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List of Title Abbreviations (in alphabetical order)

SD INDEX Moab, Emims (giants) of land of II 336

SD INDEX Moabites

Nebo adored by II 456
Shemesh of, was Sun-Jehovah I 397n

TG Mobeds (Zend.). Parsi, or Zoroastrian priests.

FY Mobeds, Zoroastrian priests.

SD INDEX Mobed (Zend) II 517


----- Theogony
deity born fr mundane egg I 365
visible universe fr ether, air I 461

SD INDEX Mode(s) of Motion

believed & opposed I 668
devas, genii have become I 478
forces are I 604, 671n; II 719
heat became, (science) I 516
matter is, (science) I 147
nature's seven powers & II 273
sound more than a I 565-6
theosophical critique of I 296-9

SD INDEX Moderatus, Pythagorean numbers symbolic I 361

SD INDEX Modern Chemistry. See Cooke, J. P.

SD INDEX Modern Genesis, The. See Slaughter, Wm. B.

SD INDEX Modern Materialism. See Wilkinson, Wm. F.

SD INDEX Modern Science & Modern Thought.See Laing

SD INDEX Modern Thought (magazine). See Blake, C., "The Genesis of Man"

SD INDEX Modern Zoroastrian, A. See Laing, S.

SD INDEX Mogadha. See Magadha

WG Moha, dullness; insensibility; destruction; delusion of mind preventing the discernment of truth by leading men to believe in the reality of worldly objects.

SD INDEX Mohammed, Prophet II 463

coffin of, in midair I 544
paradise of, & Eden II 203

SD INDEX Mohammedan(s). See also Mussulman

brought seclusion of women to Hindus I 382
burned ancient books II 763n
religion perverts old allegories II 232

TG Moira (Gr.). The same as the Latin Fatum -- fate, destiny, the power which rules over the actions, sufferings, the life and struggles of men. But this is not Karma; it is only one of its agent-forces.

SD INDEX Moira (Gk), fate, destiny, & II 604-5 &n

SD INDEX Moist Principle. See Moyst Principle

SD INDEX Moisture, light, heat, Deity & I 2-3

TG Moksha (Sk.). "Liberation." The same as Nirvana; a post-mortem state of rest and bliss of the "Soul-Pilgrim".

KT Moksha (Sans.) The same as Nirvana; a post-mortem state of rest and bliss of the "Soul-pilgrim."

WG Moksha, salvation; complete liberation from conditioned existence and enjoyment of supreme bliss. Those who attain it may reincarnate on earth to aid humanity, but in doing so are not subject to karma or to the conditions of matter, and return to moksha when their term of voluntary reincarnation ends. Two kinds of moksha -- kaivalya and Brahmanda, also called sayujya -- are described in the Visishtadvaita philosophy.

OG Moksha -- (Sanskrit) This word comes from moksh, meaning "to release," "to set free," and is probably a desiderative of the root much, from which the word mukti also comes. The meaning of this word is that when a spirit, a monad, or a spiritual radical, has so grown in evolution that it has first become a man, and is set free interiorly, inwardly, and from a man has become a planetary spirit or dhyan-chohan or lord of meditation, and has gone still higher, to become interiorly a Brahman, and from a Brahman the Parabrahman for its hierarchy, then it is absolutely perfected, relatively speaking, free, released -- perfected for that great period of time which to us seems almost an eternity so long is it, virtually incomputable by the human intellect. Now this also is the real meaning of the much abused word Absolute (q.v.), limited in comparison with things still more immense, still more sublime; but so far as we can think of it, released or freed from the chains or bonds of material existence. One who is thus released or freed is called a jivanmukta. (See also Nirvana)

SP Moksa [Moksha] -- spiritual release or liberation. Mukti is synonymous.

SD INDEX Moksha (Skt) I 132. See also Jivanmukta, Jivatman, Mukta, Mukti

kundalini-sakti & I 293
seven paths to I 38-9
various names for I 38n


SD INDEX Molech (Heb). See Malachim

SD INDEX Molecular

consciousness a, by-product (science) I 327n
life is protoplasmic, action (sci) II 720
vibrations (Keely) I 562

SD INDEX Molecularist(s) I 637n

SD INDEX Molecule(s). See also Atoms, Protyle, Substances

centers of force I 103, 261, 507, 670
compound nature of, (Crookes) I 141n
contraction & heat explained I 84-5
difference in weights I 512 &n
differ on other planes I 150
higher principles of I 218n
informed atoms inform the I 632
life force, "nervous ether" I 531-3
life in every I 225n, 248, 258, 261
motion of, & mind II 650n
produced in Earth's atmosphere I 625
protyle, elements (Crookes) I 621-5
science on I 513-15, 547-8, 583; II 655
thicker than sand in space I 150

SD INDEX Moles, atrophied eyes in, (Haeckel) II 296n

SD INDEX Moleschott, Jacob

nerve fibrils of brain I 297
without phosphorus no thought II 244
thought a movement of matter I 124n

SD INDEX Moloch (Heb). See also Malachim

Baal, Sun-Jehovah or I 397n
Jews immolated children to I 463n
messengers, angels II 514n

SD INDEX Mon (Egy), Ammon I 366

TG Monad (Gr.). The Unity, the one; but in Occultism it often means the unified triad, Atma-Buddhi-Manas, or the duad, Atma-Buddhi, that immortal part of man which reincarnates in the lower kingdoms, and gradually progresses through them to Man and then to the final goal -- Nirvana.

KT Monad. It is the Unity, the ONE; but in occultism it often means the unified duad, Atma-Buddhi, -- or that immortal part of man which incarnating in the lower kingdoms and gradually progressing through them to Man, finds thence way to the final goal -- Nirvana.

FY Monad, the spiritual soul, that which endures through all changes of objective existence.

WG Monad, an ultimate atom; an unextended point; an elemental; the spirit, the ego.

OG Monad -- A spiritual entity which to us humans is indivisible; it is a divine-spiritual life-atom, but indivisible because its essential characteristic, as we humans conceive it, is homogeneity; while that of the physical atom, above which our consciousness soars, is divisible, is a composite heterogeneous particle.

Monads are eternal, unitary, individual life-centers, conscious-ness-centers, deathless during any solar manvantara, therefore ageless, unborn, undying. Consequently, each one such -- and their number is infinite -- is the center of the All, for the divine or the All is THAT which has its center everywhere, and its circumference or limiting boundary nowhere.

Monads are spiritual-substantial entities, self-motivated, self-impelled, self-conscious, in infinitely varying degrees, the ultimate elements of the universe. These monads engender other monads as one seed will produce multitudes of other seeds; so up from each such monad springs a host of living entities in the course of illimitable time, each such monad being the fountainhead or parent, in which all others are involved, and from which they spring.

Every monad is a seed, wherein the sum total of powers appertaining to its divine origin are latent, that is to say unmanifested; and evolution consists in the growth and development of all these seeds or children monads, whereby the universal life expresses itself in innumerable beings.

As the monad descends into matter, or rather as its ray -- one of other innumerable rays proceeding from it -- is propelled into matter, it secretes from itself and then excretes on each one of the seven planes through which it passes, its various vehicles, all overshadowed by the self, the same self in you and in me, in plants and in animals, in fact in all that is and belongs to that hierarchy. This is the one self, the supreme self or paramatman of the hierarchy. It illumines and follows each individual monad and all the latter's hosts of rays -- or children monads. Each such monad is a spiritual seed from the previous manvantara, which manifests as a monad in this manvantara; and this monad through its rays throws out from itself by secretion and then excretion all its vehicles. These vehicles are, first, the spiritual ego, the reflection or copy in miniature of the monad itself, but individualized through the manvantaric evolution, "bearing" or "carrying" as a vehicle the monadic ray. The latter cannot directly contact the lower planes, because it is of the monadic essence itself, the latter a still higher ray of the infinite Boundless composed of infinite multiplicity in unity. (See also Individuality)

IN Monad(s) (fr Gk monas, "one, unit") Indivisible, divine center of every living being, atomic to cosmic.

SD INDEX Monad(s) I 170-86, 384. See also Leibniz

all-potent on arupa plane II 110
angel-, & human- I 574n
animal, lives animal life II 525n
animal, reincarnated in higher species II 196n
apex of manifest triangle I 614
aroma of manas I 238
atma-buddhi I 178
atma, buddhi, higher manas I 570
breath of Absolute I 247
cannot be described by chemical symbol I 177
circling globes, planets I 171-8, 577
cosmic, manus & creation II 311
cosmic, or buddhi I 177
cycles of, in matter, spirit I 175
descent & reascent of I 668
divine regardless of kingdom I 175; II 185-6
divine, transform animal man II 377
does not progress or develop I 174n
door to human kingdom closed to I 173
duad &, re finite & infinite I 426
dual I 69n
during first three rounds I 174, 184
each, a world to itself I 630
elementals or I 632
elementary germs I 139
entered first race shells II 303
every cell is a I 630n
evolves triad & retires (Pythagorean) I 427
finite number of I 171
force & matter I 623
four the mean betw heptad & II 599
free of matter end of seventh round II 180-1
Gnostics on planetary origin of I 577
gods-, -atoms I 610-34
gods-, -atoms compound unit I 613
gradual individualization of I 178-9
gradual return of, to source I 171
Haeckel on human II 673
highest human, hypostasized II 275
homogeneous spark I 571
how, attains paranirvana I 135
human & animal II 81, 102-3, 185-6
humanity's, & planetary rectors I 575
human, never becomes animal I 185n
human, passed thru kingdoms I 174, 246-7, 267; II 42, 150, 180, 185-6, 256-7
impersonal god II 123n
individual dhyani-chohan I 265
indivisible (Good) I 570
indivisible mathematical points I 631
infinitude of I 632
intelligent noumenoi of I 553
jivatmas or I 132
laggard I 175
Leibniz', & Cauchy's points I 489
Leibniz', & early atomists I 579, 629-31 &nn
looking glass that can speak I 631
lunar I 179-80
may refer to atom, solar system I 21
mineral, I 176-9
needs manas for devachan II 57n
newly arrived human, fate of II 168
no new human, since mid-Atlantis I 182; II 303
not discrete principles II 167
number of human, limited I 182-3; II 303
pass thru Circle of Necessity II 303
past karma of II 318n
personal self &, urge evolution II 109-10
pilgrim I 16-17n
point or I 426
Porphyry on I 618
preexistent in world of emanations II 111
progression of, & forms II 289n
Pythagorean I 64, 426-7, 433, 440-1, 619; II 575
rays fr absolute II 167
ray united w soul is I 119
rebirth of, on globe A I 173
reemergence of, (Stanza 3) I 21
reflection of seven lights I 120
remain on higher plane I 174-5n; II 199
same, emerge after paranirvana I 266
second, of Greeks androgyne I 427
semi-conscious in animals I 267
seven classes of I 171
slumber betw manvantaras II 57 &n
spiritual I 177; II 79, 242
spontaneously self-active I 631
three hosts of I 174-5, 632-3
unconscious on this plane I 247; II 123n
universal, & first triad II 80
universal mirrors I 632
universal, or Logos II 311
universe in itself I 107
used progenitors' astral body II 660
waiting human, & nirmanakayas II 94
will enter human kingdom I 173
zodiacal signs linked w I 668

