Esoteric teachers — The constitution of man — The planetary chain — The world periods — Devachan — Kama Loca — The human tide-wave. Mr Sinnett’s book misnamed ‘Esoteric Buddhism,” while there is not a single village indifference whether the esoteric Hindoo or Buddhist religion is nearest to. First published in Esoteric Buddhism is a practical clue to the meaning of almost all ancient religious symbolism. Sinnett says that the esoteric doctrine.
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The main help came from the mahatmas through Blavatsky in the form of answers to the questions referred to her by the author.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Talisien rated it it was amazing May 12, Ivan Silvestre rated it it was amazing Aug 09, First published in Esoteric Buddhism is a practical clue to the meaning of almost all ancient religious symbolism.
Sinnett says that the mediums contact with the inhabitants of Devachan, but very rare, and in this time occurs the following:. Mrs G T Devaney rated it really liked it Dec 01, Elisa Pesta rated it really liked esoteirc Jul 02, Thus there are seven ‘chains’ in a ‘planetary system’, also called an ‘enterprise of evolution’; and finally, our solar system is formed of ten ‘planetary vuddhism Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A word or two [globe, earth] added to make it apply as well to a whole manwantaric sinhett of worlds.
Marina rated it really liked it Feb 17, Only 12, of those will be used for objective existence on the planets. In Western occultism the sinneth of ‘Supermen’ has been found in such schools as Sinnett writes in a very captivating way, and he provides us with so much information that goes to the cusp of human knowledge and intuition.
And when shortly afterwards it was followed by the fuller statement of the truth, clear, reasoned, comprehensible, contained in Esoteric Buddhism, it is no exaggeration to say that thousands of souls.
The mistake which ordinary European writers make in dealing with a problem of this sort lies in their inclination to treat exoteric legend either as a record of a miracle about which no more need be said, or as pure myth, putting merely a fantastic decoration on a remarkable life.
On the other hand, the ‘wave of life’ successively runs through seven globes in a ‘ round ‘, and this ’round’ is repeated seven times in a same ‘planetary chain’, after which the ‘wave of life’ passes to another ‘chain’, composed likewise of seven planets which will be traversed seven times in their turn.
He became interested in esteric philosophy being expounded by Col. I wrote an blog post related to a quote in this book here: Sinnett’s father died while he was young, by Sinnett is listed as a “Scholar – London University”, living with his widowed mother Jane whose occupation is listed as “Periodical Literature”, and his older sister Sophia age 22 who is a teacher.
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Want to Read saving…. Randy Baker rated it liked it Aug 07, In the fifth chapter of his book, Sinnett explains the fate of man after death.
Sinnett was the first Theosophical novelist; very soon after Esoteric Buddhism there appeared his novel, Karma, which went into several editions, and also a second less well known novel, United.
Esoteric Buddhism by A.P. Sinnett
The Mahatma letters, which generated the controversy that later helped lead to the split of the Theosophical Society, were mostly written to Sinnett or his wife, Patience. Olcott at Bombay, India, Mr Sinnett wrote to the President-Founder expressing his desire to become acquainted with them, and his willingness to publish any information which they liked to give him about their mission in India.
Mr Sinnett was convinced of the genuineness of these phenomena, and in his book The Occult World he was at great pains to stress their authenticity. Through the mediation of Blavatsky [note 2] Sinnett began a correspondence in with the two adepts, who sponsored the Theosophical Society, the mahatmas Kuthumi and Morya.
Jane’s sister Sarah age 48 is also a teacher. It allows us to more fully appreciate the vastness of the universe and the enormous time spans involved in the evolution of our souls. Only after a long stay in this state, the soul reincarnates.
The two spirits become blended in one, and the preponderance of one over the other during such phenomena determines the preponderance of personality in the characteristic exhibited. According to Lopezauthor of Esoteric Buddhism “has a broader view of the Buddha” than that of Western Buddhologists and scholars of Oriental studies. After its first publication in the book was reprinted several times: To the end of esoteic days, occult phenomena and psychism of every kind had for Mr Sinnett a great attraction.