How to Increase Your Happiness, Usefulness and Spirituality
by C. C. Zain
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This is the fourteenth book in the 21 Brotherhood of Light Course series by C. C. Zain on the Hermetic Sciences, Astrology, Alchemy, Tarot, Kabbalah and the Occult.
Every individual is being trained to perform a unique job in God's Great Evolutionary Plan. This book describes how this is possible and provides direction for discovering one’s unique abilities or Cosmic Work. More than an intellectual discussion of occult knowledge, this book shows how to apply the principles embodied in astrology, esoteric psychology, mental and spiritual alchemy, diet, exercise and breathing to improve one's daily life. It offers practical lessons on how to be happy, how to create personal prosperity, how to keep young, how to be attractive, how to gain employment, how to have friends, and how to be successful in marriage. The author shows how it is possible, by changing one's habit systems with directed thinking and induced emotion, to live a truly constructive life and significantly increase happiness, usefulness and spirituality.
This book is formatted in the easy to use 8 1/2 x 11 student format.
Study Questions for each chapter/serial lesson are included.
Course 14 of 21 in the Brotherhood of Light Study Program.
|Serial Lesson No.
||Chapter/Serial Lesson Title
||Living the Completely Constructive Life
||Diet and Breathing
||How to Keep Young
||How to Be Attractive
||How to Have Friends
||How to Get Employment
||How to Make Money
||How to Achieve Honors
||How to be Successful in Marriage
||How to Have a Pleasant Home
||How to be Happy
280 pages, 8 1/2 x 11 Student Format Trade Paperback
C. C. Zain is the pen name used by Elbert Benjamine (1882-1951), the noted astrologer, naturalist and occultist, for those writings done under the auspices of The Brotherhood of Light during the years 1914 - 1934. This body of knowledge has become known as The Brotherhood of Light Lessons.
Elbert Benjamine was one of the most prolific astrological writers of the 20th century. In addition to the twenty-three volumes of the Brotherhood of Light series published under the penname C. C. Zain, Benjamine also wrote over fifty books and hundreds of magazine articles. A scholar who mastered every physical science of his time, Benjamine brought the same vigor to his exploration of the metaphysical sciences. Like the writings of Bailey, Blavatsky, Steiner, and Heindl, the works of C. C. Zain (Elbert Benjamine) have impacted the lives of thousands of students of Western Occultism.
Elbert Benjamine was born Benjamin P. Williams in the small town of Adel, Iowa, December 12, 1882. He was a natural psychic and seer. In his youth, his heightened awareness brought him into contact with those who had passed from this plane to the next. In the autumn of 1898, he began his esoteric studies. By 1900 he had contacted The Brotherhood of Light and began serious study of astrology. His father was a doctor and deacon in the Disciples of Christ church in Iowa, where the community strongly disapproved of any interest in astrology and the occult. For this reason, upon moving to Los Angeles, he changed his name to Elbert Benjamine in order to protect his family. In the spring of 1910 he gave his promise to write the Twenty-One Brotherhood of Light Courses covering astrology, alchemy and magic, under the penname of C. C. Zain. From that time until his death in 1951, he devoted his life’s energy and personal resources to writing the lessons, and to establishing The Church of Light as a vehicle for disseminating The Brotherhood of Light teachings.