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Codex Borbonicus or Codex Cihuacoat

Codex Borbonicus also known as Codex Cihuacoat was written just a few years before the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. Only a few of these codices are known, since the fourth tlatoani Itzcoatl ordered them all burnt because it was “not wise that all the people should know the paintings”. Like all pre-Columbian codices, Codex Borbonicus is entirely […]

Cantares Mexicanos – Songs of the Aztecs

Cantares Mexicanos – Songs of the Aztecs is the English translation of the original Aztec text written in Nahuatl.  Three times during the last century scientists have failed to decipher the Cantares Mexicanos. It was finally translated in 1985 by John Bierhost, this is the amazing result.  Cantares Mexicanos is now considered a cornerstone in American Indian literature. It […]

The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

The Book of Chilam of Chumayel by Ralph L. Roys was published in 1933. The Books of Chilam Balam are the sacred books of the Maya of Yucatan and were named after their last and greatest prophet. Chilam, or chilan, was his title which means that he was the mouth-piece or interpreter of the gods. Balam means jaguar, […]

The Haran Gawaita and the Baptism of Hibil Ziwa

The Haran Gawaita and the Baptism of Hibil Ziwa by E. S Drower. The Haran Gawaita or Inner Haran is a Mandaean text which tells the history of the Mandaeans and their arrival in Iraq as Nasoreans from Jerusalem. According to the Haran Gawaita, John the Baptist was baptized, initiated, and educated by the patron of […]

The Secret Adam – a Study of Nasoreaen Gnosis by E. S. Drower

The Secret Adam – a Study of Nasoreaen Gnosis by E. S. Drower takes us deep into the pre-Christian spirituality of the ancient Persia. Still today there are remnants of the Mandaeans (“Gnostics”) also known as Sabaeans in Iraq who among other had a tradition of baptism. Their knowledge are historically accessible through a vast amounts of […]

A Manual of Khsnoom – The Zoroastrian Occult Knowledge

A Manual of Khsnoom – The Zoroastrian Occult Knowledge is a near 500 pages long introduction to Zoroastrian cosmology, occultism, spirituality and fantastic tales.  The book is written by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria assisted by Burjor Ratanji Panthaki M.A. on the basis of traditional text and it was published by Zoroastrian societies. Download the free ebook […]

Echoes From the Gnosis – The Gnosis of the Mind – Six Volumes

Echoes From the Gnosis – The Gnosis of The Mind is written by G. R. S. Mead the first modern scholar of Gnostic tradition. G. R. S. Mead was the private secretary of H. P. Blavatsky and in 1906 he published the first volume of eleven in the series Echoes From the Gnosis. The works are a combination of […]

The Sacred Books of the East – all 50 volumes

The Sacred Books of the East is an enormous  project undertaken by Max Müller and various authors from 1879 and 1910. The groups work was published by Oxford University Press and to this day many of the translations are the only ones existing or the most precise. It is not possible to buy the complete set of these works, but Google […]

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad With commentary of Sri Sankaracharya

The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad is one of the oldest Upanishads and one of the largest and important ones. It was written by Ajnavalkya in the mid-first millennium BCE. Brhadaranyaka Upanishad means the “great forest-book” – meaning that is should be read in solitude – and it consists of three part called kandas: the Madhu kanda, the Yajnavalkya or the Muni […]

Ramayana as PDF e-book – The story of King Rama in four volumes

Here is the complete PDF version of Ramayana in English. The version of Ramayana I posted nearly a year ago was a shorter more popular edition. This one here is a translation of the entire scripture directly from the original Sanskrit versions. Like The Mahabharata, Ramayana is an ancient epic tale, that not only is […]

Mahabharata – all volumes in 12 PDF-files

Here is the complete Mahabharata translated into English prose directly from the original sanskrit text by Pratap Chandra Roy. Each of the 12 volumes are about 500 pages and they are huge files, so please be patient when downloading. The Mahabharata is one of the two major Indian hero-epics, The Ramayana being the other one. […]

The Zend Avesta

The Zend Avesta are the main texts used in the Zoroastrian faith. These many different texts are believed to have been transmitted orally for centuries before they were written down in the 3rd century. According to legend preserved in the Book of Arda Viraf, a 3rd or 4th century work, a written version of The Zend […]

Classics of Spiritual Philosophy and the Present

Classics of Spiritual Philosophy and the Present has been edited and compiled by Vladimir Antonov, Ph.D. The huge work takes the reader on a rough hike through thousands of years of spiritual traditions. Beginning with Pythagoras and Krishna Vladimir works his way through Christianity, Shamanism, Buddhism and a number of individual masters. From the foreword: […]

The Book of Gates and the Am-Tuat by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Book of Gates and the Egyptian Heaven Am-Tuat are the Ancient Egyptian cosmological treatises describing the architecture and inhabitants of the Tuat, the underworld which the boat of the Sun God, Ra, traverses during the night hours. The Book of Gates describes the passage of a newly deceased soul into the next world, corresponding to the journey […]

The Queen of Sheeba – Kebra Nagast

The Queen of Sheeba – Kebra Nagast. This volume contains an English translation of the famous Ethiopian work, Kebra Nagast, The Glory Of Kings. This book has been held in the highest honour in Ethiopia for several centuries and has been, and still is, venerated by the people as containing the final proof of their […]

Secret of the Golden Flower – A Chinese Book of Life

Secret of the Golden Flower subtitled ‘A Chinese Book of Life’. This ancient esoteric treatise was transmitted orally for centuries before being recorded on a series of wooden tablets in the eighth century. It was recorded by a member of the Religion of Light, whose leader was the Taoist adept Lu Yen (also known as […]

The Complete Pythagoras

The Complete Pythagoras is a compilation of two books. The first is entitled The Life Of Pythagoras and contains the four biographies of Pythagoras that have survived from antiquity: that of Iamblichus (280-333 A.D.), Porphry (233-306 A.D.), Photius (ca 820- ca 891 A.D.) and Diogenes Laertius (180 A.D.). The second is entitled Pythagorean Library and […]

Mysteries of the Seed by Rodney Collin

In 1931 Rodney Collin read a New Model of the Universe by P.D. Ouspensky, and in 1935 he and his wife attended some talks given by Maurice Nicoll, who had been a pupil of both Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, but he did not continue with Nicoll’s meetings. Through one of the members of the Peace Pledge Union, […]

A Collection Of Studies On The Tibetan Bon Tradition

The ‘Bon’ religious tradition of Tibet is often misunderstood as just another branch or sect of Buddhism. The historical predominance of Buddhism in all aspects of Tibetan political and social culture since the seventh century is responsible for such misconceptions. ‘Bonpos’, the followers of Bon religion had to endure centuries of persecution and social and […]

Mushrooms Russia and History

Mushrooms Russia and History is addressed to those who love mushrooms, who love the whole rich world of wild mushrooms in the same way that many love the flowers of the field and the birds of the air. “Our public is certainly one of the smallest in the English-speaking world, but no matter. We invite […]

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