H.P. Blavatsky
COLLECTED WRITINGS ONLINE

Cover Blavatsky Collected Writings Volume 5

Compiled by Boris de Zirkoff
Copyright Quest Books

Cover text

Preface & Acknowledgement

(unique contents per volume)

Note on the Transliteration of Sanskrit

(unique general bibliography & index per volume)

VOLUME V

Foreword (xxiii)

Chronological Survey & Key to Abbrev. (xxiv-xxix)

Table Of Contents (xxx-xxxii)

June 15, 1883.

  1. Explications Relatives a la Controverse Sur L’Occultisme (1-4)
  2. Explanations Relatives to the Controversy (4-6)

July 15, 1883.

  1. Théosophie et Spiritisme (6-35)
  2. Theosophy and Spiritism (36-65)
  3. “Oppressed Widowhood” in America (65-67)

August, 1883.

  1. Our Fifth Year (67-69)
  2. Devachan: Western Stricture and Eastern Version (DWSEV): Memorandum (70-73)
  3. DWSEV : The Real and the Unreal (74-81)
  4. DWSEV : Dream Life (81-88)
  5. DWSEV : The Various States of Devachan (88-94)
  6. The Essentials of Religion (95-100)
  7. A Human Storage Battery (101-103)
  8. Funeral Rites Among Savage Races (104)
  9. The Teachings of Allan Kardec (105-106)
  10. Is Foeticide a Crime? (106-108)
  11. Editor’s Note to “Efficacy of Funeral Ceremonies” (108)
  12. Transmigration of the Life-Atoms (109-117)
  13. Miscellaneous Notes (117)
  14. A Final Answer (118-121)
  15. H. P. B. and Freeethought (Letter dated August 16, 1883; first published in August, 1931) (122-125)
  16. Our New Branches (125-127)
  17. Miscellaneous Notes (128)

Sept., Oct., Nov., 1883.

  1. Introductory Remarks by the Compiler (129-138)
  2. Some Inquiries Suggested by Mr. Sinnett’s “Esoteric Buddhism”: (139-142)
  3. Reply to an English F. T. S. (143-150)
  4. Do the Adepts Deny the Nebular Theory? (150-155)
  5. Is the Sun Merely A Cooling Mass? (155-163)
  6. Are the Great Nations to be Swept Away in an Hour? (163-171)
  7. Is the Moon Immersed in Matter? (171)
  8. About the Mineral Monad (171-175)
  9. Sri Sankaracharya’s Date and Doctrine (By T. Subba Row) (176-197)
  10. “Historical Difficulty”—Why? (198-210)
  11. Leaflets from the Esoteric History (211-226)
  12. Philological and Archaeological “Difficulties” (227-241)
  13. Sakya Muni’s Place in History (241-259)
  14. Inscriptions Discovered by General A. Cunningham (by T. Subba Row) (259-262)
  15. Compiler’s Notes (263-275)

September, 1883

  1. The Khabar (276-277)
  2. The Theosophists (277-279)
  3. Footnote to “Of the Serpent Python and the Pythonesses throughout the Ages” (279-280)
  4. Genteel Beggars (280-283)
  5. Editor’s Note to “A Story of Thirty Years Ago” (283-284)
  6. Editor’s Note to “What is Sauce for the Goose, is not Sauce for a Gander” (284-285)
  7. Professor Huxley and “Isis Unveiled” (285-286)
  8. The Final Result of the Savage Attack of the Roman Catholics on the Buddhists at Colombo (286-287)
  9. Footnote to “Reason and Intuition” (287)
  10. Miscellaneous Notes (288)
  11. Footnotes to “An Enviable Disincarnation” (288-289)

October, 1883.

  1. Projection of the Double (289-293)
  2. Introductory Note to “Life Of Giordano Bruno” (293-294)
  3. Was Writing Known Before Pânini? (294-310)
  4. Pindams at Gya (310-313)
  5. Arne Saknussemm (313-314)
  6. An Appeal for the Redemption of the Poor Pariahs (314-315)
  7. “Impressions From the Infinite” (316-317)
  8. A Plea for a Personal God (317-320)
  9. The Lawn-Tennis School of Critics (321-323)
  10. Miscellaneous Notes (324)
  11. Paying the Way (325-327)
  12. The Buddhists and Government (328)

October 27, 1883.

  1. “Esoteric Buddhism” and its Critic (329-334)

November, 1883.

  1. Morality and Pantheism (335-341)
  2. The “St. James’ Gazette” and “Esoteric Buddhism” (342-349)
  3. The Rev. W. Hastie’s Karma and the Progress of Poesy in Bengal (350-351)
  4. A Christian Minister on Theosophy (351-357)
  5. The Ionian Theosophical Society (358)

General Bibliography (361-386)

Index (387-416)

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