THE SPIRITIST DOCTRINE or SPIRITISM
It is a set of Guidelines and principles, as
revealed by the Superior Spirits, contained in the
works of Allan Kardec, which constitute the
Spiritist Doctrine Codification
"Spiritism is a science which deals with the nature,
origin and destiny of Spirits, as well as their
relationship with the corporeal world." Allan
What it reveals?
It reveals new and deep concepts with respect
to God, the Universe, Human Beings, the Spirits, and
the Laws which govern life itself.
Furthermore, it reveals: who we are; where we came
from; where we go after passing away ; what is the
objective of our existence;
reasons for pain and suffering.
Spiritism basic teachings
God is the Supreme Intelligence on the Universe,
Creator of all things.
God is eternal, immutable, immaterial,
unique, omnipotent, supremely just and good.
the corporeal world inhabited by incarnate Spirits,
there is a much bigger and complex one,
occupied by the Spirits.
Within the Universe there are other inhabited
worlds, with lives at different degrees of
evolution: some equal, others more or less evolved
than Human Beings.
The Spirits are the intelligent beings of creation.
They constitute the world of the Spirits, which
pre-exists and outlives everything.
Spirits are created simple and ignorant. They evolve
intellectually and morally, passing from a lower
order to a higher one, until they attain perfection,
where they will enjoy unalterable bliss.
Spirits preserve their individuality before, during,
and after each incarnation.
The Spirits' relations with Human Beings are
constant and have always existed. The Good Spirits
attract us towards goodness, sustain us in life's
trials, and help us bear them with courage and
The Imperfect Spirits induce us towards error.
Jesus is the Guide and Model for all Humankind. The
Doctrine He taught and exemplified is the most pure
expression of God's Law.
The morality of Christ, as contained in the Gospels,
is the pathway for the secure progress of all Human
practice is the solution for all human problems and
the objective to be attained by Humankind.
Human Beings are given the free will to act, but
they must answer for the consequences of their
Prayer is an act of adoration for God. It is found
in the natural law and is the result of an innate
sentiment in every Human Being, just as the idea of
the existence of the Creator is innate.