COLLATION OF THEOSOPHICAL GLOSSARIES
List of Title Abbreviations (in alphabetical order)
TG D. -- Both in the English and Hebrew alphabets the fourth letter, whose numerical value is four. The symbolical signification in the Kabbala of the Daleth is "door". It is the Greek delta , through which the world (whose symbol is the tetrad or number four,) issued, producing the divine seven. The name of the Tetrad was Harmony with the Pythagoreans, "because it is a diatessaron in sesquitertia". With the Kabbalists, the divine name associated with Daleth was Daghoul.
TG Daath (Heb.). Knowledge; "the conjunction of Chokinah and Binah, Wisdom and Understanding: sometimes, in error, called a Sephira. [W.W.W.]
TG Dabar (Heb.). D (a) B (a) R (im), meaning the "Word", and the "Words" in the Chaldean Kabbala, Dabar and Logoi. (See Sec. Doct. I. p. 350, and "Logos" or "Word".)
SD INDEX Dabar, Debarim (Heb)
ten words or sephiroth I 432; II 37, 39-40
Word, Words, Logos I 350
TG Dabistan (Pers.). The land of Iran; ancient Persia.
SD INDEX Dabistan [Dadistan] (Zor)
planetary genii & prophets I 649, 652
twelve to fourteen Zoroasters II 6n, 359
SD INDEX Dacca Muslin (fr India) II 226
TG Dache-Dachus (Chald.). The dual emanation of Moymis, the progeny of the dual or androgynous World-Principle, the male Apason and female Tauthe. Like all theocratic nations possessing Temple mysteries, the Babylonians never mentioned the "One" Principle of the Universe, nor did they give it a name. This made Damascius (Theogonies) remark that like the rest of "barbarians" the Babylonians passed it over in silence. Tauthe was the mother of the gods, while Apason was her self-generating male power, Moymis, the ideal universe, being her only-begotten son, and emanating in his turn Dache-Dachus, and at last Belus, the Demiurge of the objective Universe.
TG Dactyli (Gr.). From daktulos, "a finger". The name given to the Phrygian Hierophants of Kybele, who were regarded as the greatest magicians and exorcists. They were five or ten in number because of the five fingers on one hand that blessed, and the ten on both hands which evoke the gods. They also heated by manipulation or mesmerism.
IU Dactyls. (daktulos, a finger). -- A name given to the priests attached to the worship of Kybele (Cybele). Some archaeologists derive the name from GREEK, finger, because they were ten, the same in number as the fingers of the hand. But we do not believe the latter hypothesis is the correct one.
SD INDEX Dactyli (Gk). See also Kabiri
elect of third & fourth races II 360
Tiryns, Mycenae &, (Creuzer) II 345n
TG Dadouchos (Gr.). The torch-bearer, one of the four celebrants in the Eleusinian mysteries. There were several attached to the temples but they appeared in public only at the Panathenaic Games at Athens, to preside over the so-called "torch-race". (See Mackenzie's R. M. Cyclopaedia.)
SD INDEX Daedalus (Gk), Zeus Triopos statue II 294n
TG Daemon (Gr.). In the original Hermetic works and ancient classics it has a meaning identical with that of "god", "angel" or "genius". The Daemon of Socrates is the incorruptible part of the man, or rather the real inner man which we call Nous or the rational divine Ego. At all events the Daemon (or Daimon) of the great Sage was surely not the demon of the Christian Hell or of Christian orthodox theology. The name was given by ancient peoples, and especially the philosophers of the Alexandrian school, to all kinds of spirits, whether good or bad, human or otherwise. The- appellation is often synonymous with that of gods or angels. But some philosophers tried, with good reason, to make a just distinction between the many classes.
IU Daemons. -- A name given by the ancient people, and especially the philosophers of the Alexandrian school, to all kinds of spirits, whether good or bad, human or otherwise. The appellation is often synonymous with that of gods or angels. But some philosophers tried, with good reason, to make a just distinction between the many classes.
FY Daemon, the incorruptible part of man; nous; rational soul.
TG Daenam (Pahlavi). Lit., "Knowledge", the principle of understanding in man, rational Soul, or Manas, according to the Avesta.
