20th Century Mysticism in America with Ronnie Pontiac



Ronnie Pontiac was the personal research assistance for Manly P. Hall at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles. He is author of American Metaphysical Religion: Esoteric and Mystical Traditions of the New World.

Here he highlights some of the most significant and fascinating characters in 20th century American mysticism.

00:00 Introduction
01:52 Manly Palmer Hall
23:11 Mediumship
32:13 Krishnamurti
34:07 Fascist mystics
38:36 Guy Ballard
41:37 Nazi Germany
45:21 Saint Germaine
52:59 When Prophecy Fails
54:11 Conclusion

Edited subtitles for this video are available in Russian, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.

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(Recorded on August 23, 2023)

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  1. S R

    Fascinating interview. Thanks.

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  2. Steve Kenny

    So confusing. I didn’t even know who we were talking about until 21 mins in. Something’s wrong here. It seems to be a conversation about someone who is dead, but we aren’t really allowed to know who or why. Like we are small children at the casket of some (once we get old enough) long lost relative that the grownups are busy talking about.

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  3. Mystical Wonderland

    That was very very interesting. I’d definitely listen to more!!

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  4. CALCANEUS3535

    Mind expanding just to consider its plausibility. Wether or not the esoteric is “real” (and I’m lean though it might actually have some truth to it) the fact that some early important and influential historical figures of the US took it very seriously. The very fact that they did is quite interesting.

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  5. Elle Pepper

    If you study Anthroposophy, the analysis of these American spiritual gurus would be that they are suffering from Luciferic delusions and pride. That is the problem with Theosophy — it is purely Luciferic. To quote Rudolf Steiner, "Theosophy is nothing more than warmed up Paganism." Krishna Murti walked away from Theosophy with good reason — it is a path of dissolution — look no further than its acolytes mentioned here. Not to mention that Charles Leadbetter was a heinous child molester.

    Anthroposophy is the solution — not Luciferic delusions and prideful egos flamed up by Theosophy/New Age paganism.

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  6. OTIStheREALcarlos

    Another excellent interview! Looking forward to more with the same guest for sure.

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  7. Rosie Didominick

    I could listen to Ronnie for hours… thank you… looking forward to future conversations.🥰

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  8. 🎹Dendritic Fractals🎹

    Thanks Gentleman. Wonderful.

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  9. glenemma1

    ''In every sinner there is a saint, in every saint a sinner.

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  10. Casey Claar

    What a delightful man and personality. Yes, I was riveted beginning to end! I love hearing these stories of Spirituality's past. Thank you, both. 🤍

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  11. JahUniverse

    Wonderful to see an episode partly on MPH, still buy and read his books, deserves a full episode.

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  12. Michael Martinussen

    Love it! Thank you 🙂

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  13. Truth Be Told

    Thank you so much for having Ronnie Pontiac again as your guest! As expected, the info he shared was most interesting (and some quite familiar to me).
    Mr Pontiac's prior interview led me to acquire a copy of his publication, American Metaphysical Religion, which I look forward to reading soon. How fortunate he is to have been so close to the brilliant Manly P Hall.
    I can't wait for Mr Pontiac's next interview.
    Thanks again, Dr Mishlove! 🙏🏾

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  14. David Sillars

    Manley Hall's amazing connections to art and the literary world, and observations from someone who actually knew him! Great stuff. I look forward to the next installment.

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  15. Mary Gwen Dungan

    Great guest. What a wealth of information's.

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  16. Air Magic

    GREETINGS AND GRATITUDE TO YOU BOTH❤❤❤❤❤

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  17. Michael Martinussen

    Since the periode of Manley Hall society has really deteriorated both mentally and spiritually 🙂 A HUGE TURNINGPOINT!!!

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  18. J & B

    Another great interview! I have to wonder why a man who was dodging an arrest, makes up a cover story about an electronic presence in the mountains and it is considered meta physics….because he got a lot of people to believe him?

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  19. Sara Victoria

    Fantastic! Thank you. Love Ronnie

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  20. Nathan Navarrete

    Great guest, please have him on again to talk about Orphic Hymns

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