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Aleister Crowley Distorted the Practice of Yoga, Creating a Potential Pitfall for Students

May 13, 2015

Aleister Crowley first met Allan Bennett (1872-1923) in January 1899, in connection with Crowley’s initiation into the grade of Theoricus 2=9 in the Outer Order of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Bennett subsequently achieved fame as the Burmese Theravadin Buddhist monk, Bhikku Ananda Metteyya, who led the first Buddhist mission to the West in 1908. At that time, Bennett was a […]