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The Academician Theosophical Blog

Started by The Academician in News & Current Events on Friday. 0 Replies

Hello, I am today, promoting my blog, The Academician Theosophical. The previous address was Circle of Asia, which will be utilized for other studies. However, select…Continue

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W.Q. Judge's Aphorisms on Karma - Hindu parallels

Started by Casady in Eastern Teachings. Last reply by Casady on Friday. 2 Replies

From awell-know Judge article, these 31 aphorisms first appeared in the March 1893 issue of The Path. In the May and June 1893 issues of The Theosophist, a learned Hindu pandit, E. Desikacharya, somewhat critically responded by stating that these…Continue

Random stuff of variable degrees of relevance

Started by Casady in News & Current Events. Last reply by Casady May 22. 35 Replies

Nice Alexander WIlder bio:…Continue

Astro-watch

Started by Casady in News & Current Events. Last reply by Casady May 22. 71 Replies

Mercury goes retro today, Saturday, June 7, 2014http://www.almanac.com/content/mercury-retrogradeContinue

White Lotus Day: Tribute to H.P. Blavatsky

Started by Gerry Kiffe in General. Last reply by Casady May 7. 12 Replies

On May 8th each year we celebrate the life and work of H.P. Blavatsky.  Her great lion-heart preserved, protected and transmitted the Gupta Vidya into the West and now world wide and each and every sincere Theosophist owes her a debt of…Continue

Hey, just what is that there theosophy anyhow?

Started by Casady in Modern Theosophy. Last reply by Casady May 2. 27 Replies

Sisters & brothers:Sometimes it is good to go back to the basics. To that effect, I wish to propose some reflections based on certain statements by the founders of the Theosophical Society. I have no desire to view the statements as dogmatically…Continue

The Theosophy of Tsongkhapa

Started by Samantha Province in General. Last reply by Samantha Province Apr 24. 36 Replies

The Theosophy of TsongkhapaTsongkhapa is an extremely significant figure in Tibetan Buddhism. His impact has been compared to that of Thomas Aquinas in the west (Dargyay 55) and his philosophy has been credited with initiating a “Copernican…Continue

The Gates of Gold Chapter 5 The Secret of Strength

Started by Casady in Modern Theosophy. Last reply by Casady Apr 17. 3 Replies

Continuing from chapter 4…Continue

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Gandhi and Theosophy

Posted by Maria Lancaster on November 19, 2013 at 6:02am 9 Comments

I was interested to come across this link, which no doubt you all know about! 

'In a biographical essay about Gandhi in The New Yorker, Indian writer, Ved Mehta, relates, “It was actually thanks to his…

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Children of Light, a commentary

Posted by Kristan Stratos on July 18, 2015 at 8:30am 28 Comments

Friends,

This present blog might be seen as an extension of a topic previously posted, "The Voice (of Conscience) and the…

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The Academician Theosophical Blog

Posted by The Academician on May 27, 2016 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

Hello, I am today, promoting my blog, The Academician Theosophical. The previous address was Circle of Asia, which will be utilized for other studies. However, select…

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Blavatsky's Influence

Posted by Casady on October 28, 2015 at 10:30am 5 Comments

I think since around the mid-80s, Blavatsky has been getting wider recognition for her influence on contemporary spirituality. With the completion of her fourteen volume collected writings in the 1980s, spearheaded by Boris de Zirkoff, her stock…

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Casady's Secret Garden of Spiritual Philosophy 9

Posted by Casady on May 27, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

The best Acharya (Guru) is the prompter, the awakener, and the bestower of liberation. He points the path, shows the way to meditation practice. He awakens the means to know self through "That thou art, thou art that". He bestows…

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The Intuitive Faculty

Posted by Ryan Hauck on November 1, 2013 at 7:52am 1 Comment

That which is so aptly required for a thorough, and complete understanding of any subject, is also which has received the quaintest attention or development. Many of the sacred, and esoteric teachings which exist in the world today, are glossed…

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Blavatsky's Influence 3

Posted by Casady on May 7, 2016 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

Alternative Science

Religious historian Olav Hammer discusses Blavatsky’s…

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Blavatsky News

Posted by ModeratorTN on November 9, 2015 at 12:32pm 4 Comments

This blog is meant as an informal hub for news relating to H.P. Blavatsky and the Theosophical Movement. We encourage all members to share news items they find in the comments below.

