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From A Philosopher’s Scrap Book


Out of print for over 40 years, this collection of brief essays of philosophical and mystical interest first appeared in 1929:

  • The Sand Magic of the Navahos (pictures as instruments of shamanism)
  • The Mystery of the Thunderbird (the secret wisdom of the Native American nations)
  • Ju-Jutsu, A Secret of the Samurai (the doctrine of non-resistance)
  • The Whirling Dervishes (the visible structure of Dervish mysticism)
  • Java’s Dancing Shadows (shadow magic pageantry of Indonesia)
  • The Temple of Heaven (the Confucian theory of cosmogony)
  • The Seven Days of Creation (the Judeo-Christian Creation Myth in the light of Qabbalistic teachings)

ISBN: 0-89314-831-8 |  Paperback . 66pp