God, Nature and Man

"The indissoluble unity of the Logos in the cosmos and the God in man is magically enshrined in the mantra Aum Mani Padme Hum."  - The Aquarian Almanac

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June 4, 2015 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

"In the heart of man the whole universe is reflected."

- Sufi Saying

"Man is the sole being in the natural order who is not compelled to pursue the same road invariably."

- Claude de St.Martin

Being self-conscious means the godlike faculty of self direction is active in man.  We are intended to be the captains of our own ships. That is evidence of the "God in Man".

June 5, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

“God, and not man, is the measure of all things.”

— Plato

“There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.”

— Socrates

Is the ignorance Socrates speaks of here the ignorance of our divine nature?

Are we talking about the three fundamental principles of the SD here?

June 6, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

“Earth, with her thousand voices, praises God.”

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

” In the Word is involved the unity of humanity, the wholeness of the human problem.”

— Thomas Mann

June 7, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

“Like to some magistrate grown gray in office,

Calmly he contemplates alike the just

And unjust, with indifference he notes

Evil and good, and knows not wrath nor pity.”

— Alexander Pushkin

“In the faces of men and women I see God.”

— Walt Whitman

June 8, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

“Nature herself has imprinted on the minds of all the idea of God.“

— Cicero

“The Logos reflects the Universe in the Divine Mind, and the Manifested Universe reflects itself in each of its Monads.“

— H.P. Blavatsky

une 10, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: God, Nature and Man

“God sleeps in a stone, dreams in a flower, moves in an animal, and wakes in a man.”

— Ireneaus

“Before beginning, and without end,

As space eternal and as surety sure,

Is fixed a Power divine which moves to good,

Only its laws endure.”

— Sir Edwin Arnold