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drops lower bodies 43
ensouls fragment of group-soul 42
fills mental images of himself 93
gains qualities 43
habitat of 94
is a part expression of Monad 61
is the manifestation of the triple Spirit in man 42
life of, in causal body 95-7
life of, in lower bodies 63-4
lives for millions of years 97
loses part of his life sometimes 86
object of descent of 45, 98
only good affects 47-8, 58, 112
origin of 39, 109
passes to mental world 85
remembers past lives 44
sheaves of 61
sight of 45
the, simile of day at school and 98
succession of personalities of 109
withdraws from astral plane 82

Elemental kingdoms, the three 29-30
seven types of each of 37

Elemental creatures 37

Elements, chemical 21, 28
proto- 21

Emotions affect life after death 64, 67-8
of the living react on the dead 74
selfish and unselfish 110
should be developed in
fourth round 131
the home of the 71

Emotional world (see astral world)

Entity, astral body 66-8

Etheric, bodies of early humanity 129
bodies of nature spirits 84
matter 25

Etheric double, the 59
at death 87-8
force-centres in 60
is a bridge 59
is not a vehicle 87-8
some dead cling to 88
vitality flows through 59

Evil, is transitory 48, 58, 135-6
is utilized for progress 135
man's powers of, are
restricted 102
simile of Niagara Falls, and 135

Evolution, additional, for animals 131
advanced state of 131
animal 31-40
break in regularity of 130
central point of 125, 130
early stages of, for backward entities 127
examining scenes of early 3
is the Will of the Deity 11, 142
ladder of 17
man restrains law of 105
mineral 30-1
object of human 99
of human forms 129-30
of life 28-40
other schemes of 121, 123
pressure of 99, 105
resistless stream of 136
scheme of, a 32, 122-5
summit of human 13
super-human 13, 119
Theosophy explains laws of 99
three stages of 108-9
vegetable 30-1

Eye-brows, force-centre between 60

Failure is impossible 5

Fairies (see Nature-spirits)

'Fetters' to be cast off 120

Fire-mist, Children of the 131

Fire, nature-spirits of 84
Sparks of divine 10, 41, 61

Flame, Lords of the 131

Fohat 19

Forces, the higher, Adepts' knowledge of 14

Force-centres 60

Founder of each race 11

Founders of the Theosophical Society 14

Fragment of life of the Logos 9
of group-soul 39, 42
of the Monad 61

Freemasonry, angels approach men through 85

Free-will 99

Free-will, limitation of unbounded 102-3

_Genesis of Elements, The_ 22

Globe, astral, of Earth 27
astral of, Moon 27
mental 27

Globes, chains of 121
seven, of Earth-chain 122-3
'God is Love' 10
Word of 9
(see also Solar Deity)

Group of egos 106

Group-soul, fragment, from, is ensouled 39-42
of domestic animals 38-40
numbers of bodies attached to one 34-7
Spark hovers over 40

Group-souls 36-9
seven types of 37
simile of bucket of water and 34-6

Guardian angel 54

Head, force-centre in 60
of each race 11
of human evolution 11
of religion and education 11-2
of the White Brotherhood 14

Heart, force-centre in 60

Heaven, is a state of consciousness 64
simile of capacity of cups and 91-2
varying capacities of men in 91-2

Hell, non-existence of 64, 71, 74, 75

Hierarchy, The 5
controls the world 5, 13
Head of 14
man can join 13
Members of, watch for helpers 116-7
Human evolution, beginning of 32-8
division of races of 104-5
the central point in 118-9
the half-way point of 125
the summit of 13

Humanity, bodies of early 128-9
early, was androgynous 130
races of 11
receives help from Venus 131
service of, by thought 53-4
spiritual unity of 139

Immortal, the soul of man 8

Incarnations of Earth-chain 122-5

Individuality, a permanent 39

Individualization, is the first critical point of man's life 118
of animals 37-40
of Moon-animals 126-7, 130-1

Indo-Caucasian root-race 105

Inhabitants of finer worlds 26

Initiations, the great 118, 119-20
simile of university degrees 120

Instincts, of animals 35
of cell-life 65

Intellect is a fifth round development 131

Intelligence in man 42

Intuition in man 23, 42

Intuitional world, the 23, 42
extent of 27
Monad manifests in 42
second outpouring in 33
third outpouring descends to 39-40

