Author: Annie BesantC W Leadbeater/Publisher: Theosophical PublishingYear: 2015Language: EnglishPages: 474ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170591619
This book is one of trilogy, being commentaries on three classics - At the Feet of the Master, The Voice of the Silence and Light on the Path - considered the mystical gems of theosophical literature. They throw light on the deep significance and far-reaching implications of the perennial teachings embodied in these three classics whose subject matter is the path of inner transformation and spiritual realization.The commentaries in Volume One and Three are by Annie Besant and C W Leadbeater; those in Volume Two are by C W Leadbeater, with a few ideas of Ernest Wood woven into the first fragment. Annie Besant was an outstanding reformer and orator of her time, a champion of human freedom, educationist and philanthropist. She guided thousands of men and women all over the world in their spiritual quest. Her colleague, C W Leadbeater, eminent seer and occultist, was a highly developed clairvoyant and the author of many books on the spiritual life and on the hidden side of things. Together they shared their knowledge of life with so many of thirsting humanity.
ForewordIntroductoryCHAPTERSThe Occult Path and the Interest of the WorldInitiation and the Approach theretoHow the Book Came to be WrittenThe Preliminary PrayerThe Spirit of the PupilThe Four Introductory PathsThe Four QualificationsPART 2 : DISCRIMINATIONThe True and False AimsThe Life of the BodiesRight and WrongBe True All throughUnselfishness and the Divine LifePART 3 : DESIRELESSNESSThe Removal of DesireThe One Good DesirePsychic PowersSmall Desires Mind Your Own BusinessPART 4 : GOOD CONDUCTControl of MindSelf Control in ActiontoleranceCheerfulnessOne-Pointed nessConfidencePART 5 : LOVELiberation, Nirvana and MokshaLove in Daily LifeGossip CrueltySuperstitionServiceIndex