This post is uber-basic. Most of the quotes are very-well known ; (googling virtually any sentence in this post will yield a plethora of fine expositions), the only claim to originality bein... Read more
The second volume of Isis Unveiled, dealing with religion, although looser in structure, is nonetheless a sprawling, ambitious study in comparative religion. The first seven chapters mainly... Read more
Chapter 1 (The Church! Where is it?”) Christianity’s relation to Spiritualism and Paganism 1- Christianity’s attitude towards paganism and spiritualism (p.1) 2- Origin of Christian belief in... Read more
Chapter 9 Principles of Esoteric Evolution: Symbolism and Astrology in the Bible and the Vedas (The Vedas and the Bible) 1- Seven in Ancient Scriptures (405) Myth Interpretation 405/Seven in... Read more
Chapter 12 – Eastern Magic, Shamanism and Conclusion (Conclusions and Illustrations) This final chapter serves as a conclusion for both volumes, so there is a return to the more occult and p... Read more
Chapter 11– Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity Compared (Comparative Results of Buddhism and Christianity) This chapter is a concise comparative study of Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianit... Read more
Chapter 10 – The Origin and History of the Dogma of Satan (The Devil-Myth) We leave the historical and esoteric theology for a specialized critique of a specific Christian dogma, and so this... Read more
Chapter 9 Principles of Esoteric Evolution: Symbolism and Astrology in the Bible and the Vedas (The Vedas and the Bible) This chapter is another section of the spiritual evolutionary concept... Read more
Chapter 8 – Jesuits, Templars, Rosicrucians, Masons, and the Lost Word (Jesuitry and Masonry) This chapter is an important statement about Blavatsky’s secret lodge of eastern adepts relation... Read more
The whole human body is . . . a vast sounding board, in which each cell bears a
long record of impressions connected with its parent organ, and each cell has a
memory and a consciousness of its kind, or call it instinct if you will.
— H. P. BLAVATSKY
‘Theosophy, as already said, is the WISDOM-RELIGION.’
(The Key to Theosophy, p 13)
Theosophy, we say, is not a Religion.
Theosophy, we say, is not a Religion. Yet there are, as every one knows, certain beliefs, philosophical, religious and scientific, which have become so closely associated in recent years with the word “Th…[Read more]
When we talk about civilizations being built on the wreckage of previous civilizations are we really just noticing the natural evolution of cycles? Perhaps old forms must come to pass to make room for new ones.
June 4, 2018 Theme for Contemplation: Mental Adjustment
The sway of karmic tendency will influence the incarnation of an Ego, or any
family of Egos, for three lives a least, when measures of repression, elimination, or
counteraction are not adopted. — Aphorisms on Karma
“What is Buddhi-Manas? How might we understand the idea so that it comes alive for us?”
Buddhi, also called the Spiritual Soul, is the sixth principle in our constitution, the vehicle for Atma or the Universal Spirit. Our thinking faculty (Mind) is either drawn by matter and passions or pulled by the Spirit. The former is kama – manas while the…[Read more]