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The Talmud – Complete PDF SEDER ZERAI’M

Here are the first eleven tractates of the Jewish Mishnah our first part of the Jerusalem Talmud, the SEDER ZERAI’M. This section of the Mishnah was written by the rabbis to inform all Jews what must be done to fulfil their biblical obligations of prayer and commandments about food. Of all the Tractates in Seder […]

Seeing Through – Guide to Insight Meditation

This is Bhikkhu K. Nananandas Guide to Insight Meditation – Seeing Through. From the intro: “Insight meditation paves the way to that penetrative wisdom which delivers the mind from bondage to Sarilsiira. This bondage often baffles the thinker because there is a ‘catch’ in the tools he has to take up to break it. Percepts […]

Fundamentals of Buddhism by Dr. Peter D. Santina

Fundamentals of Buddhism. This 136 pages work by Dr. Peter D. Santina covers the basic Buddhist teaching over a series of twelve lectures. Among them are the life of the Buddha, the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, Karma, rebirth, dependent origination, the three universal characteristics and finally the five aggregates. – Good introduction to […]

THE BUDDHA’S DOCTRINE OF ANATTA

THE BUDDHA’S DOCTRINE OF ANATTA. This is a comparative study of the concepts of ‘self’ and ‘non-self‘ in Buddhism, Hinduism and Western Philosophy by Buddhadasa Bikku. It extensively describes the Buddha’s principle of not -self and contrasts it with those in other doctrines, for example, the Six Teachers’ wrong views, the viewpoints of the Vedanta and […]

Works of Thomas Vaughan

THOMAS VAUGHAN is the most interesting figure in Hermetic literature of the seventeenth century in England.Vaughan was unusual amongst alchemists  of the time in that he worked closely with his wife Rebecca Vaughan, and valued and even saw as essential, their joint work. Thomas was a member of the famous Society of Unknown Philosophers. He […]

Bhagavad Gita PDF Ebook – three modern translations

Bhagavad Gita. Three English versions of the Bhagavad Gita, the greatest devotional book of Hinduism. It has long been recognized as one of the world’s most important spiritual classics and a Hindu guide to all on the path of Truth. The Bhagavad Gita is sometimes known as the Song of the Lord or the Gospel […]

The Eightfold Path for the Householder

These meditation instructions are aimed at the householder. Each part of the Eightfold Path is explained in a separate chapter. The tone of the teaching is contemporary and non-technical. The universality and relevance of the Buddha’s teaching are illustrated by numerous quotations from more recent luminaries. Download it here (488 KB/143 pages): The Eightfold Path […]

Introductory Concepts of Kabbalah

Introductory Concepts of Kabbalah. Kabbalah can be translated from the Hebrew as “received tradition”, and is a term applied to a vast and seemingly disparate body of esoteric knowledge and practice. It is used to describe Jewish mysticism in general, or more specifically the tradition which found its impetus in the Sefer ha-Zohar (“The Book of […]

Be Still, It Is The Wind That Sings

Be Still, It Is The Wind That Sings is a collection of works by Arthur Osborne. In these texts (467 pages) you will find a selection of his poems and thoughts about Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Christianity. From the poem “The Sleeping Beauty” “A pretty children’s tale is found Of how a lady slept spell-bound […]

The Hermetical Triumph: or, The Victorious Philosophical Stone

The Hermetical Triumph: or, The Victorious Philosophical Stone. A Treatise more complete and more intelligible than any has been yet, concerning The Hermetical Magistery. London 1723. An English translation of Limojon de Saint Didier’s ‘Le triomphe hermétique’ which comprised Didier’s French translation of a Latin version of the German work ‘Uralter-Ritter-Krieg’, with his commentary : […]

Buddhisms Noble Eightfold Path to end Suffering

Buddhisms Noble Eightfold Path to end Suffering. The essence of the Buddha’s teaching can be summed up in two principles: the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path. The first covers the side of doctrine, and the primary response it elicits is understanding; the second covers the side of discipline, in the broadest sense […]

Now is the Knowing

The Buddha said that the greatest gift if the gift of Dhamma. This book represents the wish of some of those fortunate enough to have received Dhamma teachings from Venerable Ajahn Sumedho to share them with others. Download here (148 KB): Now is the Knowing

Data integrity patterns of the Torah

In this text: Data Integrity Patterns of the Torah, Author Kevin Acre presents numerous intriguing types of evidence that the total number of letters in each of the books of the Torah are exactly what they originally were. This could support the belief that the Torah has been copied virtually without error down through dozens […]

RIG VEDA – Download the free English PDF ebook of the complete Rig Veda here

Rig Veda or ‘Rigveda’ means praise/verse of knowledge. It is counted among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The others are: Yajur Veda or Yahurveda, Sama Veda and Atharva Veda. The Rig Veda is the oldest of them and it consists of 1,028 Vedic Sanskrit hymns and 10,600 verses in […]

Katha Upanishad or Death as Teacher

The Katha Upanishad is probably the most widely known of all the Upanishads. It was early translated into Persian and through this rendering first made its way into Europe. Later Raja Ram Mohun Roy brought out an English version. It has since appeared in various languages; and English, German and French writers are all agreed […]

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by SOGYAL RINPOCHE. From the foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama: “As a Buddhist, I view death as a normal process, a reality that I accept will occur as long as I remain in this earthly existence. Knowing that I cannot escape it, I see no point […]

Three Books of Occult Philosophy, or of Magick

Three Books of Occult Philosophy, by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim. “The Number and the Nature of those things, Cal’d Elements, what Fire, Earth, Aire forth brings: From whence the Heavens their beginnings had; Whence Tide, whence Rainbow, in gay colours clad. What makes the Clouds that gathered are, and black, To send forth Lightnings, […]

The Hieroglyphic Monad

The Hieroglyphic Monad by John Dee to MAXIMILIAN, by God’s Grace Most Wise Emperor of Rome, Bohemia, and Hungary. This work was written by John Dee and originally published in London, England, 1564. Adobe Acrobat version created by Benjamin Rowe, July 4, 2000. Formatted in Adobe Caslon and Tiepolo. 520 KB, 45 illustrated pages, download […]

Transcendental Magic Its Doctrine and Ritual by Eliphas Levi

Transcendental Magic Its Doctrine and Ritual  (Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie) By Eliphas Levi (Alphonse Louis Constant) Translated to English by A. E. Waite. Originally published by Rider & Company, England, 1855. The books are transcribed and converted to Adobe Acrobat format by Benjamin Rowe, January, 2002.  Eliphas Levi wrote the sequel to […]

The Magus – Celestial Intelligencer by Francis Barrett 1801

The Magus or Celestial Intelligencer is a complete system of occult philosophy by Francis Barrett, Professor of Chemistry. It involves modern practice of the Calistic art, natural and celestial Magic anno 1801.  The two pdf ebook volumes includes printable page photos, with many illustrations, charts and diagrams. Download them both here: The Magus or Celestial Intelligencer I(7,89 […]

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