COLLATION OF THEOSOPHICAL GLOSSARIES
COLLATION OF THEOSOPHICAL GLOSSARIES
List of Title Abbreviations (in alphabetical order)
TG J. -- The tenth letter in the English and Hebrew alphabet, in the latter of which it is equivalent to y, and i, and is numerically number 10, the perfect number (See Jodh and Yodh), or one. (See also I.)
SD INDEX Jabal, Kabir instructor II 390
TG Jabalas (Sk.). Students of the mystical portion of the White Yajur Veda.
SD INDEX Jablonski, P. E.
----- Pantheon aegyptiorum . . .
Io signified Moon II 463
sons of rebellion II 386
TG Jachin (Heb.). "In Hebrew letters IKIN, from the root KUN "to establish", and the symbolical name of one of the Pillars at the porch of King Solomon's Temple" [W.W.W.].
The other pillar was called Boaz, and the two were respectively white and black. They correspond to several mystic ideas, one of which is that they represent the dual Manas or the higher and the lower Ego; another connected these two pillars in Slavonian mysticism with God and the Devil, to the "WHITE" and the "BLACK GOD" or Byeloy Bog and Tchernoy Bog. (See "Yakin and Boaz" infra).
SD INDEX Jachin (Heb) [1 Kings 7:21 & 2Chronicles 3:17], Boaz &, Christianity rests on II 497
SD INDEX Jack the Ripper II 507n
SD INDEX Jacob
covenant of, w tribal deity II 470
Ephraim elect of I 653
Esau &, like Cain & Abel II 135
God of, not Father of Jesus II 509
ladder of II 281n, 357
"lot of Jehovah's inheritance" II 537-8
pillar of, phallic II 471-2, 473
sons of, allegory of black, white II 211-12
sons of, & Arabs II 200n
twelve sons of, & zodiac I 649, 651; II 200n
TG Jacobites. A Christian sect in Syria of the VIth cent. (550), which held that Christ had only one nature and that confession was not of divine origin. They had secret signs, passwords and a solemn initiation with mysteries.
SD INDEX Jacob, Major G. A., The Vedantasara, Parabrahman, etc I 7 &n
SD INDEX Jacolliot, Louis I 636
much truth in Bible in India II 442
----- Les Fils de Dieu
q Vamadeva Mudaliyar I 376-7
----- Histoire des Vierges
evidence of Pacific cataclysms II 788n
Pacific continent & submergence II 222-4
prehistoric civilization existed II 786n
TG Jadoo (Hind.). Sorcery, black magic, enchantment.
SD INDEX Jadoo [Jadu] (Hindu & Pers), sorcery II 232n
TG Jadoogar (Hind.). A Sorcerer, or Wizard.
TG Jagaddhatri (Sk.). Substance; the name of "the nurse of the world", the designation of the power which carried Krishna and his brother Balarama into Devaki, their mother's bosom. A title of Sarasvati and Durga.
SD INDEX Jagaddhatri (Skt) conveyed six embryos to Devaki II 527
TG Jagad-Yoni (Sk.). The womb of the world; space.
WG Jagad-Yoni, an epithet of Siva, Brahma, Vishnu and Krishna. (jagat, world; yoni, womb: womb of the world.)
SD INDEX Jagadyoni (Skt) womb of the world
gods & men proceed fr II 108
ideal karana or cause I 46
material womb of world I 582
not Parabrahman II 108
TG Jagan-Natha (Sk.). Lit., "Lord of the World", a title of Vishnu. The great image of Jagan-natha on its car, commonly pronounced and spelt Jagernath. The idol is that of Vishnu Krishna. Puri, near the town of Cuttack in Orissa, is the great seat of its worship; and twice a year an immense number of pilgrims attend the festivals of the Snana-yatra and Ratha-yatra. During the first, the image is bathed, and during the second it is placed on a car, between the images of Balarama the brother, and Subhadra the sister of Krishna and the huge vehicle is drawn by the devotees, who deem it felicity to be crushed to death under it.
WG Jagannatha, a Hindu god, the "juggernaut" of the Christian missionaries. He is the allegorical representation of the soul indwelling in the body and in the world. (jagat, movable, the body, the world; natha, ruler, master.)
SD INDEX Jagannatha (Skt) Lord of the World
bigotry & materialism cars of I xli
Rawlinson on II 130
TG Jagat (Sk.). The Universe.
WG Jagat, movable; all that moves; the animated beings of the visible, material universe.
SD INDEX Jagat (Skt) [the universe], "This" refers to I 7
TG Jagrata (Sk.). The waking state of consciousness. When mentioned in Yoga philosophy, Jagrata-avastha is the waking condition, one of the four states of Pranava in ascetic practices, as used by the Yogis.
FY Jagrata, waking.
WG Jagrata, waking existence, one of the three states of consciousness known to ordinary man. (See Avastha-traya.)
OG Jagrat -- (Sanskrit) The state of consciousness when awake, as opposed to svapna, the dreaming-sleeping state of consciousness, and different again from sushupti when the human consciousness is plunged into profound self-oblivion. The highest of all the states into which the consciousness may cast itself, or be cast, is the turiya ("fourth"), which is the highest state of samadhi, and is almost a nirvanic condition.
All these states or conditions of the consciousness are affections or phases of the constitution of man, and of beings constructed similarly to man. The waking state, or jagrat, is the state or condition of consciousness normal to the imbodied human being when not asleep. Svapna is the state of consciousness more or less freed from the sheath of the body and partially awake in the astral realms, higher or lower as the case may be. Sushupti is the state of self-oblivion into which the human being is plunged when the percipient consciousness enters into the purely manasic condition, which is self-oblivion for the relatively impotent brain-mind; whereas the turiya state, which is a practical annihilation of the ordinary human consciousness, is an attainment of union with atma-buddhi overshadowing or working through the higher manas. Actually, therefore, it is becoming at one with the monadic essence.
FY Jagrata Avastha, the waking state; one of the four aspects of Pranava.
SEE ALSO; AVASTHA, SVAPNA, TURIYA
SD INDEX Jah [Yah] (Heb), Lord II 39, 467. See also Yah, Yaho
divine name of Chochmah [Hokhmah] I 355
Hebrew, discussed II 129
same as Yah II 126
SD INDEX Jahangir (Akbar's son), published Bada'uni's book I xxivn
SD INDEX Jahe, Yahra II 465
SD INDEX Ja-Heva. See Yah-Havvah
SD INDEX Jah-, Jod-Hovah. See Yah-Havvah
TG Jahnavi (Sk.). A name of Ganga, or the river Ganges.
SD INDEX Jah(navi) (Skt) Ganges II 130
SD INDEX Jah-Noah [Yah-Noah]
Jehovah of Bible II 596
sishta identical w II 596
Tetragrammaton, quaternary or II 595-6
SD INDEX Jaho-Jah [Yaho-Yah] II 129, 465
Mystery name II 541
TG Jahva Alhim (Heb.). The name that in Genesis replaces "Alhim", or Elohim, the gods. It is used in chapter I., while in chapter II. the "Lord God" or Jehovah steps in. In Esoteric philosophy and exoteric tradition, Jahva Alhim (Java Aleim) was the title of the chief of the Hierophants, who initiated into the good and the evil of this world in the college of priests known as the Aleim College in the land of Gandunya or Babylonia. Tradition and rumour assert, that the chief of the temple Fo-maiyu, called Foh-tchou (teacher of Buddhist law), a temple situated in the fastnesses of the great mount of Kouenlongr-sang (between China and Tibet), teaches once every three years under a tree called Sung-Min-Shu, or the "Tree of Knowledge and (the tree) of life", which is the Bo (Bodhi) tree of Wisdom.
SD INDEX Jah-Veh. See Yahweh
TG Jaimini (Sk.). A great sage, a disciple of Vyasa, the transmitter and teacher of the Sama Veda which as claimed he received from his Guru. He is also the famous founder and writer of the Purva Mimansa philosophy.
