Isis Unveiled

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Quest Books, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 1506 pages
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HPB's first major work, originally published in 1877. The most astounding compendium of occult facts and theories in Theosophical literature. It proclaims the existence of mystery schools under the guardianship of men who are servants for truth. It outlines a movement by the Guardians of the Ancient Wisdom to preserve and protect the ageless truths, until in later times they would again become known for the spiritual benefit of all.
  

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By[ Mike j Hughes]จจ Isis Unveiled-As an occultist I have found this major piece of work very enlightening to both heart and soul.All books that are related to esoteric knowledge are only for those who are ready for this information ,which at this stage of evolution is not many at all.Those who are serious students of this esoteric knowledge have already taken at least the first initiation.There are only a very small group of us initiates who are now working in the world ,and they are all involved with some kind of service either on the physical ,astral,or mental planes during the hours of sleep.
Those of us who are students of theosophy ,and who have the desire and inspiration to serve humanity are counted as the more advanced members of the human kingdom ,and have taken the first initiation and have therefore taken the first step into the super-human kingdom and are ready to work with the spiritual hierarchy of this planet.The Masters of Wisdom are always on the lookout for those advanced human beings who can be of some use to further the divine goals and plans of the Hierarchy on earth.Isis Unveiled combines all religion,science,and Philosophy into one working whole ,and as well brings all into the divine light of Wisdom itself.This will be the foundation for the coming World Religion,or should I say Spirituality.I made an oath over 28 years ago that I will take the`;; Ageless Wisdom`` my lifelong study,as for myself it has the ring of truth.``There is no higher religion than Truth``
 

Contents

PREFACE
ix
Review of the ancient philosophical systems
xv
A Syriac manuscript on Simon Magus
xxiii
THE INFALLIBILITY OF MODERN SCIENCE
xlv
The progress of mankind marked by cycles 5
5
Mutilations of the Jewish sacred books in translation 13
13
Magic always regarded as a divine science 25
25
Mans yearning for immortality 37
37
The London materialists
85
Emanation of the objective universe from the subjective
92
CHAPTER IV
99
The twins unconscious cerebration and unconscious ventriloquism
105
Theory of Crookes
112
Soul blindness
121
Tyndall narrowly escapes a great discovery
127
Nature of the primordial substance
133

Lost arts 50
50
The human will the masterforce of forces 37
60
Mediumistic phenomena to what attributable 67
67
CHAPTER III
73
Experiments of the fakirs
139
Evolution in Hindu allegory
153
CHAPTER VI
163
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Blavatsky was a world traveler who eventually settled in India where, with Olcott, established the headquarters of the Society in Madras (now Chennai). Her first major book Isis Unveiled (1877) presented elements mainly from the Western wisdom tradition based on her extensive travels in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Her second major work The Secret Doctrine (1888), contains a commentary on The Book of Dzyan, and is based upon what she called the Ancient Wisdom or Wisdom Religion, which is described as the underlying basis of all the religions of humanity. These writings, along with her Key to Theosophy and The Voice of the Silence are key texts. According to her own story as told to a later biographer, she spent the years 1848 to 1858 traveling the world. She visited Egypt, France, Canada (Quebec), England, South America, Germany, Mexico, India, Greece and especially Tibet, where she studied for some years with the ascetics, to whom she referred as Brothers. Blavatsky was initiated for theosophical work while in Tibet.

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