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Xanthochroics, fr anthropoids (Huxley) II 315n

Xanthocreatinine I 262n

Xenocrates, followed Plato II 555

Xenophanes

condemns Homer, Hesiod II 764n
"Sun turned toward another land" II 535

Xenophon, Cyropaedia, Cyrus' death & signs in heaven I 652

Xerxes, winds destroyed fleet of I 466-7

Xisuthrus (Chald)

Atlantean catastrophe & II 774
Babylonian, Vaivasvata, Noah II 309
Chaldean Noah II 4, 141, 222, 314, 397, 454
Dagon (Matsya avatara) & II 139
Great Father (Popol Vuh) II 222
Israelites repeated story of II 265
Mulil, Flood & II 139n
name contains story II 335
saved & translated alive to heaven II 141

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Yah. See also Jah

Binah & I 355, 394; II 85
feminine I 438n, 618
Kether-Binah or, female I 438n
same as Jah (Lord) II 126
term not used before David II 541

Yah-Havvah (Heb, Yah-Hovah in tx)

androgyne Jehovah, Adam I 18, 60, 113; II 125-8, 134, 388 &n, 469
Jehovah or, same as chaos I 394
male-female II 388 &n, 469, 601
as mankind II 388
mind-born son of Adam Kadmon II 126
one of the elohim of Saturn group II 127

Yaho, Yaho-Iah

Jaho-Jah or Jaho is Jah II 129
mystery name II 541
pronunciations of II 129, 465

Yahoudi [Yahudi]

Afghans resent being called II 200n
name given Jews II 127

Yahweh. See also Jehovah, YHVH

Jehovah or II 388, 464
male, female II 388
other deities & II 514n

Yahweh Elohim (Heb, Java-Aleim in tx)

hierophant I 346; II 202
knew of sacred island II 220
taught men to be like themselves II 215
took Enoch II 532-3

Yajnavalkhya-smriti (Skt) I 432n

Yajna-Vidya (Skt) I 168-9

Yajur-Veda, White (Skt), Siva (Mahadeva) first appears in II 548

Yakshas (Skt)

demigods (Puranas) II 90, 211, 369n
demons created by Brahma II 165n, 182n
of Lanka II 70

Yama (Skt) god of the dead. See also Yima

Earth, Pluto or I 462-3
god of death II 44
guards the South I 128
heart of defunct read before I 105
lord of underworld I 463
Pitri-pati, king of the pitris II 44
son of Vaivasvata Manu II 609
various equivalents of I 105
Yima or II 609

Yamabooshis [Yamabushi] (Jap)

seven jewels, mysteries I 173
seven precious things I 67n

Yamyad (Zamyad)Yasht (of Zend Avesta), Amesha-Spentas (Amshaspends) II 358

Yana (Skt) [vehicle] (vahan) or I 39. See also Vahana

Yang (chin) & Yin I 471; II 554

Yang Sun (of Ming Dynasty) on Shan-Hai-King II 54n

Yao (Chin) ark of, contained human seed II 141

Yard, derivation of term II 597n

Yared, Jared (Heb)

British yard, literally II 597n
Hanokh (Enoch), son of II 366, 532, 597n
son of Mahalaleel II 391n
"source, descent" or, & Nile River II 583
third race, esoterically II 597n

Yasna (Pers) [litanies of Avesta]

Atlantean sorcerers drowned II 772
Earth septempartite II 758
"Mystery of the Law" II 517

Yathas (Pers) [Gathas or Mazdean hymns], Brahmanas, Puranas, same origin II 409-10

Yati(s), Atlanteans nine, high II 331, 336

Yatudhanas (Skt), as gods & men II 211

Ya-va, Yave [Yahweh] (Heb)

Yava Aleim. See Yahweh Elohim

Ieve pronounced as II 129
Jehovah or II 464-5

Yazatas (Zend)

Aryan forefathers met w II 356
celestial spirits of elements II 356
Fohat betw fire-, water- II 400n
Star- II 358

Year(s). See also Seasons, Sidereal Year

ancient lunar, solar II 620-1
calculating mean solar I 392
divine I 419 &n; II 619-21
each, a day of the gods II 620
great tropical II 505
lunar I 36, 654-6; II 38, 76, 391n, 464, 466, 539, 561, 583, 619
of Patriarchs are cycles II 426
solar, interpreted by St Germain II 582
Thoth, solar discus & II 529
tropical II 76-7, 356, 446
tropical, sidereal, & initiation I 314
twelve thousand divine I 450
used for various cycles II 395

Year(s) of Brahma. See also Brahma

creation of universe & I 340
length of I 36; II 69-70
one hundred I 206; II 70

Year of Dhruva, kalpa of 9,090 years II 307n

Year of the Seven Rishis, kalpa of 3,030 mortal years II 307n

Yeast, lives without air I 249n

"Yeast." See Huxley, T. H.

