Theme for Contemplation: The Circle

“Unity, totality, wholeness and simultaneity are universally symbolized by the circle which has its luminous reflection in the sun..”    — Aquarian Almanac

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Jewels in the Lotus

The Circle of Eternity

The Circle of Eternity

            Close your eyes and let the mind expand. Let no fear of death or darkness arrest its course. Allow the mind to merge with Mind. Let it flow out upon the great curve of consciousness. Let it soar on the wings of the great bird of duration, Up to […] Read more

Articles by H.P. Blavatsky

Transmigration of the Life Atoms

Transmigration of the Life Atoms

Transmigration of the Life Atoms Theosophist, August, 1883 Letter by N. D. K. | Reply by H. B. P. It is said that “for three thousand years at least the ‘mummy,’ not withstanding all the chemical preparations, goes on throwing off to the last invisible atoms, which, from the hour of death, re-entering the various […] Read more

The Secret Doctrine

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

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

Religion of Responsibility

The Basic Law of Brotherhood

The Basic Law of Brotherhood

Studies in the Secret Doctrine: The Basic Law of Brotherhood Nature and man are one in their divine consubstantiality, but each has a dual aspect — its Non-manifested and manifested. Again, both the Non-manifested and the manifested have a triple characteristic, which in the case of the former is forever concealed while in the latter […] Read more

Society of the Future

Towards an Enlightened Society

Towards an Enlightened Society

“The world in which we live is globalized. Economies halfway around the world affect our own. Our politics, education, and cultural consumption happen on a global scale. Our ethics and morality also need to be globalized. A new global order calls for a new global ethic. A global ethic is the key to addressing the […] Read more

Sacred Texts

Teachers

Stories

Single-Mindedness: An Indian Tale

Single-Mindedness: An Indian Tale

ONCE Hanuman went on a pilgrimage to the holy places consecrated to his beloved Rama, seeking a vision of his Lord.  Whilst on his journey he entered a forest in Krishna’s kingdom of Dwarka. Krishna, knowing that Hanuman had arrived, wanted to see again the greatest of his devotees from his former incarnation.  He therefore […] Read more

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