SD INDEX Monadic

essence I 176, 178-9, 619
host I 174-5, 632-3
no, inflow till next manvantara I 187
part of triple evolution I 181

SD INDEX Monadless, explained I 632

SD INDEX Monadologie. See Leibniz, G. W.

Monadology by Leibniz

TG Monas (Gr.). The same as the term Monad; "Alone", a unit. In the Pythagorean system the duad emanates from the higher and solitary Monas, which is thus the "First Cause".

KT Monas (Gr.) The same as the Latin Monad; "the only," a Unit. In the Pythagorean system the Duad emanates from the higher and solitary Monas, which is thus the First Cause.

SD INDEX Monas (Gk)

conscious, thinking unit II 91
of Peripatetics signifies unity I 177-8, 614, 619
Pythagorean monad I 619
& Sanskrit man, to think II 91

SD INDEX Mona Stone II 345

FY Moneghar, the headman of a village.

SD INDEX Moneron (a). See also Protoplasm

defined by Haeckel II 165n
"discovered" by Huxley II 164-5n
evolution of, to man II 189
genesis unknown II 99
Haeckel's, critique of II 151, 185, 713n
man once like II 154
Newton, Shakespeare & II 674
no jiva in II 185
not homogeneous matter II 653
origin of, discussed II 158-60
protistic I 455 &n; II 153n
reproduced by division II 166, 658
sarcode of Haeckel's I 542
spiritual man existed before II 160

SD INDEX Mongolia(ns, n)

Amilakha of II 34n
Aryans, Negroes &, have same ancestors II 607n
denominated Scyths II 203
distorted Buddhist schools I xxi-ii
distort their ears II 339
forefathers of, led to Central Asia II 425
legends re, buried libraries I xxxiii
one of three fifth-race types II 471n
fr red-yellow Atlanteans II 250, 425
sea in Lemurian times II 323-4
seventh subrace, fourth root-race II 178
swastikas on hearts of buddhas in II 586
type skulls found in Europe II 744
"wan" (swastika) of II 556

SD INDEX Mongolo-Turanian (Fourth Race), commingled w Indo-European I 319

SD INDEX Monier-Williams, Sir Monier

contempt for "Esoteric Buddhists" II 570
----- Indian Wisdom
Lakshmi, verses on I 380
----- "Mystical Buddhism . . ."
no Buddhist esoteric doctrine I 47n

SD INDEX Monism I 581

double-faced Pecksniff I 528n
materialism &, negative I 124 &n
pretended, of psychologists I 620n

SD INDEX Monkey(s). See also Anthropoid, Ape, Dryopithecus

Brahmin's regard for I 185n
came ages after man II 749
developed fr third-race man II 729n
earliest, & modern pithecoid II 717
evolution & II 258
man common origin w, (science) II 686
no link betw man & II 729
of Ramayana (Figaniere) II 289n
skeletons in Miocene strata II 723-4n

SD INDEX Monkey God. See Hanuman

SD INDEX "Monkey of God," Devil called II 476

SD INDEX Monochord, made by Tetraktys II 600

SD INDEX Monogenesis II 195-6

polygenesis & II 169, 610
will have to be abandoned II 118

TG Monogenes (Gr.). Lit., "the only-begotten"; a name of Proserpine and other gods and goddesses.

KT Monogenes (Gr.) Literally, the "only-begotten"; a name of Proserpine and other gods and goddesses, as also of Jesus.

SD INDEX Monogenes Theou (Gk), one Mother of God I 400

SD INDEX Monoliths, forests of immense II 343

SD INDEX Monosyllabic Speech

developed at close of third race II 198
languages of yellow races II 199

WW Monotheism The next words for our study are Monotheism, Polytheism, Pantheism, and Atheism. The definitions given in the dictionary are, as I have said before, not satisfactory. We must have an agreement as to what words mean. Let us therefore analyze them. Monotheism, the dictionary will tell you, means the belief in one god. Well, it does mean that. Polytheism, the dictionary will say, is the belief in several or many gods; in any case, in more than one. Pantheism, it will tell you, is the belief that everything is God; and Atheism is the belief that there are no gods or god at all.

Now Monotheism has been professed exoterically by three of the greatest religions since ancient times, and they are in historical order, firstly Judaism; secondly, and the most monotheistic of all, the most intransigent in attitude of all, Mohammedanism; and thirdly, Christianism. (Question: What is the meaning of intransigent, please? -- It means the mental attitude of him who will not go over to the other man's side, who is going to hold his own opinion in spite of everything irreconcilably.) The Christians profess monotheism. They teach a Trinity. This Trinity is a mystery. It is sacrilegious, if not blasphemous, for those outside of holy orders to try to investigate the attributes of the Trinity. The Trinity is one God, not three Gods. It is three persons but one God. The Holy Spirit proceedeth from the Father, and the Latins say that the Holy Spirit proceedeth from the Father and the Son. The Greeks say that the Holy Spirit proceedeth from the Father alone. I think we are not astonished that such a doctrine can be called a mystery, in the popular sense. It is evidently based upon a Neoplatonic theory, belonging partly to the Gnostics also, concerning the tripartite nature, as it is conceived by man, by the human intellect, of that ultimate, ineffable, unspeakable Wonder which Theosophists call the Deity. The quarrels over this doctrine of the Trinity were so bitter, so rancorous, that Christians split into a multitude of sects; and reading the history of the Christian church as it is set forth in the records of the councils, and in the writings of their saints and eminent men and bishops, is like reading the history of an interminable squabble. In these Councils they actually murdered, they used to assault each other physically; soldiers were called in to preserve order, while the attributes of God were being settled. Some would preach monotheism -- 'monothehitism', as it is called -- i.e. that there was a Trinity, that is three persons in one God and one God in three persons, and being one, the three persons and consequently Jesus Christ as the incarnation of the second person of the Trinity, had one will. This was a heresy opposed to the other or 'dyothelitism' in the church; they would not have it. They said they have not three wills, but to say that the will of Jesus Christ the Son is the same as the will of the Father is a heresy, and let him be anathema who asserts it. It is hardly to be wondered at, gentlemen, that the ancients considered the doctrines of the Christian church as subject to scathing criticism. The Mohammedans are as learned and as intelligent and fully as subtle intellectually as the Christian theologians are.

Now Hebrew monotheism is similar to what the late Professor Max Muller called Henotheism, from two Greek words enos one, and theism, also meaning the doctrine of one god. There is a distinction, subtle, it is true, between monotheism and henotheism -- the doctrine of one god as supreme or dominant over other gods: that is henotheism.

For instance, when the Roman poet and satirist Juvenal speaks of the battle between the inhabitants of different cities on the Nile, because one city worshiped the crocodile and another worshiped some other animal, while recognizing other Egyptian deities, these are examples of exoteric henotheism. Now the Hebrews, in worshiping one god, worshiped him as the national deity, the protector and god of Israel. This custom was not characteristic of the Hebrews alone, and that is a point which I have never seen sufficiently brought out in any writer. If we examine the religious history of any city of ancient times, taking something in Greece, for instance, we will find the one god or one goddess was locally preeminent in the ceremonial worship accorded to the divinities. As for instance the goddess Athena was especially reverenced in Athens, the city itself taking its name from her. Venus was the protectress of the gens Julia; and Julius Caesar actually traced his descent from the goddess Venus. Among the Athenians Athena was thus the tribal or rather municipal goddess; and so on. The religious differences between the Jews and the nations surrounding them in later times was simply that being a people who had suffered greatly they clung to their religion with unusual tenacity, found that they could keep their nationality, their national traits, best by holding to their national faith. Jehovah, the god of Israel, was taken over by the Christians, and despite the fact that these latter worshiped the Jewish god and annexed the Hebrew scriptures from the rightful possessors. All the sufferings of the Jewish people under the Roman empire, and earlier under the Babylonian domination, and under the Egyptian and Assyrian conquests, cannot compare with what that unfortunate people suffered during the centuries in medieval Europe under the dominion of Papal Rome. But we are wandering from our subject.

