Table of Contents of
The Secret Doctrine - by H.P. Blavatsky

     Introduction
VOLUME FIRST - Cosmogenesis.
     Book I. Part I.    - Cosmic Evolution.
     Book I. Part II.   - Evolution of
Symbolism In
Its Approximate Order.
     Book I. Part III.  - Science and the
Secret
Doctrine contrasted.

VOLUME SECOND - [Anthropogenesis]
     Preliminary Notes.
     Book II. Part I.   - Anthropogenesis
     Book II. Part II.  - The Archaic
Symbolism of
the World-religions.
     Book II. Part III. - Addenda:
Science and the
Secret Doctrine
                          Contrasted.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS.



                                        
              
                                                          PAGE.
INTRODUCTION     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   xvii.
     The Need of such a Book    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...    xix.
     The Antiquity of Documents and MSS   ...  ...  ...  xxiii.
     What the Book is intended to do ...  ...  ...  ... xxviii.

VOLUME FIRST.



COSMOGENESIS.
PROEM     ...  ...   ...   ...   ...  ...   ...   ...  ...    1
     The Oldest MSS. in the world and its Symbolism    ...    2
     The One Life, Active and Passive   ...  ...  ...  ...    4
     The Secret Doctrine - Pantheism - Atheism    ...  ...    6
     "Space" in all Religions and in Occultism    ...  ...    9
     Seven Cosmic Elements - Seven Races of Mankind    ...   12
     The Three Postulates of the Secret Doctrine  ...  ...   14
     Description of the Stanzas from the Book of Dzyan ...   20



BOOK I. - PART I.



COSMIC EVOLUTION.

SEVEN STANZAS FROM THE BOOK OF DZYAN    ...  ...  ...  ...   27

STANZA 1.-THE NIGHT OF THE UNIVERSE...  ...  ...  ...  ...   35
     The Seven Eternities     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   36
     "Time"    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   37
     The Universal Mind and the Dhyan Chohans     ...  ...   38
     Nidana and Maya: The Causes of Misery   ...  ...  ...   39
     The Great Breath    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   43
     Being and Non-Being ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   45
     The Eye of Dangma   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   47
     Alaya, the Universal Soul     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   49

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STANZA II. - THE IDEA OF DIFFERENTIATION     ...  ...  ...   53
     The Absolute knows Itself not ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   55
     The Germ of Life was not yet  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   57
     The Universe was still concealed in the Divine Thought  61

STANZA III. - THE AWAKENING OF KOSMOS   ...  ...  ...  ...   62
     The Great Vibration ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   63
     Nature's Symbols    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   65
     The Power of Numbers     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   67
     The Logoi and the Dragon ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   73
     The Astral Light    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   75
     Primeval Radiations from Unity     ...  ...  ...  ...   79
     The Web of Being    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   83
     Conscious Electricity: Fohat  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   85

STANZA IV.-THE SEPTENARY HIERARCHIES    ...  ...  ...  ...   86
     The Sons of the Fire     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   86
     The Vehicle of the Universe - the Dhyan Chohans   ...   89
     The Army of the Voice    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   93
     Speech and Mind...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   95
     The Ogdoad and the Heptad     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   99
     The Stellar " Sons of Light   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  103

STANZA V. - FOHAT:  THE CHILD OF THE SEPTENARY HIERARCHIES  106
     The Fiery Whirlwind and the Primordial Seven ...  ...  106
     They Produce Fohat  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  108
     The Correlation of the "Gods" ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  113
     Evolution of the "Principles" of Nature ...  ...  ...  119
     The Mystery of the Fire  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  121
     The Secret of the Elements    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  123
     The Square of the Tabernacle  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  125
     The Planetary Spirits and the Lipika    ...  ...  ...  129
     The Ring "Pass Not" ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  130
     The Sidereal Book of life     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  131
     The Soul's Pilgrimage and its "Rest"    ...  ...  ...  134

STANZA VI.-OUR WORLD, ITS GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  ...  ...  136
     The Logos ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  136
     Mystery of the Female Logos   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  137

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     The Seven Layu Centres   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  138
     The "Elementary Germs"   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  139
     The Evolution of the Elements      ...  ...  ...  ...  140
     The Building of the Worlds    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  145
     A Neutral Centre    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  147 
     "Dead" Planets - The Moon     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  149