_Isis Unveiled_ 15

Jupiter, the planet 124

King of the World, The 11

Kingdom, animal 30-1, 37-9
first elemental 29
mineral 30-3, 40
of angels 84-5
of nature-spirits 84-5
second elemental 30
seven types of each 38
third elemental 30
vegetable 30-1, 38

Kingdoms of nature ensouled by life-waves 38, 126
the elemental 29-30
the seven, of nature 28, 38-9

Koilon 18

Ladder of evolution, the 17, 145
golden 96
rungs of 17

Law, the, of evolution 99, 104-5
of cause and effect 100-7

Laws, the immutable 8

Liberated man 5-6

Life, cell- 65-6
conditions of, after death 74
divine 23, 29, 121
man's continuous 63
the purpose of 98-9, 108-20

Life-waves, the 28-40
constant-successions of 32
ensoul the kingdoms of nature 33, 37
of chains 121-2, 123-5
two stages of 29

Life-wave, the, now centred on Earth 128
period of, in each kingdom 38-9

Logos, the (see Solar Deity)

Lords of the Flame, assistance given by 132
come to Earth 131
some still remain on Earth 132
of the Moon 126

'Love, God is' 10

Lunar-chain (see Moon-chain)

Man, after death 63-96
can kill out vices 110-5
conflict of interest between, and his vehicles 66
constitution of 41-62
distinction between animals and 40
during sleep 61-2, 70, 74
early, was androgynous 130
evolves through different races 104-5
exists in other worlds 2-3, 42-3
factors determining birth of 104-5
free will of 99-100, 102
has latent powers 2
has many lives 2-4, 42
has powers of evil restricted 102
has several bodies 2-3, 42
is always affecting others 138-9, 147
is a Monad 42
is a soul 2-3
is a Spark of divine Fire 41
is divine in origin 3
is his own law-giver 8
is immortal 8
is influenced by his astral body-entity 68
is not changed by death 74
is separate from animal kingdom 28
is the outcome of his past 44-5
learns to use his powers in service 108-9
liberated 5-6
makes his own destiny 147
may be apprenticed to a Master 14-5, 117
past history of 2-3
physical body of, is evolved from animal forms 130
reaps result of his action 100-1
represents mineral kingdom of first chain 126
the Triple Spirit in 41
the triumph of 96
three aspects of 11, 41-2
why, does not remember past lives 44
(also see primitive man and savages)

Mars, the planet 122, 124
life exists on 128

Master, son of a 118
the 13-7
are Adepts Who take apprentices 14
take apprentices 14-7, 117-8
the great knowledge of 14
"Their world" 15

Matter, all, is living 30, 65
astral 15, 26, 31, 43, 51, 66-7
atomic 25
different densities of 20, 25
etheric 25, 59
formation of root- 18-9
intermingling of 21
mental 23, 27, 29, 33, 42
molecules of 24-5
power of attraction of 60
root- 81

Matter, seven types of 21, 24
starry 24
sub-atomic 25
sub-divisions of 24-5
super-etheric 25
the senses respond to vibrations in 26
ultimate 18-21
vibrations of 24-6, 33, 44-7
whirling sphere of, a 19-21

Memory of nature 3
of past lives 44

Men, backward, drop out 132-3
bodies of first Earth-chain 129-30
first, of Earth-chain 126-7
Moon- 126-9

Mental, globe 26-7
globes of Earth-chain 122
images of friends 93-4
shell 53, 91
warts 49
(also see mental world)

Mental body, the, after death 90-1
bridge from, to physical body 58
cell-life of 65
composition of 48
connection of brain with 49
description of 48-9, 60-1
effect of prejudice upon 49
effect of thoughts upon 48-51
expresses concrete thoughts 48
reacts on causal body 58
shell 53, 91
sight of 50-1
striations in 49-50
the astral body reacts upon 58
the dead are unused to 90-1
the ego casts aside his 43-4, 63
the ego takes a 42-3
the memory of 44-5
thoughts shown as colours in 48-50
vibrations of 50, 53-4
warts on 49