TG Jainas (Sk.). A large religious body in India closely resembling Buddhism, but who preceded it by long centuries. They claim that Gautama, the Buddha, was a disciple of one of their Tirtankaras, or Saints. They deny the authority of the Vedas and the existence of any personal supreme god, but believe in the eternity of matter, the periodicity of the universe and the immortality of men's minds (Manas) as also of that of the animals. An extremely mystic sect.
FY Jains, a religious sect in India closely related to the Buddhists.
WG Jaina, a sect founded in India by Rishabadeva. They deny the infallibility of the Vedas; give reverence to holy men called Tirthankaras, and will kill nothing that has life. They are followers of Jina, and affirm Nirvana. (The Anglicized form of the word is Jains.)
SD INDEX Jain(as)
settlement in southern India II 224n
Tirthankaras of II 423n
TG Jaina Cross. The same as the "Swastika" (q.v.), "Thor's hammer" also, or the Hermetic cross.
SD INDEX Jaina Cross (Jain, Masonic)
swastika called II 98
tau, Christian, &, same meaning I 657
Thor's hammer or I 5
SD INDEX Jakin. See Jachin
SD INDEX Jalalabad II 338
TG Jalarupa (Sk.). Lit., "water-body, or form". One of the names of Makara (the sign capricornus). It is one of the most occult and mysterious of the Zodiacal signs; it figures on the banner of Kama, god of love, and is connected with our immortal Egos. (See Secret Doctrine.)
SD INDEX Jala-rupa (Skt) [water form], name of sign Makara II 577
SD INDEX Jamaica, Voodoos of II 209
SD INDEX Jamblichus. See Iamblichus
TG Jambu-dwipa (Sk.). One of the main divisions of the globe, in the Puranic system. It includes India. Some say that it was a continent, -- others an island -- or one of the seven islands (Sapta dwipa). It is "the dominion of Vishnu". In its astronomical and mystic sense it is the name of our globe, separated by the plane of objectivity from the six other globes of our planetary chain.
FY Jambudvipa, one of the main divisions of the world, including India, according to the ancient Brahminical system.
SD INDEX Jambu-Dvipa (Skt) rose-apple tree island
Bharata-Varsha best part of II 369
at center of dvipas II 758
described II 320-2, 403-4 &n
divided among nine sons II 320
North & South America & II 182, 403
only terrestrial dvipa II 326
SD INDEX James (Epistle)
God does not tempt man I 414
wisdom, earthly, sensual I 194, 197n; II 134n; 275n
SD INDEX James, Sir Henry, cataclysms due to axis changes II 314
TG Jamin (Heb.). The right side of a man, esteemed the most worthy. Benjamin means "son of the right side", i.e., testis. [W.W.W.]
SD INDEX Jamshid, built Persepolis II 398
TG Janaka (Sk.). One of the Kings of Mithila of the Solar race. He was a great royal sage, and lived twenty generations before Janaka the father of Sita who was King of Videha.
FY Janaka, King of Videha, a celebrated character in the Indian epic of Ramayana. He was a great royal sage.
WG Janaka, a celebrated king and Adept who is taken as an example of one who, in the midst of the performance of duties, yet became proficient in divine science.
GH Janaka A king of the Mithila Dynasty who reigned at Videha, famed for his good works, knowledge, and sanctity: through his righteous life he became a Brahmana and one of the Rajarshis. He was the father of Sita, who sprang up from the earth from the furrow he had made with his plow. (Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. 25)
SD INDEX Janaka (Skt), birth of, (Vayu-Purana) II 524n
SD INDEX Janardana (Skt) [Vishnu or Krishna], Rudra becomes, breathes rain I 370
TG Jana-loka (Sk.). The world wherein the Munis (the Saints) are supposed to dwell after their corporeal death (See Puranas). Also a terrestrial locality.
WG Jana-loka, the fifth of the seven lokas, the one where the sons of Brahma reside. (jana, created beings; loka, place, world.)
SD INDEX Janarloka (Skt)
beings in, at maha-pralaya I 371
fifth division (or world) I 116
one of seven lokas II 321
TG Janarddana (Sk.). Lit., "the adored of mankind", a title of Krishna.
WG Janardana, "giver of all that men ask," one of Krishna's titles; a class of deities. (jana, created beings, men; ardana, moving: agitating men.)
GH Janardana In the Puranas the One Cosmic Intelligent Life, manifesting in the threefold aspect of Fashioner, Preserver, and Regenerator (i.e., the Hindu Trimurti -- Brahma, Vishnu, Siva). Applied to Krishna in his avataric manifestation of Vishnu. (The following word is derived from the verbal root:) jan, to be born, to come forth; (The following word is derived from the verbal root:) ard, to move: 'the ever-born.' Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. 72)
SD INDEX Jangama (Skt), locomotive or fixed I 454
WG Janman, birth; existence; term of life.
SD INDEX Janna, or Dan [Dhyana, Skt]
reform by meditation & knowledge I xxn
secret portions of, & wisdom religion I xx
SD INDEX Jannaeus, Alexander (of Lyda) II 504n
FY Janwas, gross form of matter.
SD INDEX Jao-Jehovah. See Iao-Jehovah
TG Japa (Sk.). A mystical practice of certain Yogis. It consists in the repetition of various magical formulae and mantras.
FY Japa, mystical practice of the Yogi, consisting of the repetition of certain formulae.
WG Japa, a religious exercise, consisting of repeating in a murmuring tone passages from scriptures, muttering prayers or spells, counting the beads of a rosary, etc. (Literally, "whispering," "muttering.")
SD INDEX Japan, Japanese I xxxiv; II 727
birth of seven spirits I 216-18
Buddhism declined in I xx-i
Buddhist ascetics secretive I 67n, 173-4
can read Chinese writing I 307n
cosmogony of I 213-14
cyclopaedia, chart fr II 204
esoteric school in I xxiii
figures for cycles II 566
hierarchy of creative powers I 213-14, 215-18
most learned Taoists among I xxv
SD INDEX Japan. See Kaempfer, E.
SD INDEX Japhet, listed among "Arkite" Titans II 143, 343n
TG Jaras (Sk.). "Old Age". The allegorical name of the hunter who killed Krishna by mistake, a name showing the great ingenuity of the Brahmans and the symbolical character of the World-Scriptures in general. As Dr. Crucefix, a high mason well says, "to preserve the occult mysticism of their order from all except their own class, the priests invented symbols and hieroglyphics to embody sublime truths".
SD INDEX Jared, Jarad [Yarad, Yered] (Heb) II 391n, 597n
MO Jarnsaxa [[Norse]] (yern-sax-ah) [jarn iron + sax a short sword] An age: mother of Thor's son Magne. On earth the Iron Age, in space one of Heimdal's nine mothers
SD INDEX Jata (Skt), a kumara II 319
TG Jatayu (Sk.). The Son of Garuda. The latter is the great cycle, or Mahakalpa symbolized by the giant bird which served as a steed for Vishnu, and other gods, when related to space and time. Jatayu is called in the Ramayana "the King of the feathered tribe". For defending Sita carried away by Ravana, the giant king of Lanka, he was killed by him. Jatayu is also called "the king of the vultures".
SD INDEX Jatayu (Skt), son of Garuda
cycle of 60,000 years II 565, 570
king of feathered tribe II 570
SD INDEX Jati (Skt), birth I 373
SD INDEX Jaumes, Prof A., "De la distinction . . .," forces as secondary agents I 506
SD INDEX Java
geologically recent II 789
remnant of sunken continent II 222
SD INDEX Java-Aleim. See Yahweh Elohim
SD INDEX Jave, Javo, Jevo. See also Ievo, Jehovah, Yava, YHVH
Jehovah, Jupiter (numbers) II 466
Sanchoniathon on II 129
TG Javidan Khirad (Pers.). A work on moral precepts.
KT Javidan Khirad (Pers.) A work on moral precepts.