SD INDEX Daemon(s) (Gk) I 461
guardian spirits of antiquity II 478
Nagal & Nargal both had a II 213
Plato's elementary I 567n
Seth an evil II 82n
of soul of lightning I 467
FY Daenam (lit. "knowledge"), the fourth principle in man, according to the Avesta.
SD INDEX Daevas, Devs (Pers). See also Devas (Skt)
Ahriman & II 517
antediluvians of Bible II 394
chained to planet I 577; II 538
compelled to incarnate II 516
devas, dhyanis became I 577
giants or, hid jewels, metals II 396
Peris &, located in north II 398
pre-Adamic race II 394
rebellious angels (Christian) I 577
Tahmurath enemy of II 397
war w Izeds (Peris) confused II 776
TG Dag, Dagon (Heb.). "Fish" and also "Messiah". Dagon was the Chaldean man-fish Oannes, the mysterious being who arose daily out of the depths of the sea to teach people every useful science. He was also called Annedotus.
SD INDEX Dag, Dagon (Phoen) [Judges 16:23]
Chaldean man-fish I 345, 394, 653; II 54, 190, 495n
corresponds to Matsya avatara II 139
Faber equates, w Adam I 642n
Oannes-, demiurge II 5, 366
Triton Greek counterpart of II 578
TG Dagoba (Sk.), or Stupa. Lit: a sacred mound or tower for Buddhist holy relics. These are pyramidal-looking mounds scattered all over India and Buddhist countries, such as Ceylon, Burmah, Central Asia, etc. They are of various size, and generally contain some small relics of Saints or those claimed to have belonged to Gautama, the Buddha. As the human body is supposed to consist of 84,000 dhatus (organic cells with definite vital functions in them), Asoka is said for this reason to have built 84,000 dhatu-gopas or Dagobas in honour of every cell of the Buddha's body, each of which has now become a dharmadhaitu or holy relic. There is in Ceylon a Dhatu-gopa at Anuradhapura, said to date from 160 years B.C. They are now built pyramid-like, but the primitive Dagobas were all shaped like towers with a cupola and several tchhatya (umbrellas) over them. Eitel states that the Chinese Dagobas have all from 7 to 14 tchhatras over them, a number which is symbolical of the human body.
WG Dagoba, a conical erection of brick or stone surrounding relics among the Buddhists, built on a platform.
SD INDEX Daimon(es) (Gk)
"dwell near immortals" I 288n
genii or, rule Saturn's Age II 373
Greeks & Hebrews believed in II 508-9
of Socrates II 419
FY Daimonlouphote, spiritual illumination.
TG Daityas (Sk.). Giants, Titans, and exoterically demons, but in truth identical with certain Asuras, the intellectual gods, the opponents of the useless gods of ritualism and the enemies of puja, sacrifices.
FY Daityas, demons, Titans.
WG Daityas, descendants of Diti, demons, giants who lived in the earliest ages.
GH Daityas literally Descendants of Diti -- by the Rishi Kasyapa. The daityas are the titans (popularly called demons), constantly warring with the gods; at times they are the victors, at others the vanquished. "The first war happened in the night of time, between the gods [and] the (A)-suras, and lasted for the period of one 'divine year.' On this occasion the deities were defeated by the Daityas, under the leadership of Hrada. After that, owing to a device of Vishnu, to whom the conquered gods applied for help, the latter defeated the Asuras. In the Vishnu Purana no interval is found between the two wars. In the Esoteric Doctrine, one war takes place before the building of the Solar system; another, on earth, at the 'creation' of man; " (Secret Doctrine, I, p. 419). The meaning of the wars is, therefore, that the Daityas represent the urgers of evolutionary progress in the cosmic scheme. (Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. 75)
SD INDEX Daitya (Pers), river in Airyana-Vaego II 356
SD INDEX Daitya (Skt) island II 740
Atlantean island, sank II 141, 314n, 433, 710
destroyed 270,000 years ago I 651
SD INDEX Daitya(s) (Skt) Giants or Titans
became black w sin II 408
Daksha creates II 183
Danavas, Titans or II 501
defeat gods in first war I 419
destroyed by Mayamoha I 422-3
divine dynasties & II 369 &n
Easter Island statues & II 224
fourth race giants II 31, 183
giants of India II 336
gibborim called, in India II 273-4
-guru II 30
Indra & II 378
name of Atlanteans II 227n
parallel evolution of Vishnu w II 225n
pious yogins I 415
pupils of Siva II 32
Rahu a II 381
fr seventh dvipa II 319
Titans or II 288
tombs of, at Malabar II 752
turned fr the Vedas I 422
various equivalents of I 92
Venus preceptor of II 31
wars between devatas & II 405-6
were the true gods I 423
TG Daitya Guru (Sk.). The instructor of the giants, called Daityas (q.v.) Allegorically, it is the title given to the planet Venus-Lucifer, or rather to its Ruler, Sukra, a male deity (See Sec. Doct. ii. p. 30).
