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 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…”

“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…”

“The most important among the constellations…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Monday 19th January 2015 “Capricornus (Lat.). The 10th sign of the Zodiac (Makara in Sanskrit), considered, on account of its hidden meaning, the most important among the constellations of the mysterious Zodiac. It is fully described in the Secret Doctrine, and therefore needs but a few words more. Whether, agreeably with exoteric statements, Capricornus was related in any way to the wet-nurse Amalthaea who … Continue reading “The most important among the constellations…”

“Improve yourself intellectually while developing your intuitions…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Saturday 17th January 2015 “Do not feel so dejected, my poor boy, no need for that. As Mr Sinnett rightly says in his Esoteric Buddhism, the higher spiritual progress must be accompanied by intellectual development on a parallel line. You have now the best opportunities for doing that where you are working. For your devotion and unselfish labour, you are receiving help, … Continue reading “Improve yourself intellectually while developing your intuitions…”