THEOSOPHICAL MISCONCEPTIONS   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  152
     The Planetary Divisions and the Human Principles  ...  153
     The Moon  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  155
     Transmigrations of the Ego    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  159
     The Septenary Chain ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  161  
     Relation of the other Planets to the Earth   ...  ...  163

EXPLANATIONS CONCERNING THE GLOBES AND THE MONADS ...  ...  170
     The Lunar Chain and the earth Chain     ...  ...  ...  172
     The Earth, the Child of the Moon   ...  ...  ...  ...  173 
     Classification of the Monads  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  175 
     The Monad Defined   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  177
     The Lunar Monads - the Pitris ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  179
     A Triple Evolution in Nature  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  181

STANZA VI. - CONTINUED.  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  191  
     "Creation" in the Fourth Round     ...  ...  ...  ...  191
     The "Curse," "Sin," and "War" ...  ...  ...  ... 
...  193
     The Struggle for Life and the Birth of the Worlds ...  202
     The Adepts and the Sacred Island   ...  ...  ...  ...  207

STANZA VII. - THE PARENTS OF MAN ON EARTH    ...  ...  ...  213
     Divisions of the Hierarchies  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  214
     Correlations of Beings   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  223
     What incarnates in Animal Man ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  233 
     Formation of Man: the Thinker ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  238
     Occult and Kabalistic Pneumatics   ...  ...  ...  ...  243
     Akasa and Ether     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  257
     The Invisible "Lives"    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  259
     Occult Vital Chemistry and Bacteriology ...  ...  ...  261

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     The Watcher and his Shadow    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  265
     Earth peopled by the Shadows of the Gods     ...  ...  267

SUMMING UP ... ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  269
     The pith and marrow of the Secret Doctrine   ...  ...  273
     Hermes in Christian Garb ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  285
     Some Occult Aphorisms    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  289
     The Seven Powers of Nature    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  293  



BOOK I. - PART II



THE EVOLUTION OF SYMBOLISM IN ITS APPROXIMATE ORDER.
 I. SYMBOLISM AND IDEOGRAPHS  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  303
     Emblem and Symbol differ ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  305
     Magic Potency of Sound   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  307
     Mystery Language    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  309

II. THE MYSTERY LANGUAGE AND ITS KEYS   ...  ...  ...  ...  310
     Egypt's many Religions   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  311
     The Jews and their System     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  313
     Moses copied from Sargon ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  319
     Identity of Ancient Symbols   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  323

III. PRIMORDIAL SUBSTANCE AND DIVINE THOUGHT ...  ...  ...  325
     Divine Thought, or Cineritious  Matter? ...  ...  ...  327
     Ether and Intelligence   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  330
     The Seven Prakritis ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  335
     The Mystic Fire     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  339
     One Tree of Knowledge .  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  341

IV. CHAOS - THEOS - KOSMOS    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  342
     The Union of Chaos and Spirit ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  343
     The Birth of Mind   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  345

V. THE HIDDEN DEITY, ITS SYMBOLS AND GLYPHS  ...  ...  ...  349
     The Gnostic Idea    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  351
     International Correlation of Gods  ...  ...  ...  ...  355

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VI. THE MUNDANE EGG ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  359
     Egg-born Logoi ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  363
     The Winged Globe    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  365

VII. THE DAYS AND NIGHTS OF BRAHMA ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  368
     Human Gods and Divine Men     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  369
     The Rebirth of Gods ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  371
     The Puranic Prophecy     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  377

VIII. THE LOTUS AS A UNIVERSAL SYMBOL   ...  ...  ...  ...  379
     Exoteric and Esoteric    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  381
     The Purity of early Phallicism     ...  ...  ...  ...  383
     The Egyptian Lotus  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  385

IX. DEUS LUNUS ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  386
     A Glance at the Lunar Myth    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  387
     A Key-note to the Moon   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  389
     Copies and Originals...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  393
     The Moon Bi-sexual  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  397

X. TREE AND SERPENT AND CROCODILE WORSHIP    ...  ...  ...  403
     Degeneration of the Symbol    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  405
     The Seven-headed Dragons ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  407   
  
     Dragon and Crocodile     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  409

XI. DEMON EST DEUS INVERSUS   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  411
     Death is Life  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  413
     The Fall of the Angels   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  418
     Transformation of the Legend  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  421

XII. THE THEOGONY OF THE CREATIVE GODS  ...  ...  ...  ...  424
     The Point within the Circle   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  426
     The Logos or Verbum ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  429
     The Factors of Creation  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  432
     Identity of the Hierarchies in all Religions ...  ...  438
     Difference between the Aryan and Semitic Systems  ...  444