WG Daitya-yuga, an age of the demons, consisting of 12,000 divine years.
TG Daivi-prakriti (Sk.). Primordial, homogeneous light, called by some Indian Occultist, "the Light of the Logos" (see Notes on the Bhagavat Gita, by T. Subba Row, B. A., L.L.B.) when differentiated this light becomes FOHAT.
WG Daiva-prakriti, the synthesis of the six forces in the astral light; the "Light of the Logos."
OG Daiviprakriti -- (Sanskrit) A compound signifying "divine" or "original evolver," or "original source," of the universe or of any self-contained or hierarchical portion of such universe, such as a solar system. Briefly, therefore, daiviprakriti may be called "divine matter," matter here being used in its original sense of "divine mother-evolver" or "divine original substance."
Now, as original substance manifests itself in the kosmic spaces as primordial kosmic light -- light in occult esoteric theosophical philosophy being a form of original matter or substance -- many mystics have referred to daiviprakriti under the phrase "the Light of the Logos." Daiviprakriti is, in fact, the first veil or sheath or ethereal body surrounding the Logos, as pradhana or prakriti surrounds Purusha or Brahman in the Sankhya philosophy, and as, on a scale incomparably more vast, mulaprakriti surrounds parabrahman. As daiviprakriti, therefore, is elemental matter, or matter in its sixth and seventh stages counting from physical matter upwards or, what comes to the same thing, matter in its first and second stages of its evolution from above, we may accurately enough speak of those filmy ethereal wisps of light seen in the midnight skies as a physical manifestation of daiviprakriti, because when they are not actually resolvable nebulae, they are worlds, or rather systems of worlds, in the making.
When daiviprakriti has reached a certain state or condition of evolutionary manifestation, we may properly speak of it under the term fohat. Fohat, in H. P. Blavatsky's words, is
"The essence of cosmic electricity. An occult Tibetan term for Daivi-prakriti, primordial light: and in the universe of manifestation the ever-present electrical energy and ceaseless destructive and formative power. Esoterically, it is the same, Fohat being the universal propelling Vital Force, at once the propeller and the resultant." -- Theosophical Glossary, p. 121
All this is extremely well put, but it must be remembered that although fohat is the energizing power working in and upon manifested daiviprakriti, or primordial substance, as the rider rides the steed, it is the kosmic intelligence, or kosmic monad as Pythagoras would say, working through both daiviprakriti and its differentiated energy called fohat, which is the guiding and controlling principle, not only in the kosmos but in every one of the subordinate elements and beings of the hosts of multitudes of them infilling the kosmos. The heart or essence of the sun is daiviprakriti working as itself, and also in its manifestation called fohat, but through the daiviprakriti and the fohatic aspect of it runs the all-permeant and directive intelligence of the solar divinity. The student should never make the mistake, however, of divorcing this guiding solar intelligence from its veils or vehicles, one of the highest of which is daiviprakriti-fohat.
