Books on Occult and Esoteric Teachings

 

Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East, Vol. 1, by Baird T. Spalding

Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East, Vol. 2

A Dweller on Two Planets, (1886) by Frederick Spencer Oliver

Brother of the Third Degree, (1894) byWilliam L. Garver

Unveiled Mysteries, (1934) Godfre Ray King
Guy Ballard, writing under the name of Godfre Ray King, purported to meet ascended master St. Germain on Mount Shasta, where he was given magic elixirs, traveled astrally to past life embodiments in lost civilizations, where St. Germain shows him his past lives with his present family and with St. Germain.

The Magic Presence, (1935) Godfre Ray King
Continuation of Unveiled Mysteries and Godfe's experiences he claimed to be with St. Germain.

They Also Believe, (1949) by Charles S. Braden, (one chapter on I AM Movement)
Compiled mostly from Psychic Dictatorship in America, Braden attempts to give only factual information he claims Bryan was not able to do in his book because he was writing from a determined bias to discredit the Ballards.

I AM Movement and Christian Science (1943)
Talbot states two false religions that, in recent years, have come in the name of Christ are Christian Science and the "I Am". He states: "It is my purpose, in this message, to put before you the heart of the teachings of these systems, in order to show wherein they agree and wherein they differ, as well as to explain why it is that many, Christian Scientists are forsaking that system for the newer Ballard teaching.

The Sleeping Prophet, (1967) Jess Stern
Biography of Edgar Cayce. For more than forty years, the "Sleeping Prophet" closed his eyes, entered into an altered state of consciousness, and spoke on subjects such as health, healing, dreams, prophecy, meditation, and reincarnation. He gave more than 14,000 readings which are preserved at the Association for Research and Enlightenment, Inc., in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (ARE)

Masters and the Path, (1925) by C.W. Leadbeater
A compilation of teachings allegedly given through Leadbeater to an esoteric group founded by A.P. Sinnett within the London Lodge of the Theosophical Society. 

The Unknown Life of Jesus, (1890) Nicholas Notovitch
Notovitch claimed he came across a manuscript at a monastery that revealed Jesus had spent some of his unknown years in India and Tibet studying Buddhism with the Eastern masters.

The Rays and Initiations, (1960) Alice Bailey
The first part of this book contains the Fourteen Rules for Group Initiation, an extension of the teachings given in Initiation, Human and Solar on the Fourteen Rules for Applicants. The second part of the book is concerned with the nine initiations by which the disciple progressively achieves liberation from the various forms of our planetary life.

Course in Miracles, (1976) by Dr. Helen Schucman
Channeled teachings from "Jesus" through an previously agnostic Jewish woman, teaching the way to universal love and peace by undoing guilt and forgiving others. Her last dying words witnessed by a Catholic priest were that the course in miracles was "the worst thing that ever happened to her".

Initiation, (1960) by Elisabeth Haich
Elisabeth retells her past life memories of being initiated into an ancient Egyptian mystery school, while at the same time revealing throughout the book Occult knowledge.

The Essential Nostradamus, by Richard Smoley

The 12th Planet, (1977) by Zecharia Sitchin (Although the author's last name is spelled wrong in this copy, this is the right book) Sitchin presents that Sumerian myths of a pantheon of gods are no less than fact and that Earth's solar system includes an additional planet which comes near Earth every 3,600 years on an elliptical orbit that takes it deep into space. The planet, he claims, is inhabited by advanced alien beings called Nephilim. Based on a Sumerian origin myth, he recounts how the arrival of this planet formed the solar system as we know it, and he credits the Nephilim for advancing humanity and also for the stories of the Great Flood.

Many Lives Many Masters, (1988) by Brian Weiss

In My Own Words, Elizabeth Clare Prophet
Elizabeth shares her story of the search for her life's mission during her first twenty-two years. This memoir is a glimpse into the life and character of a figure in New Age spirituality who came to govern a large and controversial organization. It offers an intimate look into some of the foundation that made her who she was.

The Lost Years of Jesus, (1987) by Elizabeth Clare Prophet