Yehidah (Heb, Jeshida in tx) man's divine spirit II 633

Ye-hou-vih (Heb) Gibbs suggests Jehovah is II 129

Y(e)H(o)V(a)H. See also Jehovah, YHVH

meaning of II 460

Yellow

Adams, Aryans fr II 426
Caps (Tibet) I 108n
children of, Father (Stanzas) II 109
dragon (Chinese) II 365
face of column II 178
-gold, second race (Stanzas) II 227
-hued race forefathers II 425
light, color of first solid race II 250
race(s) II 199n, 249-50, 780
second race II 178, 227
Siva reborn as four youths II 282
third race was II 198
wars betw black &, races II 223

Yered. See Jared

Yesod, Yesodoth (pl, Heb) foundation(s)

globe C, Earth chain (Kabbala) I 200, 240
series of, (Genesis 2:4) I 346

Yesod `Olam (Heb, T'sod Olaum in tx) Foundation of the World II 583

Yetsirah (Heb, Jezirah in tx)

kabbalistic ruah fr, (King) II 604
sephiroth inhabit II 111

Yeu (Chin) being, subhava, svabhavat or I 61

Ye-yeva, Sabah [the elder] Rabbi on hokhmah II 85

Yezidis (Persian tribe)

Nabatheans & II 455
worship "Lord Peacock" II 514n

Yezod. See Yesod

Yggdrasil (Norse). See also Tree of Life, World Tree

ash tree of Aryans II 520
bees of, & honey dew I 344-5
Nidhogg gnaws roots of I 211
Norse Tree of Life II 97
tree of time & life I 427

YHV, Kether-Binah-Hokhmah are I 438n

YHVH (Heb, also IHYH, JHVH in tx) II 39, 76. See also Jehovah, Tetragrammaton,

Yahweh

bisexual symbol II 460
four letters explained I 438n; II 460, 473
Israelites used Adonai for II 452
Jehovah, Tetragrammaton I 393, 438n, 618
not in use before King David II 541
"Secret of Secrets" II 282n
Sephirothal Tree II 625n

Yih-shu-lu-kia-lun [Yi chou lou kia louen]

Chinese translation of Ekasloka Sastra I 61
Yeu & svabhavat in I 61

Yi King. See I-Ching

Yima (Pers). See also Noah, Yama

builds ark (vara), makes man II 6n, 291
guardian of first three races II 609-10
human races under rule of II 270 &n
progenitor of second race II 609-10
uncreated, created lights & II 290-1

Yin (Chin) binary, explained by E. Levi II 554

Yin, Chung Ku carries books to II 54n

Yin-sin, Yih-sin (Chin) I 23, 635

Y-King. See I-Ching

Yliaster (of Paracelsus) ancestor of Crooke's protyle I 283-4

Ymir (Norse). See also Giant, Skrymir

Ases create world fr body of II 97, 99
formed fr first creation I 427
Heavenly Man or I 367
Orgelmir or I 427

Yo (Jap) male aethereal principle, heavens or I 216-17, 241

Yod, Yodh (Heb, Jod in tx) letter "i" I 60; II 40

Adam symbolized as II 129, 468
forefinger symbolizes II 126n
God of Saxons fr I 347
Heh &, make Binah II 85
-He, Jehovah personates as II 509
holy, within ark II 518
later than elohim symbols II 473-4
letter of Kether is I 438n
membrum virile II 125, 460, 467, 574
perfect letter II 551, 603
phallic hook I 347; II 574
phallus II 473
serpent preferable to II 246n
ten or perfect number I 347, 392, 394; II 39, 551, 574, 603

Yodcheva [Yod-havvah] (Heb)

Jehovah or II 127-9
leads prajapatis, sephiroth II 129
offspring of Adam Kadmon II 127

Yoga (Skt) I 47n; II 176, 371n

described II 115
hatha, discouraged I 95
-powers of Taraka, story of II 382 &n
powers, senses barrier to II 296
propagation by II 183
regulation of breath in I 95-6
Sons of II 109, 198
Sons of Passive I 207; II 165-6
Sons of Will & II 172-3, 181, 199, 220, 275, 281n, 319, 394n
supreme wisdom of, freed soul I 132

