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 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…”

“The Law which is Deity…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Wednesday 14th January 2015 “The God of modern science and philosophy hovers between the unknown and the “unknowable.” One great service science has already rendered to the cause of Truth, viz., it has ushered in the reign of Law in the domain of belief and knowledge. It has destroyed the notion of a lawless universe and has demonstrated the supremacy of Law … Continue reading “The Law which is Deity…”

“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…”

“The Alpha and the Omega of Eastern esotericism…”

DAILY THEOSOPHY QUOTES Friday 28th February 2014 “One feels a serious doubt whether, with all its intellectual acuteness, our age is destined to discover in each western nation even one solitary uninitiated scholar or philosopher capable of fully comprehending the spirit of archaic philosophy. Nor can one be expected to do so, before the real meaning of these terms, the Alpha and the Omega of … Continue reading “The Alpha and the Omega of Eastern esotericism…”