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A. R. See Asiatic Researches

Arab(s) II 366

figures borrowed fr Hindus I 361
four-letter God of II 602
later Aryans II 200
Puranas speak of wars w II 406
revived astronomy in ninth cent I 658-9
twelve tribes of, & twelve signs II 200n
year had six seasons II 621
zodiac known among I 648

Arabia(ns)

Ak-ad or "Son of Ad" in II 42 &n
ancient wars in II 406
Aryans reach Egypt thru II 746
ate serpent heart & liver I 404
Mt. Sinai in II 76
seven holy fanes of II 603
winged serpents of I 362

Arabic

ancient records in II 431
Chaldean works transl into I 288
cifron or cipher in I 360-1
figures not oldest II 554
Nabathean Agriculture & II 452-3

Arachnida, scorpions highest group of II 257

Araea. See Aarea

Arago, D. Franccois J.

named Sun's photosphere I 530
proved aerolites exist II 784n

Aral, Lake, Sea of II 204, 416n

Aramaean, "the only one" II 42 &n, 43

Arani (Skt) II 524-8, 524n

Catholic "vase of election" II 528
Devaki or, engenders fire II 527
gradual desecration of II 526-7
swastika & II 101 &n

Ararat

biblical mountain II 145
corresponds to body, Earth II 596-7
Hor-Jared or II 596
meaning of, & Deluge I 444

Arasa-maram, Banyan tree II 215

Arath (Aram), Ararat or II 597

Araucaria (pine genus) II 257

Arba-il [Arba`-el] (Heb) I 337 &n, 447

Arc, Ascending, Descending. See also Round

centripetal & centrifugal forces II 261
compared I 176-7, 232, 268; II 625n
man, fiery lives & I 263n

Ascending:
evolution spiritualizes in I 232; II 250
fifth, sixth races in II 300, 446
after mid-fourth race II 308n
spirit over matter II 110, 180
three heavens are globes on I 250n
we are on I 641

Descending:
first, second races on II 300
globes, rounds concrete in I 232
involution of spirit in I 416; II 180
some subraces still on II 301
stopped mid-fourth round II 180
three "earths" or globes on I 250n

Arca, Arka II 460. See also Argha, Ark

Arcadians II 352

Arcane, derived fr arca II 463n

Arcanum(a) I 253n; II 282n

magic & II 557
phallicized II 233-4
Sod means II 212 &n

Arch. See Archaeologia

Archaeologia (London)

Bel & dragon II 379
Tooke on Tartars II 343

Archaeological Notes . . . See Rivett-Carnac

Archaeologist(s)

dwarf antiquity I 676
future, & present man II 722-3
misdate North American mounds II 424n

Archaeology. See Archaeologia

"Archaeology of the Virgin Mother" I 393. See also Mirville, J. E. Marquis de

Archaeopteryx, betw reptile & bird II 183

Archaeus (Lat), Archaios (Gk)

Anch [Ankh] or, (diag) II 633
attracts, repels other forces I 538
Bourges, Richardson on II 654
Father-Ether or I 51-2
great, or astral light I 253-4n
liquor vitae (Paracelsus) I 532 &n, 538
names of various aspects I 338n
nervous ether (Richardson) I 531-2
self-moving I 670

Archagetos. See Archegetes

Archaic Dictionary. See Cooper, W. R.

Archaic Manuscript I 1-5; II 36-7

Archaic Records

in Chaldean tablets II 3 &n
concerning Atlantis II 425-33
Egyptians preserved I 436
historical proofs of II 354
language of, symbolized I 23
Stanzas & II 1
will be found correct II 423

Archangel(s). See also Dhyani-chohans, Michael

abode of, in seven great stars II 455n
among highest deities I 116n
Amshaspends or, (Burnouf) I 437
anthropomorphous II 377
architects I 16 &n
archontes &, (Iamblichus) I 235
Christians call moon I 394
concept of, fr India II 584
conspire against fallen angels II 382n
dhyani(-chohans) II 22, 242
doubles of I 235 &n
elements stand for I 339
first, called Lux (Lucifer) I 70-1
first differentiated egos II 242
Gabriel & lilies, lotus I 379n, 384; II 472
man compared w I 236, 277
Mercury ruled by I 435
Michael highest I 88, 437; II 94n
Milton q I 622
preside over constellations I 638
primordial flame I 88
rebellion of, as Fall II 62-3, 94n, 246
refused to create I 88; II 246
rule second world of Syrians I 435
saptarishis or I 198
Satan the I 414; II 60
seven, or Virtues of God I 438
"Seven Spirits of the Face" II 115n
seven sublime lords I 42
sons of dark wisdom II 248
theological interpretation II 377
various equivalents of I 437
virgin-angels among II 246
wanted man to become a god II 246
work of II 242

