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The nature and aim of theosophy

an essay

by J. D. Buck

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Published by Robert Clarke & Co. in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.D. Buck.
    ContributionsHarry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP570 .B85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22675356M
    LC Control Number32006518

    Definition of theosophy in the dictionary. Meaning of theosophy. particularly concerning the nature of divinity. Theosophy is considered a part of the broader field of esotericism, referring to hidden knowledge or wisdom that offers the individual enlightenment and salvation. From investigation of those topics.


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THEOSOPHIST. By teaching that the root of all nature, objective and subjective, and everything else in the universe, visible and invisible, is, was, and ever will be one absolute essence, from which all starts, and into which everything returns.

“The purpose of this book is exactly expressed in its title, “THE KEY TO THEOSOPHY,” and needs but few words of explanation.

It is not a complete or exhaustive text-book of Theosophy, but only a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study. The Key to Theosophy vii PREFACE The purpose of this book is exactly expressed in its title, ʺTHE KEY TO THEOSOPHY,ʺ and needs but few words of explanation.

It is not a complete or exhaustive text‐book of Theosophy, but only a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study. The term theosophy, as used outside the Theosophical society, by Katinka Hesselink Theosofia In Neo-Platonic and Christian Literature Summary and Conclusions, Louis Siémons.

The term Theosophy historically viewed, in light of the greek origins of the word. Theosophy, also known as Christian theosophy and Boehmian theosophy, refers to a range of positions within Christianity which focus on the attainment of direct, unmediated knowledge of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe.

They have been characterized as mystical and occultist philosophies. Theosophy is considered part of Western esotericism, which believes that. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buck, J.D. (Jirah Dewey), Nature and aim of theosophy.

Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., The purpose of this book is to present to the student of Theosophy a condensed synthesis of the information at present available concerning the Astral Body of man, together with a description and explanation of the astral world and its phenomena.

The book is a natural sequel of The Etheric Double and Allied Phenomomea published in The teachings of modern Theosophy cover a wide range of subjects, ranging from the manifestation of the universe and the development of life on our planet, to the ultimate aim of human life and the way to fulfill this purpose.

In this section we are providing some of the material we offer under online resources, classified by subjects. Theosophy is a collection of mystical and occultist philosophies concerning, or seeking direct knowledge of, the presumed mysteries of life and nature, particularly of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe.

Theosophy is considered part of Western esotericism, which believes that hidden knowledge or wisdom from the ancient past offers a path to enlightenment and salvation. Theosophy, meaning knowledge of or about God (not in the sense of a personal anthropomorphic God, but in that of divine “godly” wisdom), and the term “God” being universally accepted as including the whole of both the known and the unknown, it follows that “Theosophy” must imply wisdom respecting the absolute; and, since the absolute is without beginning and eternal, this.

This study course in Theosophy is offered in the hope of helping students to find meaning in the midst of life’s confusions. It is a new edition of a course prepared seventy-two years ago by Emogene S. Simons and revised for a second edition by Virginia Hanson. The aim of File Size: 2MB. Most Important Books on Theosophy Recommended Sequence of Reading (For good understanding of Theosophy each book should be read minimum seven times.

Reading more number of times than that would further deepen and widen understanding. Click on the name of the book for online reading). THE NATURE AND AIM OF THEOSOPHY INTRODUCTION JD Buck on the nature and aim of Theosophy v.17 June Page 4 of 21 The following essay upon a subject that is just now exciting inquiry, is the barest outline of investigations to which the writer has devoted many years of earnest in-quiry and conscientious study.

Theosphists maintain that knowledge of the divine wisdom gives access to the mysteries of nature and humankind’s inner essence. Finally, theosophy displays a characteristic preference for monism (see pluralism and monism)—the view that reality is constituted of one principle or.

The purpose of this book is exactly expressed in its title, "THE KEY TO THEOSOPHY," and needs but few words of explanation. It is not a complete or exhaustive text-book of Theosophy, but only a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study. Theosophy is a religion established in the United States during the late nineteenth century.

It was founded primarily by the Russian immigrant Helena Blavatsky and draws its beliefs predominantly from Blavatsky's writings. Categorized by scholars of religion as both a new religious movement and as part of the occultist stream of Western esotericism, it draws upon both older European.

“Ever since Parsons had been a boy, however, the dark side of magic had captivated him. "I know that witchcraft is mostly nonsense, except where it is a blind," he wrote to Crowley in"but I am so nauseated by Christian and Theosophical guff about the 'good and the true' that I prefer the appearance of evil to that of good.” ― George Pendle, Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of.

About Theosophy. Theosophy, in its abstract meaning, is Divine Wisdom, or the aggregate of the knowledge and wisdom that underlie the Universe - the homogeneity of eternal GOOD; and in its concrete sense it is the sum total of the same as allotted to man by nature, on this earth, and no more.

H.P. Blavatsky The Key to Theosophy. Theosophists try to discover the purpose and origin of the universe in relation to nature and the divine laws of the universe. At the human level, it is a journey of knowledge that will take a person from separation to oneness and from a life of selfishness to selflessness.

Theosophy – Original Teachings. About Content acceptance policy In this webinar course, Ravi Ravindra will explore the heart and purpose of yoga as expressed in the Yoga Sutras, with special emphasis on section which states that the true purpose of yoga is the cultivation of Samadhi, meaning freedom from the ego-self, and the diminishing of the kleshas.

