Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, Madame Blavatsky’s First Work [H P Blavatsky, Michael Gomes] on *FREE* shipping on. Isis Unveiled has ratings and 36 reviews. The said: Blavatsky dear occultist, was a genius and the fact that she wrote so brilliantly in Engl. Isis Unveiled is a master key to the mysteries of ancient and modern science and theology. With the help of this book you will be able to make sense of how so.
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With these considerations in mind something may be grasped of the epochal importance of Madame Blavatsky’s first great work, and of the leading statements of Occultism embodied in it. Why should I be praised for it? Relying on written sources and help from friends, she formulated a unique and powerful expression of occult ideas.
It might be worth it. Email required Address never made public. Oct 09, Kalysee rated it it was amazing. Most perfect of all were the manuscripts which were written for her while she was sleeping. We had stopped at about 2 a.
Trivia About Isis Unveiled. Especially we will review the speculations and policy of noted authorities in connection with those modern psychological phenomena Spiritualism which began at Rochester and have now overspread the world.
While the handwriting bore one peculiar character throughout, so that one familiar with her writing would always be able to detect any given page as H. As to his third spirit, the divine, what is it but an infinitesimal ray, one of the countless radiations proceeding directly from the Highest Cause–the Spiritual Light of the World? Despite, also, their own assertions they are wholly misunderstood by themselves.
The Key to Theosophy. Books by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. So based and so strengthened, modern phenomena would be in a position to command the attention and enforce the respect of those who carry with bblavatsky public opinion.
What was originally a teaching depending on knowledge and inspiration degenerated in time into mere dogmas and speculations; what was originally a Teacher of primeval truths became in time an object of veneration and worship as a god or a divine incarnation. We find it difficult to read Blavatsky without being utterly amazed at her erudition and the way she continually expands our knowledge and understanding. The work was originally entitled The Veil of Isisa title which remains on the heading unvdiled each page, but madaje to be renamed once Blavatsky discovered that this title had already been used for an Rosicrucian work by W.
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Russian: We would that all who have a voice in the education unveilled the masses should first know and then teach that the safest guides to human happiness and enlightenment are those writings which have descended to us from the remotest antiquity; and that nobler spiritual aspirations and a higher average morality prevail in the countries where the people have taken their precepts as the rule of their lives. We would have all to realize that magical, i. I said I wanted some tangible proof that he had actually been there, and that I had not been seeing a mere illusion or maya conjured up by H.
I don’t buy into some, many, of her ‘facts’. At last I’ve finished this weighty in more ways than one ,adame – not an easy read for one whose knowledge of world religions and mythology does not match that of the author, yet there were moments of what seemed like enlightenment.
Just heard that this was Albert Einstein’s favorite book. Blavatsky variously called the sages, the adepts, the Great Souls of all time.
Kindle Editionpages. Jul 06, Karen rated it really liked it Shelves: Plato was an Initiate, and therefore could not go into forbidden details; but he who is acquainted with the archaic doctrine finds the seven in Plato’s various combinations of Soul and Spirit.
He would by preference write about the class of subjects that were to his taste; and instead of H.
The Extraordinary Story behind Isis Unveiled – T H E O S O P H Y
I read only part of uvneiled greek version of the book, which is divided in 4 tomes I think? This edition that Boris de Zirkoff edited is superior to others, for the extra notes, introduction, bibliography and large index.
It would be fairly safe to say that there is no other work in the English language to compare with it. To punish their presumption and unvekled them, he imprisoned them in bodies, and so shut in their senses. Largely concerns unexplained phenomena in 19th century as well as the materialism and absurdity of dogmatic religion and dogmatic science.
Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II
Aug 31, Shaktima Brien rated it it was amazing. Jul 03, John added it. North Atlantic Books,pp. The believer in theology or science is furthermore shown by masses of indisputable testimony that certain facts exist and always have existed, which are in themselves absolutely destructive alike of the claims of orthodox religion and materialistic science; that these facts have been persistently overlooked, ignored or denied, both by the votaries of “revealed religion” and of modern “exact science;” yet that these disregarded facts have at all times been uniformly testified to by the noblest minds of the race no less than by the common belief of mankind.
The volumes are dedicated to “The Theosophical Society which was founded to study the subjects on which they treat. The calculations of the ancients applied equally to the spiritual progress of humanity as to the physical.
It follows the Renaissance notion of prisca theologiain that all these religions purportedly descend from a common source; the ancient “Wisdom-Religion”. Nov 25, Sweetlove Greene rated it really liked it.
The final chapters describe many of the author’s occult experiences in foreign lands – some so extraordinary that I couldn’t help wondering if mesmerism was responsible. This proposition sets forth that Mediumship is the opposite of Adeptship. The inquirer unvriled facts and philosophies has but to read “Isis,” to annotate its teachings, to compare them with all her subsequent multifarious writings to see and know for himself beyond all doubts and beyond all peradventure, that the teachings of “Isis” are her unchanging teachings; that not in jot or in tittle is there a contradiction or a disagreement in all she ever wrote; that in “Isis” are the foundational and fundamental statements of Occultism, and all her later writings but extensions, ramifications, the orderly development and unfolding of what is both explicit and implicit in “Isis Unveiled.