Alice BaileyAlice Bailey
), writer and lecturer on neo-theosophy
, was born in England
as Alice LaTrobe Bateman. After spells as an evangelical Christian
and a member of the Esoteric Section of the Theosophical Society
, Alice Bailey founded the Arcane School in 1923
. Her books popularized notions such as the coming New Age
and the Network of Light, whose triangles she initiated in 1937
. They include the prayer known as “The Great Invocation” which is still used by esoteric groups to this day.
Alice Bailey died in 1949. Her work is continued by the Lucis Trust.