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Words to the Wise: A Practical Guide to the Esoteric Sciences

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Subtitled "A Practical Guide to the Esoteric Sciences, " this volume examines the teachings of the Mystery Schools, the five steps of self-unfoldment, and how the practice of ancient disciplines can lead to a more purposeful life.
Paperback, 169 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Philosophical Research Society
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Sep 20, 2015 Jose Villalobos rated it really liked it
This is a must and one of the first books you need to read if you are interested into exploring other faiths. The book is fairly objective and doesn't quite try to sell you the idea to join a special cult or group.
Added is the fact that during the first chapters, it gives a guide to future reads in the topics of spiritual growth.
You feel that MPH has a special aversion against sects and similar, which he briefly explains in several parts.
Keep your mind opened, be critic. Not because the guy is
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Gregory
Apr 19, 2011 Gregory rated it it was amazing
Of all the books I have read by Manly P. Hall I'd say all of them are great reads, some have a little more difficulty than others but some have such a profound and beautiful sequence of thought/thinking/meditating that they seem almost to easy to read. He has a wonderful way of building concepts which help me understand many puzzling ideas now and from long ago as in the Ancient Philosophers'. I really enjoy MPH, style too. :) greg

Currently, on my second reading of this and "Adventures in Unders
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Canadian born, Manly Palmer Hall is the author of over 150 published works, the best known of which are Initiates of the Flame, The Story of Healing, The Divine Art,Aliens Magick and Sorcery The Secret Teachings of All Ages, and An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy.
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