The Dream of Ravan: A Mystery

Voorkant
Theosophical Publishing Society, 1895 - 248 pagina's
 

Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven

We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.

Geselecteerde pagina's

Overige edities - Alles bekijken

Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen

Populaire passages

Pagina 66 - The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold, the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon. He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. The arrow cannot make him flee, sling-stones are turned with him into stubble. Darts are counted as stubble : he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.
Pagina 66 - Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out. Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron. His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.
Pagina 97 - In him was life; and the life was the light of men. That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
Pagina 66 - The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold ; the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon. He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. The arrow cannot make him flee ; sling-stones are turned with him into stubble. Darts are counted as stubble ; he laugheth at the shaking of a spear
Pagina 213 - Ajnana or total unconsciousness, and utterly forgetting its real self, undergoes a change of gnostic tendency [polarity ?] ; and from not knowing at all, or absolute unconsciousness, emerges on the hither side of that Lethean boundary to a false or reversed knowledge of things (viparita...
Pagina 137 - I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of his prophets," are we not reminded of the "Lying
Pagina 66 - By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. 19 Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out.
Pagina 234 - ... deluding the eye with imaginary and ever-changing distances, typifies the temporary, delusive, and unreal nature of Space itself. Space has no real existence to Spirit. It is merely an order in which Spirit, when bound in the fetters of the intellect, shut up in the cell of the soul, and barred and bolted in securely within the prison of the body, is compelled to look out piecemeal on True Being, which is essentially one, in a broken, multitudinous, and successive way. Space is a mere How. It...
Pagina 212 - This prepares us for, and conducts us to, the complete and fully-developed view of man as a quaternity, in explaining which we must retread the same ground we have already gone over, but with more care and deliberation. THE FOUR STATES AND TABERNACLES OF MAN.
Pagina 28 - twas real, for they said I was not well ; But often as the Sun goes down my eyes fill up with tears, And then that vision comes, and I see my Floribel. The day was going softly down, the breeze had died away, The waters from the far west came slowly rolling on, The sky, the clouds, the ocean wave, one molten glory lay, All kindled into crimson by the deep red Sun. As silently I stood and gazed before the glory passed, There rose a sad remembrance of days long gone; My youth, ray childhood came again,...

Bibliografische gegevens