Allan Bennett

The Meditations of Allan Bennett

Writings of Allan Bennett, Frater Iehi Aour, Bhikkhu Ananda Metteyya, Ananda Maitriya.

Charles Henry Allan Bennett (1872 — 1923) was a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. He was a friend, mentor and associate of author and occultist Aleister Crowley.

— From “Charles Henry Allan Bennett” on Wikipedia

The Faith of the Future, (Sep. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 1. also

In the Shadow of Shwé Dagon, (Sep. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 1. also

Nibbāṇa, (Sep. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 1. also

L’Envoi, (Sep. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 1. also

The Thāthanābaing, (Dec. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 2. also

Transmigration, (Dec. 1903), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 2. also

The Law of Righteousness, (Mar. 1904), Buddhism, Vol 1 No 3. also

Right Understanding (1913), Buddhist Review, No 5.

An Epoch-Making Discovery, Buddhism, Vol 2 No 1

Buddhism and the Western World, Buddhist Review

Buddhism as a Religion, Buddhist Review

The Doctrine of the Aryas, Buddhist Review

Editorial, Buddhism, Vol 1 No 2

Followers of Buddha, Buddhist Review

Hidden Tibet and Herbert Spencer, Buddhism, Vol 1 No 3

The Message of Buddhism to the West

The Miraculous Element in Buddhism, Buddhist Review

The New Civilization, Buddhism, Vol 1 No 4

On Devotion to Buddhism, Buddhist Review

Outline of Buddhism of Religion of Burma, The Theosophist

Peace and Energism, Buddhism, Vol 2 No 1

Radium, Buddhism, Vol 1 No 3

Realisation, Buddhist Review

The Refuge-Formula and Conduct-Pledge of the Lay-Disciple, Buddhist Review

Right Aspiration, Buddhism, Vol 2 No 1

The Teaching of the Buddha

Transmigration, Buddhism Vol 1 No 2

Crowley, Aleister. Confessions of Aleister Crowley, Chapters 27,28,29,30,31,32,33.


“None of my writings, by the way, deal with the First Method; this is because I could never make headway with it; none at all. F[rater] Iehi Aour [Allan Bennett], on the other hand, was a wizard at it; he thought that some people could use that way, and others not.”
via Chapter XXXVII: Death—Fear—“Magical Memory” in Magick Without Tears

  • Crow, J. L. (2008). The Bhikkhu and the Magus, Exploring Bennett’s Influence on Crowley in CESNUR, “Twenty Years and More: Research into Minority Religions, New Religious Movements and ‘the New Spirituality’‘ April 16-20, 2008, London, England. PDF
  • Crow, J. L. (2008). Allan Bennett & the Emergence of Buddhism in the West in Insight: The Journal of the Theosophical Society of England, 49.3 (Autumn 2008), 30-33.
  • Crow, J. L. (2008). The Unity of All Life: Ananda Metteyya’s View of Nature in The Middle Way: The Journal of the Buddhist Society [of England]. Serialized in 83.3 (November 2008), 131-137, & 83.4 (February 2009), 195-202. PDF
  • Photographs of Allan Bennett in the George Eastman archive: Thumbnails, Index