Yogacharya (-chara) School

Alaya personifies voidness in I 48
Aryasanga of II 637
made paranirvana esoteric I 42-3
Madhyamika vs, re paramartha I 44n, 48
"Vedantins in disguise" II 637

Yoga Shastra [Yoga-Sastra] (Skt) yogis & pranidhana in II 88

Yoga-siddha (Skt), Visvakarma son of II 559

Yogel, Rabbi, 1065 explains kosmos I 90n

Yogi(n, s) (Skt). See also Yoga

arupa pitris were formerly II 94
beguiled by Indra II 614
Brahman-, claim to see highest I 426n
celestial, sacrifice for humanity II 246
Fire Angels, rebels are called II 243
great, fr Advaita School I 522
Hindu demons were often I 415
know subterranean passages II 221
may merge soul w Alaya I 48
Moon deity of mind w I 516
must control kundalini-sakti I 293
numerous powers of I 293
oppose clergy, ritual I 415
pranidhana fifth observance of II 88
rakshasas are II 165n
resist temptations II 614
Siva patron of II 282
some, die in personalities II 532
traditional grihastha becomes II 411n
uses ichchhasakti & kriyasakti I 292-3; II 173

Yogini (Skt) [female yogin], made into prostitute by Jennings I 472

Yojana(s) (Skt) [4-9 miles], Earth fifty crores of, in extent II 616n

Yom [Yom] (Heb) day

series of foundations I 346
six days of creation expl II 252n

Yong-grub (Tib) parinishpanna, absolute bliss or I 42

Yoni(c) (Skt) womb II 465 &n, 548

cherubs on "Ark" form a II 460
degenerated symbol II 125, 588
Hindu, comp w rabbinical II 469
n'cabvah [neqebah] or II 467
numerical value of II 125
phallus & I 392
stone in Ark, linga & II 473-4
symbol of Holy of Holies I 264

Young, on sunspots I 541n

Young, Edward

——— Night Thoughts
angels superior men I 276
stars are religious houses I 578

Youssoufzic [Yusafzai] sons of Joseph Afghan tribe II 200n

Yttrium (rare earth)

complex of five or more parts I 625
fractionation of I 141n, 624

Yu, Emperor

initiate, mystic I 271n
knowledge fr "snowy range" I 271n
nine urns of II 54n
Shan-Hai-King & II 302

Yudhishthira (Skt) I 369-70

Yuga(s) (Skt) cycles II 198. See also Dvapara-Yuga, Kali-Yuga, Satya-Yuga, Treta-Yuga

bearing on human life I 637
Brahma opens, by creating II 58
doctrine of I 655-6
double & triple meanings of II 147n, 307n, 308n
dwarfed by Dr Sepp, Suidas II 619-20
four, in Jambu-dvipa II 322
-kalpas descend by 4, 3, 2 II 307n
length of various II 69-70, 147 &n
no figures more meddled w II 73
three, during third race II 520n
total of, is maha-yuga II 308n
various lengths of, (Colebrooke) II 624n

Yurbo-adonai (Jurbo in tx)

Jehovah in Codex Nazaraeus I 463
various names for I 463

Yuyuje (Skt) yoga-like II 58

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Z (letter), double seven (Ragon) II 582

Zablistanee (Zebulon), Afghan tribe II 200n

Zabulon [Zebulun] (Heb) son of Jacob, Pisces I 651

Zachar va Nakobeh [Zakhar uNegebah] (Heb)

male & female II 127, 467 &n
phallus & yoni I 390

Zadok [Tsadoq] (Heb) righteous, made high priest by David II 541

Zadokites, or Sadducees II 541

Zakhar (Heb, sacr in tx)

phallus, lingam I 5n; II 465n
tau cross & I 5; II 467n

Zalmat-Gaguadi, Babylonian dark race II 5

ZAMA ZAMA OZZA RACHAMA OZAI (Gnos, Pistis Sophia) II 580

Zampun, Tibetan Tree of Life II 97

Zamyad Yasht (Pers) re Amesha Spentas II 358

Zanoni (Lytton character) faces his Augoeides I 573

Zao (Gk) "I live" II 582

Zarathustra, Zaratushta (Pers). See also Zoroaster

Amshaspend called II 6n
became ruler of fourth race II 610
dialogue of, w Ahura Mazda II 292
first, fr Atlantean Magas II 322-3
grotto of, & four cardinal pts I 464
invokes his fravashi II 480
invokes the Amesha Spenta II 384-5
septenary chain taught by II 757

Zarpanitu (Bab)