Monotheism, then, among the Jews, signified the worship of one god, the national god of Israel and of no other people. It is improper to look upon the Jews, as a nation in history, as being as monotheistic as the Mohammedans. Their own prophets tell us that they were continually stiff-necked, as the saying is; they turned from the worship of their tribal god and worshiped the gods of the neighboring nations. Why should they not? The Phoenicians and the Jews spoke very nearly the same language, had very nearly the same fundamental ideas in religious beliefs, except in that one thing, that the Jews worshiped the god of Israel, and that Tyre and Sidon, as it may be, worshiped Hercules Ashtaroth, etc. But so did the Jews. The Baclim, the 'Asherah, the 'High Places', always attracted Israel. The Mohammedans are the most strictly monotheistic. Their religion is not henotheistic; it is in theory pure and unmitigated monotheism. Listen to their saying La allahu li-allahi! No 'Allah but 'Allah! It is not like the Jewish saying. The Jewish confession runs: "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one." That is the confession of Israel. It is the recognition of the tribal god of Israel. But the Mohammedans will tell you: "Listen: no God but Allah" -- uncompromising monotheism. The Jews never denied the existence of other deities, as their Bible proves, and I think no scholar has ever been bold enough to say that the ancient Jews as a people ever said "There is no God but Jehovah". They said Jehovah is the God of Israel; other gods (Elohim) are less". But the Mohammedans said: No God but 'Allah; no Lord but 'Allah'. This is thorough-going monotheism. The modern Jews, however, are more monotheistic than their ancient forbears.

The Christians then, are strictly speaking trinitarians, the Mohammedans monotheists, the ancient Jews were henotheists. All over the ancient world, in whatever part of Europe or Asia Minor, you will find that Henotheism was inextricably interwoven with what may be called the common religion of ancient days. For instance, all Greeks worshiped Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Hercules, Dionysos, etc., but each city, as Rome for instance, even each family, had its own particular municipal or clan god, and this poet made them henotheists in so far as they worshiped that particular god or protector, at the same time professing the national faith.

Polytheism is the belief (and there is no belief so outrageously misrepresented and so woefully misunderstood) that the universe is governed by spiritual beings. It takes many forms. There was the popular belief with the Greeks and the Latins that Jupiter or Zeus, Hera or Juno, etc., continually intermeddled in the affairs of the world; that they could be supplicated by prayers, invoked to mend men's mistakes, to pour balm upon the wounds he suffered proceeding from his own iniquities, to change and set aside the laws governing nature. The philosophers held another belief, so nearly like what is now held by scientists, that they are practically indistinguishable. They held that the god of our cosmos -- not the ineffable Deity, not Zeus, for instance -- was subject to law, was a spiritual power, filling as it were a post, a function, a magistrature in the economy of Nature. Under Zeus, so they taught, were lesser deities, each one with his function, his sphere of action in Nature.

Pantheism is the doctrine, as it is usually set forth in the dictionaries, that all is God. I think that properly speaking Pantheism is not subject to such definition as that. It is rather the idea that all is rooted in the Deity, using the word Deity in its largest sense that nothing which is and exists can be separated from the Deity; that every smallest atom of everything in heaven and earth, is not only rooted in the Deity but a manifestation of deific power; not necessarily following it, because Pantheism recognizes each creature as possessing will, and the will of the person is frequently opposed to the will of the individual.

Atheism as popularly conceived is the doctrine that God does not exist or that there are no gods. It has many aspects; some go to one extreme and set forth that the universe has no spiritual governance at all, that the happenings of nature are fortuitous, that the laws of nature are phantasms of man's imagination, etc. The Christians were called atheos atheists, by the pagans because they did not accept all the pagan deities. The Christians retaliated by calling the pagans atheists because they did not accept the Jewish Jehovah. So Atheism is largely a matter of degree, and we should be careful not to condemn a fellow-man because his god is not our god.

SD INDEX Monotheism (ists)

astrolatry & II 41
blasphemies of, upon God II 304, 305
creator of, clashes w logic II 158
deity of, called architect II 101n
God of, & karma II 304-5
"Jehovah is Elohim" led to I 112-13
Jewish & Christian II 41, 459, 588
of Jews II 252, 471-2
mistakenly apply One to Jehovah I 129-30
not in Egy Hermetic works I 674-5
Plato not a II 554
polytheism vs I 466, 492-3n, 499n, 575
purely geographical in Egypt I 675
seven gods & II 607n
some, hate Buddhism I xix-xx


SD INDEX Monsoon, a few drops . . . do not make I 161-2

SD INDEX Monster(s)

ancestors of anthropoids II 201
ancients knew of extinct II 206, 713
Atlantean records on skins of II 692
Australians begotten of II 197
Chaldean II 54, 65n
destruction of last of II 316
evolutionary possibility II 55
Frankenstein- II 349
giant men coexisted w II 218-19
giants &, biblical II 194-5
Gould re II 217-19
half-human, -animal II 52, 55-6, 192
fr human-animal parents today II 689
Lemuro-Atlanteans bred II 285, 679
mindless men bred II 286-7
pre-human II 115, 634-5
second race gigantic semihuman II 138
slain by dhyanis II 115
fr tampered third race eggs II 192
Titans fought Mesozoic II 293

SD INDEXa Monstra quaedam de genere giganteo. II 375 (Lat) "Monsters that gave birth to giants."

SD INDEX Montaigne, Michel E. de

----- Essays
folly of measuring truth II 340
"nosegay of culled flowers" I xlvi

SD INDEX Montanists, Bossuet links, w Revelation II 485

SD INDEX Montenegrin Giant, Danilo II 277

SD INDEX Montesquieu, Baron de, Lettres Persanes, asylums for supposed madmen I 676

SD INDEX Montfaucon, Bernard de

----- L'Antiquite expliquee . . .
cruciform symbol of Hermes II 542 &n
on Greek inscription I 400
----- Collectio nova Patrum . . .
on Indicopleustes II 399

SD INDEX Month(s)

ancient lunar, solar II 620-1
each day of lunar, influential I 409
lunar, & number seven I 387
lunar, & yugas II 624
synodic, & saroses I 655n
year &, of Chinese, Arabs II 621

SD INDEX Montlosier, F. D. de Reynaud, Comte de, Des Mysteres de la vie humaine, grand divinity of Plato II 554-5n

SD INDEX Montmorency, Henri II, Duc de (Comte de Damville),Memoires . . ., on Persian traditions II 394n

SD INDEX Monument(s)

Dracontian, grandeur of II 380
mighty ones leave lasting I 434-5

SD INDEX Monumental Christianity. See Lundy, J. P.

SD INDEX Monuments Celtiques. See Cambry, J.

SD INDEX Moola Koorumba [Mula Kurumba], once great race, now dying II 445

TG Moon. The earth's satellite has figured very largely as an emblem in the religions of antiquity; and most commonly has been represented as Female, but this is not universal, for in the myths of the Teutons and Arabs, as well as in the conception of the Rajpoots of India (see Tod, Hist.), and in Tartary the moon was male. Latin authors speak of Luna, and also of Lunus, but with extreme rarity. The Greek name is Selene, the Hebrew Lebanah and also Yarcah. In Egypt the moon was associated with Isis, in Phenicia [[Phoenicia?]] with Astarte and in Babylon with Ishtar. From certain points of view the ancients regarded the moon also as Androgyne. The astrologers allot an influence to the moon over the several parts of a man, according to the several Zodiacal signs she traverses; as well as a special influence produced by the house she occupies in a figure.

The division of the Zodiac into the 28 mansions of the moon appears to be older than that into 12 signs: the Copts, Egyptians, Arabs, Persians and Hindoos used the division into 28 parts centuries ago, and the Chinese use it still.

The Hermetists said the moon gave man an astral form, while Theosophy teaches that the Lunar Pitris were the creators of our human bodies and lower principles. (See Secret Doctrine I. 386.) [W.W.W.]

SD INDEX Moon (Earth's). See also Artemis, Diana, Io, Juno, Lunar, Satellite, Soma

Adam prophet of II 466-7
argha or II 462, 468
Ark, woman, navel II 461
Ashtoreth, Jehovah & II 462
-beams dancing on water I 237
Budha son of II 45, 138, 456
calculating mean revolution of I 392
catastrophes caused by planets & II 699
cat Egyptian symbol of I 304-5; II 552n
conception & I 179-80, 228-9n, 264, 395; II 76-7, 105
conjunction of, & Sun II 76, 435
connected w Earth's mysteries I 305
creation of, (Chaldean) II 145
crescent, female & male II 463
daily motion of, (Hindu) I 664-5
dead yet living I 149n, 156
Diana or I 228, 386-7; II 23, 123, 462
dissolves before seventh round I 155n
dragon eternal enemy of I 403
Earth satellite of, explained I 180
Earth's parent I 155-6; II 44, 64, 115, 474
eclipse of, at beginning of kali-yuga I 663
eclipses of, & allegories II 380
eldest son of Bel (Assyria) II 386
eye of Horus, Osiris I 388
eye of Odin I 402
eye of the Sun I 304-5
feminine I 228-9, 396; II 123
forces represented by many images I 396
formed & peopled Earth I 180
fourth globe of Moon chain I 172
fourth race, globe under II 29
gave Earth all but her corpse I 155n
generation, Jehovah & II 464, 466
giver of life & death I 386-7
-goddess I 228-9, 386-403; II 418n
-god worshiped at Ur II 139n
guides occult side of nature II 595
Hindu 1/2-month cycle of II 620
Iao genius of I 448, 577; II 538
inferior to Earth, planets II 45
influence of, on Earth I 156, 180; II 325
"insane mother, sidereal lunatic" I 149n
Jehovah linked w I 198n; II 62, 77, 139n, 462, 464
Jupiter, Saturn &, higher triad II 462
Kepler's rings around I 590
keys to, symbol I 390-1
king & queen I 386
Kumuda-Pati II 44
Lakshmi-Venus, Sri & II 77
linked w Anu, Jehovah II 62, 139n
Lord of Sri II 76n
luminous ring around I 590
masc & fem I 396-7; II 65-6, 139 &n
Massey on I 393
mean motion of, (tables) I 667n
Melita [Mylitta] queen of II 135
menstruation governed by I 389
mind or II 639n
more evil than good I 396
Moses' face in the II 468
"Mother" containing life-germs II 139
mother of physical man II 105, 109
mother of pneuma, human soul II 113
Mother or Isis II 462
Nebo son of II 456
Night Sun, path of (Tiaou) & I 227
node of, & Hindu epoch I 663
not Earth's calf I 398
Osiris inhabits I 228
phantom of II 115
physically semi-paralyzed I 149n
Queen of Heaven, Mary I 403
Rahu & legend of II 381
regent of secret planet I 394
secular motion of I 660
Semites called, Lord of Sun I 397
septenary influence of I 389; II 595
seven phases of I 396-7
seventh day & the new II 76
shell of former world II 115
sorcerers calling down the II 762
sorcerer's friend, foe of unwary I 156
substitute for sacred planet I 575; II 23
Sun &, affect man's body I 229
Sun &, cycles discussed II 620-1
Sun &, Father & Son I 229
Sun &, saluted by Gnostics II 474
sushumna ray lights I 515n, 516, 537
sweat-born egg & II 131
symbol of divine soul II 113
symbol of reincarnations I 228
Thoth-Hermes has retreat in I 403
thrown off fr Earth I 154-5 &nn; II 64
twofold, threefold I 393
various cycles of, (Hindu) I 666-7
womb, ark & II 139

