Theme for Contemplation: Kaivalya – Self-Emancipation

“The human Monad reascends through Buddhi Yoga to the state of transcendental union with the parent Self, the universal Ishwara, the Logos in the Cosmos and in Man.”

— Aquarian Almanac

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Jewels in the Lotus

The Essence of Things

The Essence of Things

          If you affirm only His transcendence, you restrict Him, And if you affirm only His immanence, you limit Him. If you maintain both aspects, you are exempt from error, An Imam and  a master in the spiritual sciences. Whoso would say He is two things is a polytheist, Whilst the […] Read more

Articles by H.P. Blavatsky

The Religion of the Future

The Religion of the Future

The Religion of the Future Theosophist, May, 1883 Occultism teaches us that ideas based upon fundamental truths move in the eternity in a circle, revolving around and filling the space within the circuit of the limits allotted to our globe and the planetary or solar system. That, not unlike Plato’s eternal, immutable essences, they pervade […] Read more

Articles by W.Q. Judge

Practical Theosophy

Practical Theosophy

Practical Theosophy The Path, July, 1890 The ethics of life propounded by Jesus are not different from those found in theosophy, but the latter holds in its doctrines a compelling power which is absent from Christianity and from those systems which require a man to be good for virtue’s sake alone. It is not easy […] Read more

Meditation, Mindfulness and Self-Study

Summons to Meditation

Summons to Meditation

Summons to Meditation Near the beginning of The Voice of the Silence we read, “The Mind is the great Slayer of the Real. Let the Disciple slay the Slayer.” This is a summons to meditation. Philosophically, of course, nothing can kill or destroy the Real, because the highest reality is changeless. According to the Bhagavad-Gita, […] Read more

Science of Spirituality

The Occult Side of Nature

The Occult Side of Nature

The Occult Side of Nature From a Talk by Robert Crosbie Theosophy, June, 1921 The word Nature used in its widest sense, as when we speak of Great Nature, or Mother Nature, means the whole of the outside—all that is external to us—the trees, the open places, and the world of men. We do not, […] Read more

Philosophy of Perfectability

Free Your Mind

Free Your Mind

  “Free Your Mind”   Part 1  Why Philosophy is Important? “The life of man is a self-evolving circle, which from a ring imperceptibly small, rushes on all sides outwards to new and larger circles, that without end.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being […] Read more

Religion of Responsibility

Fisher of Men

Fisher of Men

                    THE FISHER OF MEN And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers […] Read more

Society of the Future

Gandhi on Women in Society

Gandhi on Women in Society

                  Gandhi on Women in Society Selected Writings   OF ALL the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading, so shocking or so brutal as his abuse of the better half of humanity to me, the female sex, not the weaker sex. […] Read more

 

Stories

Finding a New Spring

Finding a New Spring

  Once upon a time a certain tradesman was leading a caravan to another country to sell his goods. Along the way they came to the edge of a severe hot-sand desert. They asked about, and found that during the day time the sun heats up the fine sand until it’s as hot as charcoal, […] Read more

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