SKv Daiviprakriti 'Divine-Nature,' prima materia, the highest states of matter, the first luminous emanations of the Universal Mind which form the nuclei of Universes, solar systems, and planets; a compound of daivi, from the verb-root div -- to shine; and prakriti -- original substance or nature, elemental matter. When a world comes into being, its first appearances are fiery and luminous. Thus we read in G. de Purucker's Occult Glossary:
. . . we may accurately enough speak of those filmy ethereal wisps of light seen in the midnight skies as a physical manifestation of Daiviprakriti, because when they are not actually resolvable nebulae, they are worlds, or rather systems of worlds, in the making.
H. P. Blavatsky speaking of Daiviprakriti says in The Secret Doctrine:
It is the informing, ever-present moving-power and life-principle, the vital soul of the suns, moons, planets, and even of our Earth. -- I, 602
SD INDEX Daiviprakriti (Skt)
daughter of Logos (Row) I 430n
emanated primordial matter I 602
Light of the Logos I 136, 216, 293, 430 &n, 602; II 38
mother & daughter of Logos I 136
seventh & sum of saktis I 293
universal mind I 602
Unmanifested Logos, seventh principle I 216
TG Dakini (Sk.). Female demons, vampires and blood-drinkers (asra-pas). In the Puranas they attend upon the goddess Kali and feed on human flesh. A species of evil "Elementals" (q.v.).
IN Dakini (Skt) Female demons attendant on Kali; mindless elemental beings in female form; equivalent to Khado.
SD INDEX Dakini (Skt) female demons
Khado, Liliths, or II 285
offspring of third, fourth races II 271
TG Daksha (Sk.). A form of Brahma, and his son in the Puranas. But the Rig Veda states that "Daksha sprang from Aditi, and Aditi from Daksha", which proves him to be a personified correlating Creative Force acting on all the planes. The Orientalists seem very much perplexed what to make of him; but Roth is nearer the truth than any, when saying that Daksha is the spiritual power, and at the same time the male energy that generates the gods in eternity, which is represented by Aditi. The Puranas, as a matter of course, anthropomorphize the idea, and show Daksha instituting "sexual intercourse on this earth", after trying every other means of procreation. The generative Force, spiritual at the commencement, becomes of course at the most material end of its evolution a procreative Force on the physical plane; and so far the Puranic allegory is correct, as the Secret Science teaches that our present mode of procreation began towards the end of the third Root-Race.
WG Daksha, ability, faculty, strength, power -- all with especial application to spiritual power and will; son of Marisha, Kandu's daughter, an allegorical personage introduced in the Puranas.
SD INDEX Daksha (Skt) II 89. See also Prajapatis
Aditi & I 142, 623; II 247n
begets third race females II 275
born in every kalpa I 430; II 247n
born of Marisha, Brahma II 176-7
Chenresi is II 178-9
chief of prajapatis II 82, 163, 182, 247n
column depicting II 178-9
cursed Narada II 47-8, 82, 275n
disappeared II 192
early third race typified by II 183
father, son, husband of Aditi I 623
forty-nine fires & I 521
giant destroyed sacrifice of II 68
Narada & II 47-8, 140n, 171n, 502
progenitor of physical man II 176, 182
prolific creator II 78, 82
reborn as son of Marisha II 177
sacrifice of II 68, 182-3
separated androgynes II 163
separation of sexes & II 275
son of God II 375
sons of, third round, third race II 78
started sexual intercourse II 182, 276, 375, 658
Vach daughter of I 430
Vara & Avara progeny of II 163
Vasishtha-, sons of II 78
Vayu Purana adds, to rishis I 436
SD INDEX Daksha-Savarna (Skt), a manu II 309
TG Dalada (Sk.). A very precious relic of Gautama the Buddha; viz., his supposed left canine tooth preserved at the great temple at Kandy, Ceylon. Unfortunately, the relic shown is not genuine. The latter has been securely secreted for several hundred years, ever since the shameful and bigoted attempt by the Portuguese (the then ruling power in Ceylon) to steal and make away with the real relic. That which is shown in the place of the real thing is the monstrous tooth of some animal.
WG Dalada, the left canine tooth of Buddha -- a relic.
SD INDEX Dalai Lama(s) (Tib)
Chenresi incarnates in II 178
incarnation of Kwan-shi-yin I 471
ocean symbolic name of II 502n
TG Dama (Sk.). Restraint of the senses.
