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

“Beware lest the Psychic outruns the Manasic and Spiritual development…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 9th January 2015 “Your position as the fore-runners of the sixth sub-race of the fifth root-race has its own special perils as well as its special advantages. Psychism, with all its allurements and all its dangers, is necessarily developing among you, and you must beware lest the Psychic outruns the Manasic and Spiritual development. Psychic capacities held perfectly under control, checked and … Continue reading “Beware lest the Psychic outruns the Manasic and Spiritual development…”

“There is a bright side to life…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Sunday 23rd February 2014 “When one stops to think, to weigh, and to consider what is one’s duty, or which of many duties should be performed first, it is indeed perplexing and difficult to know what to do. But if you will do just what lies before you without thinking about all the other things, and without troubling your mind about all … Continue reading “There is a bright side to life…”

“An entirely different view of life…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 27th December 2013 “Knowing something as to our essential nature, knowing something of the purpose of life, and that life is all made up of learning, knowing that the universe is all alive, and that there is in reality no injustice save that which we inflict upon ourselves by re-action, we would take an entirely different view of life and put … Continue reading “An entirely different view of life…”

“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…”

“The Kabalah can never divulge the whole truth…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Monday 23rd December 2013 “Nor do the modern Kabalists seem to be aware of the fact, that the Kabalah as it now stands, with its more than revised texts, its additions made to apply to the New as much as to the Old Testament, its numerical language recomposed so as to apply to both, and its crafty veiling, is no longer able … Continue reading “The Kabalah can never divulge the whole truth…”

“Capital punishment is both useless and injurious…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 27th September 2013 “Capital punishment is both useless and injurious. It is as great an injustice to the world of beings left unexecuted as to the one so violently sent out of life. They used to kill men in England for stealing a ten-penny nail or a loaf of bread, but thieves and thieving did not lessen. Murders have not decreased. … Continue reading “Capital punishment is both useless and injurious…”