Category: New Age in Russia


“The Mystery of Childbirth”: Esoteric Practices of the Late and Post-Soviet Home-Birth Movement

Author: Anna Ozhiganova “Babies-dolphins” swimming freely underwater, “babies-psychics” (Russian: sensitivy) possessing paranormal capacities; women giving birth underwater in bathtubs or portable pools at home, and in the sea; “cold strengthening” of pregnant...


The Unveiling of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Author: Marina Alexandrova The legacy of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831–1891), the Russian-American occultist, philosopher, and writer, whose Theosophical teachings influenced generations of spiritual seekers of every shade worldwide, has ignited intense debates...

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