SD INDEX Moon(s) (of other planets). See also Satellites

Mars' two satellites I 165
mystery of planets having many I 155-6n
of Venus & Mercury, dissolved I 155n, 165

SD INDEX Moon Chain, Lunar Chain

formed Earth chain I 155-6 &n, 171-3
inferior to Earth chain I 179

SD INDEX Moon-colored II 178, 227, 249, 351, 425. See also Root-Race -- First

SD INDEX Moon-God(s), -Goddess(es). See also Lunar, Moon

conception, childbirth & I 264
cursed by Christians II 507

SD INDEX Moons, beyond our solar system I 497n

SD INDEX Moor, Edward

----- Hindoo Pantheon
Man crucified in Space II 561
nail mark in Wittoba's foot II 560n
Siva's pasa II 548 &n

SD INDEX Mor, Isaac, q on Syrians I 435

OG Morals, Morality -- What is the basis of morals? This is the most important question that can be asked of any system of thought. Is morality based on the dicta of man? Is morality based on the conviction in most men's hearts that for human safety it is necessary to have certain abstract rules which it is merely convenient to follow? Are we mere opportunists? Or is morality, ethics, based on truth, which it is not merely expedient for man to follow, but necessary? Surely upon the latter! Morals is right conduct based upon right views, right thinking.

In the third fundamental postulate of The Secret Doctrine [1:17] we find the very elements, the very fundamentals, of a system of morality greater than which, profounder than which, more persuasive than which, perhaps, it would be impossible to imagine anything.

On what, then, is morality based? And by morality is not meant merely the opinion which some pseudo-philosophers have, that morality is more or less that which is "good for the community," based on the mere meaning of the Latin word mores, "good customs," as opposed to bad. No! Morality is that instinctive hunger of the human heart to do righteousness, to do good to every man because it is good and satisfying and ennobling to do so.

When man realizes that he is one with all that is, inwards and outwards, high and low; that he is one with all, not merely as members of a community are one, not merely as individuals of an army are one, but like the molecules of our own flesh, like the atoms of the molecule, like the electrons of the atom, composing one unity -- not a mere union but a spiritual unity -- then he sees truth. (See also Ethics)

SD INDEX Moral, Morality. See also Ethics

effects subserve karma I 280
faculties influence evolution II 728
far-reaching, effects of karma I 634
pagan & Christian I 468

SD INDEX Morals. See Plutarch, Moralia, De fraterno amore


SD INDEX Morbihan (Brittany). See also Carnac

initiates traveled to II 750
menhirs in II 352, 752

SD INDEX Moreh Nevochim. See Maimonides

SD INDEX Morgana, Mergain, Mergiana, fairy sister of King Arthur II 398 &n

SD INDEX Mori, Rajput tribe I 378n

TG Moriah, Mount. The site of King Solomon's first temple at Jerusalem according to tradition. It is to that mount that Abraham journeyed to offer Isaac in sacrifice.

SD INDEX Morning Star I 400, 604, 632n; II 45n, 61, 238n, 540, 759 &n.See also Lucifer-Venus

SD INDEX Morocco, ancient battles south of II 405

SD INDEX Morse Code, Ahgam writing & II 346n

SD INDEX Mortillet, Gabriel de

man orig in mid-Miocene II 686, 714n
Miocene flints splintered by fire II 678
----- Materiaux pour l'histoire . . .
man in mid-Miocene II 710-11 &n
----- La Prehistorique
allows man 230,000 years II 710n
prehistory a new science II 721
----- Promenades au Musee . . .
flints of Thenay made by man II 748n

TG Morya (Sk.). One of the royal Buddhist houses of Magadha; to which belonged Chandragupta and Asoka his grandson; also the name of a Rajpoot tribe.

FY Morya, one of the royal houses of Magadha; also the name of a Rajpoot tribe.

WGa Morya, the name of a Rajpoot tribe, so-called because of its being almost altogether composed of the descendants of the famous Moryan sovereign of Marya-Nagara. The Moryan Dynasty began with certain Kshatriyas of the Sakya line closely related to Gautama Buddha, who founded the town of Morya-Nagara in the Himalayas. In the Vishnu Purana it is stated that a king called Moru who lived during the Surya Dynasty is by his devotion and austerities living yet, in a certain village in the Himalayas, and in a future age he will come forth and restore the kshatriya race. "The Moryas will possess the Earth" is said in another place; meaning that by the power of their occult wisdom the Moryas in the future will be rulers of the earth, occultly, or in possession of all its knowledge.

SD INDEX Morya, Mauryas, [Maru] II 550n

will restore kshatriya race I 378 &n

SD INDEX "Moryas and Koothoomi, The." See Rao, D. B. R. R.

SD INDEX Mosaic Books. See also Genesis, Pentateuch

Ezra debased, disfigured I 319, 335-6; II 143, 658
first, & archaic records II 426
full of occult knowledge I 336
"Genesis of Enoch" anterior to II 267-8n
Skinner's theory re I 313
spurned by Sadducees I 320-1n

SD INDEX Mosasaurus II 205

SD INDEX Moschus. See Mochus

SD INDEX Moses II 222. See also Mosaic Books, Pentateuch

ansated cross introduced by II 31
ark of rushes & I 319-20n
asks Lord to show his glory II 538-40
author of Genesis II 453
brazen serpent I 364n; II 206n, 208, 387
burning bush (Exodus) I 121, 338n
called God Iao II 465
chief of Sodales, hierophant II 212
creation story of, fr Egypt II 3-4
w Deity on Sinai I 374
did not write Exodus I 320
died on mount sacred to Nebo II 456
drawn fr water & so named I 385
earth & water & living soul I 254, 345, 354; II 43n, 124n, 188
Egyptian II 465n
esoteric religion of, crushed I 320-1n
exodus of, Atlantean story II 426-9
face of, in the Moon II 468
& fire (true gnosis) on Mt Sinai II 566
forbids eating of pelican I 80n
God of, temporary I 374
Holy of Holies, & elements I 462
initiated I 73, 312, 314, 316, 352; II 212, 456, 465n, 541
Jehovah, Shaddai, Helion & II 509
Jews distorted Egy wisdom of I 312
Job prior to I 647
learned in Egy wisdom I 115n, 352; II 560
life of, that of Sargon I 319; II 428, 691
Masoudi [Mas'udi] agrees w II 453
mentions Noah's fifteen grandsons II 141
modern Jews not fr, but fr David II 473
never married II 465n
numbers of II 539
ram's horns on II 213n
Sadducees guardians of law of II 61
speaks of giant King Og II 336
story of, fr Chaldea II 428
tabernacle of, & Egyptians I 125, 314, 347n
tables of stone of, & pillars II 530
& tau cross on Jews' lintels II 557
Zipporah wife of I 319n, 385n

SD INDEX Moses de Leon [Moses ben Shemtov de Leon]

Christian Gnostics influence I 214; II 461n
re-edited Zohar in thirteenth century I 214; II 28n
Talmudic Christian sectarian II 461n
Zohar much older than II 461n

SD INDEX Mosses, spore reproduction of II 167

SD INDEX Most High II 537, 538, 541n

SD INDEX Mot, Mut (ilus, mud). See also Mahat

Mahat & I 451
sprang fr chaos & wind I 340

SD INDEX Mother. See also Father-Mother, Virgin Mother

akasa, pradhana I 256, 332
in all religions I 215-16
ansated cross & II 31n
awakened hyle called I 82
breathes out protean products I 143
chaos or I 70
expands into objectivity I 62
Father &, or fire & water I 70
-Father, space called I 9, 18
fifth principle I 293
goddesses I 91n; II 43, 464
gods are born in I 674
Great I 43, 81, 291, 434; II 83, 384n, 416, 462, 503
immaculate I 59, 88, 91, 256
Kwan-yin, daiviprakriti or I 136-7
man breathes refuse of I 144
mulaprakriti or I 136
number ten & I 94
Occult Catechism on I 11-12, 625
overshadowed by universal mystery I 88
pi & I 434 &n
prima materia I 291-2, 625
side of, is second Creation I 450
-space or Aditi I 99, 625
spawn of, & kosmos I 199
universal, or Nuah, Ashtoreth II 462-3
various names for I 136-7, 384-5, 434, 460
water & I 70, 384-5, 460, 625-6

