THE present edition is a faithful reprinting of Isis Unveiled as originally published in by HPB on the writing of Isis Unveiled: “Theories about Reincarnation and. 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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Isis Unveiled by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Evansa contemporaneous journalist and magician, described the book as a “hodge-podge of absurdities, pseudo-science, mythology and folk-lore, arranged in helter-skelter fashion, with an utter disregard of logical sequence. I thoroughly enjoyed the attitude Lady Blavatsky uses to make her points across. Would we replace modern spiritualism with the ancient magic? Two quartos, xlv,iv, pages plus adverts, bound in the publisher’s original matching blue cloth covere It is very difficult to describe to anyone who has not read this book what a vast amount and diversity of knowledge is contained in it.
Magic is as old as man. Quotes from Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theologypublished inis a book of esoteric philosophy and Helena Petrovna Blavatsky ‘s first major work and a key text in her Theosophical movement.
A book of reference.
And even this with the help of my Guru and Teacher who helps me in everything. View all 11 comments. Their Shamans, they think, occasionally enjoy the divine powers originally possessed by all human beings.
Olcott founded unveied Theosophical Society and published Isis Unveileda plagiarized occult work denouncing the spiritualism she had formerly advocated.
Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Blavatsky’s knowledge of religious minutia is immense and her assertions will challenge the way you l Isis Unveilec is a master key to the mysteries of ancient and modern science and theology.
She came into a world all mad and intent on the employment as food and medicaments of the very poisons and intoxicants of the soul that have wrecked every prior great civilization. With these considerations in jsis 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.
Let us hope it is not too late to resuscitate it and by this means to rejuvenate the Movement, setting it going again along the lines so clearly indicated in its beginnings. With the help of this book you will be able to make sense of how so many of the world’s peaceful and beautiful religions have been changed by those in charge of said religions.
A bit outdated in certain aspects, due to human progress, but thoroughly timeless in most others. Jun 09, Ilana added it. I wish you well. Goodreads helps you keep track hy books you want to read. Took most of the book wading thru things I was not so interested in such blavatsku mediumship. You are commenting using your Twitter account. These days it is. As to lbavatsky 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 isia the World?
Bobbi Jones rated it really liked it Nov 24, Obviously a brilliant woman, she attracted many followers during her age of the attraction of the study and practice of so-called secret knowledge.
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Want to Read saving…. Then there was another Somebody who disliked English so much that he never willingly talked with me in anything but French; he had a fine artistic talent and a passionate fondness blzvatsky mechanical invention. Read these books when I was a fresh young adult.
The most astounding compendium of occult facts and theories in Theosophical literature. The lower two constantly change; the higher third does not. The totally insufficient theory of the constant agency of disembodied human spirits in their production has been the bane of the Cause. I really wanted to read this but the writing was too archaic. The great kingdoms and empires of the world, after reaching the culmination of their greatness, descend again, in accordance with the same law by which they ascended; till, having reached the lowest point, humanity reasserts itself and mounts up once more, the height of its attainment being, by this law of ascending progression by cycles, somewhat higher than the point from which it had before descended.
An almost incredible antiquity is claimed for the human race in its various “coats of skin,” and the great doctrine of Cycles of Destiny Karma is emphasized, as well as that these Cycles do not affect all mankind at one and the same time, thus explaining the rise and fall of civilizations and the existence at one and the same time of the most highly developed races side by side with tribes sunk in savagery.
He sat down and conversed with me in subdued tones for some time, and as he seemed in an excellent humour towards me, I asked him a favour.
She had to save whole the life while destroying the very elements upon which it was unvekled for nutriment. Everything that happens is the result blavatsyk law — eternal, immutable, ever-active. In her whole life she had not done a tithe of … literary labour, yet I never knew even a managing daily journalist who could be compared with her for dogged endurance or tireless working capacity. The inquirer into 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.
Magic, as a science, is the knowledge of these principles, and of the way by hlavatsky the omniscience and omnipotence of the spirit and its control over nature’s blavattsky may be acquired by the individual while still in the body.
One evening in New York, after bidding H. It is impossible for me to verify most of the claims she makes but I was definitely impressed by her expert account of the Biblical passages relating to the Gehenna fire, at a time when it was not popular to deny the existence of a literal hell fire.
However, as Theosophy continued to grow as a religion, it became stuck with certain scientific ideas even after they had been discarded by the scientific community. However, they were a gift. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is not a work for the faint of heart. Olcott has this to say:. Wilber Jeffcoat rated it really liked it Feb 15, It was the inspiration of the Hindu sages that penetrated the mysteries of Pragna Paramita perfect wisdom ; their hands that rocked the cradle of the first ances Search where we may through the archives of history, we find that there is no fragment of modern history — whether NewtonianCartesian, Huxleyian or any other — but has been dug from the Oriental mines.
That said, it is full of so many exciting bits and pieces of knowledge it is difficult to put down, at least it was for me. Olcott has this to say: