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Manly P. HallManly Palmer Hall (March 18, 1901 – August 29, 1990) was a Canadian-born author and mystic. He is perhaps most famous for his work The Secret Teachings of All Ages: An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy, which is widely regarded as his magnum opus, and which he published at the age of 25 (or 27, 1928)

He has been widely recognized as a leading scholar in the fields of religion, mythology, mysticism, and the occult.

Carl Jung, when writing Psychology and Alchemy, borrowed material from Hall’s private collection.

In 1934, Hall founded the Philosophical Research Society (PRS) in Los Angeles, California, dedicating it to an idealistic approach to the solution of human problems. The PRS claims to be non-sectarian and entirely free from educational, political, or ecclesiastical control, and the Society’s programs stress the need for the integration of philosophy, religion, and science into one system of instruction. The PRS Library, a public facility devoted to source materials in obscure fields, has many rare and scarce items now impossible to obtain elsewhere.

In 1973 (47 years after writing The Secret Teachings of All Ages), Hall was recognized as a 33º Mason (the highest honor conferred by the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite), at a ceremony held at PRS on December 8th, despite never being initiated into the physical craft.

In his over 70-year career, Hall delivered approximately 8,000 lectures in the United States and abroad, authored over 150 books and essays, and wrote countless magazine articles.

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  1. muchas gracias, muy interesante, I have been studying this similar since the 70;s. besides Tom Robbins, most all Cayce, A. Watts, ‘Be Here Now’ Vonnegut, Sagan, ‘The Brotherhood of The Seven Rays’ I have also been in many many Mayan Ruins, since 70’s and studied their math, this will add to MY personal knowledge, however meditation as did The Buddha can also bring it one, easy to be in a monastery wrote ‘W. Somerset Maughn” anyway see you soon, I’m in El Salvador since 94, safe place to maybe survive, jaaaa Senor Pescador{.com}

  2. I have had a kundline awaking around the time of hurricanes rita and katrina,.hearing voices seing visions .I was born in beaumont,Texas. GOLDEN TRAINGLE. .IVE BEEN STUDYING ,FREEMASONARY, THE ILLUMINATIES, AND ALIEN BLOODLINES, SINCE,SAY I GOT MY COLLEGE, STREET EDUCATION. .I GREW UP SELLING DRUGS,.AND GREW UP WITH A S HALL,.AS A FRIEND. THE ILLUMINATION WAS A PREDESTINED, SITIONS. MY REVALATION,OF LAY LINE ENERGY PORTALS. IS BRINGING IN THE NEW ERA. OF AWARNESS.

  3. I rarely comment publicly but after reading some of these comments posted so recently I felt like contributing. I’m 25 years old and it’s very inspiring, that MPH had such an influence at an early age. I’ve been a seeker of truth and blessed with the beautiful gift of wisdom I prayed for in some of my earliest memories. Synchronicity has been a guiding gift and has brought me here and introduced me to many great teachings left behind by a man who passed just over 7 months before my journey begin.

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