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Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul
A Treatise on Cosmic Fire - Table of Contents

Introduction (by Foster Bailey)
Foreword (by Alice Bailey)
Introductory Postulates
Stanzas of Dzyan


Introductory Remarks
I. Fire in the Macrocosm
II. Fire in the Microcosm
III. Fire in Manifestation

Division A - The Internal Fires of the Sheaths

I. The Three Channels for the Fire
II. Fire Elementals and Devas

Division B - The Personality Ray and Fire by Friction

I. The Work of the Three Rays
II. The Personality Ray and the Permanent Atom
III. The Personality Ray and Karma

Division C - The Etheric Body and Prana

I. The Nature of the Etheric Body
     1. Its Purpose and Description
     2. Eight Statements
II. The Nature of Prana
     1. Solar Prana
     2. Planetary Prana
     3. The Prana of Forms
III. The Function of the Etheric Body
     1. The Receiver of Prana
     2. The Assimilator of Prana
     3. The Transmitter of Prana
     4. Disorders of the Etheric Body
          a. Microcosmic Functional Disorders
b. Microcosmic Organic Disorders
          c. Microcosmic Static Disorders
IV. Macrocosmic and Microcosmic Ethers
     1. The Planetary Logos and the Ethers
2. Cosmic and Systemic Ethers
     3. The Protective Purpose of the Etheric Body
V. Death and the Etheric Body

Division D - Kundalini and the Spine

I. Kundalini and the three Triangles
II. The Arousing of Kundalini

Division E - Motion on the Physical and Astral Planes

I. Preliminary Remarks
II. The Effects of Rotary Motion
III. The Qualities of Rotary Motion
IV. Rotary Motion and Symbolism
V. Motion and the Centers
     1. The Nature of the Centers
     2. The Centers in connection with the Rays
     3. The Centers and Kundalini
     4. The Centers and the Senses, Normal and Supernormal
          Microcosmic Sensory Evolution
          a. Hearing
          b. Touch
          c. Sight
          d. Tasting
          e. Smelling
     5. The Centers and Initiation

Division F - The Law of Economy

I. Its Effect in Matter
II. The Subsidiary Laws


Introductory Questions
I. What is the Relationship of the Son to the Sun?
II. What is Evolution and how does it proceed?
III. Why is this Solar System evolving along the lines of Duality?
IV. What is Consciousness? What is its Place in the Scheme of Things?
V. Is there a direct Analogy between the Development of a System,
a Planet, a Man and an Atom?
          An Atom
          A Man
          A Heavenly Man
          A Solar Logos
VI. What is the Mind Aspect? Why is the Manasic Principle of
such Importance? Who are the Manasaputras?
          1. The Nature of Manifestation
          2. The Objective Development
          3. The Subjective Development
          4. The Heavenly Men and Man
VII. Why is the Progress of Evolution Cyclic?
          1. The Idea of Repetition
          2. Repetition of Cyclic Action is Governed by Two Laws
          3. The third idea involved is that of the Two Types of Cycles
VIII. Why is Knowledge both Exoteric and Esoteric?
IX. What is the Relation betwen the 10 Schemes, the 7 Sacred Planets,
the 7 Chains in a Scheme, the 7 Globes in a Chain, the 7 Rounds
in a Globe, the 7 Root Races and Subraces?
          1. The Interrelated Parts
          2. The Work of the Atomic Units

Division A - Manas or Mind and its Nature

I. Three Manifestations of Manas
II. Definitions of Manas or Mind
     1. Manas is the Fifth Principle
     2. Manas is Electricity
     3. Manas is that which produces Cohesion
     4. Manas is the Key to the Fifth Kingdom in Nature
     5. Manas is the Synthesis of five Rays
     6. Manas is the intelligent Will or Purpose of an Existence

Division B - Manas as a Cosmic, Systemic and Human Factor

I. The Origin of Manas or Mind
     1. Cosmic Manas
a. The Process of Individualization
          b. The Method of Initiation
     2. Planetary Manas
          a. Consciousness and Existence
          b. Will and Ordered Purpose
     3. Human Manas
          a. Man and the Planetary Logos
          b. The Logos of our Scheme
          c. Venus and the Earth Chain
4. Manas and the Earth Chain
a. The Earth Chain and the Incarnating Monads
          b. The Fourth Kingdom and the Hierarchy of the Planet
          c. A Prophecy
          d. Summation

