Asian Mysticism

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    Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others

    Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others by Basil Hall Chamberlain, published in 1898. Sections on Shinto, Classes of Japanese Society, The Mikado, Shinto, etc. Hardcover with quarter leather binding with calf spine and marbled paper covered boards. Shelfwear to corners and ends. Small margin tear on preface and small tears to the creases of a large found out map of Japan at rear of book.


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    Across Thibet

    Across Thibet by Gabriel Bonvalot, published in 1892. With Illustrations from Photographs Taken by Prince Henry of Orleans. Sections Include: Abdullah The Interpreter, Arrival at Djarkent, To Tcharkalik, In the Bazaar, An Excursion to Lob Nor, A Region of Salt, Wild Camels, Among the Thibetans, Awaiting Orders from Lhassa, So and It’s Monestary, The River Ourtchou, A Hermit Lama, etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with decorative embossed boards with light shelfwear only.


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    Self-Unfoldment by Disciplines in Realization by Manly P. Hall Releasing and Developing the Inward Perceptions

    Self-Unfoldment by Disciplines in Realization by Manly P. Hall Releasing and Developing the Inward Perceptions, published in 1977. Practical Instruction in the Philosophy of Disciplined Thinking and Feeling. An early work my Manly P. Hall Illustrated and contains exercises. Sections on Karmic Culimation, Diet and Exercise, Black Magic, Mandala Magic, Spiritual Alchemy, Suspension of the Objective Mind. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.


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    The Way of Heaven and Other Fantasies Told In the Manner of the Chinese

    The Way of Heaven and Other Fantasies Told In the Manner of the Chinese by Manly P. Hall, published in 1946. Hardcover with original jacket. Shelfwear to jacket else good.


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    Spiritual Teachings of Swami Abhedananda

    Spiritual Teachings of Swami Abhedananda Translated into English by P. Sheshadri Aiyer, published in 1962. The teachings of the founder of the Vedanta Society and a direct disciple of the 19th century mystic Ramakrishna Paramahansa. Previous owners inscription on endsheet. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.


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    An Essay on the Fundamental Principles of Operative Occultism


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    The Economy of Human Life, Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin

    The Economy of Human Life, Translated from and Indian Manuscript written by an Ancient Bramin, published in London 1806. Illustrated with wonderful engravings. A very curious work attributed to the English bookseller and man of letters Robert Dodsley (1703-1764). Sections Include: Duties that relate to Man considered as an Individual, Of the Passions, Woman, Consanguinity or Natural Relations, Providence of the Accidental Differences of Men, Social Duties, Religion, etc. etc. Hardcover in quarter calf and marbled paper binding. Heavy shelfwear to corners and ends.


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    Methods of Knowledge Perceptual, Non-perceptual, and Transcendental According to Advaita Vedanta

    Methods of Knowledge: Perceptual, Non-Perceptual, and Transcendental According to Advaita Vedanta by Swami Satprakashandanda, published in 1965. Sections Include: The Metaphysical Background of the Sensible Universe, The Validity of Knowledge, Illusion It’s Nature and Cause, Non-Apprehension the Way of Apprehending Non-Existence, The Knower of Brahman Attains the Highest, A Short Account of the Vedic Text, etc. etc. Hardcover with original dust jacket with light shelfwear.


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    Self-Unfoldment By Disciplines of Realization

    Self-Unfoldment by Disciplines in Realization by Manly P. Hall Releasing and Developing the Inward Perceptions, published in 1977. Practical Instruction in the Philosophy of Disciplined Thinking and Feeling. An early work my Manly P. Hall Illustrated and contains exercises. Sections on Karmic Culimation, Diet and Exercise, Black Magic, Mandala Magic, Spiritual Alchemy, Suspension of the Objective Mind. Hardcover with original jacket. Some chipping and shelfwear to the jacket, else good.


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    Buddhism for Today

    By M. Walshe

    Published in 1962

    Sections Include:

    • Karma and Rebirth
    • The Origin of Suffering
    • Detachment
    • The Buddhist Concept of Immortality
    • Dualistic Thinking
    • Theravada and Zen
    • The Kierkegaard to Zen
    • The Heresy of Holiness
    • The Unity of Buddhism

    Bound hardcover with original jacket with light wear only.