Arche (Gk)

Egyptian ansated cross & II 547
female generative power II 460
rasit or II 313, 460

Archebiosis

fifth stage of evolution I 455
Haeckel on II 164n
primeval protoplasm I 542 &n

Archegetes (Gk), Sun-gods called II 463n

Archetypal Man (Proto-logos)

Adam Kadmon I 443
creative origin of all things I 443
totality of prajapatis I 356

Archetypal World, UniverseI 177

in diagram of planes I 200 &n
svabhavat I 98
three higher globes belong to I 152
upper triad in I 213; II 2n

Archetype(s)

Goethe's II 737
Prometheus the, of humanity II 519
symbols of the world of II 36

Archeus. See Archaeus

Archi-Ahas I 132

Archimedes, Psammites taught heliocentric theory I 117 &n

Archis (Skt), certain pure souls I 132

Archisatrap of Sacred Militia II 479

Archistrategus, Michael as II 498

Architect(s). See also Builders, Deities, Masons

conscious spiritual egos I 632
creator, demiurgos I 279-80, 346, 380 &n
dhyani-chohans as I 16
Dracontia called II 380
fallen angels as II 516
fashioners of worlds II 516
higher dhyani-buddhas I 267
higher than creative deity II 43
Law is the great I 199
Logos I 279, 439-40
Masonic I 613
never touches a stone I 279
of planetary chain I 128
plural in number always I 440
point in circle cause of I 426
priest-, builders & I 209n
rotary motion of spheres & I 442
rounds, globes under I 233
sephiroth I 579n
Uranus & Neptune as I 101-2
Visvakarman II 101n, 269n
Watchers of the Seven Spheres I 53

Architecture(al)

divine rulers cultivated I 208-9n; II 317, 364
ephemeral, of China II 311
esoteric measurements in II 465
Hindu, fr Greece (Fergusson) II 225
Mars lord of, (Skinner) II 392
taught at initiations I 208-9n
taught man by gods II 366
Vitruvius & I 208-9n

Archons, Archontes (Gnos) I 604

astral light abode of I 196
Iamblichus on I 235

Arctic. See also Hyperborean, Polar Region, Pole

ancients knew the II 357
Circle, lands around II 399n
continents II 11-12, 398-9
Persian legendary land & II 398-9
Pole land of first race II 329
sinking of Lemuria began in II 332
yearly "day" & "night" of II 292

Arcturus, in Job I 647-8

Ardan, Eridanus, & Jordan I 392

Ardhanari (Skt)

hermaphrodite goddess II 31
symbol of third race II 533

Ardhanari-Isvara I 392

Ardis, top of Mt Armon II 376

Ares, Areus (Gk), Mars II 392n

Ares of Paracelsus, dividing power I 284

Aretia. See Artes

Aretz [Erets] (Heb), Earth II 143-4n, 467

Arezahi (Pers), globe of Earth chain II 759

Arg, Arca. See also Argha, Ark

female generative power II 416n, 460
Parkhurst on II 313

Argeak, Argen [Argenk], Persian giant II 396, 398

Argha. See also Ark, Holy of Holies

carries seed of life I 360
crescent-shaped Moon II 462
Hindu ark II 461
linga, yoni, JHVH & II 473
linked w Jehovah, Anu II 62
Moon or ark II 142n, 145, 468
navi-form, of Mysteries II 416n, 459
sacrificial chalice II 461
womb of terrestrial nature I 444

Arghya (Skt), libation cup II 416n

Arghyanath (Skt), Maha-chohan II 416n

Arghya-Varsha (Skt)

became Arya-varta (India) II 419
Kalki-avatara expected fr II 416n

Argians (Gk)

Phoroneus father of, (Decharme) II 521
termed Io the Moon II 416n, 463

Argolis (Gk), perpetual flame at II 519

Argonautica. See Apollonius Rhodius

Argonauts (Gk)

Dulaure dates, at 6500 BC I 652
moving stone left by II 345
Samothrace flooded before age of II 4

Argos (Gk). See also Argus

Arghya-Varsha is II 419
Castor demi-hero at II 122n
kingly race in II 416n, 418
three-eyed statue at II 294n

Argua [Argha], or vehicle II 291

Argus, Argos (Gk). See also Argos

Hermes & death of II 367
Mercury as II 28

Argyll, Duke of. See Campbell, G. D.

