Twenty-Four Books of Esoteric Philosophy

Alice A. Bailey Books Online Now available with the permission of the Lucis Trust, which holds the copyright to the books. This on-line edition of the books is for personal use and free of charge to provide an overview of the teachings covered in the 24 books written by Alice Bailey.

Books by the Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul, through his amanuensis, Alice A. Bailey

Bailey, Alice A., The Destiny of the Nations, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1949.

Bailey, Alice A., Discipleship in the New Age Vol. 1, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1944.

Bailey, Alice A., Discipleship in the New Age Vol. 2 , Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1955.

Bailey, Alice A., Education in the New Age, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1954.

Bailey, Alice A., Esoteric Astrology, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1951.

Bailey, Alice A., Esoteric Healing, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1953.

Bailey, Alice A., Esoteric Psychology Vol. 1, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1936

Bailey, Alice A., Esoteric Psychology Vol. 2, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1942.

Bailey, Alice A., The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1957.

Bailey, Alice A., From Bethlehem to Calvary, Lucis Publishing Company, New York.

Bailey, Alice A., Glamour: A World Problem, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1950.

Bailey, Alice A., Initiation, Human & Solar, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1922.

Bailey, Alice A., The Labours of Hercules, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1974.

Bailey, Alice A., Letters on Occult Meditation, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1922.

Bailey, Alice A., The Light of the Soul, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1927.

Bailey, Alice A., Problems of Humanity, Lucis Publishing Company, New York.

Bailey, Alice A., Rays and Initiations, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1960.

Bailey, Alice A., The Reappearance of the Christ, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1948.

Bailey, Alice A., Telepathy and the Etheric Vehicle, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1959.

Bailey, Alice A., A Treatise on Cosmic Fire, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1925.

Bailey, Alice A., A Treatise on White Magic, Lucis Publishing Company, New York, 1934.

Alice A. Bailey Books: Abbreviation Codes

BTC = From Bethlehem to Calvary Alice A. Bailey
DINA 1 = Discipleship in the New Age Vol 1 Alice A. Bailey
DINA 2 = Discipleship in the New Age Vol 2 Alice A. Bailey
DON = The Destiny of the Nations Alice A. Bailey
EA = Esoteric Astrology Alice A. Bailey
EH = Esoteric Healing Alice A. Bailey
ENA = Education in the New Age Alice A. Bailey
EOH = The Externalisation of the Hierarchy Alice A. Bailey
EP1 = Esoteric Psychology Vol 1 Alice A. Bailey
EP2 = Esoteric Psychology Vol 2 Alice A. Bailey
GWP = Glamour: A World Problem Alice A. Bailey
IHS = Initiation, Human & Solar Alice A. Bailey
LH = The Labours of Hercules Alice A. Bailey
LOM = Letters on Occult Meditation Alice A. Bailey
LOTS = The Light of the Soul Alice A. Bailey
PH = Problems of Humanity Alice A. Bailey
RI = Rays and Initiations Alice A. Bailey
ROC = The Reappearance of the Christ Alice A. Bailey
TCF = A Treatise on Cosmic Fire Alice A. Bailey
TEV = Telepathy and the Etheric Vehicle Alice A. Bailey
TWM = Treatise on White Magic Alice A. Bailey
SOM = The Spirit of Masonry Foster Bailey


From the point of Light within the Mind of God
Let light stream forth into the minds of men.
Let Light descend on Earth.

From the point of Love within the Heart of God
Let love stream forth into the hearts of men.
May The Coming One return to Earth.

From the centre where the Will of God is known
Let purpose guide the little wills of men—
The purpose which the Masters know and serve.

From the centre which we call the race of men
Let the Plan of Love and Light work out.
And may it seal the door where evil dwells.

Let Light and Love and Power restore the Plan on Earth

Note on 'The Coming One':

'The Christian looks forward to the advent of Christ, the Jew is expectant of the coming of the Messiah, the Buddhist is waiting for the coming of the Boddhisattva, the Hindu for the coming Avatar and the Mohammedan for the appearance of the Imam Mahdi.'

"The above Invocation or Prayer does not belong to any person or group but to all Humanity. The beauty and the strength of this Invocation lies in its simplicity, and in its expression of certain central truths which all men, innately and normally, accept—the truth of the existence of a basic Intelligence to Whom we vaguely give the name of God; the truth that behind all outer seeming, the motivating power of the universe is Love; the truth that a great Individuality came to earth, called by Christians, the Christ, and embodied that love so that we could understand; the truth that both love and intelligence are effects of what is called the Will of God; and finally the self-evident truth that only through humanity itself can the Divine Plan work out."