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XIII. THE SEVEN CREATIONS     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  445
     The Gnostic and the Hindu Versions ...  ...  ...  ...  449
     The Seven Puranic "Creations" ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  450

XIV. THE FOUR ELEMENTS.  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  460
     The "Gods" and the "Elements" ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  463
     The Language of the Elements  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  464  
     Pagan and Christian Worship of the Elements  ...  ...  467

XV. ON KWAN-SMI-YIN AND KWAN-YIN   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  470
     Kwan-Shi-Yin and Phallicism   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  471
     The Real Meaning    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  472

BOOK I. - PART III.



SCIENCE AND THE SECRET DOCTRINE CONTRASTED.
I. REASONS FOR THESE ADDENDA ... ... ... ... ... ... 477
Occultism versus Materialism ... ... ... ... ... 479
The Sabbath of the Mystic ... ... ... ... ... 481

II. MODERN PHYSICISTS ARE PLAYING AT BLIND MAN'S BUFF ... 482

III. AN LUMEN SIT CORPUS NEC NON? ... ... ... ... ... 483
The Hypothetical Ether ... ... ... ... ... ... 485
Scientific Theories of its Constitution ... ... ... 489

IV. IS GRAVITATION A LAW? ... ... ... ... ... ... 490
Intelligences or Blind Forces? ... ... ... ... 493
The Cause of Attraction ... ... ... ... ... ... 498

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V. THE THEORIES OF ROTATION SCIENCE ... ... ... ... 500
Conflicting Hypotheses ... ... ... ... ... ... 502
More Hypotheses ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 505

VI. THE MASKS OF SCIENCE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 506
What are the "Forces?" ... ... ... ... ... ... 508
The View of the Occultists ... ... ... ... ... 510
Scientific and Occult Theories on Heat ... ... ... 515
The Atoms of Science ... ... ... ... ... ... 519

VII. AN ATTACK ON THE SCIENTIFIC THEORY OF FORCE BY A MAN OF
SCIENCE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 523
Ether and Atoms ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 527

VIII. LIFE, FORCE, OR GRAVITY? ... ... ... ... ... 529
Dr. Richardson on Nervous Ether ... ... ... ... 531
The Senses and their Action ... ... ... ... ... 535
Too much " Life" may Kill ... ... ... ... ... 539

IX. THE SOLAR THEORY ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 540
The Primordial Element ... ... ... ... ... ... 542
Elements and Meta-Elements ... ... ... ... ... 546
The Tree of Life and being ... ... ... ... ... 549
Prof. Crookes on the Elements ... ... ... ... ... 552

X. THE COMING FORCE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 554
Mr. Keeley, an Unconscious Occultist ... ... ... 557
Inter-Etheric Waves ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 561
The Secrets of Sound and Odour ... ... ... ... 565

Xl. ON THE ELEMENTS AND ATOMS ... ... ... ... ... ... 566
Metaphysical Chemistry ... ... ... ... ... ... 569
What are the Seven Planets? ... ... ... ... ... 575
The Cyclic Fall of the Gods ... ... ... ... ... 577

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XII. ANCIENT THOUGHT IN MODERN DRESS ... ... ... ... 579
All-Potential Unity ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 583
The "Seventh" in Chemistry ... ... ... ... ... 585

XIII. THE MODERN NEBULAR THEORY ... ... ... ... ... 588
Forces are Emanations ... ... ... ... ... ... 591
What is the Nebula? ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 595

XIV. FORCES - MODES OF MOTION OR INTELLIGENCES ... ... 601
The Vital Principle ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 603
Occult and Physical Science ... ... ... ... ... 605

XV. GODS, MONADS, AND ATOMS ... ... ... ... ... ... 610
The Gods of the Ancients - the Monads ... ... ... 613
The Monad and the Duad ... ... ... ... ... ... 617
The Genesis of the Elements ... ... ... ... ... 621
Hermes and Huxley ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 625
The Teaching of Leibnitz ... ... ... ... ... ... 627
The Monads according to Occultism ... ... ... ... 632

XVI. CYCLIC EVOLUTION AND KARMA ... ... ... ... ... 634
Karmic Cycles and Universal Ethics ... ... ... ... 637
Destiny and Karma ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 639
Karma-Nemesis ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 643

XVII. THE ZODIAC AND ITS ANTIQUITY ... ... ... ... ... 647
The Jewish Patriarchs and the Signs of the Zodiac ... 651
Zodiacal Cycles ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 656
Hindu Astronomy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 661

XVIII. SUMMARY OF THE MUTUAL POSITION ... ... ... ... 668
Science Confesses her Ignorance ... ... ... ... 669
Materialism is leading Europe towards a catastrophe 675

N.B. - The Index and Glossary will be found at the close of
Volume II.



