(1) In time, like many leading artists of the day, she became interested in theosophy as a way of knowing God.(2) This is especially important now that so many people are under the spell of all manner of religious and surrogate dogmas ranging from Blavatsky's theosophy to Hubbard's scientology.(3) Madame Blavatsky, one of the founders and best-known practitioners of theosophy , was particularly influential.(4) Instead, she says that she devoted her study to astral projection and theosophy , hoping to find an answer.(5) This in turn led to the aesthetics of expressionism, and also to the emergence of gnostic theosophy , which similarly sought to controvert nihilism rather than allow the human will to be vanquished.(6) The theosophy of Madame Blavatsky, which he discovered at the beginning of 1905 and rarely referred to in his letters, merely lent form and jargon to certain aspects of the delusion.(7) Jung of course was famously sceptical of theosophy .(8) The period when he fancied that he was a medium didn't last more than two or three years, and he wasn't the only Prime Minister interested in spiritual matters or in theosophy or spiritualism.(9) Once settled, he sought out people with whom he could share some of his cultural traditions - those free-thinkers who had taken up vegetarianism and theosophy .(10) At the same time his interest in Indian thought and theosophy led him to the Dublin Hermetic Society.(11) He wanted to set up a secret community which would be based on a mixture of unusual beliefs involving both the worship of his own son, Jack, and the tenets of the then-fashionable credo of theosophy .(12) In 1889 her views shifted to theosophy , of which she became the leader, and in 1894 she moved to India, where she devoted the rest of her life to Indian nationalism.(13) He reprimands Dominique for laughing at theosophy , something Mrs. Marsh believes in, and tells her she should have worn her emerald bracelet.(14) His belief in the spiritual power of art was related to his adherence to certain doctrines of theosophy , a cult that promoted deeper spiritual reality through intuition, meditation, and other transcendental states.(15) She speaks admiringly of Madame Blavatsky, theosophy 's founder, as well as England's leading theosophists Annie Besant and Charles Leadbeater.(16) This is dangerous stuff, according to Blavatsky, but theosophy can help.