FY Dama, restraint of the senses.
WG Dama, Victor, a son of Bhima; house, home; self-restraint.
SD INDEX Damaghosha, Rajarshi (Skt), Sisupala son of II 225n
SD INDEX Damaru (Skt) [drum], Rudra-Siva's, like hourglass II 502n
SD INDEX Damascius
---- De principiis rerum
Protogonos called Dis by I 70, 343n
seven cosmocratores I 235
talking stones (Photius) II 342
Unknown Darkness I 425
SD INDEX Damascus Blade II 430
SD INDEX Damavend, Mts of
rock fr, killed Huschenk II 397
Zohac banished to II 398
TG Damayas (Sk.). Almost the same as Daityas; giants and demons, the opponents of the ritualistic gods.
SD INDEX Dambhobhi, Dambholi (Skt), variants of Dattoli II 232n
TG Dambulla (Sk.). The name of a huge rock in Ceylon. It is about 400 feet above the level of the sea. Its upper portion is excavated, and several large cave-temples, or Viharas, are cut out of the solid rock, all of these being of pre-Christian date. They are considered as the best preserved antiquities in the, island. The North side of the rock is vertical and quite inaccessible, but on the South side, about 150 feet from its summit, its huge overhanging granite mass has been fashioned into a platform with a row of large cave-temples excavated in the surrounding walls -- evidently at an enormous sacrifice of labour and money. Two Viharas may be mentioned out of the many: the Maha Raja Vihara, 172 ft. in length and 75 in breadth, in which there are upwards of fifty figures of Buddha, most of them larger than life and all formed from the solid rock. A well has been dug out at the foot of the central Dagoba, and from a fissure in the rock there constantly drips into it beautiful clear water which is kept for sacred purposes. In the other, the Maha Dewiyo Vihaya, there is to be seen a gigantic figure of the dead Gautama Buddha, 47 feet long, reclining on a couch and pillow cut out of solid rock like the rest. "This long, narrow and dark temple, the position and placid aspect of Buddha, together with the stillness of the place, tend to impress the beholder with the idea that he is in the chamber of death. The priest asserts . . . . that such was Buddha, and such were those (at his feet stands an attendant) who witnessed the last moments of his mortality" (Hardy's East. Monachism). The view from Dambulla is magnificent. On the large rock platform which seems to be now more visited by very intelligent tame white monkeys than by monks, there stands a huge Bo-Tree, one of the numerous scions from the original Bo-Tree under which the Lord Siddhartha reached Nirvana. "About 50 ft. from the summit there is a pond which, as the priests assert, is never without water." (The Ceylon Almanac, 1834.)
SD INDEX Damnation, Damned II 237n
personal god, salvation & I 613
TG Dammapadan (Pali.). A Buddhist work containing moral precepts.
SEE ALSO; DHAMMAPADA
SD INDEX Damti. See Tamtu
SD INDEX Damville, Comte de. See Montmorency
SD INDEX Dan, or Janna [Dhyana, Skt], secret portion of I xx &n
SD INDEX Dan (son of Jacob)
Virgo-Scorpio or I 651
will teach black magic II 211
TG Dana (Sk.). Almsgiving to mendicants, lit., "charity", the first of the six Paramitas in Buddhism.
WGa Dana, true charity.
SEE ALSO; PARAMITAS
SD INDEX Dana, Prof James D. ["On the Origin of Continents"] sunken continents II 324 &n
WG Danavas, sons of Danu, demons and foes of the gods; spoken of in the Bhagavad-Gita as evil spirits or fallen angels.
SD INDEX Danava(s) (Skt). See also Giants
born of Kasyapa-Aditya II 382n
Daityas & II 336, 369, 501
descendants of Danu II 381-2 &n
divine dynasties & II 369 &n
other names for I 92
pious yogins I 415
sin of mindless produced II 192
thirty million II 381
Titans, demon magicians II 183, 501
Vaisvanara a II 381-2
Venus leader of II 498
warred against the gods II 381
SD INDEX Dance
of daughters of Shiloh II 460
David's circle-, around ark II 460-1
Sabean, denotes planets round Sun II 460
WG Danda, chastisement, correction; conquest; a measure of time, 60 making a siderial day.
