Allan Bennett

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Allan Bennett AKA Charles Henry Allan Bennett AKA Bhikkhu Ananda Metteyya AKA "Bliss of loving kindness" AKA Swami Maitrananda AKA Voco AKA Iehi Aour AKA Let there be Light

England / Ceylon 1872 – 1923

Comments: Yoga; Rosicrucian; Ceremonial Magick; Qabalist; Theravada Buddhist ; rite of evocation of the Spirit Taphthartharath to visible appearance;


Teachers: Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers; yogi Shri Parananda; William Robert Woodman; William Wynn Westcott; Eliphas Levi; Papus;"Anna Sprengel" AKA Soror S.d.A; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie; Count Apponyi; Frederick Hockley; Dr. Bernard Dyer ; Antoine Fabre d'Olivet;


Students: Aleister Crowley

Friends: George Cecil Jones; James Allen ;Prof. T.W. Rhys Davids; Sarat Chandra Das, Alessandro Costa;

Organizations: Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn; Buddhasasana Samagama AKA the International Buddhist Society, 1902; Buddhist Society of Great Britain and Ireland;

Author: started Liber 777; published Buddhism: An Illustrated Review; "The Training of the Mind" in The Equinox; The Wisdom of the Aryas (1923) ; The Religion of Burma (1911); his " A Note on Genesis (1909)" clearly influenced by The Hebraic Tongue Restored, Cosmology of Moses section by Antoine Fabre d'Olivet, 1815; editor of Buddhism. An Illustrated Quarterly Review. Dec. 1903. Volume I, No. 2., and vol 2, No. 2, in 1905;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Henry_Allan_Bennett ; http://home.earthlink.net/~xristos/GoldenDawn/biobennett.htm ; http://www.golden-dawn.org/biobennett.html ;