Author: C W LeadbeaterPublisher: Theosophical PublishingYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 560ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170593379
In an interesting and stimulating manner, the author describes how we influence and are influenced by our surroundings. Why is there so much chaos in this world? This book may help the reader to understand the influence thoughts and actions have on the way we relate to our inner selves, to human and non-human beings and to the universe. Thus we may understand better the effects of all that we are, and do and of all our relationships, so that we are better able to regulate our thoughts and actions in such a way as to contribute to peace and harmony in the world.
Publisher's NoteForewordFIRST SECTION : INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERSCHAPTER IOccultismCHAPTER IIThe World as a WholeSECOND SECTION : HOW WE ARE INFLUENCEDCHAPTER IIIBy PlanetsCHAPTER IVBy the SunCHAPTER VBy Natural SurroundingsCHAPTER VIBy Nature-SpiritsCHAPTER VIIBy Centres of MagnetismCHAPTER VIIIBy CeremoniesCHAPTER IXBy SoundsCHAPTER XBy Public OpinionCHAPTER XIBy Occasional EventsCHAPTER XIIBy Unseen BeingsCHAPTER XIIIOur Attitude Towards These InfluencesTHIRD SECTION : HOW WE INFLUENCE OURSELVESCHAPTER XIVBy Our HabitsCHAPTER XVBy Physical EnvironmentCHAPTER XVIBy Mental ConditionsCHAPTER XVIIBy Our AmusementsFOURTH SECTION : HOW WE INFLUENCE OTHERSCHAPTER XVIIIBy What We AreCHAPTER XIXBy What We ThinkCHAPTER XXBy What We DoCHAPTER XXIBy Collective ThoughtCHAPTER XXIIBy Our Relation to ChildrenCHAPTER XXIIIBy Our Relation to Lower KingdomFIFTH SECTION : CONCLUDING CHAPTERSCHAPTER XXIVThe Results of the KnowledgeA Summary - The FutureCHAPTER XXVThe Way to SeershipIndex