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Mysteries of Asia (Pamphlet)


Originally published in Overland Montlhy (1929), during the first decade of Manly Hall’s writing and teaching career; it was later reprinted in the 1958 omnibus edition “Collected Writings, Vol.1 – Early Works.” Based largely upon his travels around the world in 1923-1924, this essay is a “travelogue” of curious and esoteric practices of mysterious Asia, including: Holy Men in India; the Gobi Desert; Sorcery of Tibet; Burma’s Shwe Dagon Pagoda; Jaipur’s Astronomical Observatory; the Parsee Towers of Silence in Bombay; and the magic of Far Eastern conjurors and magicians.ISBN: 0-89314-865-2 |  Illustrated Pamphlet. 56pp