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
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
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 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
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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Some timeless reflections by the great Christian theosophist, Jacob Boehme:
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…Continue
Theme for Contemplation: Samadana- Irreversible Commitment
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