Mental matter, globe of 26-7
the causal body is built of 45
the mind is built of 23
vibrations of 24

Mental world, average life in, after death 64-5
bliss of 90
effect of higher thought in 92-3
ego formed in higher 39
extent of 27
formation of 20-3
friends of dead in 93-4
higher 29-30, 33, 39-42
levels of 94
lower 29-30
man in, after death 63-4, 89-95
the fifth plane named 24-41
the Monad manifests in higher 42
the second outpouring descends to 29-30
wealth of 91

Mercury, the planet 122, 124
life exists on 128

Mind, the divine 91
the, of man 23
(also see mental body)

Mineral, the kingdom 30-1, 37, 108, 126
man represents, of first chain 126
seven types of 37
the first out-pouring ensouls 30

Ministers in charge of departments 11
the seven, of Solar Deity 11

Monad, the, descent of 41

Monad, origin of 41, 61

Monads, the home of human, 23, 41

Monadic world, the, extent of 27
man belongs to 41
the second plane named 23, 41-2

Mongolian root-race 105

Moon, the, astral globe of 27, 71
human goal on 126
individualization on 125
is a corpse 123
Lords of the 126

Moon-animals 126-7
individualize on Earth 128-9

Moon-chain, animal-men of 127-8
human goal on 126
men of 126
men come to Earth-chain 126-9
was the third incarnation of our chain 123

Moon-men 126-9
distribution of, on Earth-chain 126-9
first order of 129
second order of 129
some entered the Path 129

Motive, the, for self-effort 115

Nature, memory of 3
planes of 7
seven kingdoms of 28

Nature-spirits, are not individualized 84
are sometimes seen by men 84
four classes of 84
many wear etheric bodies 84
the kingdom of 84
where they exist 83-4

Nebula, cooling of 22
planets formed from 22
rings of 22
subsidiary vortices of 22
vortex of 20

Negroid, the, race 105

Neptune, the planet 124

Nerves, vitality flows along 59

_Occult Chemistry_ 7

_Occult World, The_ 1, 15

Occultism, how to progress in 113-7

Official, pupils of great 11
representing Solar Deity 11

Officials of the Hierarchy 13

Olcott, Colonel H.S. 14
a founder of T.S. 14

Oriental sacred books 18

Origin, divine, of man 3, 10, 39-40

Outpouring, the first 20-8
the second 28-39, 65
the third 39-40

Path, the, conditions of 15
fetters to be cast off on 119-20
fourth step on 126
Moon-men entered 129
simile of mountain 5
steeper 5, 119-20

Peers of Logos 9

Perfect men 5

Perseverance necessary for progress 113

Personality 61
the purpose of the 109

Philosophy, Theosophy is a 1

Physical body, attracts astral matter 60
cells of the 65-6
during sleep man leaves his 62, 70
early evolution of the 129-30
ego, drops his 43, 63

Physical body, ego takes a 43, 61
etheric part of 59-60
future perfection of the 132
of first round 129-30
of man is evolved from animal forms 130
requirements of the 59-60

Physical matter, subdivisions of 25
vibrations of 24, 33

Physical world, the, descent of ego to 42-3
formation of 21-3, 23-6
second outpouring enters 30-1
seven sub-divisions of 25

_Pioneer, The_, Mr. A.P. Sinnett, editor of 15

Planes of nature, the 7
formation of 20-1
investigation of 7
naming of 41

Planets, formation of 22
future 20
life on other 128

Planetary chains 121-33

Planetary Spirits, the seven 11
simile of ganglia and 11

Powers latent in man 2
are for use in service 109
observation of history by 3
observation of other worlds by 2-3

Prejudices shown in mental body, 49

Primitive man, causal body of 46-8
during sleep 62
life of, after death 64
result of action of 102
types of 37

Principle, undying, in man 8

Probation, apprentice upon 118
period of 118

Promptings of lower nature 66-8

Proto-elements 21

Pupils, accepted, of Master 118
of Great Officials 11
of Masters 14-7, 116-8
(see also apprentices)

Purgatory is a state of consciousness 64-5

Quotations from, a French Scientist 18
a Gnostic Philosopher 10
a Master 15
an Eastern Scripture 9
_The Occult World_ 1