Arhan(s), Arhat(s) (Skt), Arhatship

Buddhist I xx, xxviii; II 339
dhyanis became II 167
discountenance hatha yoga I 95
elements as viewed by I 249
essence of fire, flame & I 6
faces higher initiations I 206
of the Fire Mist I 207
of the four truths I 409
remodeled Bamian statues II 339
sat & asat of II 449
sees & feels third eye II 294
seven planets show themselves to I 100
siddhis of I 97n
Sons of Will & Yoga ancestors of II 173
trans-Himalayan, Esoteric School I 157

Aria (Iran), Jews sought refuge in II 200

Ariadne's Thread

analogy is II 153
anthropologists & II 66-7

Aries

Libra &, & Greek zodiac II 436n
Mars & II 392 &n
Volney re, & Libra I 658

Arimaspi(an), Arimaspes (Gk)

Apollo destroyed II 769n
Io visits II 416-17
fr last Atlantean subraces II 774
one-eyed Scythian race II 769n, 770

Arion (Gk), symbolized a cycle II 399n

Aristarchus of Samos, taught heliocentrism I 117 &n

Aristobulus, supposed forgery of I 648

Aristophanes (Gk dramatist)

describes Orphic Egg I 359-60

——— [Thesmophoriazusae] (Ar. Theism in tx),
definition of Moira & Fate II 604-5n

Aristophanes (in Plato's Banquet), ovoid, androgynous men II 96, 133-4, 177

Aristophyli [Aristophuloi] (Gk), Ptolemy called Afghans II 200n

Aristotle

chaos is space I 336n
dwarfed Pythagorean geometry I 615
embryology, Weismann & I 223n
Faraday used reflections of I 507
God & direct creation II 159
inductive method of I 153 &n, 481; II 573
Leibniz' atoms & I 631n
never initiated I 493
privation, form, matter of I 59; II 489
science &, against intuition I 279

——— De caelo
denies revolution of earth II 153
stars & planets are living I 493
taught Earth's sphericity I 117n

——— Metaphysica
numbers & ideas in I 361 &n
stoicheia of I 123, 461
water primal substance (Thales) I 345n

——— [De mundo], God & direct creation II 159

——— Physica, mind communicates motion I 595

Arithmomancy, Pythagorean study of gods, numbers II 575

Arjuna, married Ulupi & visited Patala (America) II 214 &n, 628

Arjuna Misra

Anugita commentary II 567-8, 637-9 &nn
material cause of words I 95
Moon & fire constitute universe II 639n
senses not independent I 96
speech, mind & prajapati I 94-5

Ark II 141-8, 459-63. See also Argha, Noah

Astaroth or Venus shut up in II 145
became phallic II 459, 467, 473, 518
Chaldean II 141, 290
contains germs of all things II 461
Cosmas Indicopleustes on II 399
Deucalion, Pyrrha escape in II 270
divine spirit brooding over chaos II 313
egg does not typify I 360
emblem of Moon II 142n, 145
female Noah one w II 463
female principle or II 715n
Ham stole seven books fr II 612-13
Holy of Holies or II 467-8
man means II 291 &n
Manu & seven rishis saved in II 139, 715n
Mazdean II 290-2
meaning of II 460-3
measurements of I 316; II 465
Moses & Sargon placed in I 319 &n
navis or womb II 139, 461
Noah as Manu, Patriarch II 534, 597
Noah's, & fourth race I 445; II 292, 467-8, 774
of Salvation II 313
sishtas preserved in II 307n
of Vaivasvata Manu II 35, 69n, 290-1, 774
womb of terrestrial nature I 444 &n
Yima's II 610

Arkite Symbols, ancient, source of Genesis II 143

Arkite Titans

Ham, Shem, Japhet (Faber) II 343n
seven listed by Orpheus II 142n, 143

Ark of the Covenant

David danced before I 335; II 459-61
generative symbol II 460
Holy of Holies II 459-60
Linga & Yoni of, (Jennings) II 473
measurements of II 465
Nave, Yoni, Mary, Eve or II 463
number of II 40

Arm(s), multiple, symbolize subraces II 775-6

Armaita Spenta (Zor), spirit of Earth, materiality II 517

Armenia(ns) II 202

Jews, Parsis &, Caucasian II 471n
square hat of, priests & tau II 557

Armenian Tales, Fortunate Isles in II 398

Armon, Mt. See Mount Armon

"Army of the Voice" I 93-4, 96

Arnaud, on venoms, alkaloids I 262n

Arnobius (the Elder)

——— Adversus gentes
Manes, Mania II 143
Mercury & Sol I 353
talking stones, ophites II 342

[Arnold, Sir Edwin], Light of Asia II 229n

Ar(r)hetos (Gnos) I 446

Arrian, Indica, Alexander, Indus & Nile II 417-18

Arte Chymiae, De. See Bacon, R.

