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Veda(s, ic). See also Atharva-Veda, Rig-Veda, Vedic

Aditi, akasa in II 42n
Ambhamsi synonym of gods in I 457-8n
anticipated modern discoveries I 623
barhishad, agnishvatta in II 77
chanted, rationale of I 94-6
chief gods of II 114
date fr early Aryan history II 714
divided in dvapara age II 146n, 483
dual meaning of I 270n
Eternal Cause or That I 391n; II 80
Europe has text of, (Muller) I xxiii n
fire deities in I 101; II 567
four, & four truths I 42
greatest of all authorities II 616
heavenly gandharvas taught man II 584
of highest antiquity (Muller) I xxxviii
influence on Babylon (Rawlinson) I xxxi
initiates know meaning of I 520
leaves of Hiranyagarbha I 406
Mahadeva divine ego II 548
maruts discussed II 613
meaning of elements hidden in I 520
"Mirror of Eternal wisdom" II 484
Muller & Barth on II 450-1
no idol worship in II 723
not complete I 318
once called modern forgery I xxxviii
Orientalists differ on age of I xxx
primary & secondary creations II 59
Puranas human expression of II 527
Scandinavian cosmogony older (Muller) I 367
secret commentary on I xxxiv
Secret Doctrine antedates I xxxvii
septenary element in II 605-11
seven wise ones, seven paths II 191n
Siva known as Rudra in II 548
six earths born w our Earth II 616
sole property of Brahmans I 271
Sun called loka-chakshuh in I 100-1
tens of thousands of years old II 527
Tvashtri in II 101
universal myths in II 97
Upanishads esoteric glossaries of II 484
Upanishads expound mysticism of I 270
Vach mother of I 430
Vishnu divides, into four II 483
Visvakarma in II 269n
went into every nation II 483

Vedanta (school) I 52n, 59n

Advaita, nearest esoteric I 55
on bodies w negative qualities I 584n
on cause I 55
discord betw three sects of I 451
division of man's principles I 157, 226
doctrine in Hermetic philosophy I 281n
esoteric teaching differs fr I 62
gives but metaphysical cosmogony I 269
Hegelian doctrine & II 449n
last word of human knowledge I 269
nimitta as an efficient cause I 370n
not fr Buddhism I 46-7
occultists & I 8
One Life, Great Breath I 226n
Parabrahm-mulaprakriti I 46
prajna, chinmatra II 597n
quinquepartite division of man in I 226
Spencer approaches I 14-15, 281
sutratman (thread self) I 610 &n; II 513
teachings of I 522, 569-70, 573, 610; II 597n, 598
Vedas are mirror of wisdom II 484
Western philos echo, doctrines I 79n
Western scholars perverted I 295

Vedantasara. See Jacob, G. A.

Vedantins I 8, 10n, 16, 17n, 51, 52n

divided man into five kosas II 603
idealists I 226n
Isvara highest consciousness I 573
Mahat aspect of prakriti w I 62
nirvani of, can never return II 80
not atheists I 7


mentions Tchandalas [Chandala] I 313n
Vishnu as, in dvapara age II 146n, 483

Veddhas of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

culture cannot raise II 421n
mixed Lemuro-Atlantean stock II 195-6n
Sinhalese regard, as animals II 286-7
weapons of, Paleolithic II 723

Vedhas. See also Asuras, Sons of Brahma, Suras

agnishvattas II 78-9
eldest, refused to create I 88
Sanandana & other II 78, 173, 176n


calendar, Krittika & II 551
deities I 71n, 90, 112; II 268-9n
hymns (Panchadasa), magic of II 579
influence on Babylon I xxxi; II 130
Narada a, rishi II 47
sage, Kasyapa II 132
treatment of women I 382
Venus a, sage II 30

Vega (expedition) fossils on northern islands II 773 &n

Vega, Garcilaso de la

——— Comentarios Reales . . . de los Incas
on enormous human bones II 337-8
q on cyclopean works II 345

