Theosophy and Hinduism's Reaction to the West

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Why do some people think that Theosophy is closely linked to Hinduism?

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1. One of Theosophy's main founders was:

2. What does the concept of Brotherhood refer to in Theosophy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of Theosophy. Subjects that will be included in the test are who founded Theosophy and where it was created.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Where Theosophy was founded
  • Who was a main founder
  • The type of unity that Theosophy seeks
  • Humans with supernatural powers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Theosophy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who founded it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mystical unity and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Theosophy, review the accompanying lesson titled Theosophy and Hinduism's Reaction to the West. The lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Contributions of Henry Steel Olcott
  • Brahman and Samara
  • Influence of Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi
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