GH Jayadratha A prince of the Chandravansa (Lunar Dynasty), son of Brihanmanas and king of the Sindhus and Sauviras (tribes living along the Indus river). Jayadratha. married Duhsala, the daughter of Dhritarashtra, hence he became an ally of the Kurus in the war with the Pandavas, during which he was slain by Arjuna. (Meaning of the word itself: having victorious chariots. Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. 83)
TG Jayas (Sk.). The twelve great gods in the Puranas who neglect to create men, and are therefore, cursed by Brahma to be reborn "in every (racial) Manvantara till the seventh". Another form or aspect of the reincarnating Egos.
WG Jaya, a class of deities, the twelve great gods created by Brahma to assist him in the work of creation; a name of the sun. (Literally, "conquering.")
SD INDEX Jayas (Skt) twelve creative gods
Adityas or II 182
born each manvantara II 90, 585
identical w manasa, rajasas II 90
SD INDEX Jealousy of the gods II 174, 283
TG Jebal Djudi (Arab.). The "Deluge Mountain" of the Arabic legends. The same as Ararat, and the Babylonian Mount of Nizir where Xisuthrus landed with his ark.
SD INDEX Jebel Djudi [Judi], Arab deluge mountain II 145
SD INDEX Jeho, Jah, Iah (Heb), Jehovah II 129
SD INDEX Jehoshua, Joshua, Christ or I 264; II 539
SD INDEX Jehoshua ben Chananea [Joshua benHananyah], performed miracles I xliiin
TG Jehovah (Heb.). The Jewish "Deity name J'hovah, is a compound of two words, viz of Jah (y, i, or j, Yodh, the tenth letter of the alphabet) and hovah (Havah, or Eve)," says a Kabalistic authority, Mr. J. Ralston Skinner of Cincinnati, U.S.A. And again, "The word Jehovah, or Jah-Eve, has the primary meaning of existence or being as male female". It means Kabalistically the latter, indeed, and nothing more; and as repeatedly shown is entirely phallic. Thus, verse 26 in the IVth chapter of Genesis, reads in its disfigured translation . . . . "then began men to call upon the name of the Lord", whereas it ought to read correctly . . . . "then began men to call themselves by the name of Jah-hova" or males and females, which they had become after the separation of sexes. In fact the latter is described in the same chapter, when Cain (the male or Jah) "rose up against Abel, his (sister not) brother and slew him" (spilt his blood, in the original). Chapter IV of Genesis contains in truth, the allegorical narrative of that period of anthropological and physiological evolution which is described in the Secret Doctrine when treating of the third Root race of mankind. It is followed by Chapter V as a blind; but ought to be succeeded by Chapter VI, where the Sons of God took as their wives the daughters of men or of the giants. For this is an allegory hinting at the mystery of the Divine Egos incarnating in mankind, after which the hitherto senseless races "became mighty men, . . . . men of renown" (v. 4), having acquired minds (Manas) which they had not before.
WGa Jehovah, literally Male-Female. The god of procreation, or sex-god. The tribal-god of the Jews -- now worshipped by Christians as the "Most High".
SD INDEX Jehovah [Yahweh, Jah-Heva]. See also Tetragrammaton, YHVH
abstract sephiroth not I 438-9
Adonai of later Rabbins II 452, 465
androgynous first, then sexed I 60, 72n; II 125-30, 134, 601
Azazel & I 441-2n; II 376, 387
Binah or I 6n, 99n, 215n, 230, 355, 392, 394; II 134n, 384n, 595
Cain, esoterically I 414, 578; II 269n, 388
chosen people II 538
connected w child-giving I 264
copy of Osiris I 316
curses, then blesses II 410
dark aspects of, will vanish II 420
David brought name to Israel II 541
Deity of Genesis falsely called II 388
demon & deus I 394
descended in pillar of fire I 341
diameter of circle (Parker) I 6n; II 544
double-sexed II 62, 125, 130, 463
Elijah, Elihu & II 531
elohim, host & I 73, 112-13, 129, 197-8, 492-3n; II 509-10
an emanation & one of sephiroth I 230
etymology of name II 129-30
exoteric national faith II 472-3
fiery serpents & I 414; II 387n
a fighting god II 43-4n
forbids reviling the gods II 477
-Frankenstein & devil II 508
Gnostic view of I 197-8; II 389
god among other gods (Psalms) II 508
God not II 388
God of Genesis 1-4 is not II 388
Iacchus, Iao or II 460
Ilda-Baoth [Ialdabaoth] or I 197; II 244
incognizable deity behind II 472
Jah or, is Noah II 467-8
jealous, tribal god II 420, 508, 537-8, 597n
Jesus rebelled against I 576-7
Jve, Jave, Jupiter or, (Skinner) II 466
kingdom of II 245
light of, refers to man II 38
Lord of the Moon II 75
lower, material class II 95n, 96
Lucifer higher & older than I 70-1
lunar, god of generation I 387-94; II 40-1, 139n, 234, 397, 464, 466
lunar, or Dionysos, Bacchus I 335
male aspect Moon, Venus II 462
male-female I 18, 60; II 126, 537
Michael angelic form of II 383
Moon linked w I 198n, 387; II 62, 77, 462, 464, 474, 540
Moses &, permutations II 539
mystic letters of, on "Ark" II 460
name became ineffable II 509
name of, a screen I 438-9
Narada compared w II 48
Noah, Adam &, numerically same I 444
not perfection II 413
not phallic for 1,000 years II 469
not superior to Vishnu I 423
number of, thrice seven II 40
one of the sephiroth I 197-8, 438
the One, yet personal god I 426
Ophites called, Son of Saturn I 577
"personating spirit" II 243, 508-9
phallic symbol I 6n, 316; II 472-3
Prajapati same numbers as I 90 &n
procreative organ & II 574
produces seven stellar spirits I 197-8
resurrection as brazen serpent I 472
St Michael as II 379, 479, 508
Samael &, are identical I 417
Satan adversary of II 243
Satan &, identical II 387n
Satan is, upside down II 510
Saturn &, glyphically same I 417, 578; II 235, 540
sends Satan to tempt Job I 422
sent Sarah to tempt Pharaoh II 174
seraphim symbols of II 387n
serpent in Garden of Eden I 422
as serpent tempted Eve I 73
seven letters of name I 335
Source of Measures explains II 125
spiteful, vengeful god I 439-40n
substitute god, explained II 472-3
tempter, known as II 215-16n, 269n
tempts David to number people I 414
ten the number of II 416n
third rate potency I 349
three sons of, three races II 397
took Israel as his portion I 576
traces of androgyne, in Bible I 6n, 397n
trickery, deceit of, & Vishnu I 421-2
true & perfect serpent I 410
various Jupiters & I 463
various names of I 438, 578
war against the theological I 619n
working forces of I 440
SD INDEX Jehovah-Adam, Brahma-Viraj & II 126
SD INDEX Jehovah-Binah-Arelim, head of the elohim II 608
SD INDEX Jehovah-Cain-Abel
divine hermaphrodite II 126
explained II 388
SD INDEX Jehovah-Eve, Adam-Kadmon becomes II 128
TG Jehovah Nissi (Heb.). The androgyne of Nissi (See "Dionysos"), The Jews worshipped under this name Bacchus-Osiris, Dio-Nysos, and the multiform Joves of Nyssa, the Sinai of Moses. Universal tradition shews Bacchus reared in a cave of Nysa. Diodorus locates Nysa between Phoenicia and Egypt, and adds, "Osiris was brought up in Nysa . . . . he was son of Zeus and was named from his father (nominative Zeus, genitive Dios) and the place Dio-nysos" -- the Zeus or Jove of Nyssa.
SD INDEX Jehovah-Sabbaoth [Tsebaoth] (Heb) Baal, Bel, Siva, Saturn & I 459
SD INDEX Jehovah-Satan, man in the moon I 393
SD INDEX Jehovah-Sephiroth (Heb) Brahma-Prajapati & II 126
SD INDEX Jehovistic
account of Genesis II 252n
texts 800 years after Moses II 473
SD INDEX Jehovite Creation II 5
SD INDEX Jekyll, Dr & Mr Hyde. See Stevenson, R. L.
