Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Science of Spirituality

“The Science of Spirituality gives access to that common storehouse in Akasa
where alone lies the universal solvent which none can use except for the sake of all.”

— Aquarian Almanac

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Jewels in the Lotus

Fiery Brooding

Fiery Brooding

The meditation they urged on us has been explained as the ‘inexpressible yearnings of the inner man to go out into the infinite.’ But that Infinite we would enter is living.  It is the ultimate being of us. Meditation is a fiery brooding on that majestical Self.  We imagine ourselves into Its vastness.  We conceive […] Read more

Articles by H.P. Blavatsky

The Theory of Cycles

The Theory of Cycles

The Theory of Cycles Theosophist, July, 1880 It is now some time since this theory, which was first propounded in the oldest religion of the world, Vedaism, then taught by various Greek philosophers, and afterwards defended by the Theosophists of the Middle Ages, but which came to be flatly denied by the wise men of […] Read more

Articles by W.Q. Judge

Theosophy as a Guide in Life

Theosophy as a Guide in Life

Theosophy as a Guide in Life A Theosophical Tract, Published in 1887 This is a practical age, and every system or theory is challenged to give proofs of what it may accomplish in action. How very little is gained by mere belief is the standing reproach to Churches. Their diversified Creeds have been steadily evolving […] Read more

Meditation, Mindfulness and Self-Study

Meditation, Concentration and Will

Meditation, Concentration and Will

Meditation, Concentration and Will Introduction What is meditation? What role does concentration and will play in meditation?  What is the purpose of meditation?  And why does Krishna, representing the Higher Self  admonish us to become men and women of meditation? Meditation, like yoga and karate, is in danger of being trivialized and stripped of its […] Read more

Science of Spirituality

The Zero Principle  Part 3

The Zero Principle Part 3

The Zero Principle Part 3     This teaching of Buddha is accessible to all human beings. It is always possible for anyone to slow down, to cut down, to moderate. But in doing so one must avoid any tendencies to become passive, escapist or vague. To fall into these traps is not to follow […] Read more

Philosophy of Perfectability

The Philosophy and Science of Vedantic Raja Yoga

The Philosophy and Science of Vedantic Raja Yoga

The Philosophy and Science of Vedantic Raja Yoga1 Theosophist, March, 1884 I feel really obliged to my friend and brother, Babu Siris Chandra Vasu, B. A., for the presentation of a copy of a Treatise on “The Philosophy and Science of Vedantic Raja Yoga,” edited by him. It is the reprint of a book which […] Read more

Religion of Responsibility

Knowledge and Negligence  Part 3

Knowledge and Negligence Part 3

Knowledge and Negligence Part 3 To grasp the rudiments of the Philosophy of Perfectibility and to learn the axioms of the Science of Spirituality, one must deepen the sense of the sacred through some daily exemplification of the Religion of Responsibility. Shankara taught that negligence, the inversion of responsibility, is death. Negligence in breathing results […] Read more

Society of the Future

An Education of the Heart

An Education of the Heart

When the president of the United States says “America first,” he is making his voters happy. I can understand that. But from a global perspective, this statement isn’t relevant. Everything is interconnected today. The new reality is that everyone is interdependent with everyone else. The United States is a leading nation of the free world. […] Read more

 

Stories

The Princess, The Pearls and the Monkey

The Princess, The Pearls and the Monkey

One day, the queen and her friends were walking in the palace gardens. It was a hot summer day, so they decided to get some respite from the heat by swimming in the royal pool. Before going in the pool, the queen took off her pearl necklace and gave it to her maidservant for safekeeping. […] Read more

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