principles of man by Dr.Annie Besant
Man according to the Theosophical teaching is
a sevenfold being, or, in the usual phrase, has
a septenary constitution. Putting it in another
way, man’s nature has seven aspects, may be studied
from seven different points of view, is composed
of seven principles.
Christ By Annie Besant. There are
two schools of thought at the present time, bitterly
opposed to each other, who dispute over the story
of the great Hebrew Teacher. According to one school
there is nothing at all in the accounts of His life
save myths and legends
to yoga By Annie Besant. These lectures
are intended to give an outline of Yoga, in order
to prepare the student to take up, for practical
purposes, the Yoga sutras of Patanjali..
The Effects of Thought By Annie Besant.
Each definite thought produces a double effect—a
radiating vibration and a floating form. The thought
itself appears first to clairvoyant sight as a vibration
in the mental body, and this may be either simple
- the Holy Ghost To the average Christian
the nature of the Holy Ghost--one of the beings
of the Trinity--is veiled in obscurity, and is generally
pronounced "not to be understood." A careful
examination of the orthodox Christian writings will
show the student that the Church is very much at
sea regarding this subject.
The Days and
Nights of Brahma This is the name
given to the Periods called manvantara (Manuantara,
or between the Manus) and pralaya (dissolution)..
Creations "There was neither day nor
night, nor sky nor earth, nor darkness nor light,
nor any other thing save only ONE, inapprehensible
by intellect, or THAT which is Brahma and Pumis
(Spirit) and Pradhana (crude matter)"
of Solar System The beginning of the universe
(if ever it had a beginning) is beyond our ken.
At the earliest point of history that we can reach,
the two great opposites of spirit and matter, of
life and form, are already in full activity.
Life After Death
Death is the laying aside of the physical body;
but it makes no more difference to the ego than
does the laying aside of an overcoat to the physical
man. Having put off his physical body, the ego continues
to live in his astral body until the force has become
The Zodiac and
Its Antiquity There are several such
predetermined opinions among our learned Orientalists,
yet few are more unjust or illogical than
the general error with regard to the antiquity of
Questions and Answers
on Occult subjects The lesson
will consist of answers to a number of questions,
asked by various students of the courses in Yogi
Philosophy coming from our pen.
The Hindu-Yogi Science
Of Breath, by Yogi Ramacharaka
A Complete Manual of THE ORIENTAL BREATHING PHILOSOPHY
of Physical, Mental, Psychic and Spiritual Development.
By YOGI RAMACHARAKA .
Gnani Yoga, The Law
of Karma by Yogi Ramacharaka "Karma"
is a Sanskrit term for that great Law known to Western
thinkers as Spiritual Cause and Effect, or Causation.
It relates to the complicated affinities for either
good or evil that have been acquired by the soul
throughout its many incarnations.