The Secret Teachings of All Ages: An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic, and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy : Being an Interpretation of the Secret Teachings Concealed Within the Rituals, Allegories, and Mysteries of the Ages

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 1928 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 751 pages
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A classic since 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of ancient mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the ages is available for the first time in a compact "reader's edition."

Like no other book of the twentieth century, Manly P. Hall's legendary The Secret Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the ancient occult and esoteric traditions of the world. Students of hidden wisdom, ancient symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus above all other works.

While many thousands of copies have sold since its initial publication in 1928, The Secret Teachings of All Ages has previously been available only in oversized, expensive editions. For the first time, Hall's celebrated classic is now published in an affordable trade paperback volume. Literally hundreds of entries shine a rare light on some of the most fascinating and closely held aspects of myth, religion, and philosophy from throughout the centuries.

More than one hundred line drawings and a sixteen-page color insert reproduce some of the finest illustrations of the original book, while reset and reformatted text makes this edition of The Secret Teachings of All Ages newly accessible to readers everywhere.

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Nice overview of esoteric philosophies. - Goodreads
An excellent compendium of Freemasonry. - Goodreads
I dip into this reference book quite often. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Maxine Smy - Goodreads

This Book proves an interesting read it is an interpretation of secret messages the author sees as being hidden within rituals, allegories and ancient mysteries through out the ages. Manly P Hall ... Read full review

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This book started it all for me, read in approx. 1989 or 90. Read full review

About the author (1928)

Manley P. Hall (1901-1990), widely regarded as a sage and teacher steeped in the wisdom of antiquity, was one of the leading esoteric scholars of the twentieth century. The author of the landmark work The Secret Teachings of All Ages, Hall was named a 33 Mason in 1973. It is the highest rank Freemasonry can bestow.

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