VOLUME SECOND.
PRELIMINARY NOTES. PAGE.
On the Archaic Stanzas, and the Four Prehistoric
Continents ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1
The Imperishable Sacred Land ... ... ... ... ... 6
The Hyperborean ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7
Lemuria ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7
Atlantis ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8
The Tropics at the Pole ... ... ... ... ... ... 11

BOOK II. - PART I. ANTHROPOGENESIS.

STANZAS FROM THE BOOK OF DZYAN...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   15

STANZA 1. - BEGINNINGS OF SENTIENT LIFE ...  ...  ...  ...   22
     Man, the Third Logos     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   25
     The Celestial Governors of Humanity     ...  ...  ...   29
     Parent Stars and Sister Planets    ...  ...  ...  ...   33
     Three Kinds of Light     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   35
     The Numbers of Creation  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   39
     The First War in Heaven  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   45

TWO ANTEDILUVIAN ASTRONOMERS  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   47

STANZA II. - NATURE UNAIDED FAILS  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   52
     The Monsters of Chaos    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   53
     The "Double Dragon" ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   57
     Who are the Flames? ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   63

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THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE BRAHMINS     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   66
     The Race that never dies ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   67
     Cosmogony, an intelligent plan     ...  ...  ...  ...   73

STANZA III. - ATTEMPTS TO CREATE MAN    ...  ...  ...  ...   75
     The various classes of Creators    ...  ...  ...  ...   77
     Man, a god in animal form     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   81
     "Fires," "Sparks," and "Flames"    ...  ...  ... 
...   83

STANZA IV. - CREATION OF THE FIRST RACES     ...  ...  ...   86
     Pitris of the Gods and Demons ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   89
     What Prometheus symbolized    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   95
     The Hammer of Thor  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...   99
     The Divine Rebels   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  103
     Man's Father, the Sun    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  105

STANZA V. - THE EVOLUTION OF THE SECOND RACE ...  ...  ...  109
     The Secret Work of Chiram     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  113
     The outgrowth of Races   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  117
     Leda, Castor, and Pollux ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  121
     Jah-Hovah Androgynous    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  125
     The Jewish God-name ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  127

STANZA VI.-THE EVOLUTION OF THE SWEAT-BORN   ...  ...  ...  131
     Bi-sexual reproduction   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  133
     The Virgin Third Race    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  135
     A Few Words about Deluges and  Noah's   ...  ...  ...  138
     Various Deluges     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  141
     The Arkite Symbols  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  143
     Could Men Exist 18,000,000 Years  ago?  ...  ...  ...  148
     Spontaneous Generation   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  151
     The Solar System in the Puranas    ...  ...  ...  ...  155
     Oceans of Carbonic Acid? ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  159

STANZA VII. - FROM THE SEMI-DIVINE DOWN TO THE FIRST HUMAN
          RACES     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  161
     Monads and Rounds   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  167
     A Suggestive Explanation ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  171

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     A Saint-Hypnotised  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  175
     Sweat-born and Androgynes     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  177

STANZA VIII. - EVOLUTION OF THE ANIMAL MAMMALIANS -
          THE FIRST ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  180
     Archaic Zoology     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  182
     The Sin of the Mindless Men   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  183

WHAT MAY BE THE OBJECTIONS TO THE FOREGOING  ...  ...  ...  185

STANZA IX. - THE FINAL EVOLUTION OF MAN ...  ...  ...  ...  191
     The Hairy Men of China   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  195
     The Separation of Sexes  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  197
     Primeval Language   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  199

EDENS, SERPENTS AND DRAGONS   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  202
     The Garden of Eden a College  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  203
     Flying Camels  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  205
     Two Schools of Magic     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  211
     The Flying Dragons  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  219

THE SONS OF GOD AND THE SACRED ISLAND0  ...  ...  ...  ...  220
     The Magicians of Atlantis     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  223

