Key to Theosophy, The
Written in a question and answer format, The Key is an excellent introduction for the inquirer. Subjects cover questions about the human inner constitution, the mysteries of re-birth, free will, karma and destiny, after death, and more. These questions on Theosophical philosophy are answered simply and directly. There is also an extensive glossary of philosophical term drawn from Sanskrit, Hebrew, Greek and classical literature.
THEOSOPHY AND THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY:
The Meaning of the Name. The Policy of the Theosophical Society. The Wisdom-Religion Esoteric in all Ages. Theosophy is not Buddhism
EXOTERIC AND ESOTERIC THEOSOPHY:
What the Modern Theosophical Society is not.
Theosophists and Members of the “T.S.”. The Difference between Theosophy and Occultism. The Difference between Theosophy and Spiritualism. Why is Theosophy accepted?
THE WORKING SYSTEM OF THE T.S.:
The Objects of the Society. The Common Origin of Man.
Our other Objects. On the Sacredness of the Pledge
THE RELATIONS OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY TO THEOSOPHY:
On Self-Improvement.The Abstract and the Concrete
THE FUNDAMENTAL TEACHINGS OF THEOSOPHY:
On God and Prayer. Is it Necesarry to Pray? Prayer Kills Self-Reliance. On the Source of the Human Soul. The Buddhist Teachings on the above
THEOSOPHICAL TEACHINGS AS TO NATURE AND MAN:
The Unity of All in All. Evolution and Illusion. On the Septenary Constitution of our Planet. The Septenary Nature of Man. The Distinction between Soul and Spirit.
The Greek Teachings
ON THE VARIOUS POST-MORTEM STATES:
The Physical and the Spiritual Man. Our Eternal Reward and Punishment; and on Nirvana. On the Various “Principles” in Man
ON RE-INCARNATION OR RE-BIRTH:
What is Memory according to Theosophical Teaching?Why do we not Remember our Post Lives? On Individuality and Personality. On the Reward and Punishment of the Ego
ON THE KAMA-LOKA AND DEVACHAN:
On the Fate of the Lower “Principles”. Why Theosophists do not believe in the Return of Pure “Spirits”. A few Words about the Skandhas. On Post-Mortem and Post-natal Consciousness. What is really meant by Annihilation. Definite Words for Definite Things
ON THE NATURE OF OUR THINKING PRINCIPLE:
The Mystery on the Ego. The Complex Nature of Manas.
The Doctrine is Taught in St. John’s Gospel
ON THE MYSTERIES OF RE-INCARNATION:
Periodical Re-births. What is Karma? Who are Those who Know? The Difference between Faith and Knowledge; or, Blind and Reasoned Faith. Has God the Right to Forgive?
WHAT IS PRACTICAL THEOSOPHY?:
Duty. The Relations of the T.S. to Political Reforms. On Self-Sacrifice. On Charity. Theosophy for the Masses.How Members can Help the Society. What a Theosophist ought not to do
ON THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY:
Theosophy and Asceticism. Theosophy and Marriage.
Theosophy and Education. Why, then, is there so much Prejudice against the T.S.? Is the Theosophical Society a Money-making Concern? The Working Staff of the T.S.
THE “THEOSOPHICAL MAHATMAS”:
Are They “Spirits of Light” or “Goblins Damn’d”? The Abuse of Sacred Names and Terms
The Future of the Theosophical Society
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