Seven thousand years of fascinating lore from around the world is reviewed in this illustrated, folio-sized volume. The table of contents includes: -- The Ladder of Souls -- Studies the mystery of the descent of the spiritual man into the body, further enhanced with the diagrams of Robert Fludd, an English Alchemist and Hermetic philosopher -- ...
Seven thousand years of fascinating lore from around the world is reviewed in this illustrated, folio-sized volume. The table of contents includes: -- The Ladder of Souls -- Studies the mystery of the descent of the spiritual man into the body, further enhanced with the diagrams of Robert Fludd, an English Alchemist and Hermetic philosopher -- Bodhidharma, Patriarch of Zen -- When the Dead Come Back -- Discusses out of body experiences -- Albert Pike, The Plato of Freemasonry -- The Sorcery of Asia -- The strange stories of Sky-walking Adepts, snake charmers, devil dancers, and more -- Concentration & Retrospection -- Safe and sane disciplines -- The Comte de St. Germain -- Greatest of the European Adepts -- The Cycle of Transmigration -- According to the teachings of those learned lamas who are the custodians of the secret traditions in Buddhism -- The Tenth Avatar -- Mahatma Gandhi -- The Wheel of Pythagoras -- Invaluable to numerology students -- The Practice of Meditation -- H.P.B., The Russian Sphinx -- Tells of Madame Blavatsky and includes two, full-page portraits of Mahatmas M. and K.H.. painted under her supervision -- The Universe in Stone -- The Buddhist remains of Boro Budur -- Kismet -- A delightful story of a Caliph and an astrologer -- Holy Men -- Those sanctified to high purpose -- Apollonius "The Antichrist" -- Cagliostro & the Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry -- The Great Pyramid
Very Good. Trade PB. 4to. Philosophical Research Society Inc. 1995. 175 pgs. Wrappers lightly worn with some light shelfwear to the extremities present. Previous owner's name present to the reverse of the front wrapper and gift inscription present to the half-title page. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Photos sent upon request. 928; 4to 11"-13" tall; 175 pages.
Good+ in Very Good jacket. 9" x 12-1/2" Cloth in DJ; 175pp; DJ slightly edgeworn & protected by mylar cover, light pencil underlining to first few pages, else clean, tight copy, Good+/VG condition. Reviews 7000 years of strange lore. Partial Contents: The Ladder of Souls; Bodhidharma, Patriarch of Zen; When the Dead Come Back; Albert Pike, the Plato of Freemasonry; The Comte De St. -Germain; The Tenth Avatar; H. P. B., the Russian Sphinx; Kismet; Apollonius, "The Antichrist"; The Great Pyramid; more. Illustrated.
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