Revelations:  Wisdom of the Ages
by Paul Roland


Table of Contents
Introduction                                                          6
The Wisdom of the Ancients                                         8
The Wisdom of Ancient Egypt                    
Thoth, Guardian of the Mysteries                
Isis Unveiled                                              
Moses, Prophet or Pharaoh?                      
Hermes Trismegistos                                  
The Wisdom of Solomon                            
Zoroaster - Revelation and Reform             
Greece - The First Philosophers                  
Atlantis                                                       
Neoplatonism - The Philosophy of Origins  
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The Kabbalistic Mysteries                                            30
Kabbalah - The Tree of Life 32
The Four Worlds 34
Man:  The Microcosm 36
Zohar:  The Books of Splendour 38
The Christian Kabbalists 40
Nostradamus 42
The Essenes 44
The Western Mystery Tradition                                   46
Jesus - The Man and the Myth 48
The Gospel of Thomas 50
Gnosticism - The Search for Secret Knowledge 52
In Search of the Holy Grail 54
The Cathars - Custodians of the Christian Secret 56
Magic - The Yoga of the West? 58
Magic - The Natural Philosophy 60
Friar Bacon 62
Alchemy 64
Paracelsus 66
Athanasius Kircher - The Embodiment of the
           Renaissance Spirit 68
The Rosicrucians 70
Jakob Boehme (1575-1624) 72
The Freemasons 74
The Eastern Perspective                                              76
Holy Scriptures - The Upanishads 78
Yoga 80
The Chakras 82
Buddhism 84
Bardo Thodal - The Tibetan Book of the Dead 86
Zen Buddhism 88
Meditation 90
Taoism - Philosophy of the First Principle 92
The Taoist Sages 94
Sufism - The Heart of Islam 96
The Modern Age                                                              998
The Wisdom of the Native Americans 100
Eliphas Levi - A True and False Science 102
Madame Blavatsky's Theosophy 104
Madame Blavatsky - The Secret Doctrine 106
The Arcane School 108
The Hidden Masters 110
The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 112
Aleister Crowley - The Beast Himself 114
Dion Fortune and the Fraternity of the Inner Light 116
Dion Fortune - The Cosmic Doctrine 118
W.E. Butler 120
The Reluctant Mystic 122
Yogananda - The Making of a Yogi 124
The Path to Wisdom 126
The Initiate 128
Krishnamurti , Truth Incarnate 130
Toward the Millennium                                                  132
The Doors of Perception 134
Findhorn 136
Sir George Trevelyan 138
Ramala- Grounding the New Age Energy 140
Osho - Guru of the New Age 142
Osho - Zorba the Buddah 144
AMORC - University of the New Age 146
Sai Baba - The Avatar of Love 148
Andrew Harvey - The Mystic Journey 150
The Divine Mother 152
The Near Death Experience 154
Afterword 156
Index                                                                                   158
Credits                                                                                160