SD INDEX Jellalabad [Jalalabad] rock cut temples II 338
SD INDEX Jen-nang, Chinese divine man II 365
SD INDEX Jennings, Hargrave
----- Phallicism . . .
evilly inspired author of II 544
q Gregorie on Adam's body II 467
q McClatchey on Kwan or Yin I 471
q O'Brien on round towers I 472
St George, St Michael, Lucifer II 238n
stone in Ark phallic YHVH II 473
Swan of Leda priapic I 358
yogini a prostitute I 472
----- [The Rosicrucians . . . Rites & Mysteries]
astro-theosophic chart II 461
SD INDEX Jeremiah II 425
children immolated to Moloch I 463n
curse against elohim II 128
evils fr north & west I 123
SD INDEX Jeremiah ben Eliazar, Rabbi, on 139th psalm of David II 134n
TG Jerusalem, Jerosalem (Septuag.) and Hierosolyma (Vulgate). In Hebrew it is written Yrshlim or "city of peace", but the ancient Greeks called it pertinently Hierosalem or "Secret Salem", since Jerusalem is a rebirth from Salem of which Melchizedek·was the King-Hierophant, a declared Astrolator and worshipper of the Sun, "the Most High" by-the-bye. There also Adoni-Zedek reigned in his turn, and was the last of its Amorite Sovereigns. He allied himself with four others, and these five kings went to conquer back Gideon, but (according to Joshua X) came out of the affray second best. And no wonder, since these five kings were opposed, not only by Joshua but by the "Lord God", and by the Sun and the Moon also. On that day, we read, at the command of the successor of Moses, "the sun stood still and the moon stayed" (v. 13) for the whole day. No mortal man, king or yeoman, could withstand, of course, such a shower "of great stones from heaven" as was cast upon them by the Lord himself . . . . "from Beth-horon unto Azekah" . . . . "and they died" (v. 11). After having died they "fled and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah" (v. 16). It appears, however, that such undignified behaviour in a God received its Karmic punishment afterwards. At different epochs of history, the Temple of the Jewish Lord was sacked, ruined and burnt (See "Mount Moriah") -- holy arc; of the covenant, cherubs, Shekinah and all, but that deity seemed as powerless to protect his property from desecration as though they were no more stones left in heaven. After Pompey had taken the Second Temple in 63, B.C., and the third one, built by Herod the Great, had been razed to the ground by the Romans, in 70 A.D., no new temple was allowed to be built in the capital of the "chosen people" of the Lord. In spite of the Crusades, since the XIIIth century Jerusalem has belonged to the Mahommedans, and almost every site holy and dear to the memory of the old Israelites, and also of the Christians, is now covered by minarets and mosques, Turkish barracks and other monuments of Islam.
SD INDEX Jeruskoven [Jernskoven, Norway], frigid zone in East II 535
SD INDEX Jeshida. See Yehidah
TG Jesod (Heb.). Foundation; the ninth of the Ten Sephiroth, a masculine active potency, completing the six which form the Microprosopus. [W.W.W.]
WGa Jesod (Heb.), foundation. The ninth of the ten Sephiroth of the Kabalah. A masculine potency.
SD INDEX Jesuits (ism)
assisted de Mirville II 481-2
deceit, craft among I 423
turned knowledge into sorcery I 311
SD INDEX Jesu-Maria, story of statue of I 72n
For additional reading on this topic, hyperlink to The Story of Jesus by G. de Purucker, and the Christianity Topics articles.
WW Jesus You all know the story, of course, as set forth in the Christian gospels: of a certain man who is supposed to have been born in Syria, in Palestine, in the town of Bethlehem, from a virgin betrothed or married to a man called Joseph, and of his life works, and of the fact that he is the accepted Messiah of the Christians and a rejected postulant, as supposed by the Christians, to the Messiahship of the Jews. Now, in the first place, there are few things either in history or legend that are so much involved in obscurity and uncertainty as the story of Jesus, afterwards called the Christ. The Gospels themselves differ in their accounts of him very seriously, and the Christians who accepted his mission and his gospel differed very greatly among themselves as to the way they accepted life so that uniformity as regards his birth, mission, and even death, cannot be found. But it would seem that at some time about 1900 or 1950 years ago (about 46 B.C.), there did live in Palestine a Jew, a sage, around whose life and mission has been built up the tremendous fabric which we call Christianity. [See Le Lotus, Vol. II, No. 13, April 1888, reprinted in Blavatsky Collected Writings, IX, 216 et seq. "For me Jesus Christ . . . was never a historical person. He is a deified personification of the glorified type of the great Hierophants of the Temples, and his story, as told in the New Testament, is an allegory . . . The legend of which I speak is founded on the existence of a personage called Jehoshua (from which Jesus has been made) born at Lud or Lydda about 120 years before the modern era." -- PLP EDS.]
There are two ways in which to look at it. One is as Jesus the man; the other, as Jesus the type-figure of a religion or of a mythology. And this latter is Jesus the Christ. When we come to the further definitions in our study to the Mysteries and Initiations, we shall be able better to understand what now we can merely speak of as a skeleton theory: that is to say, that the life of Jesus, his mission, is based on a typical figure, a type, an exemplar of what was prefigured in the Mysteries, no matter in what country these Mysteries were held. The Mysteries, though varying in form, were one in the fundamental subjects taught.
Now I spoke of Jesus in connection with the sun. Obviously that did not mean that Jesus was the sun, nor that Jesus Christ, the type-figure, was the sun, but it meant that both the man and the type figure had a mystical relationship to the sun, as conceived in ancient days, and as taught in the Mysteries, the sun being in one sense the Logos or Word of the Father. Hence he was the type-figure of the perfect man, and in another sense the manifested demiurge, that is to say the cosmic artificer, acting on this plane.
Last week we spoke about the Christians having a conception of the type-figure, Jesus the Christ as the Sun of Righteousness, "which riseth with healing in its wings" (a passage taken from the Jewish Prophet Malachi, IV, 2, and frequently applied to Jesus by Christians), and apart from the invocation or hymn or prayer which you remember we quoted as used in the 6th or 7th centuries, and undoubtedly before that time by the Christians. It is interesting also to recollect that the early Christian Fathers, such as Origen in Contra Celsum, I, 51; Eusebius, Vita Const., III, 40, and Justin called the Martyr in Dialog. 78, speak of the birth of Jesus as having taken place in a cave in or near the village or town of Bethlehem in Judea. And in the 5th century, Jerome, the Latin Church Father, who passed a great many years of his life in Palestine as a monk, tells us in a letter (Epist. ad Paulin, VIII; see also Epist. ad Sabin) that the cave where Christ was born was dedicated to the worship and celebration of rites in honor of Adonis, Adonis being a Syrian God of the sun. Eusebius also tells us that the Emperor Hadrian built a temple to Apollo, that is to say, to Adonis, over this cave. Several of the Apocryphal gospels also mention the cave (see especially the Protevangclium
of Tomes, 18, and the Gospel of the Pseudo Matthew, 13, History of Joseph the Carpenter, 7, and others.)
The connection of the Logos idea with the sun was noticed in our other studies, as you will remember; and the Christians did adopt a great many pagan ideas, and with them the philosophical consequences, thus establishing the connection of Jesus, the type figure, with the sun.
Now, in the first place, when was Jesus born? No one knows. He is supposed to have been born in what is commonly spoken of as the year 1 A.D., or 1914 years ago. [[Obviously the number of years changes as each year passes.]] Criticism of the Gospels has shown that it ought to be at least four years before that, so then he would have been born (accepting this not as a truth but as something of a basis to work upon) 1918 years ago. [[Ibid.]] When he was really born, no one knows. Justin the Martyr tells us (first Apology, 46) that Jesus was born 150 years earlier. The trouble is that no one knows exactly when Justin himself lived. The time of his birth varies according to different computations from 89 of this Christian era to as late as 120; but taking the largest figure, even then Jesus was born more than 1918 years ago. [[Ibid.]]
