The Secret Doctrine, Volume I. Cosmogenesis
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The Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis by Helena Blavatsky is the first volume in a 3 volume set of books dealing with Theosophy and occult ideas. In this volume, the author sets out her views on the origin of the universe, and of evolution. Blavatsky uses the Hindu concept of cosmology as she attempts to show that the discoveries of science had been previously predicted by ancient texts.
The book is split into 3 parts: Part 1. Cosmic Evolution, which includes the 'Seven Stanzas From The Book Of Dzyan' as well as commentaries on them.
Part 2. The Evolution Of Symbolism, which includes the chapters; Symbolism and Ideographs; The Mystery Language and Its Keys; Primordial Substance and Divine Thought; Chaos: Theos: Kosmos; On the Hidden Deity, Its Symbols and Glyphs; The Mundane Egg; The Days and Nights of Brahmâ; The Lotus, as a Universal Symbol; The Moon; Deus Lunus, Phœbe; Tree, Serpent, and Crocodile Worship; Demon est Deus Inversus; The Theogony of the Creative Gods; The Seven Creations; The Four Elements; and, On Kwan-Shi-Yin and Kwan-Yin.
Part 3. On Occult And Modern Science which includes the chapters: Reasons for These Addenda' Modern Physicists are Playing at Blind Man's Buff; Is Gravitation a Law?; The Theories of Rotation in Science; The Masks of Science. Physics Or Metaphysics?; An Attack on the Scientific Theory of Force by a Man of Science; Life, Force, or Gravity; The Solar Theory; The Coming Force. Its Possibilities And Impossibilities; On the Elements and Atoms; Ancient Thought in Modern Dress; Scientific and Esoteric Evidence for, and Objections to, the Modern Nebular Theory; Forces—Modes of Motion or Intelligences; Gods, Monads and Atoms; Cyclic Evolution and Karma; The Zodiac and its Antiquity; and, Summary of the Position.
This book has 551 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1893.
Production notes: This e-book of The Secret Doctrine: Cosmogenesis was published by Global Grey on the 10th May 2018.
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