“One's secular journey begins with the first step taken; one's Psycho-Spiritual Grand Tour, with the first secular step NOT taken.”—General Theosophy
19 May 2009 was the official end of the Government of Sri Lanka-LTTE war, and my essay posted below reflects my understanding of events since. I post it on our Theosophy blog because Theosophists, in particular Col. Olcott had done much to revive the Buddhist institutions in Sri Lanka. He is still widely respected there for his work - a widely-used postage stamp is in his honor. However, the Buddhist monks that he helped to revive became key agents of a narrrow sectarian spirit against the…Continue
Added by Rene Wadlow on May 19, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments
This is a re-post from The Singularity Hub's article (link to original).
If you do a lot of research like I do, sometimes it's a bit difficult remembering everything that you've studied the previous day. Science is showing that listening to sounds during sleep (background noise, white-noise, ambient sounds) can help memory! Good deal!…Continue
Among the stars, there is written a story
of history's making and all its glory
As we gaze and look
and write mysteries in our book,
we realize the secret of one thing...
That we are but a spec, in the vast of nothing.
We look near and far
from the deepest ocean to the farthest star
examining the ordinary & the most bizarre
but we miss the fact and shall thus far
questioning life... until we know who we…Continue
Firstly, I would like to thank Theosophy.net members for their very warm welcome and gentle encouragement to actually contribute something, ANYTHING, to the site. There is so much "stuff" here that captures my attention, it really has been a wonderful experience so far. I feel as though my brain has done a yoga workout, strengthening, lengthening and expanding so much that I'm not sure where…Continue
Added by Serendipity on May 8, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
“In Theosophy, Mystery is almost always a more faithful companion than an explanation.”—General Theosophy
“If you start suspecting that you may have too many specific and complex details about karma, reincarnation, and other Theosophical subjects, consider the possibility that you could have strayed from the extraordinary Mountain Path of Intuitive Intimation and fallen into the ordinary Ditch of Wishful Academics.”—General Theosophy