SD INDEX Mother-Nature, diameter in circle symbol of I 4

SD INDEX Mother of God

now idolatrous in Latin Church I 382n
sitting on a lion I 400

SD INDEX Mother-Substance I 289-92

SD INDEX Motibus planetarum harmonicis, De. See Kepler

SD INDEX Motion. See also Breath, Perpetual Motion, Rotary Motion

absolute, immovable I 56
abstract I 3 &n, 14
alchemical solvent of life I 258
all, is perpetual (Grove) I 497
aspect of absolute I 43
becomes circular in kalpas I 116-17
begets the Logos I 67n
of bodies alters each minor age I 530
breath or I 14, 55-6; II 551
cosmic, finite, periodical I 3, 97n
divine breath or, & Pleiades II 551
duration, matter, space & I 55
"esse" of, unknown I 518
eternal, ceaseless I 2, 3, 43
eternal, cyclic, & spiral II 80
eternal even in pralaya I 497n
external, produced fr within I 274
Fohat & circular I 201
force & I 509, 512, 517-18
Hammer of Creation is continuous II 99
heat, attraction, repulsion & I 103
idol of science I 509n
intelligence needed to sustain I 502
jivatman, Nous or I 50
laws of manvantaric I 529-30
Law stops, to make 7 laya holes I 147
fr laya into vortex of I 258
matter &, (Spencer) I 12n
modes of I 604; II 273, 719
nature of, unexplained I 498
never ceases in nature I 97
not property of passive matter I 502
periodical in manifestation I 97n
perpetual, of great breath I 2-4, 43, 55-6, 93n, 147-8, 455
perpetual, of sat & asat II 450
perpetual, or the ever-becoming II 545
physical phenomena & I 496
primordial, not physical I 69-70
real, in space, vacuum I 496n
regulated by cosmic movers I 530
senseless (science) I 139
Spencer's great breath & I 496
spiral, of cycles & ogdoad II 580
thrills thru every sleeping atom I 116
unconditioned consciousness or I 14
vortical, in phenomenal world I 118n
will to impart & to restrain, (Herschel) I 503

SD INDEX Motionless, nothing is I 2

SD INDEX Motto of Theosophical Society I xli


menhirs, dolmens & II 752-4
in Norway & USA II 424n
tall skeletons in American II 293

SD INDEX Mountain(s)

Atlanteans fled to high II 724
chains of, uplifted II 330
of the gods II 493
heaven or, described II 357
holy, of many nations II 494
Sinai or, of Moon II 234
Tree of Life hidden among three II 216

SD INDEX Mt Aetna, "celestial pillar" (Pindar) II 763

SD INDEX Mt Armon (Hermon) II 409

angels descend upon, (Enoch) II 376

SD INDEX Mt Atlas. See Atlas, Mount

SD INDEX Mt Caucasus. See Caucasus

SD INDEX Mt Kajbee, Prometheus crucified on II 44

SD INDEX Mt Lebanon, Nabatheans of II 455n


Airyana-vaego or II 204
called Mountain of God II 493
celestial pole or II 785
described I 126-7; II 401 &n, 404
Eden & I 127
guarded by serpent I 129n
Indra's heaven on II 203
lotus symbolized I 379
middle of Jambu-dvipa II 403-4
milks the Earth I 398n
North pole I 204; II 326, 357, 401n, 403
Olympus, Kaph, or II 362
Patala & II 357
roots of, in Earth's navel II 401n
seventh division, atma or II 403
Siva personates I 341
Sveta-dvipa or II 6, 366n
symbolism of II 546-7
various equivalents of II 767

SD INDEX Mt Pelion, Xerxes' fleet wrecked at I 467

SD INDEX Mt Riphaeus II 7

SD INDEX Mt Sinai II 494

Deity descended on I 444
Moses & fire (gnosis) on II 566
Moses' vigil on I 374
mountain of the Moon II 76-7, 234
numerology of word II 466
quarries at, Egyptian & Babylonian II 692
symbol of nineteen tropical years II 76
word fr Babylonian Sin (Moon-god) II 692

SD INDEX Mousseau. See Gougenot des Mousseau

TG Mout or Mooth (Eg.). The mother goddess; the primordial goddess, for "all the gods are born from Mooth", it is said. Astronomically, the moon.

SD INDEX Mout, Mouth I 91n, 384; II 464. See also Mut

SD INDEX Mouth, globe's higher atmosphere I 144

SD INDEX Movers, Dr F. K.

----- Die Phonizier
Assyrian priest bore name of his god II 380
Deity born fr mundane egg I 365
demiurgic & manifested Idea I 366
Horus, Logos I 348
visible universe fr ether & air I 461
Votan son of the snakes II 379

SD INDEX Moving Stones II 342n. See also Stones

SD INDEX Moyst (Moist) Principle, in alchemy, hermetica II 236, 542, 591 &n

SD INDEX Mozart's Requiem, blind forces, organ & II 348

WG Mriga, a wild animal.

SD INDEX M'rira [Mrida, form of Rudra] (Skt) King I't a subordinate incarnation of, (Wilford) II 406

WG Mrityu, death.

SD INDEX "Mr. Sinnett's Esoteric Buddhism" [Some Inquiries suggested by] II 436n. See also Blavatsky, H. P. "Reply to an English FTS"

TG Mu (Phoen.). The same as ilus, mud, primordial chaos; a word used in the Tyrrhenian Cosmogony (See "Suidas").

SD INDEX Mudge (Marsh in tx), Professor B. F. II 218

TG Mudra (Sk.). Called the mystic seal. A system of occult signs made with the fingers. These signs imitate ancient Sanskrit characters of magic efficacy. First used in the Northern Buddhist Yogacharya School, they were adopted later by the Hindu Tantrikas, but often misused by them for black magic purposes.

OG Mudra -- (Sanskrit) A general name for certain intertwinings or positions of the fingers of the two hands, used alone or together, in devotional yoga or exoteric religious worship, and these mudras or digital positions are held by many Oriental mystics to have particular esoteric significance. They are found both in the Buddhist statues of northern Asia, especially those belonging to the Yogachara school, and also in India where they are perhaps particularly affected by the Hindu tantrikas. There is doubtless a good deal of hid efficacy in holding the fingers in proper position during meditation, but to the genuine occult student the symbolic meaning of such mudras or digital positions is by far more useful and interesting. The subject is too intricate, and of importance too small, to call for much detail of explanation here, or even to attempt a full exposition of the subject.

SKv Mudra A mystic symbol, seal, or sign used as a talisman of magical power. One such Mudra is the Hindu Vajra or thunderbolt-weapon of the gods, which exerted power over invisible and evil forces. The Mudras are also a system of occult signs of magical effect made with the fingers, as well as certain postures taken during meditation. Mudra is derived from the verbal root mud -- to be happy, to rejoice.

SP Mudra -- symbolic gesture.

WG Muhurtta. (See Time.)

SD INDEX Muir, John (1810-1882)

Hall prefers, to Wilson I 453n
----- Original Sanskrit Texts
on time II 611-12
Varuna II 268-9n
Vishnu I 349
----- "Verses . . ."
translated fr Vedas I 422-3

SD INDEX Mukhya (Skt) Primary Creation

evolution of vegetable kingdom I 454
fourth, or inanimate bodies I 446
betw three lower, higher kingdoms I 455

TG Mukta and Mukti (Sk.). Liberation from sentient life; one beatified or liberated; a candidate for Mokska, freedom from flesh and matter, or life on this earth.

FY Mukta, liberated; released from conditional existence.

SD INDEX Mukta (Skt) freed. See also Jivatman, Moksha

may choose to return to world I 132
unconditioned, or Parabrahman I 7

WG Muktatma, liberated spirit. (mukta, freed; atma, spirit.)

FY Mukti, See Mukta.

WG Mukti, salvation, deliverance, release from conditioned existence.

SKf Mukti, Moksha, Jivanmukta Mukti and Moksha both mean freedom, liberation, release from the bonds of material existence in this world, in other words: Nirvana. The verb-roots of these words: much and moksh, both mean to liberate, to set free. This liberation, however, is only relative; for when an entity reaches the summit of one scale of existence, there is unfolded before him a still higher range of worlds to be mastered, and so on forever. A man who has brought his discerning and spiritual faculties into active use, and hence has become free from the bonds of illusion and desire could be said to have attained Mukti. A monad or enlightened human being who while still alive on earth is freed from ignorance and its accompanying restrictions is termed a Jivanmukta. The Mahatmans and high Initiates are often called Jivanmuktas. This word is a compound of jivan -- living, and mukta -- freed, hence 'one freed while living.'

SD INDEX Mukti (Skt) liberation, nirvana

Enoch, Elijah attained II 532
freedom fr maya I xix


WG Mula-bandha, having roots, deep-rooted.

TG Mulaprakriti (Sk.). The Parabrahmic root, the abstract deific feminine principle -- undifferentiated substance. Akasa. Literally, "the root of Nature" (Prakriti) or Matter.

FY Mula-prakriti, undifferentiated cosmic matter; the unmanifested cause and substance of all being.

WG Mula-prakriti, undifferentiated matter; the root of matter; the first emanation of Parabrahmam, being itself an aspect of Parabrahmam. (mula, root;. prakriti, matter.)