For news on Blavatsky and Theosophy over the…

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Casady's Secret Garden of Spiritual Philosophy 8

Posted by Casady on December 17, 2015 at 4:58pm 0 Comments

Some  timeless reflections by the great Christian theosophist, Jacob Boehme:

150. But the Holy Ghost teacheth in the holy Teachers, and the Spirit of Christ heareth through the Soul, which is the Divine…
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Blavatsky's Influence 2

Posted by Casady on May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Regarding the early theosophical movement, esoteric historian Joscelyn Godwin states that it “ is a complex story, involving many nations and characters, but they all revolve around Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831–1891), the…

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ModeratorTN replied to ModeratorTN's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Samadana - Irreversible Commitment in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"May 29, 2016   Theme for Contemplation: Samadana – Irreversible Commitment “When the disciplined mind abides in the Self alone, devoid of longing for all objects of desire, then one is said to be steadfast.”  — Shri…"
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ModeratorTN replied to ModeratorTN's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Samadana - Irreversible Commitment in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"May 28, 2015 Theme for Contemplation: Samadana-Irreversible Commitment “Firmness is the power of taking up some thing and sticking to it through thick and thin. It is more or less inherent in all things; otherwise the world could not subsist…"
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Samantha Province replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"I think we could say that the very study of Theosophical teachings exalts the mind and makes us more receptive to a higher, more compassionate sort of morality. The contemplation of cosmogenesis brings to mind the unity of all life and the…"
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ModeratorTN replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"May 26, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility ” As the unenlightened work, attached to action, O son of Bharata, so too the enlightened man works, without attachment, for the welfare of the world.” — Shri…"
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ModeratorTN replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"May 25, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility “There is One Law, the law of reciprocity.“ — Sufi Saying “I see that sensible men and conscientious men all over the world were of one religion — the…"
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ModeratorTN replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"May 24, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility “Duty, then, is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.” — Robert E.…"
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Hello, I am today, promoting my blog, The Academician Theosophical. The previous address was Circle of Asia, which will be utilized for other studies. However, select…See More
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Casady's Secret Garden of Spiritual Philosophy 9

The best Acharya (Guru) is the prompter, the awakener, and the bestower of liberation. He points the path, shows the way to meditation practice. He awakens the means to know self through "That thou art, thou art that". He bestows liberation through…See More
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Casady replied to Casady's discussion W.Q. Judge's Aphorisms on Karma - Hindu parallels
"Keep in mind that Mr. Desikacharya is arguing from the  Dvaita Vedanta school, a very theistic, dualistic and realistic philosophy. His critique seems to be that when the Aphorisms agree with his school, then they can’t be original…"
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Grace Cunningham replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"This is beautifully put.  What we practice reveals how seriously we take the idea."
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Grace Cunningham replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"What we owe to each other in return for all that we have been given.  How about that one?"
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Grace Cunningham replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"Love those gardening analogies.   Ethics keep us ROOTED. You got that right."
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barbaram replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"Yes, very good points.   It is only when we assimilate the teachings, it becomes living wisdom. One basics in gardening is that In order for any plant to grow, it requires good soil.  Ethics is the soil;  Without it, a plant will not…"
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Gerry Kiffe replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"And maybe we really cannot claim to understand the philosophy until we have fully integrated it into our lives. When we seek to harmonize the ideals and principles of theosophy into our character and conduct they run up against our ingrained habits…"
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Peter replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Art of Living: Theme for Contemplation
"Perhaps because Theosophy or the Wisdom Religion has to be made practical rather than remain a set of metaphysical propositions and speculations.  It is through an ethical life that we make it practical - a living wisdom, to whatever extent we…"
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Gerry Kiffe replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Weekly Theme for Contemplation:
"Why is ethics the soul of the Wisdom-Religion?"
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Gerry Kiffe replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Weekly Theme for Contemplation:
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Gerry Kiffe replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Weekly Theme for Contemplation:
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ModeratorTN replied to Gerry Kiffe's discussion Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibility in the group Weekly Theme for Contemplation:
"May 23, 2016 Theme for Contemplation: The Religion of Responsibilit.” “My own mind is my own church.” — Thomas Paine “We possess the faculty of sensing in the universal harmony the connection between events and beings…"
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