In the early 20th century, proper society and pop culture alike was swept by a wave of interest in the paranormal, including the doctrine of theosophy, the philosophical discipline that sought to find the elemental beliefs that connect all religions. Here, in this rare 1916 volume, the author seeks to connect the awesome power exerted by the astrological planets to the foibles and fortunes of humanity and imbue the authority of the stars with an aura of the divine. Discover. . planetary influences that are neither good nor evil but may be used in aid of either . how concepts of Nirvana and ego are intimately tied up with astrology . why the atomic realm affects the physical plane . the dramatic and interconnected sway of astral bodies, Buddhic forces, and Divine Love on humankind . the key to the expansion of consciousness . and more.