Vegetable (Kingdom). See also Plants, Vegetation

appeared before first race II 290n
astral, & third & fourth rounds II 730
bisexuality of II 133
early minerals &, luminous II 312
energy centers for each, species II 732
evolution of, in Mukhya Creation I 454
evolves thru man I 159
fruits & grains brought to man II 373
human monad passed thru II 185-7, 254, 260
individualization in I 178-9
lower principles of animals & I 267
lunar gods pass thru I 174
man storehouse of seeds for II 289-90
many in, reproduce by budding II 166
monad & I 174, 176, 246, 619; II 42, 180, 185, 635
phase of foetus (Haeckel) II 685n
Schibb (Shibboleth) symbol of II 575
second side of triangle II 575
size of, & giants II 276
third round, astral prototypes II 186-7
Thomson on earliest of II 154
300 million years before man II 68n, 149, 290n

Vegetarians, Atlantes were, (Herodotus) II 761

Vegetation. See also Plants, Vegetable

all, endowed w life (Wilson) I 454
belong to this (fourth) round II 712
born fr bosom of stone II 594
changes w each root-race II 697
consciousness of I 277n
creatures born fr II 183
ethereal before primordial II 713n
has consciousness I 277n
man &, before animals II 112n
nervous ether in I 537
physicalized in Secondary II 713n
300 million years before man II 290n, 308n, 712

Veil of Isis. See Schiller, J. C. F.

Vendidad. See also Zend Avesta

Fravashi (or Ferouer) II 480
karshvar of Earth II 607
volcanism in Central Asia II 356
Yima & first three races discussed II 609-10

Venezuela, Canary Islands, Africa, &, once joined II 791

Venice, Campanile of San Marco at II 85

Venoms, living tissues produce I 262n

Ventricles, third eye & II 297

Ventus (Lat) breath or wind, spiritus &, synonymous I 342

Venus (goddess). See also Lucifer

Aditi identified w II 43, 458
Amphitrite early form of II 578
-Aphrodite, Argha & II 461
-Aphrodite personified sea I 458n
associated w Satan II 31-2n, 45n
-Astarte & Kadeshim II 460
Ashtoreth, Jehovah & II 462
bearded I 72n; II 30n, 135
born fr sea wave II 65
celestial Priapus born of II 458
w cow's horns II 31, 418n
described II 29-33
Durga Kali black side of II 579
Hiram built temple to II 541
Ishtar & II 62
Isis or II 30, 43
Jehovah-Binah or I 392
Kama son of II 176
Lakshmi or I 380n; II 76 &n, 77, 578-9
leader of Danavas II 498
Lucifer-, war w Jupiter I 202
origin of mythology of II 30
passive generative power II 418n, 461
six sacred to, (Pythagorean) II 592
star of the sea I 392
Usanas or, aid Soma in war II 498
Usanas-Sukra is, & Lucifer II 45
Virgin took over, worship I 400-1
wife, mother, sister I 396

Venus (planet)

adept's' knowledge of races on II 699
adopted Earth II 32-3
ansated cross symb of II 30, 31n
called little sun II 24
changes along w Earth II 32
described II 29-33, 707
Earth linked w II 30-1
Friday the day of I 652
hostile to human life II 707
inclination of axis of II 32
in last round I 165
less dense than Earth I 593
light-bearer to Earth II 33
looking glass sign of II 546
Lucifer or I 202; II 30, 31-2 &n, 45n, 501, 512, 540
Mars, Mercury &, lower triad II 462
men of, more gross I 602
Mercury more occult than II 28
Moon, water & II 77
Morning Star II 540
no satellites I 155n, 165; II 32
one w Mercury & Sun II 542
Orai genius of I 577; II 538n
parent moon of, dissolved I 155-6n
planetary chain I 164
Principalities gods of I 435
rulers, regents of I 435, 575
Semele presides betw Mars & I 400
sign of, explained I 5; II 29-30
Sophia, Holy Ghost & II 512, 540
superior globes of, invisible I 153
third race under II 24, 29