OG Mulaprakriti -- (Sanskrit) A compound containing mula, "root," prakriti, "nature," root-matter or root-nature. Corresponding to it as the other or active pole is parabrahman, from which Brahman (neuter), the first or unmanifest Logos, proceeds. Mulaprakriti, therefore, as the kosmic veil of parabrahman, may be called homogeneous or undifferentiated primordial substance. It is the fountain or root of akasa. (See also Prakriti)

SKo Mulaprakriti 'Root-matter' or 'root-nature'; from mula -- root, and prakriti -- nature. Mulaprakriti is primordial matter or mother-substance, the 'veil' or manifested expression, or the other pole, of Parabrahman. The first faint vibrations of Universal Life are caused by the interaction of Parabrahman and Mulaprakriti. Every living thing, every atom, from the moment of manifestation has its dual aspect, its Parabrahman and its Mulaprakriti, its fundamental essence and its first divine vesture. Mulaprakriti is the fountain of Prakriti or of all material forms ranging from the grossest to the finest.

IN Mulaprakriti (Skt) "Root-nature," undifferentiated cosmic substance, the veil or opposite pole of Parabrahman.

SP Mulaprakrti [mulaprakriti] -- root nature.

SD INDEX Mulaprakriti (Skt). See also Pradhana, Prakriti, Primordial Matter, Svabhavat

Aditi or I 430
akasa radiates fr I 35
asat or II 597n
chaos primary aspect of I 536
conceals absolute point I 346
described I 10n, 75, 428-32
duad, veil, mother, daughter I 426
eternal root of That, All I 10, 147, 340
inert without force II 24-5
Isvara or Logos & I 351n
Kwan-yin, daiviprakriti or I 136
Light of the Logos & I 430
manifestation of II 24-5
one Logos appears as I 273-4
Parabrahman & I 46, 273, 337n, 346, 629
potentialities within I 137n
precosmic root-substance I 15, 35, 62, 147; II 24-5
protyle next neighbor of I 582
root of prakriti I 62; II 65
root principle I 256, 522
seven kingdoms & I 176
Shekinah or I 629
soul of one infinite spirit I 35
super astral light 1st radiation fr I 75
svabhavat & I 61
three principles born fr I 620-1
unevolved prakriti I 19
veil of Parabrahman I 10n, 130n, 179, 274, 428-9



sterile, fr horse & ass II 287
Uriel or Thartharaoth II 115n

TG Mulil (Chald.). A name of the Chaldean Bel.

SD INDEX Mulil, Mul-lil

Akkadian creative god II 365
caused the flood II 139n

SD INDEX Muller, Friedrich Max II 73

cited I xxv, xxvii-ix, xxx-xxxi, xxxvii-viii, xli, xlvi
darsanas show Greek infl I 47n
Dayanand Sarasvati I xxx
Dayanand Sarasvati's polemics w I 360
derivation of Mars, Ares II 392n
devotion of Hindus I 212n
Hindu mind most spiritual II 521
Indian arts, science fr Greeks II 225
Massey on solar myths I 303-5
missed meaning of Narada II 567
on phonetic laws I xxxi-ii
placed opinions before facts I xxix-xxx
War of Giants II 754
writing unknown in early India II 225
wrong about Aryan origins II 425
----- Chips from a German Workshop
Arab figures fr Hindustan I 360-1
Greek & Christian religions II 764n
Jones, Wilford &, forged manuscripts I xxx-i &n
Remusat on Jehovah I 472
review of Popol Vuh II 97 &n
Tahitian traditions II 193-4
Vedas, Avesta, etc I xxxviii
Vedas, Hesiod, etc II 450
----- A History of Ancient Sanskrit Literature
gives Morya for Moru [Maru] I 378n
q Rig-Veda I 26
----- India: What can it teach us?
attacks Darwinism II 721-2
----- Introduction to the Science of Religion
Badaoni I xxivn
Confucian, Taoist compared I xxv &n
Confucius I xxxviin
Egyptian religion not understood I xxviii-ix
missionaries confuse Eve w Ivi II 194n
Mother, Maya, Mary I xxxiin
Odin came before Homer, Vedas I xxix
only one true religion I xli
Remusat on I Hi Wei I 472
Saddharmalankara I xxvii
vanity of religious doctrines I xli
Wilford misled by forgery I xxx-i &n
----- Lectures on Mr. Darwin's Philosophy of Language.
Darwinian theory vulnerable II 662
speech needs human brain II 661
----- Lectures on the Science of Language
D. Stewart on Sanskrit, etc II 442
----- The Science of Thought
thought & language II 199n

SD INDEX Muller, Karl Otfried, A History of the Literature of Ancient Greece, "Spirit of God" I 365, 461

TG Muluk-Taoos (Arab.). From Maluh, "Ruler", a later form of Moloch, Melek, Malayak and Malachim, "messengers", angels. It is the Deity worshipped by the Yezidis, a sect in Persia, kindly called by Christian theology "devil worshippers", under the form of a peacock. The Lord "Peacock" is not Satan, nor is it the devil; for it is simply the symbol of the hundred eyed Wisdom; the bird of Saraswati, goddess of Wisdom; of Karttikeya the Kumara, the Virgin celibate of the Mysteries of Juno, and all the gods and goddesses connected with the secret learning.

SD INDEX Muluk-Taoos (Yezidi) [lord peacock], emblem of initiation II 514n

TG Mummy. The name for human bodies embalmed and preserved according to the ancient Egyptian method. The process of mummification is a rite of extreme antiquity in the land of the Pharaohs, and was considered as one of the most sacred ceremonies. It was, moreover, a process showing considerable learning in chemistry and surgery. Mummies 5,000 years old and more, reappear among us as preserved and fresh as when they first came from the hands of the Parashistes.

SD INDEX Mummy (ies)

w crocodile head I 220 &n; II 577
egg floating above, (Kircher) I 365
frog goddesses found on I 386
god II 464, 577
marks on, tell sex of I xxixn
Ptah unveils face of I 353
of Sesostris at Cairo I xxixn
tall male, at Tchertchen I xxxiii
tau cross placed on II 557
wheat placed w II 374 &n

TG Mumukshatwa (Sk.). Desire for liberation (from reincarnation and thraldom of matter).

FY Mumukshatwa, desire for liberation.

WG Mumukshutva, desire for moksha or final emancipation.

SD INDEX Munchhausen, Baron [K. F. H. von] II 441

TG Mundakya Upanishad (Sk.). Lit., the "Mundaka esoteric doctrine", a work of high antiquity. It has been translated by Raja Rammohun Roy.

KT Mundakya Upanishad (Sans.) Lit., the "Mundaka esoteric doctrine." A work of high antiquity; it has been translated by Raja Ram Mohun Roy.

SD INDEX Mundaka Upanishad

lower & higher Krishna I 535
Parabrahman I 6
universe as spider & web I 83

TG Mundane Egg or Tree, or any other such symbolical object in the world Mythologies. Meru is a "Mundane Mountain"; the Bodhi Tree, or Ficus religiosa, is the Mundane Tree of the Buddhists; just as the Yggdrasil is the "Mundane Tree" of the Scandinavians or Norsemen.

WG Mundane Egg. (See Egg of the World, also Hiranyagharba.)

SD INDEX Mundane Egg. See also Egg, Golden Egg

carried in Ptah's hand I 365
Christians adopted I 367-8
described I 65-6, 88-9, 359-68
Dionysius [Dionysos] sprang fr I 360
germ in the I 57
Keely near secret of I 556
Khnoum fashioned man fr I 366
arayana penetrates I 80-1
point in, becomes universe I 1
Scandinavian I 367
swan symbol & I 357

SD INDEX Mundane Tree. See also Tree of Life, Yggdrasil

Nidhogg gnawed roots of I 211
Son of Kriyasakti compared to I 211
tree of evolution II 259n

SD INDEX Mundi Domini (Lat) [world dominators] Church made devils of I 331

SD INDEX Mundi Tenentes (Lat) [world holders], Church made devils of I 331

SD INDEX Mundo, De. See Aristotle

TG Munis (Sk.). Saints, or Sages.

WG Muni, an ascetic, a saint, a holy man; pressure, impulse; a man driven by inward pressure or impulse.

GH Muni An ascetic, monk, devotee, hermit (especially one who has taken a vow of silence. (The following word is derived from the verbal root:) man, to think; hence one of the meanings of the word is 'a man who has attained union with his inner divinity.' Bhagavad-Gita, W. Q. Judge, p. 18)

SD INDEX Muni(s), Munin (Skt) sage(s) II 175

fathers of various beings II 259n
great, or first man I 345
fr previous manvantara I 207
rebellious & fallen gods II 232
ten prajapatis create seven II 573-4

SD INDEX Munk, Salomon, [Palestine], Gnostic influence on Zohar II 461n

SD INDEX Muntakhab-ut-Tawarikh. See Badaoni

SD INDEX Murad Ali Bey. See Mitford, G.

TG Murari (Sk.). An epithet of Krishna or Vishnu; Lit., the enemy of Mura -- an Asura.

WGa Murha, perplexing.

SD INDEX Murray, A. S., Manual of Mythology, prowess of Atlanteans II 753n

TG Murti (Sk.). A form, or a sign, or again a face, e.g., "Trimurti", the "three Faces" or Images.

TG Murttimat (Sk.). Something inherent or incarnate in something else and inseparable from it; like wetness in water, which is coexistent and coeval with it. Used of some attributes of Brahma and other gods.

