This third edition of the spirits book is superb in quality, timelessly speaking directly. Chapter 3 questions 37 to 49 the spirits book by allan kardec luiz felipe ravazi pereira. Free download of the first five books written by allan kardec. But allan kardec was not destined to witness the realisation of the project in which he. This is the third book of the doctrine as codified by allan kardec whose real name. In his introduction to the spirits book, allan kardec expresses his. In the group that i have been part of, choosing one of the english translations available has been an ongoing. In 1854 rivail first heard of the mysterious rapping phenomena. It would be deplorable to think that we are here to promote bibliographic propaganda. Ordinarily, it is not the type of story that would hold my interest, but the fact that it is based on a true story, later led me to seek, the spirits book, by allan kardec. Kardec, a frenchman whose books became popular in puerto rico, brazil. The books of allan kardec the spirit world around us with. It amazes me that many contemporary spiritual teachings resonate with the messages offered by the spirits in their 1850s communications.
The spirits book is the first and, in a way, most important book by allan kardec, in that it contains the foundations of the entire spiritist system. The spirits book by allan kardec overdrive rakuten. Jul 10, 2015 they further instructed him to publish it under the name allan kardec so that it wouldnt be associated with his other books and to call it le livre des esprits the spirits book. The result electrified the high society of the mid 19th century, which was already fascinated by spirit tapping and other paranormalities, and earned kardeca. Like the movements founder allan kardec, khalil khan viewed spiritism in positivist terms. The book was written in an interview format in order to present the most accurate reproduction of the questions posed and the answers given. The spirits book was published in 1857 and marks the official birth of spiritism, a spiritualist philosophy. As such, it is normally studied continuously in every spiritist group or center. This is a verbatim transcript of the manuscript, with original spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.
Later, in 1864, kardec compiled and wrote le livre des mediums, or the mediums book. Allan kardec decided to set down these spiritualistic revelations. The united states spiritist council, published the entire editions of kardec s magazine for the year 1858 and it makes fascinating reading. Jan 29, 2016 the spirits book was the first book spiritism published by allan kardec in 1857, a mere nine years after the fox sisters triggered the spiritual renaissance. Since then, spiritism has grown into a global movement bridging science, philosophy, and religion into a new way of looking at life, the afterlife. A second dissolution has to occur, under the action of the good. The spirits book by allan kardec is arguably the bible of spiritualism. What many people dont know is that the disincarnated spirits the ones who dont reside in a.
Pdf spiritism based on allan kardecs teaching 18041869 has. The spirits book is the first book published by allan kardec. French scholar hippolyte leon denizard rivail 18041869, aka allan kardec, was a longtime teacher of mathematics, astronomy, and other scientific disciplines before turning to the paranormal. Ordinarily, it is not the type of story that would hold my interest, but the fact that it is based on a true story, later led me to seek, the spiritsbook, by allan kardec. The books of allan kardec the spirit world around us. It constitutes the complement to the spirits book and contains the experimental piece of spiritism, just as the latter contains the philosophic piece. In this tome the experimental and investigative features of the. This show covers the influences of spirits in our lives. Jun 14, 2012 the spirits book paperback june 14 2012 by allan kardec author 4.
The spirits book isbn 9781907355981 pdf epub allan kardec. He translated textbooks on medicine, agriculture, and industry, a book on space and time. Publication date 1893 topics spiritualism, spiritualism publisher. The united states spiritist council, published the entire editions of kardecs magazine for the year 1858 and it makes fascinating reading. The spirits recommended that we begin this anthology with the lords prayer, not simply as a prayer, but also as a symbol. Allan kardec wrote only five spiritist books but these five books serve as the foundation to spiritism, a progressive body of knowledge that has continued to grow to near 1,000 books since kardec first published the spirits book in 1857. The spirits book edition 1 by allan kardec 97815960537. Chapter 3 questions 37 to 49 the spirits book by allan. The spirits book new english edition translation series of classical spiritist works. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In 1854 rivail first heard of the mysterious rapping phenomena that had taken america and europe by storm. Allan kardec describes the book in le revue spirite spiritist journal 1861 as such.
The spirits book offers new ideas for the person unconvinced by the answers of formal religions or disheartened by the void of afterlife that arises from the conclusions of modern science. This, too, became very successful, as a wonderful source of guidance and information of mediumship and mediumistic development. The mediums book and the spirits book are, truly, allan kardec s most lasting signature upon the spiritualist movement. From an affluent family, the young rivail at the age 10 was sent to switzerland to study in one of the most prestigious schools in europe at that time, the yverdon institute, led by johann heinrich pestalozzi, a renowned pedagogue and educational reformer. January 26, 2010 sep 26, 2015 chapter 3 questions 37 to 49 the spirits book by allan kardec luiz felipe ravazi pereira. He is the author of the five books known as the spiritist codification, and is the founder of spiritism. It was published by the french educator allan kardec on april 18, 1857. They constitute the population of the universe, in opposition to the forms of the material world. When two grave and serious spirits began speaking to a french academic through two young mediums and completely revolutionized his ideas and convictions, allan kardec decided to set down these spiritualistic revelations.