Venus (third world of Syrians), Principalities rule over I 435

Venus-Lucifer. See also Lucifer, Lucifer-Venus, Morning Star, Venus

descends to pit II 785-6
Moon more influential than I 305
sister, alter ego of Earth I 305

Verbum (Lat) II 542. See also Logos, Word

Avalokitesvara I 428
Christ, Taurus or I 656
daiviprakriti, mother, daughter I 136
dhyani-chohans form manifest I 278
divine Christos, Logos I 130n
dual aspect of II 515
esoteric meaning of II 25, 237
light, sound, ether & I 431-2
Logos or Word I 93-4, 136, 431, 537
Mercury, Logos, or II 25, 541-2
of Parabrahman I 130n, 136
of St John I 657
St Michael & II 479, 481
St Paul confused w II 481
sound of the I 256, 629
of Thought Divine I 72, 74
various names for I 130n, 137
vehicle of unmanifested Logos I 278
vibrates thru mulaprakriti I 629

Verbum Princeps, head of angels (Catholic) II 237

Vermes (Lat) worms II 656

Vernal Equinox. See Equinox

Versunkene Insel Atlantis, Die. See Unger, F.

Vertebrate(s), Vertebrata. See also Animals

blind, early third race man II 299
first, in Devonian II 254
higher II 684 &n
primitive germ of II 731
rudimentary sex organs in II 118, 184
separated before mammals II 184
sevens among II 595
third eye in lower II 295-6, 299

Vesica Piscis (Lat), in Catholic engraving II 38

Vesta (Lat) Earth goddess

burning fire in temple of I 338n
Horchia title of II 144
Vestal, serpent & II 209

Vestiges of the Spirit History of Man. See Dunlap

Vi, Vili (Norse; We, Willi in tx) Odin & I 427

Via Straminis (Lat) [Milky Way], tenth world of Syrians I 435-6

Vibhavasu (Skt) fire, absorbed by air I 372-3

Vibhutayah (Skt) [potencies], manus & rishis, of Vishnu I 8n; II 611n


atomic, in nature I 455, 633
awaken corresponding powers I 307
commanding forces by means of I 514n
eternal, of matter I 118n, 507-8n
imponderable substances cause I 587
Keely & I 561, 564
last, of seventh eternity I 62
of light & sound I 554
masters perceive causes of I 514
of molecules I 515
music, color, etc II 628
patterns of, in sand on plate I 112n
power of I 563
in Stanzas I 62-3
table of various I 562

Vibratory Theory

correctness of, for Earth I 514, 524-5
Keely's I 556, 558-9, 564

Vicaire, estimates Sun's heat I 484n

Vicinus, M. See Ficino, M.

Vidadhafshu Keshvar (Pers) II 759

Vidblainn (Norse) globe F, Earth chain II 100

Vidya(s) (Skt) knowledge

atma- I 199
budh & I xviii
esoteric, & Kabbala I 241
four of seven in Puranas I 168-9
right- & left-hand paths of I 192n
sacred science & II 439

Vidyadharas (Skt) lower pitris

exoterically demigods, siddhas I 539n
seven classes of pitris I 539n
sound, ladder of life & I 539

Vie de Notre-Seigneur. See Sepp, J. N.

View of the Levant. See Perry, E.

Vignanamaya Kosa. See Vijnanamaya Kosa

Vigrid [Vigridr] (Norse) Battle of Flames & I 202

Vihara(s) (Skt)

Buddhist caves, grottos II 338
Miaotse grottos turned into II 339

Vijnana (Skt), higher mind I 157

Vijnanamaya Kosa (Skt)

higher mind I 157-8
jiva &, water, blood I 570n

Vikara(s) (Skt) [deviation, perturbation], buddhi destroys egotism & its I xix

Vikartana (Skt) Sun, Surya

Rahu & initiation of II 381
Visvakarman crucifies I 322n

Vili. See Vi

Villalpand, Jean-B., Temple de Jerusalem, zodiac & twelve sons of Jacob I 649

Villars, Abbe Nicolas de Montfaucon de, Le Comte de Gabalis, on sylphs, salamanders I 606

