Selections from Studies in Occult Philosophy

    by G. de Purucker

Audio Table of Contents

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Part 1
Esoteric Hints on Cycles
Part 2
Central Asia, Cradleland of our Race
Side-Lights on H. P. Blavatsky
Part 3
On Cagliostro
The Six Great Schools of the Ancients
The Root-Race and its Sub-Divisions
Part 4
After the Kali-Yuga — ?
Elemental Kingdoms and Cosmic Elements
Part 5
The Doctrine of Swabhava
The Sevenfold Seven Principles
Origins of Christianity
Part 6
The Principles of a Buddha's Constitution
The Arc of Descent and the Arc of Ascent
Symbolism in the Story of Jesus
Opportunity in Kali-Yuga
The Eucharist
Part 7
There is no Eternally Unchanging Principle in Man
Planetary Chains and Principles
Part 8
Development of Man's Principles in the Rounds
The Mystical Temple of Solomon
How the Human Soul Returns to Earth
Part 9
The Surplus of Life
More About the Surplus of Life
The Four Beasts of the Christian Apocalypse
Monkeys, Apes and Early Man
The Child Mirrors the Race
Part 10
Opening Lines of Genesis
The Origin of Good and Evil
What Are Cosmic Rays?
Part 11
Not My Will but Thine Be Done
Good and Evil
The Life-Period of a Planetary Chain
Part 12
Evolution into the Human Kingdom — I
Evolution into the Human Kingdom — II
Evolution into the Human Kingdom — III
Part 13
The Closing of the Door into the Human Kingdom
Lunar and Agnishwatta Pitris
The Monads in Man
On Absolute Light
Lokas and Talas
Conscience and Intuition
Part 14
Root-Races and Life-Waves
The Seven Colors of the Spectrum
Requisites of Chelaship — I
Requisites of Chelaship — II


Part 1
Failures of Previous Rounds
The Incarnation of the Highest Seven
The Birth of the Sons of Wisdom
The Great Sacrifice
Spheres of Expectation
Part 2
Asuras and Suras
The Seven Embryonic Humanities
Manasaputras, Lunar Pitris, Animal Monads, etc.
The Forces of the Universe


Part 1
Tsong-Kha-Pa and Planetary Spirits
Hints on the History of the Root-Races
Spiritual Failures
Correspondences in the Rounds
All Things Contribute to All Things
Part 2
Processes After Death
"The Tower of Infinite Thought"
Is It Necessary to Experience Evil?
Avalokitesvara — The Divine Presence
Part 3
Elementals and Elementaries, etc.
Kama-Rupas — Their Future
The Death of a Sun
Heat and Cold on Jupiter, etc.
Comets and Meteors
Part 4
What are the Sishtas?
Differences in the Second Round
The 777 Imbodiments
The Building of the Globes
Devachan and the Seven Principles
Part 5
Light From the East
Last Moments Before and After Death
Manvantaras, Kalpas, etc.
The Nature of the Buddhic Principle


Part 1
The Doctrine of Tulku
Buddhas and Bodhisattvas
Occultism and Psychic Phenomena
Part 2
Survey of the Teachings on the Planetary Chains
Immortality and Continuity
Part 3
Is It Right to Practise Hypnotism?