Moon deity II 456
Nebo son of Merodach & II 210n

Zebulun. See Zabulon

Zechariah, Book of, seven eyes of Tetragrammaton II 626

Zedec or Melchizedek. See Tsaddiq

Zenana [Zanana] (Hindi) women's quarters or penetralia I 382

Zend Avesta (Pers)

Ahriman becomes devil II 93
ahura fr Vedic asura in II 92, 500
change of poles II 356
confirms old teachings I 307
on the elements I 125n
the Fall described in II 516
ferouer or fravashi in II 480
fire giving knowledge of future I 339
Fohat is Apam-Napat in II 400n
holy tree II 97
Mazdean Noah in II 290-2
sacred land in II 6
St Michael story in II 384-5
serpent w camel's neck II 205
sevenfold chain in II 757-9
sevens in II 35, 92
three-thirds of Earth explained II 757-8
Yima's rule II 270

Zen-Do (Jap, Dzenodoo in tx) seven jewels I 173

Zeno (Gk philosopher)

nature a habit II 159
universe fr fire, air, water I 76-7

Zero

boundless circle or I 99
cipher of Arab origin I 360-1
egg-shaped, or kosmos I 91
laya state or I 545, 551
number one & II 114
unity within, symbol of deity II 587

Zeroana Akerne [Zervan Akarana] (Pers)

boundless time I 113; II 488
circle, chakra of Vishnu I 114
ever unmanifested principle II 233
Ormazd issues fr I 113
various equivalents of I 113

Zero Point. See also Laya

a condition or state I 145

Zeus (Gk). See also Jupiter, Kronos

Astraea allegory & II 785
"beautiful virgin" I 72n
bisexual I 72n; II 135
born in & out of Kronos (Time) I 427
changed Niobe into fountain II 772
commands creation of new race II 519
creates third race of Ash tree II 181n
cruelty towards Prometheus II 411-12n
curses Prometheus II 244
deity of the fourth race II 776
desired to quench human race II 412
dethrones father Kronos II 269-70, 421
Deus among Boeotians II 582
disrespectful god (Hesiod) II 269-70
divides man in two II 134, 177
dual nature of II 419-20
"Father of all living" II 582
father of Castor & Pollux II 122
Greco-Olympian Don Juan II 420
host of primeval progenitors II 421-2
Kronos curses II 421
not highest god I 425-6
not perfection II 413
Pater, not phallic II 574
Prometheus rebelled against II 280n
reigns over fourth race II 766
reverences night (Iliad) I 425
of secondary creation I 427
as serpent, begat Dionysos II 415, 419-20
son of Kronos-Saturn I 72n
supreme being of heaven I 672
wanted man animal-like II 414

Zeus-Belos [Bel (or Marduk)] (Gk-Bab) II 210n

Zeus-Kataibates (Gk) Zeus descending aspect of Archaeus (Pausanias) I 338n

Zeus Triopios or Triopis, three-eyed colossus II 294n

Zeus-Zen (aether)

Chthonia & Metis wives of I 340-1
double-sexed creator II 130

Zi, Babylonian god II 5, 54

Ziku, Babylonian god II 5

Zipporah (Heb)

Jethro's daughter II 465n
& Sippara (shining) I 385n; II 465n
town of Sippara (Bab) & I 319n
wife of Moses I 319n, 385n

Zodh (Cain), slew his female brother II 43-4n

Zodiac(s). See also Dendera Zodiac, Zodiac (Signs of)

ancient, discussed II 66, 431
antiquity of, (Bailly) I 648-9
Aryan initiates built II 750
Bailly re Hindu II 332, 435
Chinese, divided into twenty-four parts II 620-1
clearly mentioned in 2 Kings I 649
discussed I 647-8
Egyptian & Hindu, immensely old I 650
Egyptian, antiquity of II 332, 431-2, 435-6
Egyptian, fr India II 435-6
Greek, age of II 436 &n
heirloom fr Atlantis II 431-3
Hindu, fr Greeks (Muller) II 225, 332
Hindu, older than Greeks I 657-8
history contained in II 438
Indian, fr Greeks (Weber) I 647; II 50
Indian, not fr Greeks I 650; II 50
lords of, now rebellious angels I 577
Old Testament reference I 649
reddened w solar blaze II 357
sidereal prophecies of I 653
traces to Argonauts (Newton) I 652
universality of I 648-9
Volney re origin of I 658; II 436n