Villiers, on venoms, alkaloids I 262n

Vimana(s) (Skt) air vehicles II 427, 428

Vimana-Vidya (Skt) [aeronautics], Aryans learned, fr Atlanteans II 426

Vina-svata, on origin of Jews I 313n

Vinata (Skt) daughter of Daksha

Garuda born fr egg of I 366
wife of Kasyapa I 366

Vinaya (Skt) [decency, modesty], Devaki, mother of, & affection II 528


I am the true, (John 15:1) I 195n
Isis & Osiris taught use of II 366

Viper, hatched fr egg of incense I 363-4

Virabhadra (Skt)

destroys Daksha's sacrifice II 182-3
Raumyas born fr pores of II 68, 183
thousand-headed monster II 182

Viraj, Viraja (Skt) universal sovereignty

born fr Heavenly Man II 606
Brahma & I 9n, 59, 81
Brahma creates, spiritually II 44
Brahma separates into Vach & I 89, 137
created Manu II 308n, 311
is Brahma II 90
male symbol fr Brahma-Vach II 472
Manu & I 449
mortal man born fr II 606
sons of, are all manasa II 89
Vach as female II 143, 472
Vach becomes, to punish gandharvas II 143
Vaisvanara or II 311

Viraja [Vairaja]-Loka (Skt) II 89 &n

Virasvamin (Skt), father of Medhatithi I 333

Virchow, Prof Rudolph

dolmens not built by giants II 753
on flints II 752n
links Basques w Guanches II 740, 792
on spontaneous generation II 719
takes Haeckel to task II 650, 651
witnessed Trojan discoveries II 440

Virey, J. J., re today's lower races of men II 725

Virgil [Vergil]

Sibylline books inspiration of I 658

——— [Aeneid]
Eternal Mind diffused thru all II 594 &n
Mercury evoking souls II 28
mind agitating matter I 451n

——— [Eclogues]
Moon Virgin Queen of Heaven I 401
unequal numbers please gods II 602

——— [Georgics]
confused Nile w Indus II 417
Pater omnipotens Aether I 331

Virgin(s). See also Immaculate Conception, Virgo

Abel, blood & II 388
admitted to be the Moon I 401
-angels or divine rebels II 246
birth discussed I 399-400
celestial I 60, 215, 458n; II 208, 486, 512, 572
celestial, & mother or akasa I 332
Ceres-Venus worship I 400-1
Chinese had their celestial II 486
cold, or hyle I 82
dawn, morning star or II 527-8
divine, -mother or arka II 463n
egg I 64-5
Eve, Mary or I 91, 384, 392, 399, 458n; II 463
fifty, of Prometheus II 418
immaculate I 60-1
Kanya the I 92
kumaras II 249, 281-2
of Light or Uma-Kanya I 91-2
Lion &, (Virgo) II 431, 432-3
marriage of Heavenly Man w II 231
Mother I 65, 88, 400, 403, 460; II 43, 463n
Mout, mother or II 464
Narada & II 140n
rosary of the blessed II 38
shown w child (Dendera) II 433
sidereal, or astral light II 511
son of celestial I 60
sons of god born of I 61
universe mind-born son of I 399
Zeus the beautiful I 72n

Virginal Reproduction, hermaphrodite or II 659

Virgin Ascetic(s)

kumaras I 459
Narada as II 140n

Virgin Egg, micro-symbol of Virgin Mother I 64-5

Virgin Mary. See also Madonna, Mary

Anna mother of I 91
Church disfigured II 38, 463
discussed I 400-3
Gabriel comes w lilies to I 379n
Magna Mater & I 392-3, 400
Mary or Mare, sea, water I 458n
pagan origin of II 463
seven children of II 527
various terms for II 527-8
water lily & I 384

Virgin Mother

chaos or I 65, 460
gods born fr II 463n, 527
immaculate I 88, 399
keynote to I 91; II 43
overshadowed by universal mystery I 88
prayers to, stay the waves I 468
Thoth-Hermes & I 403

Virgin of The World. See Kingsford, A.