TG Dangma (Sk.). In Esotericism a purified Soul. A Seer and an Initiate; one who has attained full wisdom.
IN Dangma (Tib) Freed or purified soul, a high adept, mahatma.
SD INDEX Dangma (Tib)
initiate & I 45
opened eye of I 46n
sees higher atomic principles I 218n
SD INDEX Daniel, great prophet & seer I 230
SD INDEX Daniel
Michael "like unto a Son of Man" II 481
Michael patron of Jews I 459
SD INDEX Danielo, J. F., ["Le Livre de la Vision d'Enoch"], criticisms of de Sacy re Enoch II 533 &n
SD INDEX Danilevsky, N. Y., Darwinism: a Critical Investigation, book upsets Darwinism II 654
SD INDEX Danish Tumuli, Atlantean survivors & II 352
SD INDEX Dankmoe [Denkmahler]. See Lepsius, K. R.
WG Danu, one of the daughters of Daksba and mother of the Danavas.
SD INDEX Danu (Skt), mother of Danavas by Kasyapa II 381 &n
SD INDEX Danube River
Carib-like skulls near II 739
Hyperborea not near II 7
SD INDEX Danville [Damville], Comte de. See Montmorency
SD INDEX d'Anville, J. B. See Bourguignon
TG Daos (Chald.). The seventh King (Shepherd) of the divine Dynasty, who reigned over the Babylonians for the space of ten sari, or 36,000 years, a saros being of 3,600 years' duration. In his time four Annedoti, or Men-fishes (Dagons) made their appearance.
TG Darasta (Sk.). Ceremonial magic practised by the central Indian tribes, especially among the Kolarians.
TG Dardanus (Gr.). The Son of Jupiter and Electra, who received the Kabeiri gods as a dowry, and took them to Samothrace, where they were worshipped long before the hero laid the foundations of Troy, and before Tyre and Sidon were ever heard of, though Tyre was built 2,760 years B.C. (See for fuller details "Kabiri".)
SD INDEX Daren. See Darom
TG Darha (Sk.). The ancestral spirits of the Kolarians.
FY Darha, ancestral spirits of the Kolarian tribes of Central India.
SD INDEX Dark Ages, ancient past lost in II 430
SD INDEX Dark Epaphos (Gk) II 415-16, 418
SD INDEX Darkness
absolute light I 41, 69, 70; II 37-8, 95, 489
of Absolute or Parinishpanna I 53
Ain-soph is I 354
Brahma germ of unknown I 83
breathes over waters I 63-4
comprehends it (light) not I 70
concealed deity (Gnos) I 74
condition during pralaya I 69
Deity is Nothing & I 350
on face of deep I 70, 336-7, 374, 426; II 59
Father-Mother or I 40-1
form of, & generation of light I 41, 110
light &, the same (Fludd) I 70
light comes fr I 40-1, 70, 110; II 485-6, 488, 492
light divided fr I 254
monad returns into I 427
Moses never explained cause of I 426
Mother Space coeval w I 99
not eternal to Zoroastrians II 488
pre-cosmic, divine All I 450n
principle of all things II 485-6
pure spirit I 70
Pymander issues as light fr II 486
self-existent Lord & I 333
Seven Fathers & II 564
Sons of Light fr absolute I 481
spirits of light & II 162
surrounds egg, circle, head I 443
svabhavat radiance of I 635
That, abstract Deity, or I 77
universal light is, to man I 337
Unknown, or Tsi-tsai I 356
voidness, non-ego & I 42
SD INDEX Darmesteter, James
---- Essais Orientaux
Hindu spirit in Hesiod, Orphism I 336n
----- "Introduction" to the Vendidad
Ahura is Asura in Avesta II 500
on Farvarshi II 480
seven worlds, karshvars II 607
Tree of Life, nature II 97 &n
two are born every forty years II 291
----- Ormazd et Ahriman II 480, 607
SD INDEX Darom (Heb), one of the winds I 466
TG Darsanas (Sk.). The Schools of Indian philosophy, of which there are six; Shad-darsanas or six demonstrations.