Artemis (Gk)

Diana, Isis, Juno or I 228-9
Diana on Earth, Luna in Heaven I 387
Dictynna, Anaitis or I 395

Artemis-Lochia (Gk), & conception I 395

Artemis-Soteira (Gk) [fem. of Soter, savior], occult potencies of Moon I 396

Artes, Egyptian Mars II 143n

Artha (Skt), comprehension I 48n

Ar. Theism. See Aristophanes

Arth. Index. See Ackerman

Arthur, King. See King Arthur

Arts (Aretz) II 143-4n

Arts, the

Aryan, fr fourth race II 426
Atlantean, scientific I 464
divine kings taught man II 201, 222, 317, 392
initiated inventors of II 529
Kabiri taught man II 364
lost, of ancients II 430-1
magic I 469
Mars lord of, (Skinner) II 392
Prometheus taught man II 413
speech of ancients I 313
taught to infant humanity I 208 &n, 267, 362; II 364, 572
taught to third race II 194

Artufas [Estufas] (Spanish), Pueblo initiation caves II 181n

Arupa (Skt) I 53. See also Form, Rupa

cosmic pralaya &, world II 69n
dhyan-chohans both rupa & I 197
dhyani-buddhas fr, world I 571
formless worlds or I 120, 200 &n, 436; II 69n
four classes of, gods II 318n
incorporeal or, men II 194
monad all-potent on, plane II 110
rudras independent of, devas II 585
rupa & I 89, 118, 122, 129, 197
subjective universe I 98
three classes of pitris are I 219n; II 91, 93-5
triad I 214

Arvaksrotas (Skt). See also Tiryaksrotas

crooked digestive canals II 162
man seventh Creation I 446, 456; II 162-3

Arvasthan (Skt), or Arabia II 406

Aryachatta [Aryabhata] (Skt)

taught revolution of Earth I 117
value of & II 499n

A-rya Magazine, Aryan era in II 68n

Aryan(s) Race. See also Root-Race — Fifth

adept astronomers of II 699
adepts I vii; II 495
adepts vs Atlantean sorcerers II 384, 495
allegories re II 82, 381, 383, 495, 576
ancestors of Egyptians II 328
Arabs are later II 200
Arabs in Afghanistan II 200 &n
Asiatics saw last of giant Atlanteans II 433
Atlanteans preceded II 144, 352
Atlanteans taught II 426
born in the north II 768
branches of II 106
bull symbolizes II 533
called first speaking race Ad-i II 452
Carlyle q on II 470
cataclysm will destroy II 445
colonies fr Atlantis II 266n
common religion before separation I xxix
cosmogony II 23, 241, 500, 536, 603
decimal system I 360-2
descend fr yellow Adams II 426
dvijas II 469
early, Atlantean II 371 &n, 433n, 743
early history of II 328, 395, 425-9, 609, 743, 768-9
era, figures given II 68n
Europeans & Christians latest I 425
fifth race incorrectly called II 433-4
Fohat key to, religions I 673
height of, after third subrace II 753
Hindu, navigators before Phoen II 406
Hindu, nearly one million years old II 470-1
influence on Babylonian myth II 130
initiated, view of Moon I 396
Kabbala came fr I 376
kali-yuga of I 644-5; II 147n
knew mysteries of sound, color I 534
knew of Earth's rotation II 154-5
languages II 199-200 &nn
magi emigrate to Sagdiani II 356
many colors of II 249-50
migrated to India II 609
mixed w seventh subrace Atlanteans II 743
Mysteries based on number ten II 603
Negroes, Mongols, & II 607n
neo-, of postdiluvian age II 356
Neolithic man &, invasion II 716n, 741
Peris or Izeds were II 394
philosophy older than Egyptian I 387
Rama first divine king of II 495
rel concepts not just physiological II 526
root-race & fifth continent II 8, 10
second subrace of, built menhirs II 750
Semitic &, religion I 115n, 382-3, 444, 655; II 128, 142n, 200 &n
separated two - three million years ago II 425
sevenfold classification w II 34, 142n, 614
spiritual ancestors of II 165-6n, 31
spiritually higher than Greeks II 158
swastica mystical conception of II 99-100
symbols free of impure thought I 382-3
taught emanation, not creation II 54
tribes conquered Egypt II 746
Trojan ancestors were II 101
Veda theogony of II 450
war w Atlanteans II 384, 395, 495, 776
Western, in kali-yuga I 644-5
wisdom II 449-51
woman's status in early I 382
zodiac fr Sons of Yoga II 436n

