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The Ancient Wisdom: An Outline of Theosophical Teachings

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This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1899 edition by the Theosophical Publishing Society, London.
432 pages
Published 2006 (first published 1897)
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Feb 08, 2013 Alexis rated it it was amazing
Shelves: esotericism
To really get a clear intellectual picture of the different levels and layers of higher dimensions such as the Astral, Mental and Casual planes. It a great attempt to understand these realities from a more scientific point of view or rather as an Esoteric Science. Besant explains that the different dimensions are comprised of different levels or frequencies, and each level of each layer is again split into further layers. If you have experiences on higher dimensions and would like to gain a grea ...more
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Jan 06, 2009 Jean rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theosophy
I really enjoyed the explanations provided by the author on the subject of the Bardos, Karma and reincarnation. The Theosophical Society have guided a countless number of people in their individual spirtual quest.
Ravdeep Singh
Aug 02, 2008 Ravdeep Singh rated it it was amazing
Great book. Might be a confusing for someone not well versed with the basics of theosophy and metaphysics
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Rad discovery in the American Academy of Rome library. 1897 edition.
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Annie Besant (1 October 1847 – 20 September 1933) was a prominent British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule.

She married aged 20 to Frank Besant, but separated from him over religious differences. She then became a prominent speaker for the National Secular Society (NSS) and writer and a close friend of Charles Bradlaugh.
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