CONTENTS OF
Knowledge of Life Three

by HENRY T. LAURENCY,
by Sections Only

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Sections:

        
1.        
ESOTERIC KNOWLEDGE ORDERS     (19 pages)
2.        
SYMBOLS     (25 pages)
3.        ESOTERIC TERMINOLOGY     (17 pages)
4.        
ALICE A. BAILEY AND D.K.    (6 pages)
5.        THEOSOPHY     (34 pages)
6.        
OCCULT SECTS     (26 pages)
7.        YOGA     (18 pages)
8.        MYSTICISM     (26 pages)
9.        
SPIRITUALISM     (5 pages)
10
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     LIFE BETWEEN INCARNATIONS     (9 pages)
11.      REINCARNATION     (18 pages)
12.
     
DEVAS     (3 pages)
13.
     
HEALTH     (8 pages)
14.
     
THE SEVEN DEPARTMENTS     (30 pages)
15.
     
CENTRES IN THE ENVELOPES OF MAN     (11 pages)

16.      MAGIC     (5 pages)
17.
     
ASTROLOGY     (23 pages)
18.
     
OUR EPOCH     (18 pages)


Knowledge of Life Three
CONTENTS BY SECTIONS, SUBSECTIONS, AND CHAPTERS

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1.  ESOTERIC KNOWLEDGE ORDERS

1.1 Introduction
1.2 The Genesis of the Esoteric Knowledge Orders
1.3 What the Knowledge Orders Taught
1.4 Why the Knowledge Orders Were Secret
1.5 Disciples
1.6 The Greek Mysteries
1.7 Pythagoras
1.8 Gnostics, Alchemy, Yoga
1.9 The Rosicrucians
1.10 The “Social Orders”
1.11 The Closing of the Knowledge Orders and the Publication of Esoterics
1.12 Quasi-Occultism
1.13 The Future
Endnotes by the Translator

2.  SYMBOLS

2.1 Ancient Esoteric Symbolism
2.2 The “Mystical Interpretation of Numbers”
2.3 The Misconception of Symbolism
2.4 The Interpretation of Symbolism
2.5 Symbolism Should be Eliminated
2.6 Symbols for the Three Aspects of Reality
2.7 Symbols for Worlds
2.8 Symbols for Evolution
2.9 Symbols for Collective Beings
2.10 Symbols Concerning Man
2.11 Symbols Connected with Discipleship
2.12 “Spirit–Matter”
2.13 The “Descent of Spirit into Matter”
2.14 “Soul”
2.15 “God”
2.16 “The Will of God”
2.17 The “Image of God”
2.18 Trinity
2.19 The “Law of Sacrifice”
2.20 The Law of Gain
2.21 The Cross and the Crucifixion
2.22 “Death”
2.23 “White and Black”, “Love and Hatred”
2.24 Symbolic Sayings
2.25 Indian Symbols
2.26 Symbols in the Bible
2.27 Conclusion
Endnotes by the Translator
 

3.  ESOTERIC TERMINOLOGY

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Terms for Matter
3.3 Terms for Worlds
3.4 Terms for Envelopes
3.5 Terms for Different Kinds of Consciousness
3.6 Terms for the Second Self
3.7 Terms for Collective Beings
3.8 “Will” and Consciousness
3.9 “Abstract”
3.10 “Illusion”
3.11 “Soul”
3.12 “Oversoul”, etc.
3.13 “Spirit”
3.14 Involvation, Evolvation, Involution, Evolution
3.15 “Monad”
3.16 “God”
3.17 “Immortality”
3.18 Mysticism
3.19 Karma
3.20 Sanskrit Terms
3.21 The Terminology of the Future
3.22 Conclusion
Endnotes by the Translator

4.  ALICE A. BAILEY AND D.K. 

4.1 Alice A. Bailey
4.2 D.K.

5.  THEOSOPHY

THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Split of the Theosophical Society
5.3 Belief and Dogmatism
5.4 Proselytizing
5.5 Sectarian Strife
5.6 Esoteric Knowledge is not for the Immature
5.7 The Failure was Inevitable
5.8 The Importance of the Theosophical Society
5.9 Conclusion

H. P. BLAVATSKY
5.10 Introduction
5.11 Blavatsky’s Authorship
5.12 Erroneous Statements by Blavatsky
5.13 Blavatsky’s Teaching on the Worlds
5.14 Blavatsky and the Phenomena
5.15 Blavatsky and the Moralists

OTHER THEOSOPHISTS
5.16 Olcott
5.17 Sinnett
5.18 Hartmann
5.19 Besant and Leadbeater
5.20 Leadbeater

THEOSOPHICAL FICTIONS
5.21 The Theosophical Mode of Presentation
5.22 Fictions about Matter
5.23 Fictions about Envelopes
5.24 Fictions about the Self, the Triads, and Augoeides
5.25 Fictions about Discipleship
5.26 Fictions about Esoteric Teachers
5.27 Fictions about the Buddha
5.28 “Initiation”
5.29 “Masters”
5.30 Final Words
Endnotes by the Translator

6.  OCCULT SECTS

6.1 Introduction
6.2 Unity
6.3 Occult and Esoteric Schools
6.4 The Importance of the Occult Sects
6.5 Esotericians and Occultists
6.6 Esotericians Do Not Found Societies
6.7 Pseudo-Orders
6.8 Occult Experiments
6.9 Rudolf Steiner
6.10 Roerich and Others
6.11 The Age of Deception
6.12 The Worlds of Illusion and Fiction
6.13 Esoterics Is Not for Everybody
6.14 Credulity
6.15 Belief and Mastery of System
6.16 Systems Are Never Final
6.17 “Who Said That?”
6.18 Fictions of Occultists
6.19 Speculations of Occultists
6.20 Terminology of Occultists
6.21 Things Esoteric and Exoteric
6.22 Illusions of Occultists
6.23 The Illusions of Sectarianism
6.24 Clairvoyance
6.25 “Cosmic Consciousness”
6.26 Conclusion

