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 feeling of Egoity…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Wednesday 21st January 2015 “We distinguish between the simple fact of self-consciousness, the simple feeling that “I am I,” and the complex thought that “I am Mr. Smith” or “Mrs. Brown.” Believing as we do in a series of births for the same Ego, or re-incarnation, this distinction is the fundamental pivot of the whole idea. You see “Mr. Smith” really means a … Continue reading “The feeling of Egoity…”

“Boundless, infinite, and unconditioned…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 16th January 2015 “En-Soph, the unrevealed forever, who is boundless and unconditioned, cannot create, and therefore it seems to us a great error to attribute to him a “creative thought,” as is commonly done by the interpreters. In every cosmogony this supreme Essence is passive; if boundless, infinite, and unconditioned, it can have no thought nor idea. It acts not as … Continue reading “Boundless, infinite, and unconditioned…”

“The embodiment of the highest practical Theosophy…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Tuesday 13th January 2015 “And now a last and parting word. My words may and will pass and be forgotten, but certain sentences from letters written by the Masters will never pass, because they are the embodiment of the highest practical Theosophy. I must translate them for you:- “* * * Let not the fruit of good Karma be your motive; for … Continue reading “The embodiment of the highest practical Theosophy…”

“The INFINITE cannot be known to our reason…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Monday 12th January 2015 “The INFINITE cannot be known to our reason, which can only distinguish and define; – but we can always conceive the abstract idea thereof, thanks to that faculty higher than our reason, – intuition, or the spiritual instinct of which I have spoken. Only the great initiates, who have the rare power of throwing themselves into the state of … Continue reading “The INFINITE cannot be known to our reason…”