Astraea is II 785
descent of, to pit II 785-6
Dinah or I 651
inverted II 785
kali-yuga & position of I 663-5
Kanya, Kanya-Durga & I 92, 292, 657
linked w Leo, Pleiades, Hyades II 785
lion & II 431, 433
-Scorpio androgyne I 413
separated becomes Scorpio II 129, 502n
three, at Dendera II 368, 433, 435-6

Viribus Membrorum, De. See Paracelsus


Confucianists love I 440
of God I 437-8
hidden, of stones II 426
Jesuitical use of deceit as I 423
personified attributes of God II 237
seven, of Christians I 310-11; II 641
seven, of Nazarenes I 196

Virtues (angelic order)

angelic, & four Maharajas I 123
angelic, & teraphim I 394
copy of ancient prototype I 92
rule over fifth world of Syrians I 435

Vis (Skt) [to pervade], Vishnu derived fr I 8n, 112

Visha (Skt) [poison, evil], latent in chaos I 348

Vishnu (Skt). See also Logos, Narayana, Trimurti

abstract divine principle II 313
Achyuta ("not-fallen") avatara I 19
avatara of I 18, 87, 263-4, 369, 394, 653; II 139, 307, 408n, 483, 549
birth of, (universe) I 333-5
both Bhutesa & Visvarupa I 452n
breath of, blows at pralaya I 371
calling forth the kosmos I 348
disk or chakra of I 114; II 546
double-sexed, Lakshmi & II 31
double triangle sign of I 118
emerges fr egg w lotus I 366
enters circle of boundless time II 549
Fohat connected w, I 112, 673
Garuda vehicle of I 366
god of moist principle II 591
gods' supplication to I 420-1
of Hindu Trimurti I 8n, 437n, 459; II 115, 144
ideal cause of potencies I 349, 381n
imparts wisdom in krita age II 483
is all that is II 612n
kala (time) or I 427; II 564
as Kapila imparting wisdom II 572
legend of Rahu, Sun, Moon II 381
lotus (Brahma) fr navel of I 379; II 472
Mahat appears first as I 75
manifests the lotus I 381n
many forms of II 146n
Matsya avatara of I 263-4, 394; II 139, 313
mover on waters I 345, 348
names of II 107
Neptune, Idaspati, Narayana or II 765n
not a high god in Rig-Veda I 112
not direct creator of man I 445
orders ark built II 139
Panchasikha visits I 236
pervades manus, rishis II 611n
the preserver I 459n; II 313
races of men & II 32-3
Rajamsi or three strides of II 621-2 &n
regenerates I 459n
rests on golden lotus (padma) II 578
rests on serpent (Sesha) during pralaya I 344, 379, 381; II 98
role of, in four yugas II 483
as Rudra, the destroyer I 370; II 69n
six-pointed star & I 215
as the Sun I 290n; II 38
svar-loka abode of II 404
symbolized as serpent II 756
three steps of I 112, 113n, 433n; II 38, 622n
time only a form of II 307n
trickery, deceit of, & Jehovah I 421-2
triple hypostasis of I 18, 286-7
two aspects of I 421, 545
Vaikuntha-loka heaven of I 522
visited by seven kumaras II 584
waters of space & navel of II 472
White Island, lived on II 584

Vishnu Purana

referred to:
events purposely blended in II 310
heliocentrism in II 155
kumaras hardly hinted at in II 577
misunderstood II 320-1
oldest manuscript of II 174n
oldest of Puranas II 58
secret meanings in I 423
tampered w by Brahmans I 423
Wilson & I 255, 257n, 419n, 423n; II 73