To be the Messiah as accepted by the Christians, based upon the ideas of the Jews concerning their Messiah -- because you will remember that the Christians adopted a great many of the mystical ideas of the Jews in founding their faith -- Jesus must be of the seed of David; that is, belonging to the blood royal of the Kingdom of Judah; he must come to restore the Jewish nation, to purify the Jewish faith, and to carry the gospel of righteousness to surrounding peoples. If it could be proved that Jesus was not the seed of David, he was not the Messiah. Now in the Gospel according to Matthew he gives the genealogy of Jesus from Abraham down to Christ, dividing it into three periods: to wit, from Abraham to David, 14 generations; from David until the carrying away into Babylon, 14 generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon until Christ, 14 generations. (Let me interpolate and remind you that these titles "The Gospel according to Matthew", or Mark, or Luke, or John, do not mean that they were written by these individuals. No one knows who wrote the Gospels. Pious believers suppose and hope that they were written by these men, but there is no proof of it, and the contradictions in the Gospels themselves show that if they were written by eye-witnesses either the eye-witnesses were lunatics when they wrote them or they were not eye-witnesses). Thrice fourteen is obviously a mystical number and shows an endeavor to conform facts to a theory. Second, there are not 14 generations (as may be found by counting them) from the carrying away to Babylon to Christ, but only 13 generations. Again, the genealogy ends "and Jacob begat Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus who is called the Christ." The genealogy given here shows Joseph to be the seed of David, not Mary, Christ's mother, the virgin. Therefore he cannot be the Messiah by the genealogy of Matthew.
Mark gives no genealogy. Luke, in the third chapter, Verses 23 to the end, verse 38, gives a genealogy from Joseph on up through a larger number than in Matthew, ending "which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God," tracing it back to God. This genealogy also makes
Jeseph Joseph? of the seed of David, not Mary the virgin, the mother of Christ. Therefore by Luke he cannot be the seed of David, because Joseph was of the seed of David, but not Mary, the virgin, his mother.
Thus far Matthew and Luke agree; but when we examine these genealogies we find that the father of Joseph in Matthew was Jacob; the father of Joseph in Luke was Heli; the Father of Jacob in Matthew was Matthan; the father of Heli in Luke was Matthat; the father of Matthan in Matthew was Eleazar; the father of Matthat in Luke was Levi; the father of Eleazar in Matthew was Eliud; and the father of Levi in Luke was Melchi; and so on, the genealogies being different. Now the very early Christians, such as Justin the Martyr, who lived as I have said at some indefinite periods between the year 89 of our era and the year 165, traced the genealogy of Jesus through Mary and not through Joseph; they know nothing of the genealogy of Jesus as being the son of Joseph.
Furthermore, there were other early Christians, some of them called heretics, who said that Joseph was indeed the father of Jesus, and it was but mystically that Jesus was said to be born of a virgin. The 23rd verse in the 3rd chapter of Luke is as follows; "And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli." And then the genealogy continues. Now, that "as was supposed" is ambiguous, in Greek as in English. It could mean: as was supposed, such being the fact; or it could mean: as was wrongly supposed, such not being the fact. These three words are probably a "harmonistic" interpolation, to destroy the stated fathership of Joseph.
Now as regards the personality of Jesus the man, nothing is known. It is popular to think of him as a man of noble and prepossessing appearance, high-minded, gentle, infilled with the spirit of the Deity, incapable of sin, the incarnation of love and pity -- a man of majestic personal presence, etc. Origen, the Christian father, in his answer to the philosopher Celsus wrote a work called The True Word showing the contradictions and impossibilities in the Christian scheme, which unfortunately has not come down to us except in small extracts. In one of his arguments (Contra. Cels. vi) he says that even if Celsus does say, "quoting certain of our sacred works" (that is, accepted by the Christians) that Jesus was insignificant, vulgar in appearance, unprepossessing in form, it still matters not, because although it is true that certain writers say that, nevertheless the 45th Psalm speaks of his beauty -- by prophecy. Saint Paul, by the way, the most philosophical writer found among the books called the Christian New Testament, is also described by some ancient and present discredited writings which have come down to us from the Christian era, as being a bandy-legged fellow, bald, with a hooked nose. And some able men today believe that when Saint Paul speaks of the thorn in his flesh against which he had constantly to wrestle, it was because he was an epileptic. These, of course, are merely stories and traditions, as worthy or as little worthy of credence as the Gospels, so-called, themselves. One may say that if any historical fact were founded upon such information as the story of Jesus contained in these Gospels, it would be thrown out by any historian jealous of his reputation, particularly as these Gospel tales not only differ among themselves, differ seriously, but contradict each other, and there are some grotesque errors, as for instance they speak of the High Priests of the Jews. The Jews of course had but one High Priest. Coming from Jews, supposedly, who lived and assisted Jesus in his work, this is rather ridiculous.
SD INDEX Jesus. See also Avatara, Christ, Messiah
believed in reincarnation II 111n
"Be ye wise as serpents" (Matt) I 74
birth time unknown I 653
called great fish II 313 &n
called "Tree of Life" II 496
clairvoyant powers of II 231n
communed w Father I 578
contempt of, for Sabbath I 240
crucifixion of II 560-2, 586-7
disciples of, of same star I 574
Father of, explained I 574 &nn
Father of, not Jehovah II 509
five words on garment of II 580
Galilean adept II 231
an initiate I 578, 653; II 504, 566
Joshua &, man-fish I 264
Joshua was, kabbalistically II 359
mother of, & Buddha I xxxii
"mysteries" for disciples only II 231n
mystically, man-woman II 134
not to be painted as a lamb II 279n
number of, is 888 II 518
Pharisees cursed II 378
in Pistis Sophia I 132n; II 563-4, 566, 569
on prayer I 280n
rebelled against Christian god I 576-7
rebuked the wind I 468
recognized no Jehovah I 577-8
serpents, wisdom & II 386
in women's clothes I 72n
SEE ALSO; CHRISTIANITY
SD INDEX Jethro (Midian priest) initiated Moses II 465n, 541
TG Jetzirah (Heb.). See "Yetzirah".
TG Jetzirah, Sepher; or Book of the Creation. The most occult of all the Kabalistic works now in the possession of modern mystics. Its alleged origin, of having been written by Abraham, is of course nonsense; but its intrinsic value is great. It is composed of six Perakim (chapters), subdivided into thirty-three short Mishnas or Sections; and treats of the evolution of the Universe on a system of correspondences and numbers. Deity is said therein to have formed ("created") the Universe by means of numbers "by thirty-two paths (or ways) of secret wisdom ", these ways being made to correspond with the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet and the ten fundamental numbers. These ten are the primordial numbers whence proceeded the whole Universe, and these are followed by the twenty-two letters divided into Three Mothers, the seven double consonants and the twelve simple consonants. He who would well understand the system is advised to read the excellent little treatise upon Sepher Jetzirah, by Dr. W. Wynn Westcott. (See "Yetzirah".)
SD INDEX Jetzira. See Yetsirah
FY Jevishis, will; Karma Rupa; fourth principle.
