Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, Madame Blavatsky’s First Work [H P Blavatsky, Michael Gomes] on *FREE* shipping on. ISIS UNVEILED was H. P. Blavatsky’s first major literary effort, a critical response to the growing materialism in both scientific and religious institutions, and a. 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.
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This is the 5th proposition, and the text of the two volumes contain almost numberless direct and indirect references to celebrated characters unveilrd history, tradition and myth who exemplified the two characters of Adeptship. Specifically, the few and—according to many—ambiguous statements on reincarnation as well as the threefold conception of man as body, soul and spirit of Isis Unveiled stand in contrast to the elaborate and definite conception of reincarnation as well as the sevenfold conception of man in The Secret Doctrine This woman knew her stuff.
To that end, she demonstrates, for example, that the Sermon on the Mount was invented in India and the Litany of Loretto had a precursor in the Litany to the Egyptian deity Isis. No trivia or quizzes yet. This is one of my favorite books, but beware, if you can’t stand textbook type reads you may find it hard to get through. It is affirmed that if men of science and theologians had properly understood the doctrine of Metempsychosis in its application to blavstsky indestructibility of matter and the immortality of spirit it would have been perceived that this doctrine is a sublime conception.
Side by side, therefore, with the introduction of the affirmative evidence of these facts is placed the testimony of the ages as to their bearing on the great subjects of religion, philosophy and science, and the unvveiled is drawn that there has always existed, from the remotest times, a helna whose teachings in regard to nature and to man are inclusive of all things and blaavtsky of nothing.
Isis Unveiled – Wikipedia
No religion is safe and no beliefs go unchallenged. Trivia About Isis Unveiled. To prevent the crushing of these spiritual aspirations, the blighting of these hopes, and the deadening of that intuition which teaches us of a God and a hereafter, we must show our false theologies in their naked deformity, and distinguish between divine religion and human dogmas.
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Russian: This edition that Boris de Zirkoff edited is superior to others, for the extra notes, introduction, bibliography and large index. We offer them philosophical deduction instead of unverifiable hypothesis, scientific analysis and demonstration instead of undiscriminating faith. The blavstsky with which the information conveyed in “Isis” is hedged about, both from the standpoint of the teacher endeavoring to impart and the inquirer endeavoring to learn, and the dangers, known or unknown to the latter, are indicated towards the close of the chapter:.
Or, better, as in the nlavatsky of Joseph, she made the dead come forth from the tomb, clothed in the habiliments in which the living dead had buried him against a far-off impossible resurrection.
She is credited with furthering the practice of Theosophy. Read these books when I was a fresh young adult.
Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II
View all 5 comments. This book reads like a compendium of world culture and belief systems.
A History and a Survey First edition, Here lies one of the biggest roots of modern syncretism, “new-age” and pseudo-spirituality. Magic, as an art, is the application of this knowledge in practice. 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.
Jun 09, Ilana added it. A look at magic, alchemy, chemistry and their inter relationship. Open Ehlena See a Problem? We find it difficult to read Blavatsky without being utterly amazed at her erudition and the way she continually expands our knowledge and understanding.
Books by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. Articles from The Path — April to March Retrieved from ” https: Paperbackpages. With these considerations in mind something may be grasped of the epochal importance of Madame Blavatsky’s first great work, and of the leading ynveiled of Occultism embodied in it.
Isis Unveiled by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Both books are a must. Detractors often accuse the book of extensive unattributed plagiarisma view first seriously put forth by William Emmette Coleman shortly after publication and still expressed by modern scholars such as Mark Sedgwick. An interesting book by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.
Christa rated it really liked it Mar 09, I personally find her still prominent during these times. Isis Unveiled is divided into two volumes. Nov 15, Nicholas rated it liked it Shelves: The Litany of Loretto that she cites is unknown hwlena most Roman Catholics. Maybe they’ll be worth something.