The Secret Doctrine

THE SECRET DOCTRINE:

THE SYNTHESIS of
SCIENCE, RELIGION, AND PHILOSOPHY.

by
H. P. BLAVATSKY,


author of “isis unveiled.”

“There is no Religion higher than Truth.” “There is no Religion higher than Truth.”

London:
THE THEOSOPHICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY, LIMITED.
7, Duke Street, Adelphi, W.C.
WILLIAM Q. JUDGE,
117, Nassau Street, New York.
THE MANAGER OF THE THEOSOPHIST, Adyar, Madras.

1888.


This Work
I Dedicate to all True Theosophists,
In every Country,
And of every Race,
For they called it forth, and for them it was recorded.


    • The Need of such a Book
    • The Antiquity of Documents and MSS.
    • What the Book is intended to do

Volume First.

Cosmogenesis.

    • The Oldest MSS. in the world and its Symbolism
    • The One Life, Active and Passive
    • The Secret Doctrine—Pantheism—Atheism
    • “Space” in all Religions and in Occultism
    • Seven Cosmic Elements—Seven Races of Mankind
    • The Three Postulates of the Secret Doctrine
    • Description of the Stanzas from the Book of Dzyan

Book I. — Part I.

Cosmic Evolution.

  • Seven Stanzas from the Book of Dzyan
  • Stanza I.—The Night of the Universe
    • The Seven Eternities
    • “Time”
    • The Universal Mind and the Dhyan Chohans
    • Nidana and Maya: The Causes of Misery
    • The Great Breath
    • Being and Non-Being
    • The Eye of Dangma
    • Alaya, the Universal Soul

Volume Second.

Anthropogenesis.