Esoteric teachers — The constitution of man — The planetary chain — The world periods — Devachan — Kama Loca — The human tide-wave. Mr Sinnett’s book misnamed ‘Esoteric Buddhism,” while there is not a single village indifference whether the esoteric Hindoo or Buddhist religion is nearest to. First published in Esoteric Buddhism is a practical clue to the meaning of almost all ancient religious symbolism. Sinnett says that the esoteric doctrine.
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Roger Hearn rated it really liked it Dec 14, Sinnett writes in a very captivating way, and he provides us with so much information that goes to the cusp of human knowledge and intuition. Sinnett argues that buddhisk teaching “be most conveniently studied in its Buddhist aspect. The rest of that time will be used mainly in a subjective existence on the devachanic buddhksm.
In preface to the original edition author says that exoteric Buddhism “has remained in closer union with the esoteric doctrine” than any other world religion. Only 12, of those will be used for objective existence on the planets. The original Buddhism was the very contrary of esoteric.
According to Goodrick-Clarkeit “disseminated the basic teachings of Theosophy in its new Asian cast. Esoteric Buddhism is a book originally published in in London; it was compiled by a member of the Theosophical SocietyA.
His son Percy is also listed as an author and born in India. BySinnett is listed as an author.
Blavatsky, and was curious about some of the remarkable happenings that always seemed to be taking place wherever HPB was. But esotetic country generally was not in Buddha’s time, as it has since become, the chosen habitation of the great brotherhood. Sinnett was the first Theosophical novelist; very soon after Esoteric Buddhism there appeared his novel, Karma, which went into several editions, and also a second less well known novel, United.
Talisien rated it sinnstt was amazing May 12, No trivia or quizzes yet.
The letters he received were eventually published as The Mahatma Letters to A. The letters started at this time when Sinnett asked Blavatsky whether if he wrote a letter to her Mahatmas, she could arrange to have it delivered. Much more than they are at present, were the Mahatmas in former times, distributed about the world.
In he became assistant sub-editor of the London newspaper The Globe. This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat Altair Pereira rated it really liked it Jan 20, Pixelpunk rated it liked it Jan 15, Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages.
I especially found the chapters on the planetary chain of worlds fascinating, and how human evolution is tied to this chain. Dec 15, Mary-Jean Buvdhism rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Sinnetts joined The Theosophical Society on 26 December and the Founders met other influential visitors who budhism to play some part in the affairs of the Society, such as Mr A.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Sep 12, The main help came from the mahatmas through Blavatsky in the form of answers to the questions referred to her by the author.
Esoteric Buddhism 5th edition, It is interesting to note that buedhism one of the two Englishmen, who had the privilege of instruction from the Masters in the early days, A.
Thus there are seven ‘chains’ in a ‘planetary system’, also called an ‘enterprise of evolution’; and finally, our solar system is formed of ten ‘planetary systems’ Mrs G T Devaney rated it really liked it Dec 01, Open Preview See esoterid Problem?
In proportion as Buddhism retreats into the inner penetralia of its faith, these are found to merge into the inner penetralia of other faiths. The arrow indicates the direction taken by the evolutionary impulse. As a matter of fact, he was so eager to argue his case convincingly that he wrote a second letter before he received a reply to the first one.
Tink rated it it was amazing Aug 21, True, it told an astounding story — a story to the ordinary man of the world all but incredible, though strangely attractive; but it told it in the most straightforward and transparently truthful manner, so that to many of us in spite of its overwhelming novelty it carried conviction upon its very face. Early in he returned to London from India, and soon his home became the centre of the Theosophical movement in England untilwhen HPB settled down in London.
Olcott, bore the brunt of the opposition which was inevitable when Theosophy was first expounded in the nineteenth century. Books by Alfred Percy Sinnett. Sinnett writes in a very captivating way, and he provides us This is definitely one of the best books on esoteric philosophy I’ve read.
For if there is anything that can be said with absolute certainty about the book it is, that it is not esoteric, and not Buddhism. Matthewsorbo rated it really liked it Sep 13, Hume, on the other hand, soon lost interest in Theosophy, but became inspired to work for India and sponsor the Indian National Congress. The budfhism of Alfred Percy Sinnett — will ever be honoured in the annals of Theosophy.
He was himself largely groping in the dark, and though most of his questions were answered, at first he little knew what to ask. Leadbeater sinjett and brought with him one of his pupils Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa. Through the mediation of Blavatsky [note 2] Sinnett began a correspondence in with the two adepts, who sponsored the Theosophical Society, the mahatmas Kuthumi and Morya.
To the end of his days, occult phenomena and psychism of every kind had for Mr Sinnett a great attraction.