Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor
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A short-lived secret organization devoted to practical occult work, active in England, France and the United States in the mid-1880s but possessing an influence far greater than its size and duration might suggest. It came to public notice in late 1884 in the form of a notice appended to Robert H. Fryar's republication of The Divine Pymander, that advised searchers after the truth and Theosophists disillusioned with “Hindoo Mahatmas'” willingness to dispense wisdom, to contact “Theon” in care of Fryar. The public propaganda continued in the pages of a journal published by the order, The …

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Deveney, John Patrick, “Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 18 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_160>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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