SD INDEX Jevo. See Ievo
SD INDEX Jevons, William Stanley
use of numbers, figures I 430n
----- Investigations in Currency . . .
on sunspots I 541n
----- The Principles of Science
matter registers all events I 104, 124
SD INDEX Jew(s). See also Hebrews, Holy of Holies, Israel, Jewish, Judaism, Semites
Abraham of, fr A-Bram II 139n, 200
acquainted w sorcery, etc I 230
Adam of, fr Chaldea II 42
Ain-soph now lost to II 540
an Aryan race born in India I 313n; II 200, 471n
Basilides on God of I 350
Bible history of, not Jewish II 203
borrowed fr Chaldea I xxxi, 313, 655; II 3-4
characteristics of II 470
Christian religion fr II 588
chronology of, not their own II 691
creation ideas of, fr Moses II 3-4
creation out of nihil I 233n
cursed by their own prophets I 230
distorted Egyptian wisdom I 312
esoteric worship & Vedanta II 472-3
evolved under Saturn I 576; II 127
exalted their deity over all II 470
four modes of interpretation of I 374
four winds of I 466
Garden of Eden not property of II 203
gilgulim, believed doctrine of I 568 &n
God of I 381; II 412n, 536-8, 543. See also Adonai, Ain-soph, Elohim, Jehova
horns of shittim wood II 418n
ignored higher hierarchies I 390-1
initiated, & Aryan dvijas II 469
Jah-oudi regarded by, as insult II 127
modern, fr David not Moses II 473
monotheism of II 252, 588
monsters, knew of extinct II 713
Moon-god of, Jehovah I 390; II 139n
mystery language known by II 574
North, East, South, West, no names for I 128n
number for elohim fr Chaldea I 90n
occultism, knew little of I 230
origin of I 313n; II 200, 471n, 473
patriarchs of, made of old gods I 655
pre-existence, believed in I 568n; II 618
profane, cling to dead letter I 316
rebels called "deprived" by II 246
reincarnation & I 568 &n
rounds, races borrowed & lost by II 618
St Michael patron angel of I 459
secret books of I 349
seven-headed serpent of space w I 342
seven prominent in religion of I 392
"spoilt" Egyptians of jewels II 481
Talmudic, profaned symbols II 471
Taylor on speculations of I 426
theogony of, pagan II 465
told to hate heathen II 472
twelve tribes of II 130, 200n
zodiac of I 668
SD INDEX Jewish. See also Hebrews, Jews
Aryan &, symbols compared II 469-74
-Christians in IU I 197
chronology confusing II 691
cosmogony I 381; II 657
fire god is "consuming fire" II 114
glyphs & language, origin of I 115n
measurements fr Egypt, India I 316
myths based on truth II 236
religion & Satan, devil II 232, 477
religion follows Babylonian magism I 10
scriptures & Puranas II 251-2
sevens in, thought II 612
system of measures I 312-13
tree & cross worship phallic II 588
TG Jhana (Sk.) or Jnana. Knowledge; Occult Wisdom.
KT Jhana (Sans.) or Jnana, Knowledge: Occult Wisdom.
TG Jhana Bhaskara (Sk.). A work on Asuramaya, the Atlantean astronomer and magician, and other prehistoric legends.
SD INDEX Jhana-bhaskara. See Jnana-bhaskara
SD INDEX JHVH. See YHVH
TG Jigten Gonpo (Tib.). A name of Avalokiteswara, or Chenres-Padma-pani, the "Protector against Evil".
SD INDEX Jigten-gonpo (Tib). See also Chenresi
Chenresi called II 179
WG Jihva, the tongue; tongue of flame of Agni.
WG Jina, a name of Buddha.
SD INDEX Jinn, Jinni. See Djin
TG Jishnu (Sk.). "Leader of the Celestial Host", a title of Indra, who, in the War of the Gods with the Asuras, led the "host of devas". He is the "Michael, the leader of the Archangels" of India.
SD INDEX Jishnu (Skt)
Indian prototype of Michael II 498
Indra, Karttikeya called II 382 &n
leader of celestial host II 382, 498, 614
TG Jiva (Sk.). Life, as the Absolute; the Monad also or "Atma-Buddhi".
FY Jiva or Karana Sarira, the second principle of man; life.
WG Jiva, living; the principle of life; the vital principle in the material body; monad; individual soul; the name adopted in Esoteric Buddhism for one of the seven human principles. There are, it is taught, three classes of jivas, or souls: first, nityas, those who permanently enjoy supreme bliss, and are never subject to matter or karma; second, muktas, those who have attained supreme bliss, and are freed from all miseries and from the necessity for reincarnation; third, baddhas, who are subject to all karma and to the miseries arising from connection with matter.
OG Jiva -- (Sanskrit) This is a word meaning essentially a living being per se, apart from any attributes or qualities that such living being may have or possess. It therefore is the exactly proper equivalent of the theosophical term monad. In one sense, therefore, jiva could be also used for a life-atom, provided that the emphasis be laid on the word life, or rather life-entity -- not an "atom of life," but a being whose essence is pure living individuality. Monad in its divine-spiritual essence, and life-atom in its pranic-astral-physical being -- such is a jiva; and between these two extremes are the numerous planes or sheaths on and in which the individualized consciousness works.
SKo Jiva A living being per se; a monad; a life-atom; derived from the verbal root jiv -- to live. These Jivas or monadic life-centers range from the simple consciousnesses of the elemental worlds to the complex living beings that imbody universes. Jiva is also a term used for the Prana or life-principle of the Universe.
IN Jiva (Skt) Individualized "life" force, a living being or monad; also cosmic life principle, prana.
SP Jiva -- life or a living being.
SD INDEX Jiva(s) (Skt) life, living being
complete in man alone I 224
of Earth & man compared II 46
elemental atom or I 567-8
in every particle of matter I 522
functions of, on Earth five-fold I 224
Haeckel's moneron ignores II 185
hangs fr flame I 238
human, animal, same II 81
"Imperishable" I 218-19
is, a myth? I 603n
Lords of the Moon & II 75
monads or I 629-30
Parabrahman pervades every I 522
passes thru all forms I 246-7
personal consciousness of II 241
ray of the Absolute I 247
some, were not ready II 161, 162
souls of atoms I 619
sunspots & ascent of, in death I 132
vijnanamaya &, blood, water I 570n
SEE ALSO; PRANA
TG Jivanmukta (Sk.). An adept or yogi who has reached the ultimate state of holiness, and separated himself from matter; a Mahatma, or Nirvanee, a "dweller in bliss" and emancipation. Virtually one who has reached Nirvana during life.
WG Jivan-mukta, one who has during life attained freedom from conditioned existence; a soul in conscious union with the Supreme Spirit.
WG Jivan-mukti, emancipation, redemption. (See Jivan-mukta.)
OG Jivanmukta -- (Sanskrit) A highly mystical and philosophical word which means "a freed jiva," signifying a human being, or an entity equivalent in evolutionary development to a human being, who has attained freedom or release as an individualized monad from the enthralling chains and attractions of the material spheres.
A jivanmukta is not necessarily without body; and, as a matter of fact, the term is very frequently employed to signify the loftiest class of initiates or Adepts who through evolution have risen above the binding attractions or magnetism of the material spheres. The term is frequently used for a mahatma, whether imbodied or disimbodied, and also occasionally as a descriptive term for a nirvani -- one who has reached nirvana during life. Were the nirvani "without body," the mystical and technical meaning of jivanmukta would hardly apply. Consequently, jivanmukta may briefly be said to be a human being who lives in the highest portions of his constitution in full consciousness and power even during earth-life.
SP Jivanmukta -- literally "released while living," one who attains mukti (liberation) in the present life.
SD INDEX Jivanmukta (Skt). See also Jivatma
can double his nirvana I 371
freed fr seven principles II 604n
high adept, mahatma or I 46n
SEE ALSO; MUKTI, NIRVANA
TG Jivatma (Sk.). The ONE universal life, generally; but also the divine Spirit in Man.
FY Jivatma, the human spirit, seventh principle in the Microcosm.
WG Jivatma, the human spirit; the intellectual life of the ego; the Logos; living soul; sometimes applied to the monad which passes through all incarnations. (jiva, life; atma, soul.)
OG Jivatman -- (Sanskrit) An expressive word having much the same significance as jiva, but with emphasis laid upon the last element of the compound, atman, "self." Jivatman is perhaps a better term for monad even than jiva is, because it carries the clear idea of the monad in which the individual self is predominant over all other monadic attributes. One may perhaps describe it by a paraphrase as "the essential self or individuality of the monad."