SD INDEX Murtimat (Skt), embodied I 372

SD INDEX Musee des Sciences

disguised causes (Herschel) I 492n
gravitation (Herschel) I 604
Le Couturier & motor force I 502

SD INDEX Mushrooms, cobra venom & I 262


division of mathematics (Pythag) I 433
Mantrika-sakti, speech & I 293
Osiris-Isis invented, (Basnage) II 366
Thoth inventor of II 529
world called out of chaos by I 433

SD INDEX Musical

notation & Greek diatessaron II 600
scale & sacred planets II 602
scale & septenary laws II 628

OG Music of the Spheres -- Every sphere that runs its course in the abysmal depths of space sings a song as it passes along. Every little atom is attuned to a musical note. It is in constant movement, in constant vibration at speeds which are incomprehensible to the ordinary brain-mind of man; and each such speed has its own numerical quantity, in other words its own numerical note, and therefore sings that note. This is called the music of the spheres, and if man had the power of spiritual clairaudience, the life surrounding him would be one grand sweet song: his very body would be as it were a symphonic orchestra, singing some magnificent, incomprehensible, musical symphonic composition. The growth of a flower, for instance, would be like a changing melody running along from day to day; he could hear the grass grow, and understand why it grows; he could hear the atoms sing and see their movements, and hear the unison of the songs of all individual atoms, and the melodies that any physical body produces; and he would know what the stars in their courses are constantly singing.

SD INDEX Music of the Spheres

Celsus on I 445-6
Censorinus on I 433
chords of universal consciousness I 167
Pythagorean II 602
Vach or Pythagorean I 432

SD INDEX Muslin, fr India known in Chaldea II 226

TG Muspel (Scand.). A giant in the Edda, the Fire-god, and the father of the Flames. It was these evil sons of the good Muspel who after threatening evil in Glowheim (Muspelheim) finally gathered into a formidable army, and fought the "Last Battle" on the field of Wigred. Muspel is rendered as "World (or Mundane) Fire". The conception Dark Surtur (black smoke) out of which flash tongues of flame, connects Muspel with the Hindu Agni.

SD INDEX Muspell (Norse), war of sons (flames) of I 202

SD INDEX Mussulman (men). See also Mohammedans

crescent & II 31-2n
lethal influence of II 411n

SD INDEX Mut (Egy)

daughter, wife, mother of Ammon I 91n, 384, 430
Isis, Hathor or I 91n; II 464
mother, Moon, etc II 464

SD INDEX Mut (Phoen), Mahat (Skt) & I 451

IN Mutatis mutandis (Lat) Necessary changes being made.

TG Mutham or Mattam. (Sk.). Temples in India with cloisters and monasteries for regular ascetics and scholars.

SD INDEX Mut(h)-Isis (Egy), suckling Hor-Ammon II 464

TG Myalba (Tib.). In the Esoteric philosophy of Northern Buddhism, the name of our Earth, called Hell for those who reincarnate in it for punishment. Exoterically, Myalba is translated a Hell.

VS Joy Unto Ye, O Men of Myalba (III 35) [[p. 72]] Myalba is our earth pertinently called "Hell," and the greatest of all Hells, by the esoteric school. The esoteric doctrine knows of no hell or place of punishment other than on a man-bearing planet or earth. Avitchi is a state and not a locality.

SKv Myalba A Tibetan word which literally means 'hell.' The Voice of the Silence says:

Myalba is our earth -- pertinently called "Hell," and the greatest of all Hells, by the esoteric school. The esoteric doctrine knows of no hell or place of punishment other than on a man-bearing planet or earth. Avichi [Hell] is a state and not a locality. -- Fragment III, note 35

SD INDEX Mycenae, cyclopean structures at II 345n

SD INDEX Myer, Isaac

antiquity of Zohar II 461 &n
studied Kabbala well I 374
----- Qabbalah
Adamic race II 315
Ain-Soph creates in delight II 126
allegory of man w heavy load I 393-4
all things made male & female II 528
astral first race (Zohar) II 137
B'raisheeth bara elohim I 352
continued creation II 457
Earth chain II 503-4
four Adams II 457
God lowest designation I 619
Jews used Adonai, not YHVH II 452
Kabbala fr Aryan sources I 376
Logos brother of Satan II 162
Moses & Lord's glory (Exodus) II 538-9
mystical interpretation of Genesis I 374-5
One Cause, Primal Cause I 618
Pre-Adamite Kings II 83-4
on rebuking Satan II 478
rotation of Earth II 28n
seven Earths, seas, days I 347-8, 447-8
six-month night, day (Zohar) II 773
spirit, chaos, universe II 84-5
Superior emanates into all beings II 116
two creations in Zohar II 54
various worlds, shells, etc II 111, 504
wisdom-religion in Central Asia I 376
YHVH, Tetragrammaton I 438 &n
Zohar on bird of wisdom II 292-3

SD INDEX Mylitta (Babylonian Moon-goddess)

identical w Aditi II 43
same as Thalatth, Omoroca II 135
wife, mother, sister I 396

SD INDEX Myorica, swans of II 772n

SD INDEX Myrrha (Gk) I 384

SD INDEX Mysore, Sringa-giri mathams near I 272

TG Mystagogy (Gr.). The doctrines or interpretations of the sacred mysteries.

SD INDEX Mystere et la science, Le. See Felix, Father

SD INDEX Mysteres de la vie humaine. See Montlosier

SD INDEX Mysteres de l'horoscope. See Star, E.

SD INDEX Mysteria Specialia of Paracelsus, seeds fr which all develops I 283 &n


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TG Mysteries. Greek teletai, or finishings, celebrations of initiation or the Mysteries. They were observances, generally kept secret from the profane and uninitiated, in which were taught by dramatic representation and other methods, the origin of things, the nature of the human spirit, its relation to the body, and the method of its purification and restoration to higher life. Physical science, medicine, the laws of music, divination, were all taught in the same manner. The Hippocratic oath was but a mystic obligation. Hippocrates was a priest of Asklepios, some of whose writings chanced to become public. But the Asklepiades were initiates of the Aesculapian serpent-worship, as the Bacchantes were of the Dionysia; and both rites were eventually incorporated with the Eleusinia. The Sacred Mysteries were enacted in the ancient Temples by the initiated Hierophants for the benefit and instruction of the candidates. The most solemn and occult Mysteries were certainly those which were performed in Egypt by "the band of secret-keepers", as Mr. Bonwick calls the Hierophants. Maurice describes their nature very graphically in a few lines. Speaking of the Mysteries performed in Philae (the Nile-island), he says that "it was in these gloomy caverns that the grand and mystic arcana of the goddess (Isis) were unfolded to the adoring aspirant, while the solemn hymn of initiation resounded through the long extent of these stony recesses". The word "mysteries" is derived from the Greek muo, "to close the mouth", and every symbol connected with them had a hidden meaning. As Plato and many other sages of antiquity affirm, the Mysteries were highly religious, moral and beneficent as a school of ethics. The Grecian mysteries, those of Ceres and Bacchus, were only imitations of the Egyptian; and the author of Egyptian Belief and Modern Thought, informs us that our own "word chapel or capella is said to be the Caph-El or college of El, the Solar divinity". The well-known Kabiri are associated with the Mysteries. In short, the Mysteries were in every country a series of dramatic performances, in which the mysteries of cosmogony and nature, in general, were personified by the priests and neophytes, who enacted the part of various gods and goddesses, repeating supposed scenes (allegories) from their respective lives. These were explained in their hidden meaning to the candidates for initiation, and incorporated into philosophical doctrines.

IU Mysteries. -- Greek teletai, or finishings, as analogous to teleuteia or death. They were observances, generally kept secret from the profane and uninitiated, in which were taught by dramatic representation and other methods, the origin of things, the nature of the human spirit, its relations to the body, and the method of its purification and restoration to higher life. Physical science, medicine, the laws of music, divination, were all taught in the same manner. The Hippocratic oath was but a mystic obligation. Hippocrates was a priest of Asklepios, some of whose writings chanced to become public. But the Asklepiades were initiates of the Aesculapian serpent-worship, as the Bacchantes were of the Dionysia; and both rites were eventually incorporated with the Eleusinia. We will treat of the Mysteries fully in the subsequent chapters.

KT Mysteries (Sacred). They were enacted in the ancient temples by the initiated Hierophants for the benefit and instruction of candidates. The most solemn and occult were certainly those which were performed in Egypt by "the band of secret-keepers," as Mr. Bonwick calls the Hierophants. Maurice describes their nature very graphically in a few lines. Speaking of the Mysteries performed in Philae (the Nile-island), he says: -- "It was in these gloomy caverns that the grand mystic arcana of the goddess (Isis) were unfolded to the adoring aspirant, while the solemn hymn of initiation resounded through the long extent of these stony recesses." The word "mystery" is derived from the Greek muo, "to close the mouth," and every symbol connected with them had a hidden meaning. As Plato and many of the other sages of antiquity affirm, these mysteries were highly religious, moral, and beneficent as a school of ethics. The Grecian Mysteries, those of Ceres and Bacchus, were only imitations of the Egyptian, and the author of "Egyptian Belief and Modern Thought" informs us that our own word "chapel or capella is said to be the caph-el or college of El, the solar divinity." The well-known Kabeiri are associated with the mysteries.

In short, the Mysteries were in every country a series of dramatic performances, in which the mysteries of Cosmogony and nature in general were personified by the priests and neophytes, who enacted the parts of various gods and goddesses, repeating supposed scenes (allegories) from their respective lives. These were explained in their hidden meaning to the candidates for initiation and incorporated into philosophical doctrines.

WGa Mysteries, the secret ceremonies which took place during the Ancient Initiations, in which the candidates were taught the origin of things, the nature of the soul, and shown the births of worlds and systems by dramatic representations. They were divided into the Greater and the Lesser Mysteries.

OG Mysteries -- The Mysteries were divided into two general parts, the Less Mysteries and the Greater.

The Less Mysteries were very largely composed of dramatic rites or ceremonies, with some teaching; the Greater Mysteries were composed of, or conducted almost entirely on the ground of, study; and the doctrines taught in them later were proved by personal experience in initiation. In the Greater Mysteries was explained, among other things, the secret meaning of the mythologies of the old religions, as, for instance, the Greek.