Aryan Theosophical Society of New York I 630

Aryas (Skt). See also Aryans, Root-Race — Fifth

forty-nine agnis (fires) of II 85
prophecy re kali-yuga I 377

Arya-Samaj (School) II 68 &n

Aryasanga

re Alaya I 48, 49
pre-Christian adept I 49n
rival of Nagarjuna I 49
school of I 69n, 158; II 637
term Adi-budha used by I xix

Aryavarta (Skt) ancient India

archangels trace back to II 584
Arghya-Varsha & II 419
Asuramaya astronomer of II 49
primeval occultism of II 565
Prometheus myth fr II 524

Aryo-Atlanteans II 433

Arzahi. See Arezahi

"As above, so below" I 177, 542; II 29n, 699-700

Asam, Easam (Irish), to create II 114

Asaradel, taught motion of Moon II 376

Asat (Skt)

mulaprakriti or II 597n
sat & II 449-50

Asathor (Norse), war of, w Jotuns II 386

Asburj, Ashburj, Az-burj (Mt)

Sun sets at foot of II 403, 407
survived Atlantis II 408

Ascending Arc. See Arc

Ascension Island, remnant of continent II 793

Ascetic(s). See also Daksha, Kumaras, Narada, Rudras

fruitless, & Narada II 275n
gods oppose II 78n, 174
initiated, & seventh root-race II 275

Asch [Ush] (Skt), fire, heat II 114

Aschieros. See Axieros

Aschmogh. See Ashmogh

Ascidians II 119

Asclepiades, betyles, ophites II 342

Asclepias acida, soma juice fr II 498-9

Asclepios. See Asklepios

Asclepios. See Kingsford, A., Virgin of the World

Ases. See Aesir

Asexual

fr, to bisexual to sexual II 116, 132, 197
first, second, races II 116
primitive, forms remain II 133
science on modes of repro II 658-9

Asgard (Norse) II 97

Asgard and the Gods. See Wagner, W.

Ash. See Ash Tree

`Ash (Heb), Arcturus I 647-8

Asha [eshsha] (Aram) fire II 114

Ashburj. See Asburj

Asher. See Ehyeh asher Ehyeh

Asher [Asher] (Heb) [son of Jacob], Libra, the "balance" & I 651

Ashes, are passion (Anugita) II 567

Ashmogh [Ashemaogha] (Zor), serpent w camel's neck II 205

Ashnagor (in Afghanistan), Isaguri, Issachar or II 200n

Ashtadisa (Skt), eight faces bounding space II 576-7

Ashtar Vidya (Skt). See also Agneyastra

extensive works on, lost II 427n
vibratory force (vril) in I 563
white & black forces used II 427

Ashtoreth (Sem)

female aspect, Moon I 396; II 462
Ishtar, Moon or II 145
Queen of Heaven I 397n

Ash Tree, Ash-Wood

Jupiter made Bronze-age men fr II 772
Melia or II 519-20
third race created fr, (Hesiod) II 97, 181n, 520 &n
Yggdrasil II 520

Asia. See also Central Asia, Lob-nor

America & Northeast, once united II 322n
ancient civilization in I xxxii
astronomy in I 658
Chenresi protector of II 178
cut off fr root continent II 401
inland sea sacred island I 209; II 220
Khamism fr Western I 115n
Lemuria & II 327, 769n
man originated in, (Darwin) II 679-80
Neolithic man fr II 716n
northern, as old as second race II 401
northern, "perpetual land" II 776
Prometheus son of II 768
refugees fr Atlantis in II 743
rose after destruction of Atlantis II 606n
Saturnine Sea north of II 777n
Sons of Light in I xliii
South, not man's origin (Haeckel) II 789
trilithic & raised stones in II 346n

Asia (Gk), Prometheus son of II 768

Asia(tic World) [`Asiyyah] (Kab) II 111, 604

Asia Minor

Accadians & II 203
America, Europe coeval w II 8
initiates of II 558
priests of, knew of Atlantis II 371
third Aryan subrace born in II 753

Asiatic Researches. See also Jones, Sir William; Wilford, Col F.

