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The blurb makes big claims: "Zinovia Dushkova, Ph.D., is one of the few living people who has gained access to the million-year-old manuscript widely known as the Book of Dzyan. Written in the language of the Gods, called Senzar, it is secretly hidden in the heart of the Himalayas, accessible to only a chosen few over the course of human history, including Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ, Pythagoras, Plato, and Helena Blavatsky. Interpretations of various parts of this secret manuscript, presented in different lights, can be found in all religions and philosophies."
A million year old book only seen by the likes of Buddha and Christ and here the author gives us exerts for a few dollars? The claims made by this book, both as to it's origins and it's contents is unfounded, extremely unlikely, irrational and therefor, fictional. I think there is a name for selling something claiming it is the truth when it is not? Profiting by deception is often called fraud - unless of course those claims are spiritual and then it's alright... Don't waste your money on fairy tales. Look into the history of this book and the supposed source of excerpts and you will see it is the lunatic fringe or wily making coin from these claims. It is spruked by Telepaths, UFU-ologists and the like. Pure baloney.
If the writings and ideas of Helena Blavatsky and Helena Roerich are your cup of tea, then you will find The Book of Secret Wisdom the perfect brew! After reading it, I felt like I had just read a poetic version of the entire history of Esotericism. Technically, this is a work of non-fiction. since it is a translation of actual selections from an ancient book of wisdom titled, The Book of Dyzan, which the author unearthed in a monastery in Tibet. It tells of the tremendous battle between the greed of the Dark Forces of the world and the power of Love in combatting such forces.This battle has raged from before the Dark Ages to the present time. An account is also projected for the final future. So, it is both history & prophecy combined. It certainly sounds like the history of our planet thus far, and provides both hope and courage via the power of LOVE. The book seems eminently relevant to today's global politics. At a personal level, my heart was trembling with love for all humanity when I finished the book. It made me feel more optimistic about eventual world peace, and that love and respect among all colors and classes of people will someday be a reality and not just a dream. It is a book to be read with an open heart and mind. I highly recommend it!