Race, Founder of each 11
Head of each 11
of life 99

Races, branch- 105, 125
man evolves through different 105
object of 105
of humanity 14
root- 105, 125-6
sub- 105, 125

Ray, the seventh 85

Record, indelible 3

Reincarnation 42-4, 97-107
desire of ego for 97
simile of days at school and 98-9
Theosophy explains 99

Religion, Adepts, Teachers of 12
department of 12
Founders of new 11

Religions, have one source 12
start with basic truths 12
the sending forth of 11

Reproduction, early methods of 130

Reynolds, Prof. O. 18-9

Right and wrong, the test of 142

Roman races, the 105

Root-matter 18

Root-races 105, 125

Round, a 125
first, differs from others 128

Rounds, conditions, of early reproduced in fourth round 130-1
human forms on first three 128-30

Saturn, rings of, simile of 22

Savages, causal bodies of 46-7, 48-9
during sleep 62
types of 37

'Saved, The' 119

Scheme of evolution, a 32, 121-2
central point of 125

School, of philosophy, there is a 1
of life, none fail in the 98

Seances 87

_Secret Doctrine, The_ 19

Seers can use sight of the ego 46

Senses, the, of astral body 68-9
respond to vibrations of matter 26

Service, man learns to use his powers in 109
the joy of 96

Seven, 'bubbles' combine in powers of 20-1, 23
choices of Lords of the Moon 127-8
degrees of density of matter 24-5
force-centres in man's bodies 60
globes of a chain 121-2
impulses of force 19-20
incarnations of chains 121
interpenetrating worlds 20, 22
kingdoms of nature 28
life-waves 33
Ministers of Solar Deity 11
Planetary Spirits 11
sub-divisions of matter 24-5
sub-divisions of vitality 60
types of animals 37-9
types of elemental creatures 37-8
types of group-souls 37-8
types of matter 21, 24
types of men 43
types of minerals 37
types of vegetables 37

Sexes, separation of 130

Shade, the 86

Sheaves of the ego 61

Shell, of astral body 68, 78-80, 81, 86-7
of thoughts 53, 91

Sight, astral 68-9
clairvoyant 46
mental 51
of ego 46

Simile of, boiling water 69-70
brick 25
bucket of water 34-5
charged battery 53
cups of varying capacities 91-2
days at school 97-8, 143
dense fog 143
developing muscles 114
flame in a dark night 14
ganglia 11
matter diffused in water 72
Niagara Falls 135
onion 72
overtones of musical notes 58
path up mountain 5
payment of a debt 102-4
rungs of a ladder 17
Saturn's rings 22
shutting a door 131
sorting out school-boys 132
university degrees 120
vibrations of a bell 55
warts 49

Sinnett, Mr. A.P. 1, 15
author of _The Occult World_ 1, 15
author of _Esoteric Buddhism_ 1, 15
editor of _The Pioneer_ 15

Sleep 61-2, 70, 87
man during 61-2, 70
the dead are met during 74

Solar Deity, the, a Being higher than 19
builds His system 9-10, 19
field of activity of 19
first Aspect of 39
fragment of Life of 9-10
future planets of 19
impulses of force of 20-1, 28
is a Trinity 11
Official representing 11
Peers of 9
Plan of 11, 13
second Aspect of 28, 32, 65
Self-limitation of 10
seven Ministers of 11
seven Planetary Spirits 11
the King of the World represents 11
third Aspect of 20-1, 28
threefold manifestation of 10

Solar plexus, force-centre, the 60

Solar System, evolutionary table of 125
formation of 18-27
inhabitants of the 85
Logos of a 9
origin of 19
ten chains of 121-3

Solar systems, countless 9

Son of Master 118

Soul, the group 33-9, 42
man is a 2, 33
of an animal 33-4
of domestic animals 37-40
of grasses 31
of insects 37
of lions 33-4
of man 8, 33, 55
of reptiles 42
of trees 31
plant- 33
World- 33

Space, between atoms 23
Fohat digs holes in 19
the aether of 18-9
worlds not separate in 2

Sparks, of divine Fire 39-40, 61
of divine Life 23, 29

Spine, force-centre at base of 60

Spirit, and matter 18
in man 23, 41
the triple, in man 41-2

Spiritual world, the extent of 26-7
is the name of third plane 23, 41
Monads descend to 41

