The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy

The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy

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by H. P. Blavatsky
     
 

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Ukrainian-born Madame Helena Blavatsky (1831–1891) was a powerful and controversial member of the spiritualist world and for a time famous for her powers as a medium. She was a co-founder of the theosophy movement in the United States, which she later extended to Europe and India, drawing from her extensive global travels and her familiarity with a broad

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Ukrainian-born Madame Helena Blavatsky (1831–1891) was a powerful and controversial member of the spiritualist world and for a time famous for her powers as a medium. She was a co-founder of the theosophy movement in the United States, which she later extended to Europe and India, drawing from her extensive global travels and her familiarity with a broad range of belief systems, from Asian religions to New Orleans voodoo, as well as secret societies such as the Freemasons. Drawing from Hinduism and Buddhism, theosophy aimed to understand the mystic powers of the universe and promote the study of other religions. In The Secret Doctrine, published in 1888, Blavatsky aims to explain the spiritual origins of the world. Volume 2 looks at the creation of humans and animals, and considers the lost world of Atlantis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108073240
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/19/2011
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowlege Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

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