extravagant speculations in I 654

Jones on:
Hindu trinity I xxxi
Narada II 48

Wilford on:
Brahmadicas II 142
divisions of Atlantis II 406n, 409
Great War I 369n
Hindu chronology I 654-5
Kai-caus II 403
King I'T II 406
kumaras I 236; II 319
Meru & Atlas II 401n, 404
Nila, Nile II 405 &n
White Devil II 147, 403
White Island II 402-3, 402n
Yudhishthira I 369-70

Asita (Skt), Saturn called II 29

Ask (Norse), Askr (Icel). See Ash Tree

Asklepios (Gk). See also Ptah

embryonic stages known to II 259
generic name, demi-god II 364
Helius, Pythius, or II 106
Hellenic Maitreya I 285-6
"incorporeal corporealities" I 566
Mercury is I 353; II 208, 211
Roman Church makes, a devil II 208
serpent & II 26n, 209
son of Apollo II 106, 211, 770
supernal gods of I 601
various names for I 353

Asoka (Buddhist emperor)

grandson of Chandragupta II 550n
inscription of (Piyadasi) II 50
no rock temples before II 220n

Asphujit (Skt), adopted Earth II 32

Asr (Egy), Osiris, aish & II 114

As Regards Protoplasm. See Stirling, J. H.

Ass II 287

Assam, Lemuria & II 324

Assessors, Forty, lipikas or I 104-5

Assur, Wilford sees, in Isvara I 654

Assyria(ns)

Ad, Ak-Ad in II 42 &n, 43
antiquity of II 334
armies called trees II 496
bulls & cherubs of Jews II 115n
chronology of, scholars on II 691
evil spirits symbolized chaos II 386 &n
initiate called cedar of Lebanon II 494
invasion of Egypt I 311
King Sargon's story I 319-20 &n
Mysteries of, (Chwolsohn) II 452
Nebo adored by II 456
Perseus "son of, demon" II 345n
priests took names of gods II 380
recorded twenty-seven myriads of years I 409, 650
seven Adams or mankinds II 4, 102
sevens in II 4, 35
Shemites or II 203
swastika found among II 586

Assyrian Cylinders, Tablets, Tiles I 269, 305, 390; II 226, 439, 477

Babylonian creation in II 61
Garden of Eden in II 202
Moses' life on II 428
twelve cantos of, & zodiac II 353

Assyrian Discoveries. See Smith, George

Assyriologists

ignorance of II 4, 62, 104, 354
say Nipoor center of black magic II 139n

Astaphoi, Astaphai(os) (Gnos)

genius of Mercury I 577; II 538n
stellar spirit I 449

Astaroth. See Ashtoreth

Astarte (Phoen)

Ad-argat or, consort of Ad-on II 42n, 43
goddess of generative powers II 461
Hiram built temple to II 541
Phoenician sailors prayed to I 468
Venus-, & the Kadeshim II 460
wife, mother & sister I 396

Asteria

Apollo born on II 383, 773-4
climate of, once a paradise II 773-4
Hindu Hiranyapura II 383
Nordenskiold's discoveries & II 773 &n
nymph, hides under ocean II 771n

Asterism(s)

cyclic progress of II 253
"fables" refer to II 585
lunar, seven rishis & kali-yuga I 378; II 550-1

Asterius, Pausanias saw tomb of II 278

Asteroids, influence of Earth on II 700

Asterope (Gk) or Sterope, a Pleiad, daughter of Atlas II 768

Aster't. See Astarte

Astoreth. See Ashtoreth

Astra (Skt) missile weapon II 629n. See also Agneyastra, Ashtar Vidya

Astraea (Gk), goddess of justice II 785-6

Astrakhan (River), Io crosses II 416

Astral

ancestors & primordial Adam II 46
constitution cannot be excavated II 720
devas inhabit, plane II 90
Earth, in early ages II 250-1
evolution merges into physical II 257
fire & occult phenomena I 82n
forms stored in Earth's aura II 684
fourth state of matter II 737
influences I 538
man often evil genius I 639
man 300 million years old II 251
physical &, planes II 157 &n
pineal gland & II 301
pralayas &, "photographs" I 18n; II 660
primeval, man II 688-9
progenitors of early mammals II 684
prototypes:
become physical II 736, 738
created I 282; II 68n, 186, 660
shed by man II 684
in space I 18n; II 660n
fr third round II 256-7
records & lipikas I 104-5
relics of third round II 712
sex first on, plane II 84
shadows II 46, 105, 110, 164, 186