II. The Position of Manas
     1. Manas and Karma
     2. Manas and Karmic Purpose

III. The Present Stage of Manasic Development in the Three Groups
     1. In the Planets
     2. In the System
     3. On the Earth
          a. The five Kumaras
          b. The Moon Chain

IV. The Future of Manas
     1. Characteristics of Manas
          a. Discrimination
          b. Ordered Activity
c. Adaptability
     2. Development of the Human Mind
          a. Ray Effects - The Ray of Harmony, Beauty and Art
          b. Animals, Human Beings and the Rays
          c. Types of Karma
     3. Manas in the Final Rounds
          a. The Transmutative Process
               Conscious Manipulation of the Fires
               The five Postulates
          b. Synthesis
               Manasic Characteristics and the Planes

Division C - The Egoic Ray and Solar Fire

I. The Nature of the Egoic or Causal Body
II. The Nature of the Permanent Atoms
     1. The Purpose of the Permanent Atoms
     2. Their Place in the Egoic Body
          a. The Importance of the Astral Permanent Atom
          b. The Atomic Triangle
     3. The Spirillae and the Egoic Ray
          a. The Composition of the Permanent Atom
          b. The Planes and Fiery Energy
          c. The Planes and the Three Fires
     4. Summary
III. The Egoic Lotus
     1. Centers or Wheels of Energy
     2. The Twelve-Petalled Egoic Lotus
     3. Summary

Division D - Thought Elementals and Fire Elementals

I. Thought Forms
     1. Their Function
          a. Response to Vibration
          b. To Provide a Body for an Idea
          c. To Carry Out Specific Purpose
     2. The Laws of Thought
          a. Three Cosmic Laws
          b. Seven Systemic Laws
               The Laws and the Planes
               1. The Law of Vibration
               2. The Law of Cohesion
               3. The Law of Disintegration
               4. The Law of Magnetic Control
               The Laws in the Three Worlds
               5. The Law of Fixation
               6. The Law of Love
               7. The Law of Sacrifice and Death
               The Principle of Mutation

II. Thought Elementals and Devas
     1. The Ruler of Fire - Agni
          a. Agni and the Solar Logos
          b. Agni and the Mental Plane
          c. Agni and the Three Fires
     2. The Fire Devas - The Greater Builders
          a. Introductory Remarks
          b. The Functions of the Devas
          c. The Devas and the Planes
               The Agnichaitans - Physical Plane Devas
                    Group C. Agnichaitans
                    Group B. Agnichaitans
                    Group A. Agnichaitans
Agnisuryans - Astral Plane Devas
                    1. The Function of the Agnisuryans
                    2. Summary
     3. The Solar Angels - The Agnishvattas
          Introductory Remarks
          a. The Fifth Principle
               Cosmically considered
               Hylozoistically considered
               The Solar Angels and the Fifth Principle
          b. On Individualization
               The Work of the Solar Angels
               Individualization and the Races
               Methods of Individualization
               Avatars, Their Nature and Their Work
Cosmic Avatars
                    Solar Avatars
                    Interplanetary Avatars
                    Planetary Avatars
Human Avatars
               Individualization, a form of Initiation
          c. On Incarnation
               Cosmic, Planetary and Human
               The Nature of Pralaya
                    The Period of Pralaya between two Incarnations
                    The Period between Egoic Cycles
                    Next comes the Period wherin the man has attained Freedom
                    Planetary Pralaya
                    The Great Pralaya
               Types of Human Rebirths
The Future Coming of the Avatar
               Impulse and Incarnation
               Activity of the Pitris
The Work of Form-building
               Incarnation and Karma
         d. On the Building of the Causal Body
               Introductory Remarks
               The Evolution of the Petals
                    Purificatory Fire
               The Names of the Egoic Lotuses
               The Petals and the Etheric Centers
               Initiation and the Petals
     4. The Fire Elementals, the Lesser Builders
          a. Introductory
          b. Physical Plane Elementals
               The Elementals of Densest Matter
               The Elementals and Lesser Devas of Liquid Matter
               The Devas of the Gaseous Subplane
          c. The Elementals of the Ethers
               The Devas and Energy
               The Transmitters of Prana
               The Devas of the Etheric Double
          d. The Elementals and the Microcosm
               Man and the Building Devas
               The Work of the Building Devas