Part 1
The Three Fundamental Propositions of The Secret Doctrine
Maha-Yugas in a Manvantara
Life-Energies from Moon to Earth
The Scientific Reason for not Judging Others
"The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost"
Rationale of Crystal-Gazing
Real Birth-Date of Jesus
Concentration and Meditation
Part 2
The Seven Original Human Groups
Cyclic Progression not Repetition
Is the Sun Hot or Cold?
Was the Founding of the T. S. Premature?
Fossils from Third Round
Nature of Cosmic Ether
Part 3
The Ancient Language of Senzar
Origin of the Red Indian
Microsomes and Centrosomes
Arctic Origin of Plant and Animal
Heart, the Most Evolved Organ
Teachings on Chakras Esoteric
Recorded Life of Krishna an Allegory
Radioactivity and the Rounds
The Book of Dzyan
The Delphic Oracle
Part 4
The Door into the Human Kingdom
Theosophy and Occultism
Suffering in Animal Kingdom
Masters not Infallible
The Absolute
Days and Nights of Brahma
Each Root-Race Has its Kali-Yuga
Paradox of the Manasaputras
Genuine Meditation
Part 5
Twelve Globes in a Chain
Are Theosophists Non-Social?
Explanation of Heaven and Hell
Man a Host of Monads
Overlapping in Geological Periods
No Communication with the Dead
Divinity, Spirit and Soul
Prayer and Petitioning
Part 6
Ethics as well as Intellect
Sub-Races of the Fifth Root-Race
Metaphysics of Consciousness and the Nature of Suffering
No Conflict in Duties
The Nature of Deity
Part 7
Why Were The Mahatma Letters Printed?
Theosophy and Mahayana Buddhism
The Absolute, a Relative Term
Is the Spiritual Ego Immortal?
Masters do not Interfere
The Many and the One in Man
The Manasaputric Light
Part 8
How to Meet Despair and Depression
Leave Those in Kama-Loka Alone
The Kama Principle in Mediumship
Thoughts are Elemental Beings
Souls and Monads
The Dual Aspect of Manas
Part 9
The Absolute and the Infinite
Part 10
The Seven Principles
The Ancient Egyptians
Future of Christianity
Being Truly Human
Seeking a Teacher
The Meaning of Osiris and Isis
The Symbol of the Winged Globe
Theophany, Theopneusty, Theopathy
Rejection of a Teacher's Message
Imagination and Fancy
Pantheism and Universal Consciousness
Meaning of the Term Chaldean
Part 11
Ancient America, Egypt and India
Civilizations of Pre-History
Age of the Great Pyramids
Swabhava and the Monad
Reincarnation and Early Christianity
The Three Logoi
Against Medical Inoculation
The Nature of Evil and Free Will in Man
Part 12
The Mystery of the Pratyeka-Buddha
The North Polar Continent
The Writing of the Four Gospels
Man Made in His Own Image
Soul The Intermediate Principle
The Doctrine of the Trinity
Learning Through Suffering
Part 13
Symbolism of the Serpent
Significance of the Swastika
The Seven Jewels of Wisdom
The Question of Creation
The Evolutionary Urge
Explanation of 'Group-Soul'
Where am 'I'?
Lost Souls, Laggard Egos, and the Descent of Matter
Doubtful Value of Certain Visions
Part 14
The Dead and Our Prayers
Life Likened to a Pack of Cards
Proof of After-Death States
Reincarnation and the Earth's Population
The Nightmare of War
Thought and Fantasy
The Spiritual State of Nirvana
Mind, the Slayer of the Real
Lunar Pitris Before Fourth Round
Manasaputras Before Fourth Round
Meaning of Fohat
Racial Buddhas
A Planet and its Satellites
The Penalty of Separateness
Significance of Dreams
Part 15
Magnetic Healing at a Distance
No Historical Record of Jesus
Obscure Origin of the Gospels
Prajapatis, Amshaspends, Kabiri, etc.
The Logos as Individual and Hierarchy
Nations and Races as Entities
The Tower of Babel
Pythagorean Injunctions
Evolution and the Control of the Life-Atoms
Part 16
The Practical Value of Philosophical Thinking
Formation of the Kama-Rupa
The Sevenfold Kama-Rupic Moon
Not all Planets Have Kama-Rupas
Worship of the Inner Divinity
The Lamaic Succession in Tibet
No Remission of Sins
Hierarchies Within Hierarchies
Part 17
Consolation Regarding Death
How Old Are the Hindu Schools of Philosophy?
Healing Methods and Karman
Octaves of Radiation in the Cosmic Scale
Part 18
Theosophic Conception of Destiny
On Foretelling the Future
Mystery of the Growing Plant
Individuality and Personality
Centers of Ancient Mystery-Teachings
A Line of Zoroasters
Mystery-Schools of Today
Part 19
How Old is the Aryan Race?
Consciousness After Death
The Occult Doctrine Concerning the Ego
The Status of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana
The Meaning of Aum
The Term Paramita
Was Christianity Responsible for the Dark Ages?
Part 20
The Ten Avataras of Vishnu
Is Hypnotic Practice Ever Justifiable?
Vibration, Cohesion, and Attraction
Plato on Reincarnation
Complicate Nature of Man
The Monad and the Monadic Essence
Types of Devachan
Part 21
Cataclysms as Ways of Establishing Balance
Origin of the Surya-Siddhanta
Looking Within
Did Jesus Suffer?
The Puranas and the Great Epics of India
The Separation of the Sexes
Part 22
Qabbalistic and Theosophic Principles
Androgynous and Hermaphrodite
The Destiny of the Animal Kingdom
How May One Find His Guru?
Do We Evolve in Eternity?

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