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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The plan of the work is early stated.
I’m not sure if I care to know what this is. Read about her here: Blavatsky shows that Christianity should be understood as an expression of mankind’s universal spiritual quest.
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. It’s a nice read if one is familiar with all the jargon, I did learn some interesting things, but mostly it was familiar to me since, well, we live in this day and age and also because I’ve read some of Alice Baily’s work too.
Having read it, I appreciate that nothing has been quite the same after Blavatsky published Isis Unveiled in When I wrote IsisI wrote it so easily that it was actually no labour, but a real pleasure.
My Master and occasionally others whom I knew in my travels years ago…. Joe McLean rated it liked it Mar 21, You are commenting using your WordPress.
Ignoring the teachings of the past, they have discovered no substitute. If I happen to forget something, I have just to address him, or another of the same kind in my thought, and what I have forgotten rises once more before my eyes — sometimes whole tables of numbers passing before me, long inventories of events. Hence the unmerited contempt into which the study of the noblest of sciences — that of the spiritual man — has gradually fallen.
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The above are a few examples of the marvellous story that unfolds as we attempt to discover the beginnings of the Theosophical Society and the lsis of the inner workings of Nature, Theosophy as it came to be called, which the Masters intended the Society to promulgate. It gives perspective on the universe and humanity.
As has often been noted before, some 1, other works from remotest antiquity through mediaeval times to the modern, are quoted from. Volume I, The ‘Infallibility’ of Modern Sciencediscusses occult science and the hidden and unknown forces of nature, exploring such subjects as forces, elementalspsychic phenomenaand the Inner and Outer Man. That woman was off her head. For me, this is another book the likes of which cram the book site stores that make claims to be taken with a great deal of caution.
These days it is. Kim rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Jun 09, Ilana added it. This is not a work for the faint of heart. Matthew Faulkerson rated it liked it Apr 20, Blavatsky later asserted the correctness of her statements on reincarnation and the constitution of man in Isis Unveiledattributing the resulting confusion and alleged contradictions to the more superficial or simplified conceptions of the ideas in Isis Unveiled compared to those of later works.
I could have dismissed Isis Unveiled but, had I done so, I would have closed my mind to something that seems to have changed the course of intellectual history for good. It is however, as the manner of its writing would suggest, a series of a large number of articles with no connective progressive narrative, for which reason it has received adverse literary criticism.
I attempted Volume 1 and didn’t make it through so isiss even try volume 2. There he was, willing and eager to work with H.
You are commenting using your Facebook account. The inability to adapt to scientific progress presents a disparity between modern Theosophy and the society’s original motivations. She had to use the old labels, the old formulas and prescriptions, while substituting and compounding ingredients that, if suspected, would have been rejected forthwith and out of hand by those she came but to serve.
Vlavatsky is no more important practical theorem in the whole work. He would by preference write about the class of subjects that were to his taste; and instead of H.