Whispers With Sivartha
on the The Book of Life

Conversations with
my Great-Great-Grandfather,
a Grandfather of
the "New Age" Movement

by Dr. Alesha Sivartha & Don Ross

Photo of Dr. Alesha Sivartha as an old man, near the front of the 7th edition Book of Life


The Book of Life:
The Structure of Man: Anatomy

Drawings by Dr. Alesha Sivartha based on his Discoveries: click for LARGER .jpg image

Family History

Table of Contents

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The Book of Life: The Spiritual and Physical Constitution of Man
by Dr. Alesha Sivartha (1834-1915).
This seventh edition is the culmination of his life work, Sivartha's discoveries begining 1859, and was published by his son Holmes W. Merton in New York City in 1912. This rare book and artwork found below was wonderfully reprinted by Kessinger Publishing in 2004.
Copyright by Dr. Alesha Sivartha in 1884 and 1912.
Commentary copyright by Don Ross, 2005.

Title Page for this 7th edition of Dr. Sivartha's Book of Life published in 1912 and 2004 Photo of Alesha Sivartha as an Old Man from the front of the book opposite his Plan for The Book of Life 1.4 Unista ~ The Model of Society in the Book of Life (mind map) 1.5 Chapter One intro: The March of Nations 1.7 Chart of Laws discovered by Sidarta 1859 to 1878 (1884 mind map) : The form and action of each group of Faculties are expressed in a law of its own. Hence there are 12 great Mental Laws... 1.11 Geologic Ages of the Earth (1872) 1.17 Phases of History (1872 mind map) Discoveries by Sivartha 1860 to 1872 ~ Historic Growth ~ Cosmic Unity = Collectivism = Maturity 1.19  Civilizing Races: Phases of Civilization (1881 mind map, chart 35) Each past Civilization was dominated by a limited region of the Brain, as marked on this chart 1.22 Historic Growth: Seven Great Civilizations culminating in the Age of Harmonism begining 1896 (1872 mind map) 2.23 Chapter Two intro: Section of Vitality: Phyton, cell body, Spindella, and the Vertebrate Axis in Man 2.27 The Structure of Man: a GREAT anatomy chart of our physical and psychological Nervous System 2.31 Solar Plexus (anatomy) Posterior View of the Nerves
2.35 A Mento-Chart (1860 mind map) The Faculties classified in 1860 by Alesha Sivartha 2.37 Brain and Body Locations now accepted by scientific men: 1884 mind map based on Ferrier's Experiments 1876 2.39 The Brain (chart 13) Organs of Repulsion repel us from the Earth and push us upward... Discovered 1859 by Sidarta 2.41 A Chart of Living Types (1881) Animal, Plant, and Mineral ~ Plan of the Vertebrate 3.44 Chapter Three intro: Chart of the Trinity: Mental, Vital, Motive (mind map) The Intellect produces Knowledge ~ The Function of Affection produces Social Institutions ~ Volition produces Industry 3.55 Chart of Torso (physical and emotional Faculties in our Body) 3.59 Plan of the Brain: Mental Action: Discoveries by Dr. Sivartha (1860) 3.61 A Chart of the Face, after Redfield 3.63 Oral Expression: Face Muscles (1896) 3.69 Brain and Body Locations now accepted by scientific men: Sivartha's 1884 mind map based on Ferrier's Experiments 1876 3.75 detailed anatomical Structure of the Hand 4.81 Chapter Four intro: Celestial Mechanics (brain map)
4.87 Mental Curves: Crosses from Obelisk and Temples at Neliopolis, Egypt (chart 21) The Brain is constructed and acts according to the mathematical law of the ellipse. Discovered in 1859. 4.93 Measure of Man: Twelve is the number of Construction in the Human Head and Body (1860, 1868) 4.95 Head Measurements 4.97 Measure of the Head (12 angles, 30° from the Centron: the Brain includes seven of these. Discovered by Alesha Sivartha 1868 5.99 Chapter Five intro: Crown of Life 5.102 Forms of Atoms: Dynamic Hypothetic Chart: Spirit and Matter 5.108 Wave Chart 5.120 Poster? for the Book of Life (1909) 6.123 Woman and Man: Responses: equality of rank, blending spheres of spiritual force, complement of functions 6.126 Path of Light: Messianism: Family the Center of Social Life (chart 46). In the ages of Patriarchism, the Family and Government reached only downward. In Messianism, the combined Family includes both the higher and the lower forces of man's nature. And the higher rules the lower in this new age (1881 axis of transition). 6.131 Solar Chart: the Microcosm: Astrological Chart (1881) 6.133 Cross Section of the Brain (Back View) Chart of Zones
