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Students Monthly Letter, by Manly P. Hall

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May, 1934 through April, 1938

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"There is only one ambition that is good, and that is: so to live NOW that none may weary
of life's emptiness and none may have to do the task we leave undone." —Tsiang Samdup
May, 1934 - What I mean by philosophy

June, 1934 (Main - Metaphysics; Supplement - The Beginning of Greek Philosophy, Part One)

July, 1934 (Main - Knowledge and Truth; Supplement - The Beginning of Greek Philosophy, Part Two)

August, 1934 (Main - ...the nature of Energy and the nature of Creation, or the manifestation of Energy in works; Supplement - The Lotus of the Law)

September, 1934 (Main - Theology; Supplement - Healing)

October, 1934 (Main - Logic; Supplement - Healing, Chapter 2)

November, 1934 (Main - Ethics; Supplement - Healing, Chapter 2, continued)

December, 1934 (Main - Psychology; Supplement - The Mastery of Fear)

January, 1935 (Main - Initiation and Initiates; Supplement - The Mastery of Fear, continued)

February, 1935 (Main - Epistemology; Supplement - Dangers of New Thought -- Metaphysics and Psychology)

March, 1935, (Main - Esthetics; Supplement - Dangers of New Thought -- Metaphysics and Psychology, continued)

April, 1935, (Main - Theurgy; Supplement - The Destruction of the Alexandrian Library)

May, 1935 - QUESTION: How can a student of the ancient wisdom teachings contact bona fide sources of occult philosophy and spiritual instruction?

June, 1935 - This month we are to consider Nature as the textbook of the divine law.

July, 1935 - QUESTION: What advice do you give to a person who desires to apply himself to a serious study of the Ancient Wisdom Teachings?

August, 1935 - ...we shall now examine the seven requisites of the outer life which we term Attainments.

September, 1935 - QUESTION: There are many different schools of mysticism and occultism in the world. How can a student discover with certainty the system best suited to his individual needs?

October, 1935 - Self improvement is one of the first duties of man, for only through ages of Self improvement can we achieve to that state of wisdom we so greatly desire.

November, 1935 - To borrow from the terminology of the NeoPlatonists, the purpose of mystical philosophy is participation in divine truths.

December, 1935 - Many metaphysicians claim to have experienced extraordinary psychical phenomena.

January, 1936 - The problem of illumination, as understood in its mystical sense.

February, 1936 - QUESTION: If it is the purpose of the Occult Sciences to perfect the individual in the philosophic virtues, why are so many people interested in Metaphysical Subjects so lacking in the rudiments of discrimination and poise?

March, 1936 - ...the less obvious factors which contribute to the general disorder in the sphere of the occult sciences.

April 1936 - Please clarify the relationship between codes of spiritual action and the material rewards arising from such action.


June, 1936 - CONFUCIUS

July, 1936 - BUDDHA

August, 1936 - ZOROASTER

September, 1936 - PLATO, THE DIVINE MAN


November, 1936 - QUETZALCOATL

December, 1936 - JESUS

January, 1937 - PADMA SAMBHAVA

February, 1937 - AKHNATON, Adorer of the Aton

March, 1937 - ORPHEUS


May, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Biblical Cosmogony; The Formation of the Worlds; The Seven Days of Creation; The Pre-Adamic Man

June, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Adam and Eve; Eden and the Angel of the Flaming Sword; Cabalistic Figure of Adam; Cain and Abel; Seth and the Patriarchal Line

July, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Noah and His Wonderful Ark; Noah and His Wonderful Ark (figure); The Covenant; The Tower of Babel; Enoch, Abraham, and Melchizedek

August, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Israel; The Wanderings in the Wilderness; Moses; Moses Receiving the Tables of the Law (figure); The Tables of the Law; The Tabernacle in the Wilderness; The Death of Moses

September, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Solomon and the Everlasting House; Solomon's Temple (figure); Song of Solomon; Proverbs

October, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: The Great Man of Nebuchadnezzar's Dream; The Story of Samson; The Vision of Ezekiel; The Vision of Ezekiel (figure); The Sufferings of Job; Melchizedek

November, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: New Testament; The Birth and Childhood of Jesus; The Mystical Christ; Interpretation

December, 1937 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: The Flight into Egypt; The Childhood of Jesus; Jesus Baptized by John; The Marriage Feast at Cana; The Raising of Lazarus; The Miraculous Draught of Fishes; The Lord's Prayer

January, 1938 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: Jesus Walking on the Water; The Last Supper; The Garden of Gesthemane; Christ Before Pilate; Crucifixion; The Empty Tomb

February, 1938 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: The Parables; The Parable of the Talents; The Parable of the Seed; The Eye of a Needle; The Good Shepherd; The Pearl of Great Price; The Prodigal Son; The Beginnings of the Christian Church

March, 1938 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: The Jesus of Peter and the Christ of Paul; Paul's Doctrine of the Logos; The Martyrdom of the Disciples; Beginning of the Church

April, 1938 - The Secret Doctrine in the Bible: The Revelation of St. John; Conclusion
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