Third Eye of the Buddhas

THEOSOPHY QUOTES “Uchnicha , also Buddhochnicha (Sk.). Explained as “a protuberance on Buddha’s cranium, forming a hair-tuft”. This curious description is given by the Orientalists, varied by another which states that Uchnicha was “originally a conical or flame-shaped hair tuft on the crown of a Buddha, in later ages represented as a flesh excrescence on the skull itself”. This ought to read quite the reverse; for esoteric philosophy … Continue reading Third Eye of the Buddhas

H.P. Blavatsky on the Antahkarana

THEOSOPHY QUOTES “Antahkarana (Sk.)., or Antaskarana. The term has various meanings, which differ with every school of philosoph y and sect. Thus Sankaracharya renders the word as “understanding”; others, as “the internal instrument, the Soul, formed by the thinking principle and egoism”; whereas the Occultists explain it as the path or bridge between the Higher and the Lower Manas, the divine Ego, and the personal Soul … Continue reading H.P. Blavatsky on the Antahkarana

“To become a Buddha…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Tuesday 27th January 2015 “To become a Buddha one has to break through the bondage of sense and personality; to acquire a complete perception of the REAL SELF and learn not to separate it from all other selves; to learn by experience the utter unreality of all phenomena of the visible Kosmos foremost of all; to reach a complete detachment from all that … Continue reading “To become a Buddha…”

“The Monad’s downward and upward cyclic rotation…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Sunday 25th January 2015 “Each man of us has gone this ceaseless round, and will repeat it for ever and ever. The deviation of each one’s course, and his rate of progress from Nirvana to Nirvana is governed by causes which he himself creates out of the exigencies in which he finds himself entangled. “This picture of an eternity of action may appal … Continue reading “The Monad’s downward and upward cyclic rotation…”

“Meat eating is full of dangers…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Saturday 24th January 2015 “Vegetables have properties which are not fully known, and if certain undiscovered (to the general world) vegetables were prepared and eaten in a certain way, there is no reason why they should not give even more strength than animal food. Meat eating is full of dangers, not only psychological but even physical; and the law which teaches the spread … Continue reading “Meat eating is full of dangers…”

“Theosophy is a scientific religion and a religious science…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 23rd January 2015 “Theosophy is that ocean of knowledge which spreads from shore to shore of the evolution of sentient beings; unfathomable in its deepest parts, it gives the greatest minds their fullest scope, yet, shallow enough at its shores, it will not overwhelm the understanding of a child. It is wisdom about God for those who believe that he is all … Continue reading “Theosophy is a scientific religion and a religious science…”

“The Road to the Masters is the Road of Purity…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Thursday 22nd January 2015 “All that is necessary is to draw the attention of the student to the fact that H.P.B. was a Messenger of the Great Lodge, the Occult Fraternity, and that she wrote the book [i.e. “The Secret Doctrine”] in the company, under the guidance and with the co-operation of the Great Masters. Every group endeavouring to study the book should … Continue reading “The Road to the Masters is the Road of Purity…”