Noter

 

  1. "De tre korgarna"

  2. A Record of The Buddhist Religion as Practised in India and The Malay Archipelago (A. D. 671-695), I-tsing, p. xxxvi

  3. Avatamsaka-sutra (Flower Garland Sutra, Kegon-sutra in Japan). Cf. Japanese Buddhism by Sir Charles Eliot, pp. 108-110

  4. Bhagavad-Gita, 4:1-3, (Judges version), Proprius Förlag 1977

  5. William Q Judge, Teosofins ocean, s 5

  6. Cf. "Avatamsaka-sutra," Japanese Buddhism, pp. 109-110

  7. G. de Purucker, Fountain-Source of Occultism, p. 112

  8. Blavatsky, Den Hemliga Läran, II:536

  9. G. de Purucker, Fountain-Source of Occultism, pp. 112-113

10. Darwin, The Descent of Man, p. 155

11. Cf. Francis Hitching, The Neck of the Giraffe: Where Darwin Went Wrong, chapter 8 "Monkey business", pp. 199-224; also Eldredge and Tattersall, The Myths of Human Evolution, pp. 45-46

12. Hitching, p. 221

13. Blavatsky, Den Hemliga Läran, II:16-21

14. Reincarnation: The Phoenix Fire Mystery, comp. and ed. by Joseph Head and Sylvia Cranston, p. 159 ff

15. Blavatsky, Den Hemliga Läran II:85

16. Cf. Blavatsky, The Key to Theosophy, pp. 162-163 och Purucker, Fountain-Source of Occultism, pp. 549-554

17. Meditations, bk. 10, §15, trans. Staniforth, p. 157

18. See Jane Harrison, Prolegomena to the Study of the Greek Religion, "Critical Appendix on the Orphic Tablets" by Prof. Gilbert Murray, pp. 659-660

19. Pausanias: Description of Greece, trans. W. H. S. Jones, 4:351

20. Inscriptiones Graecae Insularum Maris Aegaei 1:789; quoted by Harold R.Willoughby, Pagan Regeneration: A Study of Mystery Initiations in the Graeco-Roman World, p. 44

21. Thomas Taylor, The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus: Translated from the Greek, and demonstrated to be the Invocations which were used in the Eleusinian Mysteries, p. 146

22. Pausanias: Description of Greece, 4:355

23. See Thomas Verny, M. D., with John Kelly, The Secret Life of the Unborn Child

24. Edward Vernon Arnold, Roman Stoicism, p. 161

25. Visuddhi Magga, Buddhaghosa (5th C. AD); cf. World of the Buddha, ed. Lucien Stryk, p. 159 et seq

26. H. P. Blavatsky to the American Conventions: 1888-1891, p. 22

27 Bhagavad-Gita, 3:35, (Judges version), Proprius Förlag 1977

28. The Zohar (iii:98b), trans. Harry Sperling, Maurice Simon, and Dr. Paul P. Levertoff, 3:300

29. The reader is referred to the following sources: Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism by Gershom G. Scholem, notably the chapter titled: "The Zohar II: The Theosophic Doctrine of the Zohar," p. 202 ff.; The Zohar, translated by Harry Sperling and Maurice Simon, 5 vols.; Qabbalah by Isaac Myer; Kabbalah: New Perspectives by Moshe Idel

30. Matteusevangeliet 17:2

31. Maha-Parinibbana-Sutta, iv, §§48-50

32. "Havamal," §137, The Masks of Odin by Elsa-Brita Titchenell, p. 126

33. G. de Purucker, The Esoteric Tradition II:1104-1105

34. Ibid. II:1105-1107

35. Petrus första brev 3:19

36. Maha-Parinibbana-Sutta, ch. 3, §§3-4, Sacred Books of the East 11:41

37. Ibid., ch. 3, §7, p. 43

38. Ibid., ch. 3, §§9-10, p. 44

39. Ibid., ch. 3, §§49-50, p. 54

40. Författaren har stött sig på G de Purucker, The Esoteric Tradition I:69-75, Ralston Skinner, The Source of Measures, s 300-301, och "No Error" av JRS (Skinner) i H P Blavatsky, Collected Writings 9:276-279 med not av HPB på s 279

41. Se Bhagavad-Gita 9:2, vars första rad lyder rajavidya rajaguhyam, "den konungsliga kunskapen, den konungsliga hemligheten"

42. Ibid. 4:11

43. Sheldon Cheney, Men Who Have Walked with God, p. 194; cf. Meister Eckhart, A Modern Translation, trans. Raymond Bernard Blakney, p. 14