Astral Body (ies). See also Body, Chhaya, Linga-Sarira, Nephesh, Shadows, Shells

adepts live in II 499, 531
agnishvattas have no, to project II 78
barhishads & II 79
beasts have an II 196n
becomes covered w flesh I 183-4; II 121
body of kosmos I 167, 624n
born before physical II 1
breathed out II 86
consolidation of II 653
in diagram, table I 153, 157n, 242-3; II 596, 632-3
among Egyptians I 232n, 674n
esoteric & profane sciences & II 149
external form fr I 175
first race had no II 121
kabbalists on I 234, 242-4
mayavic body II 241
"missing link" in the II 720
progenitors merged w their II 138
sound & I 555
Uraeus devours I 227, 674n

Astral Double(s). See also Bhutas, Chhayas

became first human race I 183
high adept can use II 771
lunar pitris oozed out I 180, 248
projection of I 234

Astral Fire or Fluid I 81, 82n, 93, 338n, 340-1, 524n; II 188

Astral Light. See also Aether, Akasa, Anima Mundi, Ether

above lowest prakriti I 255
akasa & I 197n, 253-9, 296n, 326; II 511-12
Ana, Anna, Chaldean heaven I 91
anima mundi & I 59-60, 194-7, 365n, 461
aspect of Archaeus I 338n
bodies charged w I 526
church turned, into Satan II 511
cosmic soul II 113
cosmic substance or matter I 326
decrees of fate in II 236
destiny of every man in I 104, 105
divine, or One Element I 140
dragon, serpent or I 73, 74n, 75; II 356
entities in I 331n
ether I 74n, 76 &n, 197, 326, 331n, 343, 524n
evil on our plane I 73-4
feminine w Gnostics I 194-5
God & Devil II 512-13
grand beings move in I 527n
great deceiver of man I 60
honey-dew or I 344-5
Isis Unveiled on I 194-7, 338n, 340-1
of kabbalists I 343
karma of humanity II 513
Levi re I 196, 253-5, 254n, 259 &n; II 74, 485, 511
life-principle of all I 196
limbus or I 353
lower ether I 331n
lowest of the seven planes I 257
luminous zone (Zohar) II 409
Magic Head is, (Zohar) I 424
Nahbkoon [neheb-kau] or I 472
name coined by Martinists I 348
Nebelheim [Niflheim] I 367
not aether or ether I 296n
picture gallery, lipikas I 104-5
prince of the air & II 485
prototypes impressed in I 59, 63
shadow of aether I 341
sidereal light of Paracelsus I 255
soul of, divine & body infernal I 423-4
various names for I 140, 365n; II 511
vibratory motion of I 348
weird secrets of I 296-7

Astral Selves, Souls

astral light furnishes I 196-7
build physical tabernacle II 110

Astrolatry II 456

astrology & II 23
Chaldean II 622-3n
exoteric Judaism, Christianity & II 41
Gnostic, Zoroastrian, Christian I 402, 448

Astrology (er, ical). See also Horoscopy, Zodiac

ancient mythology includes I 389n
angel Barkayal taught II 376
aspects of constellations II 179
Brahman's life regulated by II 411n
Chaldean II 622-3n
college of, on Euphrates II 203
conception, birth & I 228-9n
definition of II 500n
judicial I 575n, 647
limitations I 642
Makara in Hindu I 219
Mercury in II 28
origin of II 23
Persian magic shield II 394
on physical not spiritual plane II 631n
prophecies I 646-7
pyramid illustrates I 317n
rationale of I 105, 532
Scorpio & reproductive organs II 129
sign of Venus II 29-30
soul of astronomy I 645-7
star deals w personality I 572-3
Tritheim greatest, of his day II 512n

Astro-Magians of India II 612n

Astronomer(s). See also Asuramaya, Bailly

adept, knew of Mars, Venus races II 699
Garga oldest, of India II 49n
modern, on Great Pyramid II 432
record cyclic events I 646
should be geologists (Faye) I 496
two antediluvian II 47-51

Astronomiae. See Brahe, Tycho

Astronomical(ly)

allegories II 45, 94 &n, 353, 380
ancient, calculations II 620-1
aspect of Vedic verse II 191n
character of Genesis II 143
influence of, phenomena II 73-4
kalpa II 307n
keys to theogony II 23
key to symbolism I 363
key to War in Heaven II 63
Mackey on, dates of Atlantis II 407-8
male gods become Sun-gods II 43
occultism &, theories II 71
phenomena & sexual religion II 274
planets, many more in secret bks I 152n
racial &, cycles II 49, 70, 330-1
records began in Atlantis II 353
Sun cosmic &, emblem II 208
Surya Siddhanta oldest, work II 326
symbols II 391n
tables, ancient & modern I 658-9, 666
Taraka-maya full of, truths II 45
truth concealed in legend II 93-4n
Tyndaridae, symb of twin brothers II 122

Astronomie. See Francoeur, L. B.