WG Darsanas, the six systems of Hindu philosophy, viz: Sankhya of Kapila, Yoga of Patanjali, Nyaya of Gotama, Vaiseshika of Kanada, Purva-Mimansa of Jamini, Uttara-Mimansa or Vedanta of Vyasa.
SD INDEX Darsanas (Skt), Buddhism & Gk thought in the six I 47n
FY Darusta, ceremonial magic practised among the Kolarian tribes of Central India.
SD INDEX Darwin, Charles II 646. See also Darwinism, Evolution
on antiquity of man II 688n
----- The Descent of Man
Bartlett on egg-hatching II 595
effect of tides on organisms II 595
on embryo II 684-5 &n
man once androgynous II 118, 119
man's ancestors II 666, 667n, 669
reversion to ancestral types II 685
septenates in nature II 595
sterility of Tasmanians II 195-6
"those who know little" II 674
----- On the Origin of Species
age of Earth's crust II 10n
age of organic changes II 11
beginning of sedimentation II 694
beings have common ancestors II 190
bred animals tend to revert II 277
law of progressive development II 260
monogenetic origin of man II 169
SD INDEX Darwin, Sir G. H., Scientific Papers . . ., origin of Moon I 155 &n; II 64
SD INDEX Darwinism II 87-8, 185-90, 645-90. See also Darwin, Evolution
acquired faculties of, denied I 219
antiquity of man & II 685-9
ape origins in II 680-9
begins after astral evolution II 649
beyond, is the Unutterable II 190
Bree on fallacies of II 696, 727-8, 729
contradictory II 688
Crookes on I 585
demands great age for man II 686, 729
deserted by many II 647, 711
embryology & II 255-63
Hanoverian [Wiegand] disagrees w I 185n
inadequate but forced on us II 645
insufficient re heredity I 223n
language & II 662
Mivart's critique of II 696-7
Muller attacks II 721-2
natural selection & II 647-8
objections to II 717, 723-4n
occultism &, contrasted I 186-7, 219; II 87, 185, 190, 684
only part of evolution I 600; II 649
physicalization of root types & II 649
polygeneticists opposed II 169
principles on cosmic level I 201-3
de Quatrefages on II 56n, 87n, 315n, 645, 687-8n
Schmidt on II 667n, 734n
secondary laws partly true II 662
Spencer's view on II 730
starts at an open door II 190
theory begins at midpoint II 153
SD INDEX Darwinism. See Fiske, John
SD INDEX Darwinism: A Critical . . . See Danilevsky
SD INDEX Darwin's Philosophy of Language. See Muller, F. M.
TG Dasa-sil (Pali.). The ten obligations or commandments taken by and binding upon the priests of Buddha; the five obligations or Pansil are taken by laymen.
SD INDEX Daseyn [Dasein] & Seyn [Sein] (Ger), Fichte on I 281n
GH Dasra One of the twin sky deities, the Asvins (q.v.), father of Sahadeva -- the fifth Pandava -- by Madri. (The text is incorrectly spelled 'Darsa' -- Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. iv) (Meaning of the word itself: accomplishing wonderful deeds.)
SD INDEX D'Assier, Paul
----- Posthumous Humanity
existence of astral body II 149
spirits, etc I 620
SD INDEX Dattali, Dattobhri, Dattoi, Dattoli, Dattotri, Dattotti (Skt) II 232n
SD INDEX Daumling [Tom Thumb] (Ger), principles of I 165
TG Dava (Tib.). The moon, in Tibetan astrology.
SD INDEX Davamata. See Devamata
SD INDEX David, King
biblical Jews fr II 473
danced "uncovered" I 335; II 459-61
did not recognize Moses or Laws II 541
Jewish phallicism starts w II 469
no giants in days of II 336
numbers Israel II 387n
reestablished worship of Jehovah I 320 &n; II 541
revelation & II 455
verses of, [Psalms] I 493
SD INDEX Davids. See Rhys Davids
SD INDEX Davikina [Davkina] (Chald), Ana, Belita &, female triad II 463
SD INDEX Davis, Dr J. B.
