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Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett, The
 
Barker, A.T. (red.)
€20,00
Paperback
English
590p
Theosophical University Press
0-911500-21-9
0.7 kg
Paperback
No other book is quite like this private collection of letters. Preserved in the British Library, they were written between 1880 and 1884 to Alfred Percy Sinnett, editor of a leading Anglo-Indian newspaper, The Pioneer. His correspondents were two Mahatmas whom H.P. Blavatsky acknowledged as her teachers and the inspirers of her Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine.
First published in 1923, this primary source book is filled with philosophical and ethical instruction, revealing not only farreaching concepts of religious and scientific thought (since proven in large degree prophetic), but also practicality, warmth of heart, patience, and ripeness of humor.
Many popular but fictitious ideas of would-be esotericists are exploded by a sound and human approach to natural law; and serious thinkers not content with orthodoxy will find a satisfying explanation of foundation-truths underlying the great religions.
The light these letters throw on the early history of the modern theosophical movement enables the reader to gain a clearer understanding of H.P. Blavatsky and The Theosophical Society. The Mahatmas’ aim was not to found “a college for the special study of occultism” but to foster a real universal fraternity:
The term “Universal Brotherhood” is no idle phrase. Humanity in the mass has a paramount claim upon us,… It is the only secure foundation for universal morality. If it be a dream, it is at least a noble one for mankind: and it is the aspiration of the true adept. - 17
Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett, The
 
Barker, A.T. (red.)
€27,00
Not in stock
Hardcover
English
590p
Theosophical University Press
0-911500-20-0
0.857 kg
Hardcover
No other book is quite like this private collection of letters. Preserved in the British Library, they were written between 1880 and 1884 to Alfred Percy Sinnett, editor of a leading Anglo-Indian newspaper, The Pioneer. His correspondents were two Mahatmas whom H.P. Blavatsky acknowledged as her teachers and the inspirers of her Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine.
First published in 1923, this primary source book is filled with philosophical and ethical instruction, revealing not only farreaching concepts of religious and scientific thought (since proven in large degree prophetic), but also practicality, warmth of heart, patience, and ripeness of humor.
Many popular but fictitious ideas of would-be esotericists are exploded by a sound and human approach to natural law; and serious thinkers not content with orthodoxy will find a satisfying explanation of foundation-truths underlying the great religions.
The light these letters throw on the early history of the modern theosophical movement enables the reader to gain a clearer understanding of H.P. Blavatsky and The Theosophical Society. The Mahatmas’ aim was not to found “a college for the special study of occultism” but to foster a real universal fraternity:
The term “Universal Brotherhood” is no idle phrase. Humanity in the mass has a paramount claim upon us,… It is the only secure foundation for universal morality. If it be a dream, it is at least a noble one for mankind: and it is the aspiration of the true adept. - p.17
Mahatmas and Genuine Occultism, The
 
Purucker, G. de
€7,85
Paperback
English
73p
Point Loma Publications California
0-913004-07
0.102 kg
Paperback
“Every coin can have its counterfeit. Wherever a counterfeit is seen, it is paradoxically enough a testimony to actual values existing somewhere which are realities,” postulates the author. Where are those actual values? These are that the author points to in explaining that occultism is the science of hidden things – not unbelievable things, but root-things, both in our own human selves and in universal nature. But today the world is rife with the bogus, the fake, the sham. How can the discerning recognize what is the Real? Here you will work toward what is relevant and true

Contents
1. Who Are the Mahatmas?
2. How the Mahatmas Obtain Their Wisdom
3. Teachings of the Mahatmas
4. The Secret Doctrine of the Ages
5. What Is Occultism?
6. The Mystery-Schools and Initiation
7. The Sacred Seasons
Mahatmas und der echte Okkultismus, Die
 
Purucker, G. de
€7,50
Paperback
English
104p
Adyar Verlagsvereinigung Graz
 
0.08 kg
Paperback
 
Masks of Odin, The
Wisdom of the Ancient Norse
Titchenell, E.-B.
€23,95
Hardcover
English
294p
Theosophical University Press
0-911500-72-3
0.58 kg
Hardcover
“The Masks of Odin” opens up a time capsule which has been sealed for ages, revealing the knowledge of a remote antiquity when science, philosophy, and religion were one. Herein the Norse Edda is scrutinized and its tales of gods and heroes, elves and dwarfs are decoded, using Theosophical keys, to yield an overview of cosmic cycles of life on many levels of the World Tree. The myths contain ribald humor as well as grand inspiration. Elsa-Brita Titchenell’s commentary and her fresh translation of the Poetic or Elder Edda provide a key to understanding the timeless wisdom of the bards of antiquity.

Contents:
PART I
COMMENTARY
1. Myths – A Time Capsule
2. The Tree of Life – Yggdrasil
3. Gods and Giants
4. Cosmic Creation
5. Terrestrial Creation
6. Nature’s Kingdoms
7. Rig, Loki, and the Mind
8. Human Death and Rebirth
9. Initiation

PART II
NOTES, TRANSLATED LAYS, AND STORIES
10. Völuspá (The Sibyl’s Prophecy)
11. Gylfaginning (The Apotheosis of Gylfe)
12. Hávamál (The High One’s Words)
13. Vaftrudnismál (The Lay of Illusion)
14. Thor and Loki in Jotunheim (Gianthome)
15. Hymiskvädet (Hymer’s Lay)
16. Grimnismál (Grimner’s Lay)
17. Trymskvädet (The Theft of Thor’s Hammer)
18. Kvädet om Rig (The Lay of Rig)
19. Loki Steals the Brisinga-Gem
20. Grottasöngr (The Song of the Mill)
21. Völundskvädet (The Lay of Völund)
22. Lokasenna Loki’s Flyting)
23. Allvismál (The Lay of Allwise)
24. Grogaldern and Fjölsvinn’s Ordskifte (The Spells of Groa and Verywise’s Exchange)
25. Skirnismál (The Lay of Skirner)
26. Vägtamskvädet (The Lay of Waywont)
27. Odens Korpgalder (The Lay of Odin’s Corpse or The Lay of Odin’s Ravens)
28. A Summing Up

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
GLOSSARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
Meer der Theosophie, Das
 
Judge, W.Q.
€6,00
Paperback
English
210p
Theosophischer Arbeitskreis Unterlengenhardt
 
0.211 kg
Paperback
 
Mme. Blavatsky Defended
 
Harris, I.L.
€8,50
Paperback
English
174p
Point Loma Publications California
0-913004-01-4
0.245 kg
Paperback
This stirring defense of great woman, unjustly and cruelly attacked, includes refutation of falsehoods, slanders, and misrepresentations put out by the National Broadcasting Company, Truman Capote, Walter Winchell, the John Birch Society, Time Magazine, and others.

Contents:
1. NBC and “Manual For Revolutionaries”
2. Truman Capote’s “Conspiracy To Assassinate National Leaders”
3. The Birchers Bark
4. Time’s Worldwide Dissemination of Capote’s Fantasies
5. Walter Winchell and His Bogus, “Authority on Theosophy”
6. Time’s Smear of H.P. Blavatsky and Its Parody of Theosophy: Protests From Around the World
7. Louis Nizer–A Story Within a Story
8. The Legal Hurdles
9. New York Tribune Editorial, May 10, 1891, William Q. Judge on H.P.B. and the T.S., Dr. Francis Merchant’s “Great Images.”
10. H.P.B. As Remembered By Her Personal Pupils and Life-Long Students of Her Writings
11. What H.P.B. Really Taught–Extracts from the Preface and Introductory of Mme. Blavatsky’s “THE SECRET DOCTRINE”
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