Spleen, the, vitality flows through 60

Stream, those who have entered the 119

Sub-atomic matter 25

Sub-races of humanity 105, 125

Summerland, the, of astral world 80

Sun, vitality comes from the 60

Super-etheric matter 25

Table of evolution of Solar System 125

Teachers, authority of 16
of earlier races 126
of religion 11-2

Tempting demons 53, 67

Test, the, of right and wrong 142

Teutonic sub-race 105

Theosophy, demands no belief 6
explains reincarnation 99
explains religions 7
first popular exposition of 1
is a philosophy 1
is a religion 1, 5-7
is a science 1, 7
never converts 7
solves problems of life 4
statements of, based on observation 6
tells of past history 3
the gospel of 96
the great facts of 8
what, does for us 134-148

Theosophist, the, cheerfully faces trouble 146
conception of life of 137
does not try to convert 140
has no fear of death 137
knows the power of thought 147
relation of, to animals 141
sees purpose of life 142
test of right and wrong of 141

Thought, abstract 46
all actions spring from 116
concrete 48, 50
coupled with feeling 51
-forces after death 63
is a powerful instrument 116
necessity for clear 114
necessity for control of 116
prolonged 50
shell of 53

Thoughts, are things 147
as a power for good 55
build forms 52
distance no hindrance to 52
effect of, after death 63-4, 80
humanity helped by 54-5
meaning of colours of 46, 54-7
meaning of shapes of 54
on Theosophy 55-60
others affected by 50-51
self-centred 53-4
selfish and unselfish 110
transmission of 52

Thought-forms 50-4
are temporary entities 53
as guardian angels 54
as tempting demons 53
astro-mental 51, 57
duration of 53-4
effect on others of 51-2
move through space 51

Thought images (see Thought-forms)

Three, Aspects of the Logos 10-1
aspects of man 41
critical points in man's evolution 117-9
elemental kingdoms 28-9
great truths 8
in One 10
outpourings 28-39
Persons 10
stages of apprenticeship 118
stages of evolution 108-9

Throat, the force-centre in 60

Time, no measure of, in astral world 75

Trinity of Solar Logos 10

Triple Spirit in man 41-2

Triumph, the, of man 96

Trust begets trust 111

Truth, one in diverse forms 12
the, is obtainable 12

Truths, basic, of religions 12-3
the three great 8

Types of, animals 37-8
elemental creatures 37
group-souls 37
life 37
matter 21
men 37-9
minerals 37
reptiles 37
vegetables 38

Ultimate atoms 19
physical atoms 25
root-matter 18

Ultra-violet light 26-44

Unity, the, of humanity 138-9
what tends to 109

Universe, the, beginning of 18

Universes, innumerable 9

Universal brotherhood of humanity, the 138

Uranium 22

Uranus, the planet 124

Vegetable, the, kingdom 30-1, 37-8
seven types of 37

Vehicles, man's conflict of interest with his 66-9

Venus, the planet 124
Adepts from, come to Earth 131
stage of evolution of 131

Vibrations, of astral body 56-7, 65-6, 75-6
of mental body 44
of thought-forms 53, 55

Vibrations, in matter 24, 33, 59
causal body affected by 47-9
ego responds to 45
life learns to generate 33
octaves of 24
the senses respond to 25-6

Vices, belong to the vehicles 112
how to kill out 110-5

Vitality, circulates along the nerves 59
of astral corpse 86
sub-division of 59-60
what it is 59

Vortices, force-centres appear as 60
in matter 20
in nebular 19-22

Vulcan, the planet, was seen by Herschel 124

Warts on mental body 49

Water, nature-spirits of 84

Waves, life- (see life-waves)

Wealth of the heaven world 91

Whirling sphere of matter 19-21
vortex in 20

Will, the divine 6, 11
evolution is 11, 120
fulfilment of 118

Wisdom, Masters of the (see Masters)

Word of God, the 9

World, departments of the 11
King of this 11
-period 124

Worlds, bliss of the higher 89-90
inhabitants of finer 25-6
man exists in several 2-3
of different densities 3
seven interpenetrating 20, 23-4

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