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A Voz do Silêncio

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Helena Blavatsky escreveu esta obra de memória nos últimos anos de uma vida quase mitológica, totalmente dedicada a divulgação da luz da antiga sabedoria do Oriente.

Segundo Murillo Nunes de Azevedo, "A importância de tais ensinamentos no mundo de hoje é enorme. Vivemos o limiar de uma real unificação aos povos, acima de todas as divisões ilusórias de fronteiras. O planeta
Kindle Edition, 88 pages
Published August 19th 2013 by Textos para Reflexão (first published 1889)
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Bernie Gourley
According to Helena Blavatsky, the three “fragments” that make up The Voice of the Silence are her translations of three tracts from The Book of Golden Precepts, of which there are 90 and she had memorized 39. The Book of Golden Precepts is said to include both Buddhist and pre-Buddhists views on spirituality.

Blavatsky was one of the founding members of the Theosophical Society, an organization that proposed and advanced a certain brand of mysticism. Mystic traditions are those which believe th
Jun 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: esoteric
A jewel in madame Blavatsky's esoteric crown, this little (compared to multi-volume "Isis Unveiled" and her magnum opus "The Secret Doctrine") book, is claimed to be her own translation of the three of 90+ "verses" from so-called "Book of the Golden Precepts". Questions of mystification aside, this is deeply poetic and inspiring book, intended (in her own words) "for the few" (read - seekers of spiritual wisdom). It outlines the spiritual path of meditation and awareness in the vein of Mahayana ...more
Jun 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sabem aqueles homens e aquelas mulheres que iam à missa quando esta era em latim, e sem nunca saberem que significado continha cada uma das palavras, nem adivinhando o principio ou o fim de cada frase, voltavam no domingo seguinte?
É mais ou menos isto o que senti. (O que não deve ser entendido ainda assim como se se tratasse "de um burro a olhar para um palácio)
Fiquei fascinada com esta mulher.
Para reler quando eu crescer.
الكتاب ترجمة لنصوص مختارة من كتاب الحكم الذهبية الذي يدرسه بعض المتصوفة، وترجع بعض نصوصه لما قبل البوذية ..
جهلي بالكثير من المصطلحات السرانية الخاصة بالمذاهب البوذية وكثرة هوامش الكتاب اللازمة لشرح بعض المصطلحات؛ أُثرت بالسلب على تقييمي له..
أتوقع بأن قراءة كتاب "مفتاح الثيوصوفيا" قبله كان سيجعل الفائدة أكبر ..
Mar 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is pretty heavy stuff. I love Alan Watts on Buddhism and also Christianity, he began his career as a minister, then gravitated towards Eastern religions, with DT Suzuki his mentor.

I've read a bit about Blavatsky and her 5 root races that began populating the Earth, and this interested me. If you are a serious meditator, and want to reach nirvana, loose your ego, and understand the tenets of Buddhism, this is a tutorial for you. I read it once, but it's the kind of thing that has so much in
May 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A unbelievable read that literally carried me off to other realms. Blavatsky describes the stages to a higher consciousness and one feels that a false move would result in a tumble back to the humdrum. My weak account aside, this is a profound text.
May FLower
Interesting bits, but it wasn't really for me.
Ayam Abraxas
Oct 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: abrahadabra
The essence of Blavatsky's books condensed down into a beautiful, simple, and short treatsie on ethics and metaphysics. A great book to carry in the pocket as a daily guide for meditation.
Mar 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is probably the only book any spiritual seeker needs. Tiny and packed with all the wisdom required to ascend. Simple and from the heart.
Pink Tourist
Jul 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Derin öğreti kitabı. Bir defadan fazla okunması gerek satır araları, alt metinlerin anlaşılması bazı cümleler üzerinde düşünmek sindirmek lazım. Spritüel anlamda doğruyu arayanlar için klavuz olabilir. Yada sadece merak edenlerin merakını gidermek için. İçinde çok fazla referans var ve o referanslar araştırılıp detaylandırıldığında bir o kadar kitap daha çıkar. Konuya ilgisi olanların elinde bulundurması faydalı olur.
Catarina PB
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An amazing book ☆ but difficult to process and to understand, especially for someone who is as new as me in Buddhist concepts and ideas. Despite re-reading several times, I found it very interesting ~ and very advice full ♡
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Peace be to all things!
Fratrem Ozomahtli
A wonderful read and definitely not something you want to rush through. Take your time with it. Use the glossary in the back. Finish a section and think about it a bit, perhaps reread it even. This little book right is one you will find yourself revisiting and finding new things to take away from each time.
Feb 09, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
She certainly was trying hard to both conceal and reveal. It was somewhat messy.
David Melik
If this is what Madam Blavatsky (HPB) said it is, as the current Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama of HPB's time said, `tis Mahayana Buddhism based on or derived from one of the esoteric books. It is as exellent as _Upanishads_, _Yoga_Sutra_; _Golden_Verses_of_Pythagoras_, _Dhammapada_, _Heart_Sutra_ , _Sentences_of_Sextus_, _Dzyan_ (the only available part--which she recorded), etc..

This Centenary edition is slightly larger than the usual edition, though the size measured by the cover is smaller.
Aug 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This tiny book is in my opinion Blavatsky's most important work, and is personally my favourite.

It's content and poetic language are reminiscent of the teachings of the Dhammapada. Meant, in blavatsky's own words, "For the few", this book contains some peals of wisdom that are amongst some of the finest esoteric knowledge available to the Western world.

A very inspiring read!
Maria Carmo
Jan 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone.
Fernando Pessoa, one of Portugal's greatest Poets and Minds, did an exceptional translation of Blavatsky's great classic, "The Voice of the Silence" - absolutely a must read, in either of the versions (English or Portuguese).

Maria Carmo

Lisbon 31 January 2012

PS _ Read this book several times, but not recently...
Apr 18, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
-from the book:
"Inaction in a deed of mercy becomes an action in a deadly sin."
"Compassion speaks and saith: 'Can there be bliss when all that lives must suffer? Shalt thou be saved and hear the whole world cry?'"
Marina Resende Passos
brilhante! <3
Raphael Fu
Aug 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful book.
Bruno Sia
Oct 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The sanskrit terms and poetic shape of the text sometimes bores your read, but is worth bearing in mind that this is a translation of an ancient text so we have to praise Blavatsky for this treasure.
Dec 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Perle di saggezza orientale...
Jul 05, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
a masterpiece!
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Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, (Russian: Елена Блаватская, also known as Madame Blavatsky, was a founder of the Theosophical Society and a major figure in modern occultism.
“Before the soul can see, the Harmony within must be attained, and fleshly eyes be rendered blind to all illusion.” 14 likes
“Inaction in a deed of mercy becomes an action in a deadly sin.” 7 likes
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