Mandaean Gnostic Texts

These texts were hand scanned a few years ago after I noticed a lack in the availability of Mandaean texts, both in the original Mandaic and in translation online and in print.  These come from the editions made by Lady Drower in the early 20th century and still represent the most comprehensive editions of the texts.  I hope these texts provide both scholars, those interested in Gnosticism, and the Mandaean community online access to the texts of an extraordinary people and their thought-provoking religion.  I also wish to send my regards to the Mandaean communities in Iraq and Iran with the hopes that the strife afflicting the area will not cause much duress to their way of life.

The texts are OCRed and scanned from the original scrolls and translations and are encoded with Adobe Acrobat.

The Diwan Abatur Scroll Translation
The Book of the Zodiac Scroll 1 Scroll 2 Translation
The Haran Gawaita Scroll Translation
The Baptism of Hibil Ziwa Scroll Translation
The Secret Adam Text

For more information see:

The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran
by E. S. Drower, Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley

The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics
by Edmondo Lupieri, Charles Hindley (Translator)

The Mandaeans: Ancient Texts and Modern People
by Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley

Contact me at my blog with any questions

2 thoughts on “Mandaean Gnostic Texts

  1. christine

    Could somebody please ask the Mandaean clergy what is in store for the planet in the year 2012?

  2. Pingback: Spiritual Awakening Inter-Faith Links Page of World Religions and Sacred Texts, East and West, from Apocrypha to Zoroaster | Sant Mat Radhasoami

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