“It is not the birthday of Jesus Christ…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Tuesday 24th December 2013 “It would be a distinct advantage to the Cause of Truth, of the Wisdom of all Prophets, if the story of the origin and development of the Christian festival were to be known by all. The Church Fathers of the fourth century proclaimed the 25th of December as the day for celebrating this festival. It is not the … Continue reading “It is not the birthday of Jesus Christ…”

“Such an avalanche of crude impurities and fables…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Tuesday 24th September 2013 “Is the language of the Old Testament more pure or moral than the books of the Brahmans? Or any fables of the heathen world more blasphemous and ridiculous than Jehovah’s interview with Moses (Exodus xxxiii. 23)? Are any of the Pagan gods made to appear more fiendish than the same Jehovah in a score of passages? If the … Continue reading “Such an avalanche of crude impurities and fables…”

“In the midst of a great and silent evolution…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Thursday 19th September 2013 “The One Self appears only to be divided among the creatures; in reality, It is not divided at all. Each being is That in his essential nature. In It is the foundation of all power; in It lies the power of unfolding, of evolution, which makes possible for each being – representing one ray of that One Life … Continue reading “In the midst of a great and silent evolution…”

“Spread, explain, and illustrate the laws of Karma and Reincarnation…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Sunday 15th September 2013 “The civilized man cannot be guided by fear or superstition, but reason may take hold of him. Theosophy being not only practicable but also reasonable as well as just, its doctrines are destined to be those of the civilized man. They will gradually drive out the time-worn shibboleths of the theologian and the scientist, giving the people of … Continue reading “Spread, explain, and illustrate the laws of Karma and Reincarnation…”

“The apes were produced by man himself…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Sunday 1st September 2013 “The burning question of the anthropoid apes as related to man is settled by the Masters of Wisdom, who say that instead of those being our progenitors they were produced by man himself. In one of the early periods of the globe the men of that time begot from large females of the animal kingdom the anthropoids, and … Continue reading “The apes were produced by man himself…”

“Occult Science has its changeless traditions from pre-historic times…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Wednesday 31st July 2013 “Like the Universe itself, Science is ever becoming, and can never say, “I am that I am.” On the other hand, Occult Science has its changeless traditions from pre-historic times. It may err in particulars; it can never become guilty of a mistake in questions of Universal laws, simply because that Science, justly referred to by philosophy as … Continue reading “Occult Science has its changeless traditions from pre-historic times…”

“The union of what with what?”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Tuesday 30th July 2013 ” ‘Yoga Vidya’ is the knowledge which teaches the union, but of what with what? That knowledge shows us the path whereby may be effected the ‘union’ of our fifth principle – wherein resides our individual consciousness – and the sixth with the seventh principle, which at present only overshadows us. Occultism therefore not only teaches us that … Continue reading “The union of what with what?”