Adi-bhuta I xix
akasa (ether), sound, color I 205
asexual & other reproduction II 658
asuras fr Brahma's body I 218-19n
beginning of cosmogony I 545
in the beginning there was One I 256
bhutas described II 102n
Brahma as cause of potencies I 55
Brahma creates anew II 58-9
Brahma, three aspects of I 19
Brahma wrathful at Vedhas II 78
Budha born fr Tara & Soma II 45 &n
Chiti (chitti) I 288n
creation of four kinds of beings II 625
Daksha creates progeny II 183, 275n
Daksha reborn every kalpa II 247n
divine dynasties II 369 &n
dvipas listed, expl II 320-3, 404n
Eighth Creation I 448
elements, meaning of I 520-23
elements, properties, creation I 521
eternity, meaning of I 336n
ether material cause of sound I 255
forty-nine fires I 291 &n, 520-1
"fragrance affects the mind" I 451-2n
geography, geodesy, & ethnology II 320-2
gods created & perish I 376
gods' supplication to Vishnu I 419-22
Hari (Vishnu) described I 421
immortality defined I 36n
kali-yuga described I 377-8
kalpas, yugas II 307n
Kandu, Pramlocha (sweat-born) II 171n, 174-5
Kapila's Eye destroys 60,000 I 563
karma of created beings I 456n
kumaras II 173
legend of Pururavas I 523
Mahadeva springs fr Brahma II 548
mahapralaya I 371
Mahat & matter are boundaries I 257
manasa, rajasas II 89
manus, manvantaras, rishis II 614-15n
man was Seventh Creation I 376
many forms of Vishnu & Brahma II 146n
mind-born sons II 625 &n
Mt Meru described II 403-4
mundane egg I 65-6, 360
Narada son of Kasyapa II 47-8
nine creations in I 450-7
nine planets mentioned in II 488-9n
Parasara II 232, 326
potency of every cause I 450
prabhavapyaya defined I 46
pradhana, prakriti I 50, 545
pralaya & prakritis I 257
pralayas (various) I 370-1; II 309-10n
primeval creatures II 162-3
primordial substance, all comes fr I 284-5
Priyavrata & seven dvipas II 319-22, 326
Pushkara II 403-4
rakshasas II 165n
rishis destroy trees (sorcerers) II 495
rotation of Earth II 155
Sagara I 563; II 572
sandhya, sandhyamsa in II 308n
sarpa, Ahi fr Brahma's hair II 181-2n
seven creations I 445-6 &n
seven rishis, fourteen manus II 624
sevens in I 348
Seventh Creation (man) I 445
size of Earth II 616-17n
Sri, various names of II 76n
Sun neither rises nor sets I 290n; II 155
Sun reflection of Vishnu I 290n
Surasa mother of dragons II 381
undying race in II 275 &n
universe one w divine knowledge I 421n
Vishnu creates at play II 126
Vishnu pervades all II 611-12 &nn
Vishnu, triple hypostasis of I 286-7


adepts', confirmed by others I 273
Enoch's II 229, 482-3, 533-5
exuberance of nervous fluid II 370 &n
Ezekiel's I 126-7; II 134n, 552-3
inner, awakened (initiation) II 294 &n
of insane persons I 295; II 370n
panoramic, of the soul I 266
St John's I 72n; II 93n, 497
of seers I 633
symbolic, pillars of Christian theol II 497

Visishtadvaita (ins) (Skt) qualified non-dualist (Vedanta school)

describing moksha I 132
logic higher than Christianity I 522
Mahat divine mind in action I 451
on Parabrahman I 59n, 233n, 522
pradhana called illusion in I 62
Vaishnavas & I 55

Visishtadvaita Catechism I 132. See Catechism of the Visishtadvaita

Visvakarma(n) (Skt). See also Logos, Purusha, Tvashtri

architect of world II 269n, 559
carpenter, builder II 101n, 345n, 542-3
crucifies Sun-initiate I 322n; II 543
highest, oldest of gods II 101n
Kronos &, (Breal) II 269n
Logos I 470
made "fiery weapon" II 559
one of mystic rays I 515n
patron of initiates II 615
potencies of space I 9-10n
represents mankind II 607
sacrifices himself to himself I 268; II 559, 606
Sanjna daughter of II 174
Tvashtri synonym of II 615
universal sacrifice or sarvamedha of II 605
Vulcan, Tubal-Kain or II 384n