44. Blavatsky, Den Hemliga Läran, I:129

45. Cullavagga, V, 8:1-2, Sacred Books of the East, 20:78-81

46. Pali för sanskritordet siddhi. Det finns två slags siddhier: "en grupp, som omfattar själs- och tankelivets lägre, grövre energier och förmögenheter, och en annan, som däremot kräver den högsta utbildning av andliga krafter." (H P Blavatsky, Tystnadens röst, s 31)

47. Cullavagga, V, 8:1-2, Sacred Books of the East, 20:78-81, p. 80

48. Ibid, p. 81

49. E. S. Instructions III:4-5, pp. 21-22; reprinted in H. P. Blavatsky, Collected Writings 12:488, 495

50. H. P. Blavatsky to the American Conventions: 1888-1891, p. 28

51. Ibid., p. 35

52. Cf. IV, 1, §§20-27, T. W. Rhys Davids trans., Sacred Books of the East 35:155-162

53. Ibid., p. 158

54. Visuddhi Magga (Way of Purity) by Buddhaghosa; cited in World of the Buddha: A Reader, ed. Lucien Stryk, p. 159 et seq

55. Cf. Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism by Tsong-ka-pa, ed. and trans. Jeffrey Hopkins, pp. 102-109

56. Saddharma-pundarika (The Lotus of the True Law), xv, §§22-23, trans. H. Kern, Sacred Books of the East, 21:310

57. Palitexten lyder attadipa-attasarana - atta (atman ",jag" på sanskrit), dipa, "laterna", "ljus", sarana (sanskrit sharana), "tillflyktsort"

58.  Maha Parinibbana-Sutta, ii, §33, trans. T. W. Rhys Davids; Sacred Books of the East, 11:38

59. Se Grace F Knoche, Mysterieskolorna, Teosofiska Bokförlaget 1999, s 36-46

60. Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism, p. 101

61. Cf. The Sutra of Hui-neng, trans. Thomas Cleary, p. 20

62. Buddhaghosa, quoted in World of the Buddha, p. 160

63. See HPB: The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Helena Blavatsky by Sylvia Cranston, 3rd rev. ed.; H. P. Blavatsky and the Theosophical Movement by Charles J. Ryan, 2nd rev. ed.; H. P. Blavatsky, Collected Writings, 1874-1878, ed. Boris de Zirkoff, 1:xxv-lii; and H. P. Blavatsky, Tibet and Tulku by Geoffrey A. Barborka, pp. 6-41

64. The Golden Book of The Theosophical Society: 1875-1925, p. 19; H. P. Blavatsky, Collected Writings 1:94

65. See The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, Letter XXVI, p. 203

66. The Mahatma Letters to A P Sinnett, Letter XLVII, pp. 271-272

67. Blavatsky, Den Hemliga Läran, I:29-30

68. Brevsamlingen lämnades 1939 till British Museum (British Library) av testamentsexekutorn Maud Hoffman och kan studeras av allmänheten

69. Cf. Proceedings of The Society for Psychical Research, London, England, Part IX, December 1885, pp. 201-400

70. Dr Harrisons kritik har publicerats med tretton färgbilder under titeln H. P. Blavatsky and the SPR: An Examination of the Hodgson Report of 1885, Theosophical University Press, 1997.

71. The Original Programme of The Theosophical Society, p. 6; reprint, H. P. Blavatsky, Collected Writings 7:148

72. Ibid.

73. Andra Timotheosbrevet 3:1-5 och Andra Petrusbrevet 3:12

74. Cf. The Masks of Odin by Elsa-Brita Titchenell, "Völuspá" (The Sibyl´s Prophecy), pp. 87-100

75. Hermetica, trans. Walter Scott, 1:344-347, "Asclepius - III," §26a

76. The Vishnu Purana, trans. H.H. Wilson, 4:224-229, bk. 4, ch. 24

77. The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, Letter XIV, p. 88

78. Cf. G. de Purucker, Fountain-Source of Occultism, pp. 689-695

79. William Law, The Spirit of Prayer: or The Soul Rising out of the Vanity of Time, into the Riches of Eternity, Prayer 2.1-32; cf. Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philosophy, p. 243

80. Letters That Have Helped Me 1:20-21

81. Moral Essays, "On Providence," 5, 9

82. G. de Purucker, The Esoteric Tradition, II:701

83. Cf. Chandogya Upanishad, VIII, 1,3.

84. Margaret Conger, Combined Chronology, p. 33

85. Majjhima Nikaya, quoted in Fountain-Source of Occultism, G. de Purucker, p. 35

86 Tystnadens röst, "De två vägarna", s 48

87. The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, pp. 17, 51

 

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