Astronomie Ancienne. See Bailly, J. S.

Astronomie du Moyen Age. See Delambre, J.

Astronomy. See also Constellations, Nebular Theory, Planets, Precession, Stars

all in scriptures based on II 77
ancients knew, well I 650, 659-68; II 534-5
archaic, & modern science I 203
astrolatry confirmed by II 41
astrology soul of I 645-7
Aztecs' knowledge of I 322
dead planets in occult I 149n
divine kings gave early races II 29, 49, 317, 366, 765-6
Egyptian II 332, 435, 620, 631
exoteric now II 124
generation, conception & I 312
geology & II 71-2
has returned to Anaxagoras I 586
Hebrew, regulated by Moon II 75
Hindu I 658-68; II 253, 332, 551
inherited fr Atlantis II 426, 431
legendary teachers of II 765-6
light received by Venus II 29n
Moon, Earth II 64
mythology includes I 387, 389 &n
older, younger planets & II 251
Osiris-Isis taught, (Basnage) II 366
phenomena of, cyclic II 73-4
Puranic, a science II 253
pyramid & principles of I 317-18n
Sesha teacher of II 49n
taught man by gods II 366
theology &, connected I 320
unknown planets, globes I 163, 203, 576

Astronomy of the Ancients. See Lewis, G. C.

Astron. Poetique. See Hyginus, G. J.

Astro-Theosophic Chart. See Jennings

Asu (Skt) breath II 59, 500

Asura(s) (Skt) I 571. See also Agnishvattas, Amshaspends, Angels, Dhyanis, Pitris, Sons of Brahma, Suras, Vedhas

adversaries of gods II 45, 162, 164, 230, 500
Ahura same as II 59, 61, 92, 608
fr asu (breath) II 59, 500
Atlanteans & II 227n, 323
became, fr the Fall II 283
became inferior gods II 60
Brahmans distort meaning of II 92, 487
created fr "body of night" II 163
degraded into demons II 45, 500-1, 516
elohim identical w II 487
esoterically & exoterically II 174, 227n, 230, 232, 237 &n, 246-8, 283, 516
fallen angels II 500, 516, 525n
fire of I 521; II 57n, 106
first gods before "no-gods" II 248, 500
flames or, incarnate in third race II 247-8
four maharajas or I 126
four preceding manus & II 318n
gods of the secret wisdom II 500
highest dhyani-chohans II 585
hurled to Earth II 93, 246-7
incarnated by implacable law II 487
incarnated in man II 164
Indra & I 202; II 378
kumaras, pitris & II 89, 106
nagas &, used in creation I 348
origin of II 59, 490-2, 500-1, 571; II 59
rakshasas identified w II 163, 323
real jnanadevas (Gnana-devas in tx) II 90
rebellious or fallen gods II 162, 232
seven classes of I 218-19n; II 89-95, 164, 318n, 489, 585
Sons of Light (Darkness) II 489
suras become I 412, 418, 422-3; II 57n, 59, 92-3, 237, 500, 516
tempting demons II 174-5
three classes of I 218-19n; II 91-2
Titans II 525 &n
various names for I 92; II 92, 490, 500
Venus degraded into II 45
war of, (Taraka-maya) I 418-23; II 45, 63, 384n, 390, 497-501

Asura Devatas (Skt) II 248

Asuramaya

Atlantean astronomer II 47, 49-51, 67-8, 70, 326, 436
based figures on Pesh-Hun II 49
Egyptians & Hindus have zodiac of II 436
giant sorcerer II 70
not derived fr Turamaya II 50
reincarnated in Ptolemy (Weber) II 326
Romaka-pura home of II 67
Tamil calendar based on II 67
used Narada's records II 49

Asura-Mazdha (Zor). See Ahura-Mazda

Asura-Medha. See Ahura-Mazdao

Asura Visvavedas II 92

Asurendra, a great asura II 487

Asvamedha (Skt) Sacrifice, & Kapila II 570

Asvattha (Skt). See also Tree of Life, Yggdrasil

Bo-tree of wisdom I 523
caduceus & I 549
forms new trunks, branches II 589
man's emancipation & I 536
symbol of life's illusions II 639
Tree of Life I 406-7; II 97
Tretagni fires made fr I 523

Asvins (Skt, Aswins in tx)

pitris, angirasas, sadhyas II 605
two, of Vedic tridasa I 71n


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