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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Esoteric Buddhism – Universal Theosophy
Paulo Baptista rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Randy Baker rated it liked it Aug 07, But the country generally was not in Buddha’s time, as it has since become, the chosen habitation of the great brotherhood. Leadbeater paid a tribute to Sinnett as follows:. Altair Pereira rated it really liked it Jan 20, It is the belief in God and gods that makes two-thirds of humanity the slaves of a handful of those who deceive them under the false pretence of saving them.
The name of Alfred Percy Sinnett — will ever be honoured in the annals of Theosophy. In proportion as Buddhism retreats into the inner penetralia of its faith, these are found to merge into the inner penetralia of sinhett faiths. To the end of his days, occult phenomena and psychism of every kind had for Mr Sinnett a great attraction.
Leadbeater writes about the effect these two books had: According to Lopezauthor sinnety Esoteric Buddhism “has a broader view of the Buddha” than that of Western Buddhologists and scholars of Oriental studies.
Monique Goulart rated it liked it Mar 10, Sinnett wrote that the Esoeric came as Shankara “to fill up some gaps and repair certain errors in his own previous teaching. Marina rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Trevor Barker, survive — among the most important of the many excellent books which have been written in support of the Theosophical Movement.
He himself possessed the gift of mesmerism. Lists with This Book. In he became assistant sub-editor of the London newspaper The Globe. He was Vice-President of the Theosophical Society between —88, —, —, and Acting President of the TS for four months insinnet after the death of Col.
Thus, specification of the “inner knowledge” addressed buddism modern readers will be connected with the familiar features of the Buddhist teaching.
ALFRED PERCY SINNETT () | TS Adyar
Return to Book Page. We are presently in the fifth ‘race’ of our ‘world period’, and in the fourth ’round’ of the ‘chain’ of which the earth forms part and in which it occupies the fourth rank.
Thus there are seven ‘chains’ in a ‘planetary system’, also called an ‘enterprise of evolution’; and finally, esoteruc solar system is formed of ten ‘planetary systems’ Esoteric Buddhism by Alfred Percy Sinnett. Mr Sinnett was convinced of the genuineness of these phenomena, and in his book The Occult World he was at great pains to sinnetf their authenticity. Marek rated it it was amazing Feb 28, E, the equatorial points wherein the descending arc intellect overcomes spirituality esotedic in the ascending arc spirituality outstrips intellect.
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian. 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.
Ashok Kumar rated it did not like it Nov 25, Buddhixm was not until the beginning of that his epoch-making book Esoteric Buddhism was published, but for a long time before that he had been in frequent correspondence with the Mahatmas, for the book is entirely based upon the information contained in the great mass of letters received from them.
I also like how Sinnett isn’t shy from saying how he thinks many other ideas are simply wrong!
Here was a book by a man whose position vouched for him — a book short, definite and to the point. Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Mahatma Letters to A. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Man begins as a monad and dwells in seven major races on each of the seven planets. However, he grasped outlines clearly and expounded them with enthusiasm.
The letters started at this time when Sinnett asked Blavatsky whether if he wrote a letter to her Mahatmas, she could arrange to have it delivered. By temperament he was drawn to science, and, being a keen student of chemistry, he had a laboratory of estoeric own. In preface to the original edition author says that exoteric Buddhism “has remained in closer union esoteroc the esoteric doctrine” than any other world religion.
He became interested in the philosophy being expounded by Col. And then a series of lives in offshoot and branchlet races; making the total incarnations of man in each station or planet CS1 Russian-language sources ru. Marina rated it really liked it Feb 17, It is here that the fourth principle the animal soul is separated from the others.
The following year,the Founders visited the Sinnetts at their summer home in Simla, the summer capital of India.
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