Initiation, Human and Solar [NOOK Book]

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The subject of Initiation is one that has a great fasci-nation for thinkers of all schools of thought, and even those who remain sceptical and critical would like to believe that this ultimate attainment is possible. To those who do not believe that such a goal is possible this book is offered for what it may be worth as a formulation of an interesting hypothesis. To those who anticipate such a consummation of all their endeavours, this book is tendered in the hope that it may ...
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Initiation, Human and Solar

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Overview

The subject of Initiation is one that has a great fasci-nation for thinkers of all schools of thought, and even those who remain sceptical and critical would like to believe that this ultimate attainment is possible. To those who do not believe that such a goal is possible this book is offered for what it may be worth as a formulation of an interesting hypothesis. To those who anticipate such a consummation of all their endeavours, this book is tendered in the hope that it may prove an inspiration and a help.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012097828
  • Publisher: Ancient Wisdom Publications
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 881,532
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Alice Ann Bailey (June 16, 1880 – December 15, 1949), known as Alice A. Bailey or AAB, was an influential writer and theosophist in what she termed "Ageless Wisdom." This included occult teachings, "esoteric" psychology and healing, astrological and other philosophic and religious themes. Alice Bailey was born as Alice LaTrobe Bateman, in Manchester, England. She moved to the United States in 1907, where she spent most of her life as a writer and teacher.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2001

    '42' ... and more.

    This was the first of the Bailey books to appear before the public and, despite its grand title, is introductory and the easiest to understand. It is but a chapter in a total work - covering twenty four volumes of teaching - undertaken by Mrs Bailey over a period of thirty years. The Bailey books teach to all upon the Path of Return, and the casual 'seeker after truth' will benefit enormously, provided he is willing to accept the teaching as a working hypothesis to be submitted to his inner scrutiny for later verification - or otherwise. In this volume we learn of the existence of the Spiritual Hierarchy of the planet, and of the Masters of the Wisdom who are, in effect, the executive officers of the Earth, tasked with bringing to fruition the plans of God. The initiation process, which is a ceremony carried out in the minds of all who have done the necessary preparation, is described at length. For those still looking for 'that which they seek', it is unlikely that higher and more comprehensive teaching of this kind has been made available to the general public. Assimilation of the total work will take the dedication of a lifetime. Those to whom is entrusted the education of our young people, might like to consider placing this title in the library of the school or college over which they have influence or control, so that the young may have access to another perspective on truth which they can, of course, accept or reject at will. Five stars does not do justice to a work of this kind - nor, for that matter - five hundred. Take a deep breath ... this is the good stuff.

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