Jivatman is also a term sometimes used for the universal life; but this definition, while correct in a way, is rather confusing because suggesting similarity if not identity with paramatman. Paramatman is the Brahman or universal spirit of a solar system, for instance; and paramatman is therefore the converging point of a kosmic consciousness in which all the hosts of jivatmans unite as in their hierarchical head. The jivatmans of any hierarchy are like the rays from the paramatman, their divine-spiritual sun. The jivatman, therefore, in the case of the human being, or indeed of any other evolving entity, is the spiritual monad, or better perhaps the spiritual ego of that monad.
SD INDEX Jivatma(n) (Skt). See also Akasa
akasa or I 140
Logos of Greeks II 33
Nous, motion or I 50
prana & I 226n
SD INDEX Jivatmas (Skt) I 132. See also Jivanmukta
SEE ALSO; PARAMATMAN
JNAANADARSANASUDDHI -- SEE GOTRABHUJNANA
WG Jnana, knowledge, especially of the higher truths of religion and philosophy. (See Vidya.)
SKv Jnana, Ajnana, Avidya Jnana means 'wisdom' or 'knowledge'; derived from the verb-root jna -- to know. Ajnana means 'non-knowledge,' 'nescience,' that is, absence of knowledge concerning the inner truths of Life. Avidya also means 'nescience,' ignorance of Universal truths; a compound of a -- not, and vidya -- wisdom, derived from the verb-root vid -- to understand, to know. Avidya is considered to be one of the root-causes of evil and suffering, and of keeping a man the servant of unknown forces of a destructive nature.
SD INDEX Jnana (Skt) wisdom
head, heart, soul, seed of II 282
king of the peris II 394 &n
Mahat first born of I 62
SD INDEX Jnana-bhaskara, re Asuramaya II 67
SD INDEX Jnanadevas (Skt), class of gods II 90
TG Jnanam (Sk.). The same as "Gnana", etc., the same as "Jhana" (q.v.).
FY Jnanam, knowledge.
WG Jnana-marga, knowledge of the way. (jnana, knowledge; marga, path.)
TG Jnana Sakti (Sk.). The power of intellect.
WG Jnana-sakti, power of knowing.
SD INDEX Jnanasakti (Skt), two aspects of I 292
WG Jnana-yoga, the religion of knowledge.
IN Jnana Yoga (Skt) "Union" with the divine through "knowledge" and wisdom.
SEE ALSO; YOGA
TG Jnanendriyas (Sk.). The five channels of knowledge.
FY Jnanendriyas, the five channels of knowledge.
WG Jnanendriyas, the organs of sense, or perception; the organs by which external objects are perceived.
SKv Jnanesvari A highly mystical treatise in which Krishna describes in occult language the pathway and final attainments of a fully illumined Yogin. Jnanesvari is a compound of jnana knowledge, and isvara -- lord.
WG Jnanin, a sage; one possessed of occult wisdom.
SD INDEX Jnata (Skt), center of energy I 428
SD INDEX Job I 330
antiquity of I 648
Bailly used astronomical references in I 648-9
behemoth & ways of God II 486
"dead things are formed" I 345
he shall have no name (Haeckel) II 651-2
IU ref to Atlanteans in II 496
leviathan in II 206
precedes Moses, Homer, Hesiod I 647-8
Satan a son of God in I 70, 412, 414, 422n; II 375-6, 378
true archaic doctrine in II 537
zodiacal references I 647-8
SD INDEX Jod. See Yod
SD INDEX Jod-Heva. See Jehovah, Yah-Havvah, YHVH
SD INDEX John
"before me were thieves, robbers" II 229, 482
Devil father of lies I 414
Egyptian & pagan symbols in I 384
God was light II 39
"I & my Father are one" I 265, 574
"I ascend to my Father" I 574
Jesus disputed Pharisees I 578
life was the light of men I 470, 626n
light shineth in darkness I 70
my doctrine is not mine II xv
"my Father is greater than I" I 574n
ophanim of, & dhyan-chohans I 337
plagiarizes Book of Enoch II 229, 482, 531
"wind" should be "spirit" in I 226
SD INDEX 1 John [5:6-8], spirit bears witness I 570n
SD INDEX John, St. See also John, Revelation
dragon in Revelation of II 93n, 355-6, 383
eagle, air &, (table) II 114
gnosis of, exoteric II 566
"I am the true vine" I 195n
non-initiated ascetic II 566
seven Gnostic vowels of II 565
SD INDEX John Chrysostom. See Chrysostom, St John
SD INDEX John, Patriarch of Constantinople, excommunicated II 279n
SD INDEX John the Baptist, St
axe laid to root of trees II 496
Bacon & II 443
baptism by water, fire II 566
mystic Christians of I 194
Pymander & II 115n
SD INDEX Joly, Prof Nicolas
----- Man Before Metals
age of man, Egypt, Europe II 750n
agni as akta (anointed) II 101n
on Basques II 790n
isthmus joined Gaul & England II 750-1 &nn
man has evolved fr original stock II 747n
man never an ape II 661-2
reindeer hunters II 749n
SD INDEX Jonas, the sign fr heaven I 653-4
SD INDEX [Jones, H. B.], The Life & Letters of Faraday, q Airy on gravitation I 584n
SD INDEX Jones, Sir William II 442. See alsoAsiatic Researches
on Divine Mind mirrored in atoms I 623
misled by Brahman forgeries I xxx-i &n
----- "On the Gods of Greece . . ."
called Narada a messenger II 48
on lotus & water lily I 57, 379, 380
SD INDEX Joonagad. See Junagadh
TG Jord. In Northern Germany the goddess of the Earth, the same as Nerthus and the Scandinavian Freya or Frigg.
SD INDEX Jordan Valley & River
Neolithic flints of II 755
same mythical use as Nile II 583
source of descent or I 392
SD INDEX Jordon, C., "most adopt, not beget opinions" I 647
SD INDEX Joseph (son of Jacob) I 653
dream of zodiac [Genesis] I 649
Sagittarius or I 651
SD INDEX Joseph, St, same as Tvashtri II 101n
KT Josephus Flavius. A historian of the first century; a Hellenized Jew who lived in Alexandria and died at Rome. He was credited by Eusebius with having written the 16 famous lines relating to Christ, which were most probably interpolated by Eusebius himself, the greatest forger among the Church Fathers. This passage, in which Josephus, who was an ardent Jew and died in Judaism, is nevertheless made to acknowledge the Messiaship and divine origin of Jesus, is now declared spurious both by most of the Christian Bishops (Lardner among others) and even by Paley (see his Evidence of Christianity). It was for centuries one of the weightiest proofs of the real existence of Jesus, the Christ.
SD INDEX Josephus, Flavius
----- Against Apion
Jews descend fr the Hyksos I 115n, 313n
law forbids cursing Adversary II 477
----- Antiquities of the Jews
bones of giants on Mt Hermon II 409
Elijah & Enoch disappeared II 532
Enoch hides books II 530
Holy of Holies I 462
tabernacle pillars I 125-6, 347n
transfer of law books II 200n
----- History of the Jewish War
souls descend into bodies II 111
SD INDEX Joshua, Joshua
anakim of II 340
crucified King of Ai on a tree II 558
Enoichion kept at Debir II 529
giants of, Israelite fancy II 336, 340
Jesus was, kabbalistically II 359, 539
son of Nun or the Fish I 264
stopped course of Sun II 535
SD INDEX Joshua ben-Hananiah, miracles of I xliiin
SD INDEX Josiah, King, puts down idolatry I 649
TG Jotunheim (Scand.). The land of the Hrimthurses or Frost-giants.
TG Jotuns (Scand.). The Titans or giants. Mimir, who taught Odin magic, the "thrice wise", was a Jotun.
SD INDEX Jotun(s) (Scand)
Mimir as thrice-wise I 402
war of, w Asathor II 386
SD INDEX Journal asiatique. See Eckstein, "De quelques . . ."
SD INDEX Journal Chemical Soc of London. See Crookes, Wm., "Elements & . . ."