Visvamitra (Skt) Egypt settled in days of II 746

Visvanara (Skt)

elements spring fr I 621 &n
son of the Sun II 568n

Visvarupa (Skt), title of Vishnu I 452n

Visvatryarchas (Skt) one of seven principal solar rays I 515n

Vis Viva (Lat) [living force], Ganot & Huxley on I 669-70

Vita Apollonii. See Philostratus

Vital. See also Archaeus, Caloric, Life Principle, Nervous Ether

circulating of, solar fluid I 541
fluid of cat curled up II 552n
Fohat is, fluid, solar energy I 111-12
force in man & nature I 538-9 &n
force, never-dying breath II 589
force no objective reality I 296
forces of globe fr Sun II 29
no, principle (science) I 538, 602; II 720
phenomena septenary II 622-3 &n
principle discussed I 603-4
principle not of our matter II 672
principle of solar system I 591; II 311n
principle, pro & con I 634

Vital Electricity

invisible, all-pervading life I 338 &n
Sun's, feeds entire system I 541, 602

Vital Fire(s) II 109

in all, latent in some II 267

Vita Pythagorae. See Porphyry

Vit. Pythag. See Diogenes Laertius

Vitatha (Skt), Kapila son of II 572

Vithoba (Skt, Wittoba in tx) crucified in space I 321n; II 560-1

Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus

an initiate I 209n

——— [De architectura]
laws of proportion esoteric I 208n

Vivasvat (Skt)

the Sun or Surya II 211
Vaivasvata Manu son of II 211, 253

Viveka-Chudamani [Crest-Jewel of Wisdom]

on Isvara, atma I 573-4
soul, spirit in I 569-70

Vivien, tempting Merlin, parallel story of II 175n

Viwan. See Vimana

Viwan Vidya. See Vimana-Vidya

Vixanghat [Vivanghat or Vivahant] (Pers) Yima son of II 609

Vodhu (Skt), a kumara II 319

Vogt, Karl C. II 646, 652

ape theory of II 665, 679
brain of apes & aborigines II 193n, 661, 682n
derides vitalist "fallacy" I 540
man fr New World apes II 171
man orig in Asia & America II 679
missing link betw reptile & bird II 183
a molecularist I 637n
opinions not respected by theos II 651
Paleolithic & Neolithic man II 716n
places man among primates II 667
thought is molecular motion I 134n

Vohu-Mano (Pers), good thoughts II 517

Voice. See also Bath-Kol, Logos, Vach, Verbum, Word

Bath-kol & Hebrew divine I 431n; II 107
calls universe out of chaos I 137
described I 94-6
divine, as Kwan-yin I 72, 136, 137, 431n
gandharvas the, of nature I 523n
inner, in man or chit I 288n
of Self within Self II 640
spirit & word, kabbalistic trinity I 337, 447
still small, of consciousness I 280
that speaks to initiate I 431n
Vach, Satarupa or I 94
of the Will (Zohar) I 346
Word or Logos I 99 &n

Void, Voidness. See also Abyss

Alaya & I 48
chaos, space, Ain-soph or I 109
container & body of universe I 342-3
darkness & non-ego I 42
full of bodies (Hermes) I 671
Ginnungagap or I 367
no, space in universe I 289
space is a, to science I 587 &n


action destroyed Lemuria II 141n
conflagration & fifth race II 307n
energies & Titan-Kabiri II 363
eruptions in Central Asia II 356

Volcanoes (ism)

destroyed Easter Island II 326
destroy evidence of past II 311
earthquakes, & continents II 776n
fifth continent & II 445-6
Metcalfe's solar caloric & I 524
Moon, planets cause II 699
Plato's Atlantis & II 408
submarine, or ecpyrosis II 784
twice destroyed races II 725-6