Zodiac (Signs of)

animals of Genesis are II 112n
archaic nations knew I 320
on body of Karttikeya II 619
descend, ascend (explained) I 658; II 357
"Fiery Lions" & Leo I 213
kumaras connected w II 576
Makara (Capricorn) I 384; II 268n, 576-80
man's past, future in II 431-3
mentioned in Homer I 648
Mother of God surrounded by I 400
patriarchs connected w I 651
reflected on Earth II 502-3
regents of, minor gods II 358
sacred animals of II 23, 181n
seven planets & twelve I 79
ten, twelve, among ancients II 502 &n
tribes of Israel & I 400, 651; II 200n
twelve great orders & I 213
twelve rulers, kings or I 651
twelve, seven planets & races I 573 &n
twelve, cakes, stones (Philo) I 649
two mystery II 502 &n
when, vertical to pole II 357
world builders II 23
worshiped (2 Kings) I 649

Zodiacal

allegory is historical II 353
Aryan, calculations II 436 &n
records (Atlantean) cannot err II 49
ring, relic in Gobi II 503

Zohak, Persian usurper II 398

Zohar (Heb) II 2, 215n

Ain-soph I 349; II 290
allegory of man w heavy load I 393-4
antiquity of II 461n
astral first race II 137
astral light, Magic Head I 424
Balaam's birds were serpents II 409
birth starts w a point I 337
black fire in II 162
b'ne-aleim, Ischin II 375-6
book of Hanokh & II 532 &n
Chaldean Book of Numbers & I 214, 230
Christian Gnostics influenced II 461n
circle w point found in I 19
cosmogenesis in, described I 214-15
creation of man II 490-1
creations, several in II 53, 54
creator delighted in creation II 126
divine beings, descending order II 111
Earth seventh globe I 241
Eden called bird's nest II 292
edited by Gnostics, Christians I 214, 352
elements, forces form Word I 346
elohim called Echod or one I 112
everything shadow of divine II 268
fall of the angels II 487
first Adam II 503-4
flying camels II 205
fountain of life I 356
garment of man II 315
Iachin chained to mountain II 376
indivisible point, world fr I 355
key to, in the names II 536
light II 39
Lord rebukes Satan II 478 &n
man emanated fr septenary group I 230
modern views of, mistaken II 461
more occult than Books of Moses II 626n
Moses de Leon, Ibn Gebirol & II 461n
Moses de Leon re-edited I 214
Nahash (the "deprived") rebels II 247
occult work (Levi) II 536
phallic, cruder than Puranas II 625n
quotes Book of Enoch II 535
real man is soul, not body II 290
repeats Puranic expressions II 126
roots of human race II 315
rotation of Earth II 28n
St Michael called Jehovah in II 479
Sephirah, Shekhinah or Aditi in I 53n
seven seas, mountains II 603
Shekhinah II 293
six-month night, day in II 773
soul put on earthly garment II 112
spirit & matter II 528
Sun moves in circuits II 553
on ten sephiroth I 239
three heads in II 25
Tree of Life II 216
Unknown Light I 356
visible types, invisible prototypes II 120
white hidden fire I 339
will of the king expl in I 356

Zollner, Prof J. K. F.

——— [Transcendental Physics]
believed phenomena of spiritualism I 520
on fourth dimensional space I 251 &n

Zone(s)

globe divided into seven II 403
seven, of indestructible continent II 400 &n
seven, rishis, creations II 612

Zonoplacental Mammals II 668, 713n

Zoomancy, Orpheus taught, (Suidas) I 362-3

Zoroaster. See also Chaldean Oracles, Zarathustra

addressed as "Son of God" II 772
forbade killing of birds I 362
the last II 6n
the original II 6
twelve, fourteen of II 359
"When you doubt, abstain" II 442

Zoroastrian(s, ism). See also Ahura Mazda,

Amshaspends, Mazdeans, Ormazd, Vendidad, Zend Avesta
Ahriman made devil in II 93
antiquity of, scriptures II 356
asura(s) & ahura II 59, 92-3, 500
Catholic &, astrolatry I 402
caves I 126
Central Asian region of II 416n
change of pole II 356
did not believe evil eternal II 488
dualism of I 196, 235, 239
esotericism & SD II 356
on ether I 331
Hyde on Kabiri & II 363n
"I am that I am" I 78
living fire of I 338n
made devils of Hindu devas I 73
manuscripts on flying camel II 205
Ormazd of II 358, 420
septenary in II 607-10, 757-9
seven Amshaspends I 127
seven Devs I 577
similar to Hindu tenets II 757-9
star-yazatas of II 358
Taurus sacred to I 657
universal mind manifests as Ahura Mazda I 110

Zotiko Zotike(Gk) life of life (Massey) II 586

Zu, Babylonian god II 283-4n

Zuni Indians

Cushing lived among II 629
septenary principle among II 628-9


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