Religion: Theosophists

Holding with Shakespeare, Christian Scientists and prestidigitators that "nothing is but thinking makes it so," Mrs. Annie Besant, 'grand old lady of India" and moving spirit of the Order of the Star in the East (also called the Theosophical Society), wound up the celebration of that Order's 50th anniversary (TIME, Jan. 4) by exhorting a public gathering at Adyar (near Madras) to turn their thought toward the far Himalayan heights and beseech the world's Saviour (for her and her followers the Brahmin, Shri Krishna, of 500 B.C.) to hasten his reincarnation and the...

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