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Lectures of the Arya - 1873 (Out of Print)

by Pike, Albert

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Binding: Leatherbound

Book ID: A8935, A8935

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Supreme Council 33o, Ancient and Accepted, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America (The Standard Printing Co, Louisville, Ky), 1930. Quarterbound leather with pebbled black boards. Transcribed by H W Witcover, 33o, Secretary General. This is No. 2 of 700 copies, and is sent to Union Lodge of Perfection, Fred J Guttmann, Louisville, Kentucky. VG+

"General Albert Pike was Grand Commander of the Supreme Council 33o, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the U.S.A. from 1859 until the time of his death in 1891, at the age of 82 years. During those thirty-two years he wrote and compiled many books and among them translations from the Sanskrit, which language he mastered late in life.

The original manuscript of his Lectures of the Arya in eight volumes, written with quill pens fashioned by himself, is a prized possession of the Supreme Council.

As a tribute to his memory and to add to the world's store of knowledge, the Supreme Council ordered that one edition of this manuscript be printed.

This cloth edition of Albert Pike's Lectures of the Arya is limited to seven hundred copies and they are numbered from 1 to 700 exclusive.

It is not probable that another edition will ever be published."

  • Lecture One: The Aryan Race: Country, Character and Manners of the Indo-Aryans
  • Lecture Two: The Veda: The Aryan Language
  • Lecture Three: Deities of the Veda: Agni-Indra
  • Lecture Five: The Vedic Deities. Rudra, The Angirasas, The Acvinau, Soma, The Ribhus, Parjanya, Vata, Sarama, Sarasvati, The Apsaras, Sinivali, Raka, Purusha, Prajapati, Hiranyagarbha.
  • Lecture Six: The Zend-Avesta, The Gathas, The Doctrine iof Zarathustra.
  • Lecture Seven: Ahura Mazda and the Amesha-Cpentas.
  • Lecture Eight: The Last Four Gathas and Legendary
  • Aryan Notions of Philo Judeaus
Other volumes published in this series include Irano-Aryan Faith and Doctrine as contained in the Zend-Avesta and Indo-Aryan Deities and Worship.

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