophy)

InitiationinitiationsAscension
The fifth initiation, called the resurrection, comprises the first rung of beings designated in Theosophy as Masters of the Ancient Wisdom and in the Ascended Master Teachings as Ascended masters.

Benjamin Creme

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Creme said that he was first contacted telepathically by his Master in January 1959, when Creme was asked to make tape recordings of his messages.

Enlightenment (spiritual)

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The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.

Henry Steel Olcott

Buddhist Theosophical SocietyHenry OlcottColonel Henry Steel Olcott
The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.

Alfred Percy Sinnett

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The Masters of the Ancient Wisdom are reputed to be enlightened beings originally identified by the Theosophists Helena Blavatsky, Henry S. Olcott, Alfred Percy Sinnett, and others.

Mahātmā

MahatmaMahatmasMasters
Sometimes they are referred to by Theosophists as Elder Brothers of the Human Race, Adepts, Mahatmas, or simply as The Masters.

British Library

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The original letters are currently kept in the British Library in London and have been published as the Mahatma Letters.

London

London, EnglandLondon, United KingdomLondon, UK
The original letters are currently kept in the British Library in London and have been published as the Mahatma Letters.

The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett

Mahatma LettersThe Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnettauthor's correspondence
The original letters are currently kept in the British Library in London and have been published as the Mahatma Letters.

K. Paul Johnson

JohnsonJohnson, K. PaulPaul Johnson
K. Paul Johnson suggests in his book The Masters Revealed: Madam Blavatsky and Myth of the Great White Brotherhood that the Masters that Madam Blavatsky claimed she had personally met are idealizations of certain people she had met during her lifetime.

Agni Yoga

Living Ethics
The followers of Agni Yoga believe that the teaching was given to the Roerich family and their associates by Master Morya, the guru of the Roerichs and of Helena Blavatsky, one of the founders of the modern Theosophical movement and of the Theosophical Society.

Master Jesus

JesusSanandaAirborne Division of the Brotherhood of Light
The Master Jesus is one of the Masters of the Ancient Wisdom in Theosophy and is one of the Ascended Masters (also collectively called the Great White Brotherhood; with white being in reference to the light) in the Ascended Master Teachings, a group of religions based on Theosophy.

Christianity and Theosophy

Theosophy and ChristianityGod in Theosophy (Blavatskian)Roman Catholic Church
According to the Theosophical spiritual Teachers, neither their philosophy nor themselves believe in a God, "least of all in one whose pronoun necessitates a capital H."

Paul the Venetian

Paul the Venetian or the Venetian Chohan is one of the "Masters of the Ancient Wisdom" in the teachings of Theosophy and is regarded as one of the ascended masters in the Ascended Master Teachings (also collectively called the Great White Brotherhood).

New Age

New Age movementnew-ageNew Age spirituality
This is accompanied by a common belief in a wide variety of semi-divine non-human entities, such as angels and masters, with whom humans can communicate, particularly through the form of channeling.