Concord Grove PressConcord Grove Press

These texts offer an authentic exploration of timeless and inspiring sacred scriptures representative of several spiritual traditions. Texts such as the Bhagavad Gita, the Dhammapada, Return to Shiva, The Seals of Wisdom and excerpts from the Zohar cast light on a path to self-discovery and to realization of what is real, what is wise and what is just. Also available are several collections of Theosophical teachings in Raja Yoga, Noetic Psychology and Death and Immortality. In them the importance of meditation and ethical clarity is related to the complex principles of human nature and the possibilities of self-directed regeneration. Cosmic cycles of karma and evolution are explored in The Mystery of the Avatar.

Theosophical Tenets - The Path of Regeneration

THEOSOPHICAL TENETS

The Path of Self-Regeneration

 

$12.75

Theosophical Tenets contains twenty-one selections from Theosophical literature which provide a lucid and coherent introduction to the Perennial Philosophy of human perfectibility. Together, these essays cover metaphysics and ethics, noetic thought and Theosophical psychology, reincarnation and immortality.

142 pages. Sewn, softbound with dust jacket.

   
The Bhagavad Gita with The Uttara Gita

THE BHAGAVAD GITA

with The Uttara Gita

 

$21.75

The Bhagavad Gita, collated by Raghavan Iyer, is a helpful rendition of this timeless spiritual classic, universally appreciated for its profound truth and relevance. The dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna is rendered into English together with the original Sanskrit text in transliteration. Each verse of the eighteen discourses is accompanied by quotations drawn from the world's spiritual and philosophical inheritance.

410 p. Sewn, lexhide with gold foil stamping and dust jacket

   
The Beacon Light

THE BEACON LIGHT

Illuminations on the Theosophical Path

 

By H. P. Blavatsky

$12.75

The Beacon Light consists of eight quintessential essays by H.P. Blavatsky, the founder of the modern Theosophical Movement. "What is Theosophy?" is a masterly exposition of the fundamental premises of Theosophy. "The Secret Science" and "The Beacon Light of the Unknown" provide an invaluable perspective on the Theosophical tradition, ancient and modern. "The Legend of the Night-Flower", one of her earliest writings, is a profound testament to the poignancy of transcendental and human love.

77 p. Sewn, softbound with dust jacket

Golden Verses of Pythagoras with commentary by Hierocles

THE GOLDEN VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS

$12.75

The essential wisdom of Pythagorean thought is presented in the Golden Verses. Those less familiar with Pythagorean ideas will be struck by their clarity and their relevance to today's challenges. An essay on "Pythagoras and His School" is included as well as the extensive commentary by the Greek neoplatonic scholar Hierocles.

90 p. Sewn, softbound

   
Noetic Psychology - Awakening the Higher Mind

NOETIC PSYCHOLOGY

Awakening the Higher Mind

$12.75

Noetic Psychology consists of sixteen essays which expound the nature and potential of consciousness from a universal and spiritual perspective. Ranging from discussion of after-death states to the dual nature of mind, from the subject-object distinction to criteria for truth, and from levels of consciousness to the value of meditation, each essay explores an aspect of human nature and offers practical suggestions for living one's life on a sound basis. The volume includes H.P. Blavatsky's definitive article, "Psychic and Noetic Action", and two contemporary pieces on "The Mystery of the Ego" and "Noetic Discrimination".

130 p. Sewn, softbound with dust jacket.

   
Civilization, Death and Regeneration

CIVILIZATION, DEATH AND REGENERATION

The Path of Self-Regeneration

$12.75

Twelve essays explore the ethical and spiritual predicament of modern civilization and indicate the directions in which civilization must be revitalized to serve the deeper needs of human souls. In two of the essays H.P. Blavatsky shows the complex contradictions inherent in modern thought and life.

Murdhna Jyoti indicates the interplay between individual choices and collective karma, while George William Russell points to the rekindling of perennial aspirations. K.S. Lakshminarayan deals with the inherited conceptions and the essential core of the seven deadly sins and, in a separate essay, provides a fresh standpoint in relation to historical trends and noetic thought. Also included are essays by W.Q. Judge, A.P. Sinnett, T. Subba Row and Robert Crosbie.

145 p. Sewn, softbound with dust jacket.

   
Death and Immortality - Change and Continuity

DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

Change and Continuity

$12.75

Twelve illuminating essays treat the subject of death and the prospect of conscious immortality for every human being. "The Post Mortem States" and "The Sutratma" by H.P. Blavatsky indicate the complex aftermath of physical death and the principle of monadic continuity that determines involuntary and voluntary reincarnation. The article "The Desire to Live" indicates the tenacity of tanha, the craving for embodied existence. "Adeptship" and "Individuality and Nirvana" by D.K. Mavalankar examine the idea of nirvana.

"The Sheaths of the Soul" and "Upanishads on Rebirth" by W.Q. Judge consider the diverse causes of involuntary incarnation. "Kamaloka and Devachan" and "Time in Devachan" provide a detailed account of the post mortem states experienced by most individuals. K.S. Lakshminarayan concludes the volume with "Death and Immortality", a lucid exposition of Tibetan Buddhist concepts of immortality and rebirth.

91 p. Softbound with dust jacket.

   
Human Solidarity - Universal Brotherhood

HUMAN SOLIDARITY

Universal Brotherhood

$12.75

Eight important essays examine the problems and prospects of human solidarity. "The Brotherhood of Humanity" sets forth the essential requirements for universal brotherhood. "Christendom and Islam", written in 1880 by a Turkish effendi, considers the convergence of world-views and indicates the immense degradation resulting from the inversion of spiritual and ethical standards. In "The Fall of Ideals" H.P. Blavatsky links the turmoil of recent centuries with the suppression of human freedom. W.Q. Judge, in "Points of Agreement in all Religions" and "How Should We Treat Others?", shows the roots of human solidarity and their concrete implications in daily life. The volume concludes with "Nepenthe", an extract from Percy Bysshe Shelley's Prometheus Unbound.

79 p. Softbound with dust jacket.

   
Raja Yoga - Integration and Insight

Raja Yoga

Integration and Insight

 

$12.75

Raja Yoga consists of eight essays on the highest form of yoga. "Psychic and Noetic Action" by H.P. Blavatsky sets forth the fundamental distinction between creative and imitative consciousness by contrastng volition and response, intuitive insight and passive suggestibility. "Occultism Versus the Occult Arts" shows the vital difference between developing psychic powers and gaining spriritual wisdom. "Chelas and Lay Chelas" and "Practical Occultism" indicate the mental and moral preparation needed to tread the path of Raja Yoga.

93 p. Softbound with dust jacket.