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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Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II
View all uneiled comments. Matthew Faulkerson rated it liked it Apr 20, Obviously uunveiled brilliant woman, she attracted many followers during her age of the attraction of the study and practice of so-called secret knowledge. Against the Modern World: The West Turns Eastward: However, isls Theosophy continued to grow as a religion, it became stuck with certain scientific ideas even after they had been discarded by the scientific community.
Aug 24, Nell Grey rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Turning ever and anon from the purely inductive method which characterizes the work generally, Madame Blavatsky submits some of the principal tenets of the Wisdom-Religion, which she names T HEOSOPHYand shows that there is more than ample ground, from evidence accessible to the general student, to justify the statements she makes, that the Wisdom-Religion underlies and antedates lsis religion, every philosophy, every system of thought, every science, known to mankind, and that all these have in point of fact sprung from periodical impartations of portions of the Secret Doctrines by its Adept custodians.
He is in it, as it is in him, for the world-pervading element fills all space, and is space itself, only shoreless and infinite. In either case it constitutes Adeptship, whether of blavattsky Right or the Left-hand Path. The Litany of Loretto that she cites is unknown to most Roman Catholics.
She was one fiery woman an I read only part of the greek version of the book, which is divided in 4 tomes I think?
It follows the Renaissance notion of prisca theologiain that all these religions purportedly descend from a common source; the ancient “Wisdom-Religion”. The cycle has almost run its course; a new one is about to begin, and the future pages of history may contain full evidence, and convey full proof that. And although religion, philosophy and science became in time polluted with purely human speculations and fancies, “Isis” shows that this does not alter the fact that they all started originally as clear and unadulterated streams from the mother-source.
The answer is in statements made in Old Diary Leaves by H. The doctrine of the Metempsychosis of the spiritual and mental Man is given as the key which will supply blavatksy missing link in the theories of the blavatzky evolutionists, as well as the mysteries of the various religions.
Sep 27, Alan Johnson rated it it was amazing.
Races and nations, countries and cities, which have for long disappeared in the darkness of the prehistoric past, emerge and then vanish, giving place to others, and then I am told the consecutive dates.
Her own manuscript was often a sight to behold; cut and patched, re-cut and re-pasted, until if one held a page of it to the light, it would be seen to consist of, perhaps, six or eight or ten slips cut from other pages, pasted together, and the text joined by interlined words or sentences…. The fact is, however, that our whole working library scarcely comprised one hundred books of reference.
It was perfect in every respect, and went to the printers without revision. 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.
Their Shamans, they think, occasionally enjoy the divine powers originally possessed by all human beings. Speaking for herself, concerning another form of assistance that H.
The Extraordinary Story behind Isis Unveiled
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 knowledge of the inner workings of Nature, Theosophy as it came to be called, which the Masters intended the Society to promulgate. Of some books she made great use … yet not to exceed the hundred, I should say. And they were not uneiled us always, by any means. In later theosophical works some of the doctrines originally stated in Isis Unveiled appeared in a significantly altered form, [note 1] drawing out confusion blxvatsky readers and even causing some to perceive contradiction.
The quotation finished, her eyes would resume their natural expression, and she would go on writing until again stopped by a similar interruption… [Old Diary Leaves, 1, ]. It is however, as the manner of its writing would suggest, a series of a large number of articles with madams connective progressive narrative, for which reason it has received adverse literary criticism.
Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Let us hope it is not too late to resuscitate it and by this means to blavatskj the Movement, setting it going again along the lines so clearly indicated in its beginnings. This is not a work for the faint of heart. Journal of the American Academy of Religion.
It is obviously intended to be informative and not a story with a beginning and an end. Brill,pp. Volume Unveied has for its general subject “Science,” and in that respect relates strictly to the “third object. The work plunges forthwith into the comparison of the ancient Occult tenets both with modern theological dogmas and modern scientific theories.
Olcott has this to say:. 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 them public opinion.