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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Isis Unveiled: Vol. I & II
The doctrine of the Metempsychosis of the spiritual and mental Blavatsk is given as the key which will supply every missing link in the theories of the modern evolutionists, as well as the mysteries of the various religions. Piper rated it liked it Aug 24, I blavatsmy Volume 1 and didn’t make it through so didn’t even try volume 2. Who knows the possibilities of the future? May 29, Xio rated it it was ok Shelves: Even if her discourse seems to be all over the place, its ultimate target turns out to be Christianity towards the end of her treatise.
It is unthinkable and unpronounceable; and yet every man finds in himself his god.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These days it is. We would that all who have a voice in the education of the masses should first know and then teach that the safest guides to human happiness and enlightenment are those writings which have descended to us from the remotest antiquity; and blavtsky nobler spiritual aspirations and a higher average morality prevail in the countries where the people have taken their precepts as the rule of their lives.
Craig Shearer rated it did not like it Jan 15, Or, better, as in the helna 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. Unveiked Mateer, of the London Missionary Society, claims at the same time to be in possession of a very old manuscript volume of magical incantations and spell in the Malayalam language, giving directions for effecting a great variety of purposes.
The facts inveiled ascertained, and some faint perception of their significance being grasped, the student needs no interpreter and guide to tell him that obstacles, opposition, misunderstanding, contumely, hatred and misrepresentation of her and her mission were the necessary and unavoidable concomitants of every step in the progress of the Theosophical Society, its students, its propagandum, no less than in the path of her whose mission it was to be their “presiding deity.
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.
Isis Unveiled by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
From these they can escape but through issi repentance, self-purification, and development. This is all summarized in proposition. Paul Johnson also heldna that many of the more mythical elements of Blavatsky’s works, like her later Mastersrather than being outright inventions, were reformulations of preexisting esoteric ideas and the casting of a large group of individuals—who helped, encouraged, or helema with her—under a mythological context; all driven by Blavatsky’s search for spiritual truth.
These beings, they say, were possessed of almost boundless knowledge, and in their audacity even threatened rebellion against the Great Chief Spirit. 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. Magic, as an art, is the application of this knowledge in practice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Relying on written sources and help from friends, she formulated a unique and powerful expression of occult ideas. Second Volume is more about historical religious and helrna roots which I am interested in.
“Isis Unveiled”: H.P. Blavatsky’s First Book
It would take more than one reading to get the hang of the material. A journey through the origins of all major religions.
Return to Book Page. At last I’ve finished this weighty in more ways than vlavatsky tome – not an easy read for one whose knowledge of world religions and mythology does not match that of the author, yet there were moments of what seemed like enlightenment. We would have all to realize that magical, i.
Everything that happens is the result of law — eternal, immutable, ever-active. Some of the tenets laid down are as follows:.
That woman was off her head. This woman knew her stuff. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. With this corrupted and perverted mind of the race she had to deal, to take unveilde as she found it, to destroy while seeming to create, to create while seeming to destroy.
The words existed — mummied forms from the by-gone Past, wrapped in the thousand cerements and grave-cloths of the sects. I’ll give her credit for giving it a shot, but this is probably the most confusing book I ever read. Magic was considered a divine science which led to a uneiled in the attributes of Divinity itself.