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Cosmic Memory by Rudolf Steiner

Cosmic Memory with the subtitle: ‘Prehistory of Earth and Man’ is Rudolf Steiners introduction to his own cosmology. From the foreword: “The philosophical outlook of Rudolf Steiner embraces such fundamental questions as the being of man, the nature and purpose of freedom, the meaning of evolution, the relation of man to nature, the life after […]

The Mystics of Islam by Reynold A. Nicholson

Academic introduction to the origins of Sufism. In The Mystics of Islam, Reynold A. Nicholson draws lines to old Christian, gnostic, neoplatonistic and even the Buddhist influences from where Sufism origins. The book is rich on examples, poems and references to Sufi masters and writers. Dowload here (84 pages): Mystics of Islam

Tabjuman Al-Ashwaq – A Collection of Mystical Odes

‘Tabjuman Al-Ashwaq – A Collection of Mystical Odes’ by MUHYI’DDIN IBN AL-‘ARABI is a collection of three individual sufi manuscripts that have been edited together here. This scanned edition was published by The Royal Asiatic Society in London 1911. Download here (172 pages/6.7MB): Ibn Al-Arabi Tarjuman Al-Ashwaq

Advanced Course in Yoga Philosophy

Advanced Course in Yoga Philosophy and Oriental Occultism by Yogi Ramacharaka was first published in English in 1904 by the Yogi Publication Society Chicago, Illinois. It deals with the inner yoga as a spiritual path more than the physical exercises.  Please keep in mind that this book might be fake, since there is no other record […]

Divine Justice or The problem of Evil

Divine Justice or The problem of Evil by Javad Shayvard is published by the World Organization for Islamic Services in Tehran in 1977. It deals with the problems of justice, moral and concepts as evilness from a Shia point of vie. Download the 38 pages here: Divine Justice or The problem of Evil

Strange Life of Ivan Osokin

Strange Life of Ivan Osokin by P. D. Ouspensky follows the unsuccessful struggle of Ivan Osokin to correct his mistakes when given a chance to relive his past. The conclusion fully anticipates the Fourth Way Philosophy which typified Ouspensky’s later works. The Magician, a minor but important character who makes appearances at the beginning and […]

The Psychology of Mans Possible Evolution

P. D. Ouspenskys ‘The Psychology of Mans Possible Evolution’ was published shortly after his death in 1947 together with In Search of the Miraculous. It describes how and why man must work simultaneously on his knowledge and his being to find inner unity. From the book: And here we come at once to a very important […]

In Search of the Miraculous – P. D. Ouspensky

Search of the Miraculous by P. D. Ouspensky has the subtitle: ‘Fragments of an Unknown Teaching’. In this 396 page work P. D. Ouspensky for the first time introduces the Enneagram to the western world which he learned about from the teachings of the Greek-Armenian mystic G.I. Gurdjieff. Download the book here: THIS WORK HAS […]

The Fourth Way by P. D. Ouspensky

When P. D. Ouspensky was asked if he intended to publish his lectures, he answered: ‘What is the use? The most important is not the lectures but the questions and answers.’ This book consists of verbatim extracts from talks and answers to questions given by Ouspensky between 1921 and 1946. Chapter I is a general […]

The Symbolism of the Tarot by Ouspensky

The Symbolism of the Tarot by P.D. Ouspensky. From the foreword: “No study of occult philosophy is possible without an acquaintance with symbolism, for if the words occultism and symbolism are correctly used, they mean almost one and the same thing. Symbolism cannot be learned as one learns to build bridges or speak a foreign […]

‘Life Is Real Only Then, When “I Am’ by Gurdjieff

‘Life Is Real Only Then, When “I Am“‘ was first privately printed in 1974. It is the incomplete text of the third Series of All and Everything by G. I. Gurdjieff. The book comprises a prologue, Gurdjieff’s description of five of his lectures (delivered on five nights starting November 28 and ending December 19, 1930) […]

Meetings with Remarkable Men – G. GURDJIEFF

Meetings with Remarkable Men is the second volume of the All and Everything trilogy written by the Greek-Armenian mystic G. I. Gurdjieff. It was published in 1963 and tells the tale of the young Gurdjieff growing up in a world torn between his unexplainable experiences and the developing modern sciences. The book takes the form […]

The Struggle of the Magicians – Gurdjieff

The Struggle of the Magicians is a Ballet in five acts by G.I Gurdjieff. He wrote it in 1914 as he build he first groups of students in Skt. Petersburg which laid the foundation for his lifelong work as a spiritual teacher in Russia, Turkey, Germany and France. One of the poems from the Ballet: […]

Action and Relationship – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Action and Relationship is a compilation of two talks Jiddu Krishnamurti held in Colombo Ceylon 28th December 1949 and 22nd January 1950. From the book: “There is only one fundamental revolution. This revolution is not of idea; it is not based on any pattern of action. This revolution comes into being when the need for […]

Jiddu Krishnamurtis Notebook (1961)

In June 1961 Krishnamurti began to keep a daily record of his perceptions and states of consciousness. In this unique daily record we have what may be called the wellspring of Krishnamurti’s teaching. The whole essence of his teaching is here, arising from its natural source. Download the notebook in full length (343 pages) here: […]

Eight Conversations – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Eight Conversations is a collection of Jiddu Krishnamurti conversations he had with people in 1967 while he worked in the states. Download full text here: Krishnamurti Eight Conversations

Gurdjieff, Enneagram and the Fourth Way

Gurdjieff, Enneagram and the Fourth Way. This short essay will survey the Armenian mystic Gurdjieff’s central ideas, locate his sources and delineate the main reasons for his “Work”; explain chief methods and evaluate his place in the history of ideas and in the contemporary visions of human condition. From the book: What the Theosophical movement […]

Buddhism in a nutshell

Here is a classic on the basics of Buddhism by Ven. Narada Thera. In its eleven chapter it explains: The Story of the Buddha; The Teachings (Dhamma) is it a philosophy? Is Buddhism a religion? Is Buddhism as Ethical system? Some salient features of Buddhism. Karma or the Law of Moral Causation. Rebirth. Dependent Arising […]

The concept of Allah in Islam

From the intro: “The concept of Allah in Islam is not written for those who deliberately misrepresent the Islamic faith, for these will never see anything except through their own tinted glasses, and there is no cure for their blindness. Rather, it is written for open-minded and fair non-Muslims who sincerely wish to know how […]

Kabbalah Meditation from Torah to Self-improvement to Prophecy

This work in progress is intended to train one to experience the authentic Kabbalah. Study the manual by browsing the table of contents, links, and footnotes. The work focuses on learning kabbalah through character improvement through the theoretical, meditative, and practical kabbalah. This work is in English uses a Hebrew true-type font that should be […]

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