1907: Spring – destruction of the village where he was born and departure
for Varna (Bulgaria).
1908: October – death of his father.
1915: First illumination – he hears the ‘music of the spheres’.
1917: Winter – meets the Bulgarian Master, Peter Deunov, for the first time.
1923-35: Sofia, university studies – gains a degree in psychology and attends courses in different faculties; college principal.
1937: July – arrives in France.
1938: January – gives first public lecture at the Sorbonne in Paris, on the subject of ‘the second birth’.
1944: 27 December – death of Peter Deunov at the age of 80.
1945: first fraternal group in Switzerland, country where he will stay frequently, particularly during February and March.
Christmas – publication of first book, Love, Wisdom, Truth, now called The Second Birth(Complete Works, vol. 1).
1947: purchase of the property, ‘Izgrev’, in Paris where he gives lectures and holds meetings.
1948: 16 January – the association Universal White Brotherhood is officially created.
21 January – arrested following false accusations.
1950: March – freedom (his name is cleared in 1960).
Mid-March – renews contact with the brotherhood at Izgrev.
1953: Opening of the first Congress at the Domain of the Bonfin, on the
Côte d’Azur in the south of France.
1959: February – leaves for India.
1960: February – returns from India.
1961 – 1985: frequent journeys overseas:
- stays in various countries, giving hundreds of lectures,
- has meetings with high-ranking religious and spiritual leaders,
- conducts thousands of private meetings.
1972: publication of the first volume of the Complete Works.
1986: final year spent at the Domain of the Bonfin (Var, France).
25 December – Passes over at the Domain of the Bonfin.
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