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Senzar is a supposed original language of the stanzas of Dzyan. It is referenced in multiple locations in works of Helena Blavatsky.[1][2]

In her Secret Doctrine Blavatsky calls Senzar "a tongue absent from the nomenclature of languages and dialects with which philology is acquainted" (SD, I, xxxvii). While The Theosophical Glossary (p. 295) defines it as "the mystic name for the secret sacerdotal language or the "Mystery-speech" of the initiated Adepts, all over the world."

In Isis Unveiled Blavatsky identifies Senzar as being "ancient Sanskrit" (Isis, I, 440). As noted by John Algeo in his book, Blavatsky's other statements about Senzar (including the above linkage to Sanskrit) create a number of puzzles, which make it difficult to take the etymological language family references literally, since some link to Egyptian sources, while yet others are still of other roots.[2]


  1. ^ Algeo, John (January 2007). "Senzar: The Mystery of the Mystery Language". Theosophy World. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Algeo, John (1988). Senzar: The Mystery of the Mystery Language. Theosophical History Centre. ISBN 978-0-948753-08-4.