STANZA X. - THE HISTORY OF THE FOURTH RACE   ...  ...  ...  227
     The Mysteries among the Mayas ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  229
     Satanic Myths  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  233
     Mahasura and Satan  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  237
     Man, the pale shadow of God   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  243
     The curse of Vasishta    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  247

ARCHAIC TEACHINGS IN THE PURANAS AND GENESIS ...  ...  ...  251
     From worm to man    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  255
     Identity of Human and Animal embryos    ...  ...  ...  259

A PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE EARLY RACES     ...  ...  ...  ...  263
     The Natural "Fall"  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  267
     The Symbolism of Kronos  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  269

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STANZA X. - Continued    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  271
     The Golden Age ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  273
     The Devil's outside Humanity  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  275

ARE GIANTS A FICTION?    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  277
     The Seven Virgin Youths  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  281
     The Tibetan Lilith  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  285
     The Races of Men not all Human     ...  ...  ...  ...  287

THE RACES WITH THE "THIRD EYE"     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  289
     Occult Physiology   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  295
     The Evolution of the Eve ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  299
     The Third Eye is now a Gland  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  301

THE PRIMEVAL MANUS OF HUMANITY     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  307
     The Four Earlier Races   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  311
     The Esoteric Meaning of " Fish"    ...  ...  ...  ...  313

STANZA XI. - THE CIVILIZATION AND DESTRUCTION OF THE FOURTH AND
          FIFTH RACES    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  316
     Degeneration of Mankind  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  319
     Atlantis now Ocean Floor ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  325
     Changes of Climate  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  329
     How to Read Symbols ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  335
     The Antediluvian Buddhas ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  339

CYCLOPEAN RUINS AND COLOSSAL STONES AS WITNESSES TO GIANTS  341
     Living, Speaking, and Moving Stones ... ...  ...  ...  345
     It takes a God to become a Man ...  ...  ... ...  ...  349

STANZA XII. - THE FIFTH RACE AND ITS DIVINE INSTRUCTORS     351
     The Astronomical Dragon  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  353
     Serpents and Dragons under different Symbolisms   ...  355
     The Sidereal and Cosmic Glyphs     ...  ...  ...  ...  357
     Our Divine Instructors   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  365
     The Origin of the Satanic Myth     ...  ...  ...  ...  378
     Noah was a Kabir, hence he must have been a Demon ...  390

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     The oldest Persian Traditions about the Polar, and the
          Submerged Continents     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  393
     Western Speculations founded on the Greek and Puranic
          Traditions     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  401
     The "Curse" from a Philosophical point of view    ...  509

ADDITIONAL FRAGMENTS FROM A COMMENTARY ON THE VERSES OF
          STANZA XII.    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  423
     The Oldest Records about Atlantis   ... ...  ...  ...  425
     The Doom of Atlantis     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  427
     The Races, Sub-Races, and Family Races   ...  ... ...  434

CONCLUSION ... ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  437



BOOK II. - PART II.

THE ARCHAIC SYMBOLISM OF THE WORLD-RELIGIONS.

ESOTERIC TENETS CORROBORATED IN EVERY SCRIPTURE   ...  ...  449

XVI. ADAM-ADAMI     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  452
     The Cabalistic Four Adams     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  457

XVII. THE "HOLY OF HOLIES": ITS DEGRADATION  ...  ...  ...  459
     Christian Symbolism ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  463
     The "Four-faced" Brahm   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  465
     The Old and the New Jehovah   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  469

XVIII. ON THE MYTH OF THE "FALLEN ANGEL," IN ITS VARIOUS
          ASPECTS   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  475
     The Evil Spirit: Who and What?     ...  ...  ...  ...  475
     The Gods of Light proceed from the Gods of Darkness    483
     The many meanings of the "War in Heaven"     ...  ...  492

XIX. IS PLEROMA SATAN'S LAIR?      ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  506
     Jehovah's Personating Spirit  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  509
     The Mysterium Magnum     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  512
     The Logos and Satan are One   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  515

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XX. PROMETHEUS THE TITAN ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  519
     His Origin in Ancient India   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  519
     The Boon he Gives   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  523

XXI. ENOICHION-HENOCH    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  529

XXII. THE SYMBOLTSM OF THE MYSTERY NAMES IAO, AND JEHOVAH   536
     Cross and Circle    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  545
     The Fall of the Cross into Matter  ...  ...  ...  ...  553