Volcanoes of Greece, The. See Pegues, Abbe

Volcker, K. H. W., Mythische Geographie . . . , Hyperborean continent II 7

Volga River, Io crosses, in wanderings II 416

Volger, on age of strata II 154

Volney, Constantin Franccois Chasseboeuf, Comte de, The Ruins . . . of Empires, age of Greek zodiac I 658; II 436n

Voltaire [Franccois-Marie Arouet] II 702

attracted to Indian Brahmans II 742
believed Hesiod factual II 777
did not know Secret Doctrine II 742n
"Ezour Veda" a precious gift II 442
what produces our thoughts II 88-9

Voluspa (poem in Elder Edda) on mundane egg I 367

Von Buch, Leopold. See Buch, L. von

Von Hartmann. See Hartmann

Von Schelling. See Schelling

Voodoo(s), revered serpent II 209

Vormius [Wormius] & Olaus Magnus, oracle rocks elected kings II 346


Stallo on theory of I 488-9
Thomson on I 117, 492
Thomson's, & early atomists I 488, 579

Vortical Movement, Vortical Theory

aether & I 487
Greek concepts of, traced I 117
in primordial matter I 117-18
Stallo on I 488-9
Swedenborg on I 118n


of Descartes, & stars I 206n, 492
elemental, & Universal Mind I 623
initiates taught of atomic I 569
systemic, of Kepler I 623

Voru Barshti (Pers) globe G, Earth chain or II 759

Voru-Zarshti (Pers). See also Earth Chain

globe A, Earth chain or II 759

Vossius [Gerrit Jansz Vos]

——— Theologia Gentili... Idolatriae
Angelic Virtues oversee I 123n
Aristotle's view of planets I 493
Mercury, Sun are one II 28
Michael is Mercury II 480-1

Votan (Mexican demigod)

Quetzalcoatl, Ham, Canaan II 380
seven families & II 35
son of the snakes II 379


"All-in-all" & ONE ALL I 20
five, AEIOV, & root-races II 458
five mystic, & creation II 579
-parent of monosyllabic languages II 199
potency of I 94
seven, & forty nine powers I 410-11; II 564
seven, heavens, logoi II 563

Voyage dans le Comte de Cornouailles . . . See Halliwell, J. O.

Voyage de Laponie. See Regnard, J.-F.

Voyages dans la basse. See Denon, D. V.

Voyage to Siberia. See Chappe d'Autroche

Voyageurs anciens et modernes. See Charton

Vrata (Skt) [law or power] Indra's, most powerful II 606

Vratani (Skt) [active laws] Varuna's laws or II 606

Vriddha-Garga, on yugas II 624n


of Bulwer-Lytton I 563
of Keely kept secret I xxxv, 563

Vritra (Skt)

cosmic serpent II 378
demon of drought II 385
killed by Indra I 202; II 382, 384

Vritra-Han (Skt) slayer of Vritra, title of Indra II 382, 384

Vritri, or Ah-hi [Vritra or Ahi] serpents I 202

Vul (Assyr) atmospheric god, same as Hindu Indra II 386

Vulcan, Vulcain (Lat)

Cain, Saturn, Jehovah & I 578
father of four Kabiri II 106
Kabir, instructor of metal arts II 390
Lemnos sacred to II 3
Mars, Cain, Vul-Cain or II 390n, 392-3n
power over fire I 464
Sepp in error re II 619-20
Visvakarma, Tubal-Kain or II 384n

Vulgate (Latin version of Bible)

Protestant Bible disagrees w I 576
on Reuben I 651

Vulture, Promethean II 413, 422

Vyahritis (Skt) declaration, bhur, bhuvar, svar I 432n

Vyakta (Skt) II 46

matter as, conditioned I 10n

Vyana (Skt), one of the "Life Winds" II 567

Vyasa(s) (Skt)

Vishnu is all 28
of Vedas II 146n

Vyavaharika (Skt), ray manifested in I 356

Vyaya (Skt) [perishable], Purusha-pradhana & I 582

Vyse, Colonel Howard

——— . . . The Pyramids of Ghizeh
Arabs, Sabeans, Pyramids II 361-2
q various authors on Seth II 366

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