III. Man as a Creator in Mental Matter
     1. The Creation of Thought Forms
     2. Thought Form Building in the Three Worlds
          a. Alignment with the Ego
b. Physical Brain Impression

IV. Man and the Fire Spirits or Builders
1. The Will Aspect and Creation
          a. The Condition of the Magician
          b. The Construction, Vitalization, and Actuating of the Thought Form
          c. The Occult Significance of Speech
     2. The Nature of Magic
          a. Black Magicians and White
          b. The Source of Black Magic
          c. Conditions for White Magic
     3. Fifteen Rules for Magic
          a. Six Rules for the Mental Plane
              Rule I
               Rule II
               Rule III
               Rule IV
               Rule V
Rule VI
          b. Five Rules for the Astral Plane
               Rule VII
               Rule VIII
               Rule IX
               Rule X
               Rule XI
          c. Four Rules for the Physical Plane
               Rule XII
               Rule XIII
               Rule XIV
               Rule XV

Division E - Motion on the Plane of Mind

I. Introductory Remarks
II. The Nature of this Motion
III. Results of its Activity
1. The Law of Expansion
     2. The Law of Monadic Return
     3. The Law of Solar Evolution
     4. The Law of Radiation
          a. The Cause of Radiation
          b. Radiation in the Five Kingdoms
          c. Radiation and Cyclic Law
IV. The Turning of the Wheel
V. Motion and the Form-Building Impulse
     1. Motion and the Mental Sheath
          Frictional Activity
     2. Motion in the Causal Body
          The Knowledge Petals
          The Love Wisdom Petals
          The Sacrifice Petals
VI. Effects of Synthetic Motion
     1. Introductory Remarks on Alignment
     2. Motion produces Periodic Manifestation
     3. Triangular Linking
     4. Relation between the Throat, Alta Major and Mental Centers

Division F - The Law of Attraction

I. The Subsidiary Laws
     The Law of the Schools (Law 11)
     Planetary Schools
II. The Effects of the Law of Attraction
     1. Association
     2. Form Building
     3. Adaptation of the Form to the Life
          Hierarchy I
          Hierarchy II
          Hierarchy III
          Hierarchy IV
          Hierarchy V
          Hierarchies VI and VII
     4. Group Unity
III. Group Relations
     1. Three Atomic Relations
     2. The Seven Laws of Group Work
          The Laws and Symbols
     3. The Twenty-two Methods of Group Interplay
          Ray Methods of Activity
          The Seven Hierarchies


Division A - Certain Basic Statements

Certain Basic Statements

Division B - The Nature of the Cosmic Paths

The Nature of the Seven Cosmic Paths
Path I. The Path of Earth Service
Path II. The Path of Magnetic Work
Path III. Path of Training for Planetary Logoi
Path IV. The Path to Sirius
Path V. The Ray Path
Path VI. The Path the Logos Himself is on
Path VII. The Path of Absolute Sonship

Division C - Seven Esoteric Stanzas

Stanza I
Stanza XVII
Stanza XXXIX
Stanza VI
Stanza IV


I. Evolution of Matter
II. Logos of a Solar System
III. The Constitution of Man
IV. The Plerôma according to Valentinus
V. Evolution of a Solar Logos
VI. Solar Septenary Chart
VII. Detail of Earth Scheme as shown on Solar Septenary Chart
VIII. The Egoic Lotus and the Centers
IX. The Egoic Lotus
X. The Science of Meditation
XI. The Atom
XII. Parabrahm
XIII. Solar and Planetary Hierarchies


I. Fire and the Aspects
II. Evolution in the Universe
III. The Aspects and Evolution
IV. The Building Entities
V. Agni - Lord of Fire
VI. Lives and Goals
VII. Energies

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