6.135 Axis Chart (full body, 1860 design) Celestial and Terrestrial 6.137 Solar Chart of Man: 12 Houses and Polarities (1860-1881) Astrology 6.139 Polar Contrasts (1860) 6.143 The Brain at Work (Discoveries by Sivartha 1859, copyright in Solar Atlas 1908) 6.145 The Plan of the Brain (Nov 1872) Mental Action 6.147 The Brain (chart 13) Organs of Repulsion repel us from the Earth and push us upward... Discovered 1859 by Sidarta 6.155 Chart of Gestures ~ Vocal and Muscular ~ Moral or Social Plane (1859-1884) Each gesture takes the line of its producing brain-organ... 7.160 Chapter Seven intro: Phases of Life (1860, 1884) Each phase is marked by a dominant range of Faculties... 7.165 The Human Brain Evolution: European, Hottentot, and Chimpanzee 7.171 Phases of History (1872 mind map) Discoveries by Sivartha 1860 to 1872 ~ Historic Growth ~ Kosmic Unity = Collectivism = Maturity 7.181 Civilism in 1881 (mind map) Above the dark line are those Faculties which, by universal consent, occupy the highest place in the estimation of civilized men. 7.183 Model of Society ~ Social Functions of the Faculties (1860 mind map)
7.185 Chart of Civilism in 1881 (mind map) Our conscious wants start in the brain... 8.193 Chapter Eight intro: The Seven Orders of Society: Man is the Archtype of Society... 8.194 Model of Society for Town, County, State & Nation (1910) The Officers fill natural Functions of Mental Faculties... 8.197 The Twelve Foundations of Society 8.215 The Farm Domain (1880) 8.217 Temple of Domesta: designed in 1860 by Sivartha 8.219 Plan of a School House (1908) 8.222 Center's Badge 8.223 Golden Portal of the Temple: A Symbol of the Mind and of Society designed by Sivartha in 1860: Man is the Archtype of Society 9.224 Chapter Nine intro: The Seals of Truth: Bible Ideals 9.229 The Plan of Salema: The Model for all Cities: The 12 Tribes and Depts (1910) 9.239 Map of Maresta: Palestine Restored: the Promised Land
9.243 The Throne: The Model City of Salema: The Rostrum and Leaders: Emerald Rainbow 9.247 The Cross of Life 9.249 Atonement 9.265 The Leaf Plan (1861) Phyton, Oken Goethe 9.267 The Structure of Man (anatomy) 9.269 Tree of Life: discoveries by Dr. Sivartha in 1861: see Genesis 3 9.271 Alsona and Unista: Tree of Life: Social Functions of the Faculties (discoveries 1859-1861) 9.281 Prophecies in the Bible with specific references 9.287 Prophetic Order ~ 12 Depts and Laws 10.289 Chapter Ten intro: Universal Synthesis (1870-1884) 10.293 Classified Knowledge: Vesona Language Map 11.304 Chapter Eleven intro: Culture of Man: Since Adam and Eve... the child is herald of the man. He bears the ideal promise of perfection. In his education we shall find the unfolding destiny of the nations...
11.311 Pictorial Head: the Work of the Faculties in Twelve Groups (1859 mind map) 11.317 Model of the School (1861-1896) One hour is given daily to the culture of each Group of Faculties, through Studies, Plays and Labors 11.321 Muscles and Brain (torso) 11.325 The Basis of Vesona: Universal Language 11.326-327 Universal Synthesis: Vesonal Stem-Words (language map) 11.328 The Duzenal Measures: 12 based measurements for linear, surface, cubic, weight, time, and work 11.329 Duzenal Scale of Numbers: The number 12 is a perfect Radion for counting 12.330 Chapter Twelve intro: The New Heavens and the New Earth 12.332 Civilizing Races: Phases of Civilization (1881 mind map, chart 35) Each past Civilization was dominated by a limited region of the Brain, as marked on this chart 12.353 Temple of Domesta: Central Bldg in the Villesta Parks (1860 architecture) 12.355 The Temple for the Most Holy: Israelite and Egyptian (map)
12.361 Chart of Symphonies: Tones, Colors, Odors, Flavors, and the Faculties respond in Thirds, Fifths, and Octaves (1860 mind map) 12.367 Chart of Transition for the Nations (1881 mind map) 12.369 Global Zone of Civilization centers on Palestine (1896 mind map) 12.371 Map of Maresta: Palestine Restored 12.375 Historic Image of Daniel: Four Great Empires: Babylon, Medo-Persian, Grecian, Roman 12.378 The End: Amen on March 21st

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Dedicated to Dr. Alesha Sivartha's Grand-Daughter
who ignited my imagination with stories of the Rajah and Sivartha
and my love for family history in general in 1975
my Grandma Zaida Marie Worden Ross (1904-1994)
and her son, my father Russell Lee Ross (1939-2003).

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