7.  YOGA

7.1 Indian Mentality
7.2 Different Kinds of Yoga
7.3 The Ignorance of the Yogis
7.4 “Sacred Writings”
7.5 Envelope Centres, Breathing Exercises
7.6 Yoga is Not for Westerners
7.7 Hylozoics is Superior to Yoga
7.8 The Self
7.9 Illusion
7.10 Samadhi
7.11 “Becoming God”
7.12 Nirvana
7.13 Dharma
7.14 Intuition
7.15 The Subconscious
7.16 Tibetan Yoga
7.17 Tagore
Endnotes by the translator

8.  MYSTICISM

8.1 The Nature of Mysticism
8.2 Mysticism, Theology, Religion
8.3 Different Kinds of Mystics
8.4 The Original Meaning of the Word “Mystic”
8.5 The Nature of Emotionality
8.6 The Attractive Tendency
8.7 General About Stages of Development
8.8 Mankind at the Emotional Stage
8.9 The Stage of the Saint
8.10 The Passing to the Stage of Humanity
8.11 Seekers
8.12 Devotion and Application of Law
8.13 The Mystic’s Selfishness
8.14 The “Dark Night of the Soul”
8.15 The Mystic’s Ignorance
8.16 The Mystic’s Need of Guidance
8.17 The Mystic’s Vagueness
8.18 The Mystic’s Lack of Mental Control
8.19 Clairvoyance and Mediumism
8.20 The Illusoriness of the Emotional World
8.21 Trine
Endnotes by the Translator

9.  SPIRITUALISM

9.1 SPIRITUALISM

10.  LIFE BETWEEN INCARNATIONS

10.1 There Is No Death
10.2 Sleep
10.3 The Process of Dying
10.4 Life Between Incarnations
10.5 Life Between Incarnations in the Emotional World
10.6 Life Between Incarnations in the Mental World
10.7 Life Between Incarnations in the Causal World
10.8 Terminology in Occult Literature
Endnotes by the Translator

11.  REINCARNATION

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Reincarnation and Life-Ignorance
11.3 Reincarnation and the Laws of Life
11.4 Reincarnation and Consciousness Activation
11.5 Reincarnation and Levels of Development
11.6 Losing Continuity of Consciousness
11.7 Predestination and Mission in Life
11.8 Discarnation
11.9 Incarnation and Birth
11.10 The Environment of Incarnation
11.11 Children
11.12 The Study of Previous Incarnations
11.13 Physical Life is the Most Important
11.14 Mankind
11.15 The Debt Account

12.  DEVAS

12.1 DEVAS

13.  HEALTH

13.1 The Causes of Disease
13.2 Esoteric Healing
13.3 Diet
13.4 The Organism and the Etheric Envelope
13.5 The Three Basic Kinds of Disease
Endnotes by the Translator

14.  THE SEVEN DEPARTMENTS

14.1 The Seven Departments
14.2 The First Department
14.3 The Second Department
14.4 The Third Department
14.5 The Fourth Department
14.6 The Fifth Department
14.7 The Sixth Department
14.8 Seventh department
14.9 The Departments in the Planetary Hierarchy
14.10 The departments of the Buddha and Christos–Maitreya
14.11 The Departments in the Nations
14.12 The Departments in Mankind
14.13 The Departments in the Ages of Life
14.14 The Departments in Man’s Envelopes
14.15 The Extravert and Introvert Main Types
14.16 The Physical Envelope and the Departments
14.17 The Emotional Envelope and the Departments
14.18 The Mental Envelope and the Departments
14.19 The Triad Envelope and the Departments
14.20 The Causal Envelope and the Departments
14.21 Examples of Envelope Combinations
14.22 Example of a Group Soul
14.23 Conclusion
Endnotes by the Translator

15.  CENTRES IN THE ENVELOPES OF MAN

15.1 Centres of Consciousness and Energy (Sanskrit: Chakras) in the Aggregate Envelopes of Man
15.2 The Crown Centre
15.3 The Eyebrow Centre
15.4 The Throat Centre
15.5 The Heart Centre
15.6 The Navel Centre
15.7 The Sacral Centre
15.8 The Basal Centre
15.9 The Relation of the Centres to the Causal Envelope and the Triads
15.10 The Automatic Activation of the Centres
15.11 The Methodical Activation of the Centres
Endnotes by the Translator

16.  MAGIC

16.1 What Magic Is
16.2 The Energy Aspect of Consciousness
16.3 Ignorance of Magic
16.4 Magical Phenomena
Endnotes by the Translator

17 ASTROLOGY

17.1 What Astrology Is
17.2 Different Kinds of Energies
17.3 From the History of Astrology
17.4 Preordainment
17.5 Prevision
17.6 Esoteric Astrology
17.7 The Interpretation of Exoteric Astrology
17.8 So-Called Esoteric Astrology
17.9 Periodicity
17.10 Chronology
17.11 Zodiacal Epochs
17.12 The Piscean Zodiacal Epoch
17.13 The Aquarian Zodiacal Epoch
Endnotes by the Translator

18.  OUR EPOCH

18.1 Introduction
18.2 Between Two Epochs
18.3 The Disorientation of Mankind
18.4 All Life is Change
18.5 The Plan of the Planetary Government
18.6 The Awakening of Mankind
18.7 The New Epoch
18.8 Consciousness Development in the New Epoch
18.9 The Knowledge in the New Epoch
18.10 Conclusion
Endnotes by the Translator

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