Biographies of the exponents of Theosophy
He was born in the U.S. in 1849; he was a disciple and collaborator of W. Q.
On the 25th June 1909 he founded the United Lodge of Theosophists. He drew
the principles of theosophic work in this age from the two Masters of Theosophy
– Founders of the 19th century movement – and made them the basis
for the practice of U.L.T., in order to spread its philosophy. He published
the journal ‘Theosophy’ in Los Angeles. Amongst his main works we
can remember ‘The Friend Philosopher’ and ‘The Eternal Truths’.
Crosbie died on the 25th June 1919.
William Quan Judge
He was born in Ireland on the 13th April 1851.
He was one of the Promoters of the Theosophic Society and the main responsible
for the spreading of Theosophy in the U. S.
He was the president of the American branch of the T.S., constituted in 1886;
he was also the founder of the independent journal ‘The Path’.
Amongst his works we remember: ‘The Letters that helped me’, ‘The
Ocean of Theosophy’ and ‘Commentaries on Bhagavad-Gita’/
His name and his memory are mainly linked to the integrity he had in divulging
the Original Teachings of the modern Theosophical Movement, privileging a clear
and simple language. H.P. Blavatsky called him ‘my only friend’.
Judge died on the 21st March 1896.
Athos A. Altomonte