Blavatsky, Leadbeater, Besant, Krishnamurti, Steiner, Heindel, Theosophy, Anthroposophy Online Esoteric Library Note: The below books are nearly all PDF files requiring the use of Acrobat Reader. FOREWORD TO BOOK 1 In this volume have been brought together the three series of valuable articles by the late B.

Wadia, which first appeared in Theosophy (Los Angeles) during the years It had been the intention of the author, who had a deep insight into the true nature andFile Size: KB. The Fascism of Theosophy Theosophical society is a religious movement founded in by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Harry Steel Olcott and William Q.

Judge. The movement was among the first, which introduced Indian philosophy and religion to the West. In the Key to Theosophy, HPB gives the following three objectives: (1.) To form the nucleus of a Universal Brotherhood of Humanity without distinction of race, colour, or creed.

(2.). Theosophy is a mystical and occultist philosophy seeking direct knowledge of the mysteries of life and nature. Particularly of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe.

Join me as I unveil one of the most mysterious teachings of our day in the quest for enlightenment, tranquility and permanent happiness without any drugs or pills, only with the power our minds. Pablo Sender The Theosophist, November The word theosophy is one with a long history.

It has been used in different traditions and contexts, and consequently acquired a multiplicity of meanings. The term derives from the Greek theosophia (θεοσοφία), which is composed of two words: theos (‘God’, ‘gods’ or ‘divine’) and sophia (‘wisdom’).

Theosophy Explained. Theosophy may refer to. Theosophy (Boehmian), a range of positions within Christianity which focus on the attainment of direct, unmediated knowledge of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe Theosophy (Blavatskian), an esoteric religious tradition established in the United States during the late nineteenth century by Russian émigré Helena.

The Union Index of Theosophical Periodicals lists 64 articles under the name JD Buck, 5 under J. Buck, 4 under JDB, and one under the pseudonym Hiraj (Jirah spelled backward). In addition he published these books and pamphlets: The Nature and Aim of Theosophy.

Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition. by Glenn Alexander Magee. Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, The bold letters show the diversity of occult philosophies that fit under the broad umbrella of Hermeticism. The bold, italicized sections show the roots of the strategies used by today's educational "change agents" (in schools, corporations, community groups and churches) to change.

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, theosophy is a system that "bases the knowledge of nature upon that of the divine nature." When Blavatsky and others formed the Theosophical Society, three key principles underpinned the organization's aims: to form a universal brotherhood that included everyone irrespective of gender, race or religion; to provide a forum for the comparative study of.

The first of the three fundamental objects of the theosophical movement is: “To form the nucleus of a Universal Brotherhood of Humanity without distinction of race, color, or creed”; and the second object is to promote the study of Aryan and other Scriptures of the World’s religion and sciences, and to vindicate the importance of ancient Asiatic Literature, namely, of the Brahmanical.

Chapter 1. What Theosophy Is Chapter 2. From The Absolute To Man Chapter 3. The Formation Of A Solar System Chapter 4. The Evolution Of Life Chapter 5. The Constitution Of Man Chapter 6.

After Death Chapter 7. Reincarnation Chapter 8. The Purpose Of Life Chapter 9. The Planetary Chains Chapter The Result Of Theosophical Study. The purpose of this book is exactly expressed in its title, "THE KEY TO THEOSOPHY," and needs but few words of explanation.

It is not a complete or exhaustive text-book of Theosophy, but only a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study. It traces the broad outlines of the Wisdom. Eclectic Theosophy was divided under three heads: 1. Belief in one absolute, incomprehensible and supreme Deity, or infinite essence, which is the root of all nature, and of all that is, visible and invisible.

Belief in man's eternal immortal nature, because, being a radiation of the Universal Soul, it is of an identical essence with it. Theosophy is a mystical and occultist philosophy seeking direct knowledge of the mysteries of life and nature.

Particularly of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe. Theosophy is part of Western Esotericism, which believes that hidden knowledge or wisdom from the ancient past offers a path to enlightenment and /5(95).

Theosophy refers to the ancient, esoteric knowledge that seeks to answer the biggest questions in life. Sometimes called 'ageless wisdom', it offers an insight into the mysteries of the origin of this universe and purpose of all creation in the world.

It helps in comprehension of the concepts of hum. theosophy that could be readily under-stood by all. He responded with a series of newspaper articles that were soon published in book form as The Ocean of Theosophy. Providing a concise yet comprehensive survey of the basic teach-ings, it clarifies such topics as reincar-nation and karma; the sevenfold nature of man, earth, and the universe; after.

Some Fundamental Concepts of Theosophy (phy) submitted 1 year ago by slightly_enlightened This summary of fundamental concepts of Theosophy comes from a book originally written by Emogene Simons inlater revised by Virginia Hanson, and then re-written by John Algeo in as Theosophy: An Introductory Study Course.Theosophy is a mystical and occultist philosophy seeking direct knowledge of the mysteries of life and nature.

Particularly of the nature of divinity and the origin and purpose of the universe. Join me as I unveil one of the most mysterious teachings of our day in the quest for enlightenment, tranquility and permanent happiness without any.