----- "Contributions towards . . ."
on Basques, Guanches II 790n
intellect & brain size II 522-3
TG Davkina (Chald.). The wife of Hea, "the goddess of the lower regions, the consort of the Deep", the mother of Merodach, the Bel of later times, and mother to many river-gods, Hea being the god of the lower regions, the "lord of the Sea or abyss", and also the lord of Wisdom.
SD INDEX Davy, Sir Humphry, "Proteus or Immortality," loathed materialism I 480
SD INDEX Dawkins, W. Boyd,
----- Cave Hunting
Dryopithecus man's ancestor II 675-6
modern sculptor vs Paleolithic II 716n
SD INDEX "Dawn of Creation, The." See Gladstone
SD INDEX Dawns & Twilights. See also Sandhya, Sandhyamsa
Lucifer son of manvantaric I 53, 70-1
Phoebe & Hilasira [Hilaeira] II 122
seven, & fourteen manvantaras II 308
SD INDEX Dawson, Sir John William
----- The Origin of the World . . .
origin of man II 729
unspecialized skeleton of man II 720
SD INDEX Day(s). See also Days of Brahma, Nights of Brahma
Brahma creates, after Night II 59
"of Come to Us" (Egyptian) I 134-5 &n
of gods, one solar year II 620
Great, after seventh round II 491
Initiators & 365 II 529, 597n
length of polar II 292
misshapen, & our karma I 644
& Night, Castor & Pollux II 122
nights &, rest & activity II 545
sevenfold night & II 756
seventh I 240
seventh, is sacred (Hesiod) II 603
six, of Creation I 447; II 252n
six, of Genesis (Wiseman) II 704
twelve hours of, a blind I 450
of week & planets I 652
SD INDEX Day After Death, The. See Figuier, L.
SD INDEX Dayananda Sarasvati
on Arjuna & Ulupi in America II 214 &n
founder of Arya Samaj II 68n
greatest Sanskrit authority II 214n
polemics w Max Muller I 360
on primeval revelation I xxx
on secret Brahmanical works I xxx, xxxiv
VS Master of the Day (III 24) [[p. 65]] "Day" means here a whole Manvantara, a period of incalculable duration.
TG Dayanisi (Aram.). The god worshipped by the Jews along with other Semites, as the "Ruler of men"; Dionysos -- the Sun; whence Jehovah-Nissi, or Iao-Nisi, the same as Dio-nysos or Jove of Nyssa. (See Isis Unveil. II. 526.)
SD INDEX Dayanisi (Heb) sun I 397n
SD INDEX Day "Be with Us" I 134-5 &n
endures during mahapralaya I 134n
merging into One Essence I 130-1
Ring "Pass-Not" & I 129
spark re-becomes the flame at I 265
TG Day of Brahma. See "Brahma's Day" etc.
WGa Day of Brahma, the great period during which universal manifestation lasts. A space of time said to include 2,160,000,000 years, or 14 Manvantaras. See Yuga.
SD INDEX Day(s) of Brahma (planetary manvantara), I 3, 12, 368-78, 442; II 660n. See also Nights of Brahma
Ananta-Sesha sleeps during II 505
fourteen manus in I 63, 245, 375, 450; II 70, 307, 308n
Great Breath & II 6 &n
Great Flood & II 146
law governing Nights & I 62
length of I 36, 232, 240, 340, 419n, 447, 635, 655-6; II 69, 70, 308n, 505
nitya pralaya closes II 69n
one thousand maha yugas I 63, 372; II 308n, 505
pralaya after I 552; II 146
Sacred Land endures for a II 6 &n
spiritual lives mayavic in I 635
SEE ALSO; BRAHMA'S DAY
SD INDEX Day of Judgment
day "Be-with-us" I 134n
minor pralaya II 617
SD INDEX Days of the Week
characteristics of I 409
names of planets & I 652
TG Dayus or Dyaus (Sk.). A Vedic term. The unrevealed Deity, or that which reveals Itself only as light, and the bright day -- metaphorically.
SD INDEX Dayus. See Dyaus
SD INDEX Dbrim or Debarim (Heb), ten words or sephiroth I 432