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Quotes for June 20th

Jun 20, 1998 11:48 AM
by Dallas TenBroeck

June 20th

Dallas offers some more quotes for consideration from original
Theosophical sources:

"Whoever wants to see the real Mahatma, must use his intellectual
sight.  He must so elevate his Manas [Mind] that its perceptions
will be clear and all mists created by Maya [illusion] must be
dispelled.  His vision will then be bright and he will see the
"Mahatmas" wherever he may be, for, being merged into the 6th
[Buddhi-wisdom] and the 7th [Atma--spirit] principles, which are
ubiquitous and omnipresent, the "Mahatmas" may be said to be
  "Mahatmas and Chelas" -- THEOSOPHIST July, 1884,
  HPB Articles,  [ULT Edn. Vol.  I, p. 294 ]

"Most of us believe in the survival of the Spiritual Ego, in
Planetary spirits and "Nirmanakayas," those great ADEPTS of the
past ages, who, renouncing their right to Nirvana, remain in our
spheres of being, not as "spirits" but as complete human Beings.
Save their corporeal, visible envelope, which they leave behind,
they remain as they were, in order to help poor humanity, as far
as can be done without sinning against KARMIC LAW.

This is the GREAT RENUNCIATION indeed;  an incessant, conscious
self-sacrifice throughout aeons and ages till that day when the
eyes of blind mankind will open and, instead of the few, all will
see the universal truth...."   "The Roots of Ritualism in Church
and Masonry"
LUCIFER, March/May 1889;
[HPB Articles ULT Edn., III p. 204 ]
    [ see also SD Vol. I pp. 207 to 210 ]

"The idea that things can cease to exist and still BE, is a
fundamental one in Eastern psychology."
S D  I  54

"The first and fundamental dogma of Occultism is Universal Unity
(or Homogeneity) under three aspects."
S D I p. 58,  181.

"Esoteric philosophy teaches that everything lives and is
conscious but not that all life and consciousness are similar to
those of human or even animal beings.  Life we look on as "the
one form of existence," manifesting in what is called matter;
or, as in man, what, incorrectly separating them, we name Spirit,
Soul, and Matter [form].      SD  I  p. 49.

"Matter is the vehicle for the manifestation of soul [mind] on
this plane of existence, and soul is the vehicle on a higher
plane for the manifestation of Spirit;  and these three are a
trinity synthesized by Life, which pervades them all ...universal
Life..."   S D   I   49

"The Secret Doctrine teaches the progressive development of
everything, worlds as well as atoms;  and this stupendous
development has neither conceivable beginning nor imaginable end.
Our "universe" is only one of an infinite number of
Universes...[all] links in the great Cosmic chain of
S D  I  p. 43

"In everything there is the One Spirit, the Perceiver, the
Knower, the Experiencer;  it spells unity throughout ...That One
sees all...

The cultivated intellect [develops] its ability to discriminate
between shades of differences...No one can clear another's
Robert Crosbie
-- "The Friendly Philosopher," p. 2 and 3

"...right thought must precede right speech and right
action...what ever conditions exist were produced by you...Do not
attach yourself to any particular form of result.  Leave results
to the Law."
FP,  p. 3

"...good motive without knowledge makes sorry work
best safeguard is an unselfish desire to benefit others...Thought
is the plane of action."
FP,  pp. 4, 7


Offered in the hope of developing some thought and discussion on
these ideas.        Dallas.


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