XXIII. THE UPANISHADS IN GNOSTIC LITERATURE  ...  ...  ...  563
     When Time be no longer   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  565
     The Divine Self's Wisdom ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  566

XXIV. THE CROSS AND THE PYTHAGOREAN DECADE   ...  ...  ...  573
     Poseidon's Five Ministers     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  577
     The Mystery of the Number Six ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  583
     The Cross and Christian After-thought   ...  ...  ...  587

XXV. THE MYSTERIES OP THE HEBDOMAD ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  590
     Saptaparna     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  590
     The Tetraktis in relation to the Heptagon    ...  ...  598
     The Septenary Element in the Vedas ...  ...  ...  ...  605
     The Septenary in the Exoteric Works     ...  ...  ...  611
     Seven in Astronomy, Science and Magic   ...  ...  ...  618
     The Seven Souls of the Egyptologists    ...  ...  ...  630

BOOK II. - PART III.


ADDENDA.

SCIENCE AND THE SECRET DOCTRINE CONTRASTED.

I. ARCHAIC, OR MODERN ANTHROPOLOGY?     ...  ...  ...  ...  645
     The Occult and the Modern Doctrines     ...  ...  ...  649
     Science is Silent on every Problem ...  ...  ...  ...  653

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II. THE ANCESTORS MANKIND IS OFFERED BY SCIENCE   ...  ...  656
     Various Modes of Reproduction ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  659
     A Pithecoid Man Wanted   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  669
     Plastidular Souls and Conscious Nerve-Cells  ...  ...  670
     The atoms of our "Father-Bathybius"     ...  ...  ...  674

III. THE FOSSIL RELICS OF MAN AND THE ANTHROPOID APE   ...  675
     Insurmountable difficulties for the Darwinians    ...  677
     The Argument of "Rudimentary Organs"    ...  ...  ...  683
     "Epitomized History" in the Foetus ...  ...  ...  ...  684
     The Evidence of Skulls   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  687

IV. DURATION OF THE GEOLOGICAL PERIODS, RACE CYCLES, AND
          THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  690
     Sayce's Sketch of Chronology  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  691

 (a) Speculations on the Age of the Globe    ...  ...  ...  694
     The Adept-Astronomer     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  698

 (b) On Chains of Planets and their Plurality     ...  ...  699
     States of Consciousness  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  701
     Worlds mentioned in the Bible ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  703

 (c) Esoteric Geological Chronology     ...  ...  ...  ...  709
     Parallelism of Life ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  711
     The Two Sciences contrasted   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  713
     The Paleolithic Landseer ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  721
     Astral Man - the Solution     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  728
     The Kabalists and Science     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  730

V. ORGANIC EVOLUTION AND CREATIVE CENTRES    ...  ...  ...  731
     Dhyan Chohans and these Centres    ...  ...  ...  ...  732

 (a) Origin and Evolution of the Mammalia    ...  ...  ...  734

 (b) The European Paleolithic Races - whence and how
          distributed    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  738

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VI. GIANTS, CIVILIZATIONS, AND SUBMERGED CONTINENTS TRACED IN
          HISTORY   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  742
     A Mysterious Nation ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  743
     The Seven Sabbaths  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  747
     "Revelation" and the "Secret Doctrine"  ...  ...  ...  748
     Druidic Stones ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  752
     Races of Giants     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  755
     Mazdean "Seven Earths"   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  759

 (a) Statements about the Sacred Islands     ...  ...  ...  760
     The Heirloom of Atlantis ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  763
     The God-bearing Land     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  765
     The Power of Names  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  767
     The Sons of Coelus and Terra  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  769
     Southern and Northern Atlantis     ...  ...  ...  ...  770
     Niobe and her Children   ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  771
     The Cycles of Time  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  773
     The Titans in Prison     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  776

VII. SCIENTIFIC AND GEOLOGICAL PROOFS OF THE EXISTENCE OF
          SEVERAL SUBMERGED CONTINENTS  ...  ...  ...  ...  778
     Corroborations of Occultism by Geology  ...  ...  ...  779
     Evidence of the Flora    ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  781
     Atlantis necessary to Ethnology    ...  ...  ...  ...  783
     Astraea falls on her Head     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  785
     Communication between South-Sea Islands ...  ...  ...  788
     Evidence of Language     ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  790
     Ragon explains Masonic Symbols     ...  ...  ...  ...  795
     The End a fitting prelude to Truth ...  ...  ...  ...  798

INDEX.


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