Who is 'The Tibetan'?

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Extract from a statement by The Tibetan

Suffice it to say, that I am a Tibetan disciple of a certain degree, and this tells you but little, for all are disciples from the humblest aspirant up to, and beyond, the Christ Himself. I live in a physical body like other men, on the borders of Tibet, and at times (from the exoteric standpoint) preside over a large group of Tibetan lamas, when my other duties permit. It is this fact that has caused it to be reported that I am an abbot of this particular lamasery. Those associated with me in the work of the Hierarchy (and all true disciples are associated in this work) know me by still another name and office. A.A.B. knows who I am and recognises me by two of my names.

I am a brother of yours, who has travelled a little longer upon the Path than has the average student, and has therefore incurred greater responsibilities. I am one who has wrestled and fought his way into a greater measure of light than has the aspirant who will read this article, and I must therefore act as a transmitter of the light, no matter what the cost. I am not an old man, as age counts among the teachers, yet I am not young or inexperienced. My work is to teach and spread the knowledge of the Ageless Wisdom wherever I can find a response, and I have been doing this for many years. I seek also to help the Master M. and the Master K.H. whenever opportunity offers, for I have been long connected with Them and with Their work. In all the above, I have told you much; yet at the same time I have told you nothing which would lead you to offer me that blind obedience and the foolish devotion which the emotional aspirant offers to the Guru and Master Whom he is as yet unable to contact. Nor will he make that desired contact until he has transmuted emotional devotion into unselfish service to humanity—not to the Master.

The books that I have written are sent out with no claim for their acceptance. They may, or may not, be correct, true and useful. It is for you to ascertain their truth by right practice and by the exercise of the intuition. Neither I nor A.A.B. is the least interested in having them acclaimed as inspired writings, or in having anyone speak of them (with bated breath) as being the work of one of the Masters. If they present truth in such a way that it follows sequentially upon that already offered in the world teachings, if the information given raises the aspiration and the will-to-serve from the plane of the emotions to that of the mind (the plane whereon the Masters can be found) then they will have served their purpose. If the teaching conveyed calls forth a response from the illumined mind of the worker in the world, and brings a flashing forth of his intuition, then let that teaching be accepted. But not otherwise. If the statements meet with eventual corroboration, or are deemed true under the test of the Law of Correspondences, then that is well and good. But should this not be so, let not the student accept what is said.


Who is Alice A. Bailey?

Alice A. Bailey (AAB) was an amanuensis (a scribe) for the Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul (D.K.) for a period of thirty years, between 1919 and 1949. During that time, DK was incarnate as a high Tibetan Lama in Tibet, and sent AAB written material by post; but their main communication was through mental telepathy. Their collaboration yielded some twenty-four books covering many aspects of the Science of the Seven Rays, Esoteric Astrology, Healing and the Ageless Wisdom cosmology.

The series of 24 books were written mainly for the many souls who would be incarnate in the West around the turn of the century. The teachings therein are profound, multi-levelled, and timeless, synthesising Eastern and Western traditions.

Alice Bailey: Wikipedia Article

Alice Ann Bailey (June 16, 1880 – December 15, 1949), known as Alice A. Bailey or AAB, was born as Alice LaTrobe Bateman, in Manchester, England. She moved to the United States in 1907, where she spent most of her life as a writer and teacher. She wrote on spiritual, occult, astrological, Theosophical, Christian and other religious themes.

Her works, written between 1919 and 1949, describe a wide-ranging system of esoteric thought covering such topics as the spiritual development of solar systems, meditation, healing, spiritual psychology, the destiny of nations, and prescriptions for society in general. She described the majority of her work as having been telepathically dictated to her by a "Master of the Wisdom", initially referred to only as "the Tibetan", or by the initials "D.K.", later identified as "Djwhal Khul".[1][2]

Her writings were influenced by the works of Madame Blavatsky. Though Bailey's writings differ from Theosophy, they also have much in common with it. She wrote about religious themes, including Christianity, though her writings are fundamentally different from many aspects of Christianity and of other orthodox religions. Her vision of a unified society includes a global "spirit of religion" different from traditional religious forms and including the concept of the Age of Aquarius.

Controversy has arisen around some of Bailey's statements on nationalism, American isolationism, Soviet totalitarianism, Fascism, Zionism, Nazism, race relations, people of African descent, the Jewish people, and the religions of Judaism and Christianity. Some authors have described her writings as racist and antisemitic. [3] [4]

Her philosophy and her writings are still applied by the groups and organizations she founded, such as the Arcane School, the New Group of World Servers, and the Full Moon Meditation Groups that follow her teachings. [5] [6]

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