The active and nimble mind of the Greeks produced a mythology which for grace and beauty is perhaps without equal, but it nevertheless is very difficult to explain; the Mysteries of Samothrace and of Eleusis -- the greater ones -- explained among other things what these myths meant. These myths formed the basis of the exoteric religions; but note well that exotericism does not mean that the thing which is taught exoterically is in itself false, but merely that it is a teaching given without the key to it. Such teaching is symbolic, illusory, touching on the truth -- the truth is there, but without the key to it, which is the esoteric meaning, it yields no proper sense.

We have the testimony of the Greek and Roman initiates and thinkers that the ancient Mysteries of Greece taught men, above everything else, to live rightly and to have a noble hope for the life after death. The Romans derived their Mysteries from those of Greece.

The mythological aspect comprises only a portion -- and a relatively small portion -- of what was taught in the Mystery schools in Greece, principally at Samothrace and at Eleusis. At Samothrace was taught the same mystery-teaching that was current elsewhere in Greece, but here it was more developed and recondite, and the foundation of these mystery-teachings was morals. The noblest and greatest men of ancient times in Greece were initiates in the Mysteries of these two seats of esoteric knowledge.

In other countries farther to the east, there were other Mystery schools or "colleges," and this word college by no means necessarily meant a mere temple or building; it meant association, as in our modern word colleague, "associate." The Teutonic tribes of northern Europe, the Germanic tribes, which included Scandinavia, had their Mystery colleges also; and teacher and neophytes stood on the bosom of Mother Earth, under Father Ether, the boundless sky, or in subterranean receptacles, and taught and learned. The core, the heart, the center, of the teaching of the ancient Mysteries was the abstruse problems dealing with death. (See also Guru-parampara)

SD INDEX Mysteries, The (Mystery Schools). See also Initiations, Mystery

Aeschylus initiated into II 419
Alexandrian, texts destroyed I xxiii-iv
astrology secret of II 500n
blinds conceal real II 310
Book of Enoch & II 229, 535
bull, dragon (Latin saying) fr II 133
church fathers initiated in I xxxix, xliv, 311
circle-dance prescribed for II 460
compilers of Christian II 561
crucifixion & II 560-2
custodians of II 281-2
desecration of II 503
Dionysiac, & egg I 359-60
a discipline & stimulus to virtue I xxxv
Egyptian I 312
founders of II 267n
gave rise to religions I xxxvi
geography part of II 9
great, & candidate's death II 462
Greek sages initiated in I 117
Hermes in Samothracian II 362
Herodotus on II 395-6
ideal & practical I 363
ineffable name & I 346
initiation into I xxxvi; II 795-6
lunar, & occult knowledge I 228n
Masonry once based on II 795-6
medieval, seven natural properties in II 630
of Mithras I 446; II 419n
Nazarene II 96n
origin of II 281, 560
philosophers initiated into I 326-7
pre-Adamic, (Chwolsohn) II 452-3
psychic & spiritual element belong to I 229
pyramids symbolize I 314-15, 317-18n
reestablished in fifth race II 124
rounds & races taught in II 435
Sabazian II 415-16, 419
at Sais II 396
Samothracian, & Deluge II 4
secrecy re II 124-5, 451, 518, 535
Secert Doctrine vol III records downfall of I xxxix-xl
secret of the fires in II 106
serpent taught men, (Gnostic) I 404
Sods, Sodalian I 463; II 212n, 633
unlocked w seven keys II 632
War in Heaven taught in II 386

SD INDEX Mysteries of Adonis. See Dunlap, S. F.

SD INDEX Mysteries of Magic. See Levi, E.

SD INDEX "Mysteries of Ro-stan" I 237

SD INDEX Mysteriis, De. See Iamblichus

SD INDEX Mysterium Magnum of Paracelsus

astral light of Alchemists II 511
Brahma (neuter) or I 61
chaos or I 283
elements born fr I 284
homogeneous matter I 584

SD INDEX Mystery (ies). See also Mysteries, The

cosmic, & Narada II 83
fatality of science I 670
geometrical figures &, of being I 430 &n
initiation & I 229
male figure symbol of unveiled I 351
"negation of common sense" I 669
of postmortem separation II 496
psychological, key to II 225n
seventh, of creation II 516-17
universal, & Mother I 88
veil of, over zodiacal signs II 580

SD INDEX "Mystery about Buddha, A" I 118

SD INDEX Mystery God, or seventh planet (Uranus) I 99-100

SD INDEX Mystery-Gods (Planetary Regents)

chief of, is Sun II 22-3
seven, of ancients II 22
various, given II 3

TG Mystery Language. The sacerdotal secret jargon employed by the initiated priests, and used only when discussing sacred things. Every nation had its own "mystery" tongue, unknown save to those admitted to the Mysteries.

KT Mystery Language. The sacerdotal secret "jargon" used by the initiated priests, and employed only when discussing sacred things. Every nation had its own "mystery" tongue, unknown to all save those admitted to the Mysteries.

WGa Mystery-Language, the language of the "mysteries" or those things which cannot be told. The sacerdotal language used in discussing sacred things.

SD INDEX Mystery Language

described I 308-25; II 574-89
every theology sprang fr I 310
Hebrew scrolls read numerically in II 208
imparted by advanced beings I 309
now called symbolism I 309
numerical & geometrical keys to I 318
pictorial & symbolical II 574
seven dialects of, & nature I 310
seven keys of I 310-11

SD INDEX Mystery of the Ages [by Marie, Countess of Caithness] II 229n

SD INDEX Mystery Schools. See Mysteries

SD INDEX Mystery-Tongue, of initiates II 200

TG Mystes (Gr.). In antiquity, the name of the new Initiates; now that of Roman Cardinals, who having borrowed all their other rites and dogmas from Aryan, Egyptian and Hellenic "heathen", have helped themselves also to the [[musis]] of the neophytes. They have to keep their eyes and mouth shift on their consecration, and are, therefore, called Mystae.

TG Mystica Vannus Iacchi. Commonly translated the mystic Fan: but in an ancient terra-cotta in the British Museum the fan is a Basket such as the Ancients' Mysteries displayed with mystic contents: Inman says with emblematic testes. [W.W.W.]

KT Mysticism. Any doctrine involved in mystery and metaphysics, and dealing more with the ideal worlds than with our matter-of-fact, actual universe.

OG Mysticism -- A word originally derived from the Greek and having a wide range of meaning in modern Occidental religious and philosophical literature. A mystic may be said to be one who has intuitions or intimations of the existence of inner and superior worlds, and who attempts to ally himself or to come into self-conscious communion with them and the beings inhabiting these inner and invisible worlds.

The word mysticism, of course, has various shades of significance, and a large number of definitions could easily be written following the views of different mystical writers on this theme. From the theosophical or occult point of view, however, a mystic is one who has inner convictions often based on inner vision and knowledge of the existence of spiritual and ethereal universes of which our outer physical universe is but the shell; and who has some inner knowledge that these universes or worlds or planes or spheres, with their hosts of inhabitants, are intimately connected with the origin, destiny, and even present nature of the world which surrounds us.

Genuine mysticism is an ennobling study. The average mystic, however, is one who lacks the direct guidance derived from personal teaching received from a master or spiritual superior.

SD INDEX Mysticism

Hindu I 212n
persecuted by Roman Church I xliv

IU Mystics. -- Those initiated. But in the mediaeval and later periods the term was applied to men like Boehmen the Theosophist, Molinos the Quietist, Nicholas of Basle, and others who believed in a direct interior communion with God, analogous to the inspiration of the prophets.

KT Mystic, from the Greek word mysticos. In antiquity, one belonging to those admitted to the ancient mysteries; in our own times, one who practises mysticism, holds mystic, transcendental views, etc.

SD INDEX Mystic(s)

planetary conjunction important to I 656
Russian, traveled to Tibet I xxxvi

SD INDEX Myth(s), Mythology (ies). See also Allegories, Legends

antiquity of, (Gould) II 219
Aryan influence on Babylonian II 130
astronomy & astrology part of I 389n
of Atlas II 762-5
based on ancient history II 235-6, 754-5, 769, 777
based on facts in nature II 197n, 293, 443
came fr the north II 774n
cosmos fr Divine Thought in I 339-40
crude, coarse, dangerous II 764-5 &n
described I 425
double-sexed creatures in II 130
evolution & Hindu I 22
of fallen angel II 475-505
four races in Greek II 270-1
giants important in ancient II 754-5
gods of I 668
historical lining to all I 303, 304n, 339
intelligent nature-forces basis of I 424
kernel of tradition in II 235
keys to II 517
Massey on value of I 303-5
meanings of persons in II 775
monsters of, actuality II 217-19, 293, 443
moon goddesses in I 264
Norse II 97, 100, 283n, 535, 754
oldest Greek, echoes primeval teaching I 109-10
origin of Satanic II 378-90
orthodox symbolism of modern II 335
Pococke on I 339
primitive disease (Renouf) I 303-4, 398
sevenfold interpretation of II 517, 765
Sun II 381-3, 386
various classical, interpreted II 769-77
of Vedic Aryans II 498, 520
wars in I 202
zodiac basis of I 652, 667-8

SD INDEX "Mythes du feu . . ." See Baudry, F.

SD INDEX Mythical, ancient texts not purely II 335

SD INDEX Mythical Monsters. See Gould, Charles

SD INDEX Mythological Geography [Mythische Geographie . . .]. See Volcker, Karl H. W.

SD INDEX Mythologie de la Grece antique. See Decharme

SD INDEX Mythologie des Indous, La. See Polier, de

SD INDEX Mythology. See Murray, A. S.

SD INDEX Mythopoeic Age, not a fairy tale I 266-7

SD INDEX Myths and Marvels of Astronomy. See Proctor

SD INDEX Myths and Myth-Makers. See Fiske, John