Description: The first part of the book purports to explain the origin and evolution of the universe itself, in terms derived from the Hindu concept of cyclical development. The world and everything in it is said to alternate between periods of activity (
Description: This article and the accompanying illustrations, produced from a photocopy provided by the New York Public Library, are republished for the first time in over ninety years at sacred-texts.com.
On October 20th, 1912, readers of the New York A
A Startling and Perhaps History-Making Story
Description: This companion book to Donnelly's Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, published one year later, is less well known today. Ragnarok is out of print except through specialty print-on-demand publishers, while Atlantis, the Antediluvian World is in
Description: Legendary for his turgid prose (it was a dark and stormy night...) Bulwer-Lytton's pioneering science fiction novel Vril was taken very seriously by 19th Century Atlantis fans (for instance, Scott-Elliot). Vril is a mysterious energy which is used by Lytton's subterranian race (refugees from the Deluge) to power their advanced civilization; it was later treated as a reality by occultists. The plot of this book was recycled for numerous 'B' pulp scifi movies ...
Description: The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia was first published in 1901 under the authorship of John G. Withnell.
Description: This is a collection of Aboriginal folklore, and stories about Aborigines, primarily from the New South Wales region of Australia, on the southeast coast. Unlike Parker, we know next to nothing about Peck other than the fact that he was a bot
Description: In 1953 Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha’i Faith, included as one of the goals of his Ten Year Plan the preparation of a Synopsis and Codification of the Laws and Ordinances of the Kitab-i-Aqdas as an essential prelude to its translation. He himself worked on the codification, but had not finished it when he died in 1957. The task was continued on the basis of his work, and the resulting volume was released in 1973. That publication included, in addi...
Description: Satubday, January 4, 1913. This is written in the Pacific ocean, on the shipS onoma, two days out of Sydney, A ustralia, where we expect to land next Monday. We have been on the ship seventeen days, and the passengers and servants seem as fam
Description: CONTENTS: Excerpts from Will and Testament of 'Adbu'l-Baha; and Letters from Shoghi Effendi. PARTIAL list of keywords: death; holy will; cause made manifest; believers; love; kindness; martyrdom; tablet of Haha'u'llah; Khurasan; Persia; Holy Leaf; Adrianople; Akka; Mashriqu'l-Adkar; assembly; Bab; Exalted One; Bahdadi; Baghdad; Baghdad House; destiny; enemy; redemption of the world; russia; turkey; Baha'i World; Guard Cause of God; loyalty; recantation; renu...
Description: In this compact work, Esslemont comprehensively yet succinctly sets forth the teachings of Baha'u'llah, the Prophet and Founder of the Baha'i Faith. He outlines the religion's early history; explains its theology; incorporates extracts from Baha'i scripture; and provides information on Baha'i spiritual practices. This is essential reading for students of comparative religion.
Description: This collection of prayers contains a selection of prayers for everyday use, originally revealed by the Bb, Bah??lh and ?bdu?-Bah, and comes with a durable soft dark green plasticized cover.
Description: The purpose of this book is to offer the student of religion a compilation of Baha'i Sacred Writings which, in one convenient folume, discloses their universal range of themes, their direct application to modern life and their incomparable sp
Description: 178 pages *** please read this *** Ships from Ohio - no marks on text but name inside cover - next day shipping - tracking provided - 5-A-39
Description: Dawnbreakers is the most comprehensive and authoritative eyewitness account of the beginnings of the Baha'i era. A reprint of the 1932 original, and full of wonderful features, this book is a necessity for any serious scholar of Baha'i history. If you desire fullest details, then read this sourcebook on the dramatic events which inaugurated the promised dawn, foretold in all the Sacred Scriptures. Central is the Figure of the Blessed Báb, '...matchless in Hi...
Description: A Collection of Inspirational Poetry Dawn of a New Day is not just another book of poetry. McCarthy goes to the edge of her own intimacy with God and compels the reader to accompany her in identifying pain, suffering and the deepest longings of the human heart. With skillful intention, her prose introduces the Source of the hope and future promised to those who dare to believe.
Description: The Baha'i Children's Workbook is designed to assist children to learn about essential Baha'i teachings and community life. The workbook supports children's growing understanding and love of the Baha'i Faith through child-oriented learning ac