Esoteric Writings

Subba Row, T.
Theosophical Publishing House

Esoteric Writings
This collection of articles on varied and unusual subjects by a brilliant young Brahman scholar, lawyer, mystic and occultist, is a mine of information. The author, Swami T. Subba Row, was born in 1856 and during the brief years before his death in 1890, he not only wrote these articles but also gave a series of lectures at the annual Convention of the Theosophical Society, later published as Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita.
In his early years, Subba Row did not show any exceptional signs of mystical knowledge, but in his twenties knowledge welled up from within. ‘It was as though a storehouse of occult experience, long forgotten, had been suddenly opened to him.’
In this book, the reader will find fascinating information about the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac, the Age of Lord Buddha’s Death, Nadigrantham-s, Hatha Yoga, the mystic significance of Indian places of pilgrimage and many other occult and recondite subjects. It will prove to be an asset for students of mystical philosophy.
T. Subba Row (1856-90) was an outstanding figure of the Theosophical Society in its early years in India. H. P. Blavatsky had originally planned the collaboration of Subba Row with her in the production of The Secret Doctrine, but this plan did not fructify. Col. H. S. Olcott has paid the tribute to Subba Row that ‘there was none equal to him in bright genius for grasping the spirit of the Ancient Wisdom.’
Subba Row’s philosophy was essentially Vedantic, although he was also greatly stimulated by the Theosophy of Madame Blavatsky. His meeting with her also resulted in his obtaining conscious touch with his Master. His name is also remembered in connection with the publication of Blavatsky’s The Secret Doctrine, which he did not live long enough to see in print.

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Weight: 890 gms