It is the first in a series of five books that kardec wrote that are collectively known as the spiritist codification. In this spirit pun intended, we are proud to offer you free pdf downloads of four of the five spiritism books penned by allan kardec. It is for this reason that we have inscribed the words spiritualist philosophy on its titlepage. Since the publication of the spirits book, spiritism has grown into a global movement bridging science, philosophy, and religion into a. The spirits book le livre des esprits in original french is part of the spiritist codification, and is regarded as one of the five fundamental works of spiritism. The spirits book by allan kardec white crow books books. The spirits book 1857, written by allan kardec, is widely regarded as the most important piece of writing in the spiritist canon. The world is my teacher, and the first i would like to give my great gratitude to, is life itself, which offers infinite of. This book constitutes the most excellent repository of teachings on the existence and nature of spirits and their relations with the world to this day. It was the first and remains the most important spiritist book, because it addresses in first hand all questions developed subsequently by allan kardec.
Allan kardec, is a new page of the great book of infinity and, we are persuaded, a mark shall be placed on that page. This third edition of the spirits book is superb in quality, timelessly speaking directly to the modern heart and mind. The high moral tone of the mediums book, as of all the writings of allan kardec, is in unison with the assertion so often repeated by the spirits whose communications he has coordinated with such exceptional clearness and reach of thought, that the aim of the open intercourse which is now being established between. It was the first and remains the most important spiritist book, because it addresses in first hand all. Spirits may be defined as the intelligent beings of the creation. Book of magic, with instructions for invoking spirits, etc. The book of spirits by a funky looking monkey preword there are so incredibly many who have inspired me and motivated me to write this book. They further instructed him to publish it under the name allan kardec so that it wouldnt be associated with his other books and to call it le livre des esprits the spirits book.
This book contains the essence of the moral teaching of jesus. The allan kardec vancouver society promotes the study, practice, and diffusion of the spiritist doctrine in vancouver, bc, canada. Our website provides all the information you need to find us in vancouver, as well as guidance towards the understanding of spiritism. Allan kardec was born hippolyte leon denizard rivail in lyon, france, in october of 1804.
The world is my teacher, and the first i would like to give my great gratitude to, is life itself, which offers infinite of knowledge, wisdom and love to everyone who opens up to it. The gospel according to spiritism consecrated the union between science and religion by explaining the moral maxims of christ, their accordance with spiritism and their application to various circumstances of life. The spirits book by allan kardec white crow books ebooks. Jan 26, 2010 the spirits book the gospel according to spiritism the mediums book heaven and hell genesis spiritist group of new york. The spirits book was the first book spiritism published by allan kardec in 1857, a mere nine years after the fox sisters triggered the spiritual renaissance. The spirits book by kardec, allan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. May 01, 2010 the spirits book 1857, written by allan kardec, is widely regarded as the most important piece of writing in the spiritist canon. In a special sense, the spirits book contains the doctrine or theory of spiritism. Children do not understand all that is understood by their parents, nor does an uneducated person understand all 66 allan kardec the spirits book that is understood by an educated one. Pen name for the teacher, translator and author hippolyte leon denizard rivail, he was the father of spiritism. Allan kardec is the pen name of the french teacher and.
On 18 april 1857, rivail as allan kardec published his first book on spiritism, the spirits book, comprising a series of answered questions 502 in the first edition and 1,019 in later editions citation needed exploring matters concerning the nature of spirits, the spirit world, and the relationship between the spirit world and the. Of all the prayers, this one is considered the most important because it came from jesus himself see matthew, 6. Mediums book and the spirits book, forming in a certain way their application. A discussion of the means of communicating with the invisible world, the. Leon denizard rivail, was a french educator and philosopher born in lyon in 1804. The existence of spirits has no end and that is all that we can reveal at this time. Spiritism of allan kardec influences of spirits in our. The spirits book isbn 9781907355981 pdf epub allan. The spirits book allan kardec it was the first and remains the most important spiritist book. Islam, spiritism, and the virtues of science in iran. Genesis, 1868, each dealing with separate subjects, but at the same time overlapping in their complete description of the spiritist doctrine.
When two grave and serious spirits began speaking to a french a. The book begins with a thorough introduction of kardecs observations and then contains several chapters of questions being posed with the corresponding answers that were revealed. What many people dont know is that the disincarnated spirits the ones who dont reside in a body at the moment can also be among us and. Jul 30, 2016 this show covers the influences of spirits in our lives. In the article about the young medium and how he was tricked, allan kardec lays out 8 main points to remember when dealing with spirits. Intelligence is an essential attribute of spirit, but both merge in a unitary. The spirits book was written by allan kardec in 1857, it is constituted of 1. It contains 1019 questions and answers about the nature of reality, our place in the universe, and the immortality of the soul.
Allan kardec was the pen name of renowned french educator hippolyte rivail, who codified spiritism after studying a series of seemingly unexplained phenomena taking place in paris during the 1850s. Lake livraria allan kardec editora rua monsenhor anacleto, 199 bras fones. He states that when climate conditions became suitable for human life, the incarnation of human spirits began. Allan kardec is the pen name of the french teacher and educator hippolyte leon denizard known as the systematizer of spiritism for which he laid the foundation with the five books of the spiritist codification. In april 18, 1857 rivail signing himself allan kardec published his first book on spiritism, the spirits book, comprising a series of 1,019 questions exploring matters concerning the nature of spirits, the spirit world, and the relations between the spirit world and the material world. Because they served as the starting point to spiritism, and because they were the result of a collaboration between hundreds of intelligences in.462 768 339 1349 1116 839 254 612 923 324 1516 43 1088 1234 1376 215 599 70 1206 1079 52 73 350 1303 693 1294 536 676 1447 9 1437 89 422 1519 118 7 29 916 1116 605 747 680 607 870 779