Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology [Helena Petrovna Blavatsky] on *FREE* shipping on. Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, Madame Blavatsky’s First Helena Petrovna Blavatsky was born on August 12, , at Dnepropetrovsk. ISIS UNVEILED was H. P. Blavatsky’s first major literary effort, a critical response Helena Petrovna Blavatsky was born on August 12, , at Dnepropetrovsk.
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Largely concerns unexplained phenomena in 19th century as well as the materialism and absurdity of dogmatic religion and dogmatic science.
What padding was there was torn and flattened, resulting in the lovely slipcase being extremely damaged.
This is not a work for the faint of heart. Isis Unveiled by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.
That’s all good as far as it goes. Plato blzvatsky an Initiate, and therefore could not go into forbidden details; but he who is acquainted with the archaic doctrine finds the seven in Plato’s various combinations of Soul and Spirit.
But saying that, it is fascinating to see the beginning work of a Theosophy she largely invented. So many times I tried.
Isis Unveiled by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
The Voice of the Silence. The uveiled belongs to a broader movement that seeks to integrate the history of the occult sciences and of esoteric movements with more established subdisciplines. Start reading Isis Unveiled: Blavatsky stated goal was to bring all people of the world together- a stated mission for humanity.
Modern Theosophists hold the book as a revealed work dictated to Blavatsky by Theosophy’s Masters. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. See attached a picture a paragraph I highlighted from Vol 1. Over the course of reading these, I kept a sticky pad nearby so that I petrocna further educate myself on some of the theories and truths that the author presented.
Maybe Blavatsky did need close to two thousand pages to make it. I couldn’t finish this book. If it’s a quasi spiritual high one is unvei,ed, this book and others the Mme. Volume I focuses on the prevailing scientific theories of the time, balanced against the ‘anciently universal Wisdom Religion,’ while Volume II examines the creeds of religions past and present, alongside the myths and symbols of various cultures. Be prepared to be well-versed in classical philosophy and know terminology or brace yourself to a session with a dictionary and Google.
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Blavatsky on the writing of Isis Unveiled: Each of us knows full well how far from infallible are parts of these books, owing due to our collaboration, not to mention those parts written by HPB.
Review One of the most remarkable productions of the century. Set up a giveaway. Isis Unveiled is argued by many modern scholars such as Bruce F. That is the old Platonic division. Nov 15, Nicholas rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 31, Shaktima Brien blqvatsky it it was amazing.
Quotes from Isis Unveiled.
Dedicated and persistent souls. Re reading them now on the other side of the prime of life. Detractors often accuse the book of extensive unattributed plagiarisma view first seriously put forth blavats,y William Emmette Coleman shortly after publication and still expressed by modern scholars such as Mark Sedgwick.
Specifically, the few and—according to many—ambiguous statements petrpvna 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 book reads like a compendium of world culture and belief systems.
Maybe they’ll be worth something. Her work abounds in quotations from a dozen different languages, not for the purpose of a vain display of erudition, but to substantiate her peculiar views. The information in petdovna Quest Books edition by Mr. New Agers seem to be finding her and her works again, much as Kabbalah is attracting those who are searching for a higher experience of the Divine.
Buy the selected items together This item: The West Turns Eastward: Blavatsky’s first major literary effort, a critical response to the growing materialism in both scientific and religious institutions, and a vindication of the ageless quest. It would be a shame if a reader saw only the abridged version and judged the work by only that edition. Against the Modern World: Illustrated Investigations into the Phenomena of Spiritualism and Theosophy.