SD INDEX Journal des colonies, Lavoisier on conscious elements I 468
SD INDEX Journal des savants, q Indicopleustes II 399
SD INDEX Journal of Asiatic Researches. SeeAsiatic . . .
SD INDEX Journal of Microscopical Science. SeeQuarterly Journal . . .
SD INDEX Journal of Science. SeeQuarterly Journal . . .
SD INDEX Journal of the Anthropological Inst.See Blake, C., "Notes . . ."
SD INDEX Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. . . .See Hodgson, B., Muir, J.
SD INDEX Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society.See Romanes, G. J.
VS Great Journey (II 25) [[p. 34]] "Great Journey" or the whole complete cycle of existences, in one "Round."
SD INDEX Jovah Rabbah II 54. See also Idra Rabba Qaddisha
SD INDEX Jove. See also Jupiter
aerial, or aether I 464
fire, thunder & I 462
Jehovah, or second hebdomad I 449
North Pole throne of II 357
son of Ialdabaoth I 449
SD INDEX Jove-Juno, Tetragrammaton II 601
SD INDEX Jovians, perceive our world I 166
SD INDEX Jowett, Prof, doubted Atlantis II 761n
SD INDEX Jubal, fashioned harp, trident II 390
SD INDEXa Judaea gens, radix stultorum II 358 (Lat) "The Jewish people, a root of foolishness." -- Rutilius Namatianus, De Reditu Suo, bk. I, lines 383, 389
SD INDEX Judah
kings of, worshiped zodiac I 649
Leo or I 651
lion's paw of tribe of II 581
men of, & signum tau II 557
one of two tribes II 130
SD INDEX Judaism. See also Jewish, Jews
basis of Christianity I 264, 384
built on phallic worship II 471-2
contains two of the seven keys I 318
creator in, anthropomorphic II 40
exoteric, is astrolatry II 41
Hinduism & II 472
religion of hate II 471
SD INDEX Judas Iscariot
true character of II 389
twelfth absent apostle I 649
SD INDEX Jude
angels in chains II 491
q fr Book of Enoch II 230, 482, 531
Roman Catholics reject II 531
speaking not evil of gods II 477-8
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SD INDEX Judges, on dance of Shiloh II 460
SD INDEX Judgment, Day of I 134n; II 617
SD INDEX Jukes, Joseph B.
----- Manual of Geology
Australian flora, fauna II 196-7
flying dragons were real II 219
TG Jul (Scand.). The wheel of the Sun from whence Yuletide, which was sacred to Freyer, or Fro, the Sun-god, the ripener of the fields and fruits, admitted later to the circle of the Ases. As god of sunshine and fruitful harvests he lived in the Home of the Light Elves.
VS Julai (II 15) [[p. 30]] Julai the Chinese name for Tathagata, a title applied to every Buddha.
SD INDEX Julian, Emperor (the Apostate)
initiate II 587n
prayed to occult sun II 28
waged war w the cross II 587
----- Oration to the Mother of the Gods
seven-rayed god II 35
SD INDEX Julien, S., translation of Tao-teh-Ching I xxv
GH Jumna The modern Jamna: a river in the Northwest Provinces of India: it joins the Ganges at Allahabad. The strip of land lying between it and the Sarasvati river was the region of the Kurus in the Mahabharata. The Yadavas ruled over the country west of the Jumna. Vyasa was born on an island situated in this river. (Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. iii)
SD INDEX Junagadh (India), Mitford's tomb II 245n
SD INDEX Juno (Roman goddess). See also Jove
gave Jupiter tree w gold fruit I 128-9n
Latona pursued by II 771n
Moon-goddess I 228-9
mother of Mars, no father II 550
numerical equivalents of II 466
TG Jupiter (Lat.). From the same root as the Greek Zeus, the greatest god of the ancient Greeks and Romans, adopted also by other nations. His names are among others: (1) Jupiter-Aerios; (2) Jupiter-Ammon of Egypt; (3) Jupiter Bel-Moloch the Chaldean; (4) Jupiter-Mundus, Deus Mundus, "God of the World"; (5) Jupiter-Fulgur, "the Fulgurant", etc., etc.
SD INDEX Jupiter (god). See also Brihaspati, Jove, Zeus
-Aerios (or Pan), -Amon, & -Bel-Moloch, cosmic nature or I 463
aether & I 331, 423, 464
androgynous originally I 72n
assumes form of swan I 357
Atlantean island sacred to II 408
Bacchus &, symbol of II 362-3
Barnabas confused w II 481
Castor, Pollux & II 121-2
deceived by Prometheus II 525
dethrones his father II 269
Dionysus of Mnaseas & II 393
Dodonean, & Aidoneus I 463
Eloi or, (Gnostic) II 538n
fought w Neptune for Atlantis II 765
fourfold, master of four elements I 464
had female breasts II 135
hurled to Earth by Kronos II 483, 515
hurls Phaeton into Eridan River II 770n
immutable cyclic law II 786
Jve, Jave, Jehovah or, [Skinner] II 466
Mercury son of Maia & II 541
Merodach (Chaldean) became II 456
Minerva as right hand of I 401
Minerva sprang fr brain of II 660
myth of, & Leda II 197n
pursues Io (the cow) II 418n
re-animates human race II 270
Semele wife of I 400
Sun, Mithras, Bacchus & II 419
war w Lucifer-Venus I 202
world re-enters, is reborn (Seneca) II 757
Zeus & II 269-70
SD INDEX Jupiter (planet)
belongs to human Atlantean cycle II 270
Brahmanaspati or II 45n
building of Earth & II 23
conditions on, (Williams) II 136n
conjunction w Mercury began kali-yuga I 662
Eloi genius of I 577; II 538n
eternal Spring of II 135-6
is a planetary chain I 164
on molten state of II 135-6, 707
Moon, Saturn &, high triad II 462
polar compression of, & Earth I 593
rare conjunction of Mars, Saturn & I 656
satellites of, more dense I 593
seasons due to orbit of II 706-7
second race under II 29
Seven Sons of Light & I 575
Sun guardian of, (Pythagoras) I 493
superior globes of, invisible I 153
tonans, the thunderer II 498
SD INDEX Jupiter, or Bel (sixth world of Syrians) I 435
SD INDEX Jupiter Fulgur or Fulgurans, soul of lightning I 467
SD INDEX Jupiter-Jehovah, ritualistic worship II 45n
SD INDEX Jupiter Lapis, swallowed by father, Saturn II 341
SD INDEX Jupiter Mundus, four elements I 463
SD INDEX Jupiter Pluvius I 467, 554
SD INDEX Jupiter-Titan, & Father-Aether I 423
SD INDEX Jurassic (Period)
beds of Rocky Mountains II 218
fossils of Africa, America & Europe II 791-2
fossils of, & Australia II 196-7
man physicalized in II 737
middle of Reptilian Age II 156
third root-race appeared in II 156, 713
SD INDEX Jurbo-Adonai. See Yurbo-Adonai
SD INDEX Justice, Nemesis or immutable II 305-6n
SD INDEX Justin Martyr
----- Dialogue w Trypho
rejected by Pythagorean School I 433n
unknown passive deity of II 489
----- Second Apology
spirit female w Nazarenes I 194n
SD INDEX "Just, though mysterious . . ." I 644
WG Jyotis, light; star; heavenly body; the light in the head.
SD INDEX Jyotis (Skt), teacher of astronomy II 766
TG Jyotisha (Sk.). Astronomy and Astrology; one of the Vedangas.
SD INDEX Jyotisha (Skt) [astronomy], weeks, sevens in, of Vedas II 624 &n
TG Jyotisham Jyotch (Sk.). The "light of lights ", the Supreme Spirit, so called in the Upanishads.
FY Jyotisham Jyotih, the light of lights, the supreme spirit, so called in the Upanishads.
TG Jyotsna (Sk.). Dawn; one of the bodies assumed by Brahma; the morning twilight.
SD INDEX Jyotsna (Skt), morning twilight II 58, 527