Brotherhood of Luxor

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The Brotherhood of Luxor was a group of adepts. Several of the Masters of the Wisdom are known to have been associated with it. The group was divided into at least three sections: Ellora, Zoroaster, and Solomon.

Not to be confused with the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor. Curuppumullage Jinarājadāsa called HBL a "quack organization" in Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, whereas the Brotherhood of Luxor is a subset of the Brotherhood of Adepts.[1]

Known members of the Brotherhood

Certain individuals have been identified as members of the Brotherhood, largely based on information in Letter No. 3 of Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, Second Series.

Serapis Bey ("Maha Sahib") was a member of the Ellora Section.

Tuitit Bey wrote under his signature that he was of the Observatory of Luxor.

Polydorus Isurenus belonged to the Section of Solomon.

Robert More belonged to the Section of Zoroaster.

Atrya was mentioned in Letter 81 in The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett as having given orders to H. P. Blavatsky. He was also mentioned in Letter 16 of Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series.

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky probably became familiar with this group during her extended visit to Egypt. She was indicated to be a member of the Ellora Section when she was referred to as an "Ellorian" in Letter No. 3.

Notes

  1. Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom Second Series, Letter No. 3 (Chicago: Theosophical Press, 1977), 16-18.