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Reference in The Secret Doctrine

1. In answer to the questions: "What planets of those known to ordinary science, besides Mercury, belong to our system of world...," the reply was Mars and four other planets of which astronomy knows nothing. The inference is that these planets, A.B. and Y.Z. exist in etheric matter. (I. 187.)


2. "As to Mars, Mercury and the `four other planets,' they bear relation to the Earth of which no Master ... will ever speak...." (I. 187.)

3. Mars is in a state of obscuration at present:

a. Mars has two satellites to which he has no right.

(astral and mental. A.A.B.)

b. Mars is a septenary chain. (I. 188. 189.)

4. Mars was the Lord of birth, of death, of generation and destruction. (II. 410.)

5. Mars was called the six-faced planet. (II. 399.)

References in A Treatise on Cosmic Fire

6. There is a ... "triangle formed by the Earth, Mars and Mercury. In connection with this triangle the analogy lies in the fact that Mercury and the centre at the base of the spine in the human being are closely allied." (181.)

7. "Mercury, Mars and the Earth are closely allied with these three (Venus, Jupiter and Saturn)." (299.)