July 2009 Blog Posts (21)

What Is Your Rank?

Richard Ihle

What Is Your Rank?

“What is your rank?”

“S-R6.x(PC7),”I answered.

Of all the ideas I have ever had--whether eventually jettisoned, promulgated for the purpose of semi-Self-aggrandizement, or hoarded like a Rosicrucian before there were web sites with PayPal donations--few notions seem as intuitionally (therefore “Theosophically”) true to me as the existence of a hidden Psycho-Spiritual Hierarchy.

I suppose…


Added by Richard Ihle on July 30, 2009 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Conferences on Peace Diet, Yoga and a transcript of a talk on Animal Rights Movement

Here is some info I received from Dr. Tuttle, a theosophist.


Added by M K Ramadoss on July 29, 2009 at 1:43am — No Comments

Olcott Memorial School report on CNN

Here is an interesting report on CNN about Olcott Memorial School at Adyar. Enjoy the video.


Added by M K Ramadoss on July 28, 2009 at 12:41am — No Comments

The God Effect

ANCIENT SAGES taught that this physical world is interpenetrated by a series of increasingly ethereal worlds or fields, composed of energy-substances beyond our range of perception.

The fields closest to us are referred to as the “astral light.” It is already confirmed by science that the fundamental building block of matter is energy. And all physical life, from crystals to the atoms and cells of our body emit this energy in the form of photons—waves and particles of… Continue

Added by Odin on July 26, 2009 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Theos Network Member in the Movie Bandslam (2009)

One of the members here, Manjeri Krishna, an actor, is in the new movie Bandslam to be released soon. It is a hip hop movie and Krishna appears as a DJ. He is a 4th generation theosophist.

Added by M K Ramadoss on July 26, 2009 at 10:18pm — No Comments

"There is No Religion Higher than Truth."

We see the line all the time. We hear it parroted all the time. But what does it really mean?

Is there any truth in religion at all to be higher than? Are religion and truth mutually exclusive qualities? Is religion a senseless bondage to myth and tradition, none of it of any value other than to the priests and preachers who profit from human ignorance and fear?

And what is truth in the first place? How would we know it if we fell over it and would it matter if we… Continue

Added by Charles Cosimano on July 25, 2009 at 12:58pm — 3 Comments

Lovely Show at Galapagos Art Space

Pink Angel and I had a brilliant performance at Galapagos Art Space last night and fell in love with the venue. Look for us to do more performances in this "green" space. We never touched the stage--always seeking maximum interaction with the audience. The audience also got a massage because they were sitting on our drum.

Added by Thoth on July 22, 2009 at 10:51am — No Comments

Theosophical Order of Service Website

Theosophical Order of Service has a nice website at:


Added by M K Ramadoss on July 20, 2009 at 10:13am — No Comments


Enrichment.Com Interviews Dr. Amit Goswami, Author, Creative Evolution

[Interview can also be found at this link on Enrichment.com: http://enrichment.com/content/enrichmentcom-interviews-dr-amit-goswami-author-creative-evolution]

Dr. Amit Goswami is the author of the new book, "Creative Evolution: A Physicist's Resolution between Darwinism and Intelligent Design" [Quest Books]. Dr. Goswami is a pioneer in using quantum physics to articulate the paradigm shift from a… Continue

Added by Mike Schwager on July 20, 2009 at 10:02am — No Comments

Construction of Highway at Adyar - You can help by sending your protest

----- Original Message -----

From: TOS International

Sent: Monday, June 29, 2009 11:15 AM

Subject: Message from Diana DC: our help is needed urgently to protect the Adyar Estate

Dear Friends,

The TS Estate at Adyar is under threat of a noisy motorway construction. Our help is needed. The President of the TOS in Chennai Region, Mr Maithreya, explains the situation below. Did you receive his message already? Apparently expressions of concern from around the… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on July 20, 2009 at 8:35am — 2 Comments

Dr C V Agarwal - a well known theosophist passes away

Dr C.V. Agarwal


Dr Agarwal, the Presidential Representative

for Southeast Asia has recently passed to

higher service.


A retired professor of Technology at Benaras

Hindu University in Varanasi, Dr C.V. Agarwal

was a member of the Society from his

college days. He served as the General

Secretary of the Indian Section for very

many years. After his long stint at the Indian

Headquarters at Varanasi, he moved to

Adyar 15 years ago… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on July 19, 2009 at 3:55pm — 4 Comments


I am rather new to Theosophy,but I understand and believe in its basic tenets.I am hopeing to expand myself and learn more about this group of seekers.

Added by Rev.William Joseph Hartshorn on July 19, 2009 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

a Yoga of Light by Geoffrey Hodson


Voluntary imprisoned witin ou as Light is an omnipotent Power.

Set it free .Let the Light shine.


At the heart of the Cosmos there is ONE.

That ONE has its sanctuary and shrine in te heart of every human being.

Man's first major spiritual discovery in consciousness is of this Divine presence within him, "The Inner Ruler Immortal seated in the hearts of all beings".( the… Continue

Added by christinaleestemaker on July 13, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Designing Mind

A COMMON SENSE critic of scientific pretensions, who has wit and sanity united to an elevated moral intelligence, is soul-refreshing.

Such is Mary Midgley, dubbed by the Guardian, UK, “the most frightening philosopher in the country”—today, at age 89, she is still receiving accolades, and taking no prisoners.

Her logic is seamless, her ideas exquisitely Theosophical. She takes on materialism with a Blavatskian flair:

“…the real trouble with the… Continue

Added by Odin on July 13, 2009 at 12:11am — 5 Comments

Evaluating "The Secret": cosmic candy store or is it for real?

Evaluating‭ "‬The Secret‭"‬:‭ ‬cosmic candy store or is it for real‭?

by Martin Euser‭

July,‭ ‬2009

With all the hype around‭ "‬The Secret‭" ‬going on,‭ ‬it is opportune to say a few things about this whole thing‭; ‬the more so,‭ ‬since I have written about the use of the powers of the mind since‭ ‬1994‭ ‬in my various articles as can be found in my‭ ebook‬ (especially… Continue

Added by Martin Euser on July 12, 2009 at 7:05pm — 7 Comments

When the Spirit Doesn't Move You

Richard Ihle

When the Spirit Doesn't Move You

“Incidentally,” said old J.W. von Goethe, “I despise everything which merely instructs me without increasing or immediately enlivening my activity.”

And now, of course, the only thing which is likely to enliven Theosophy, its organizations and individuals, may be a radical shift toward Theosophical psychology. Like old Goethe, many modern people may have little time and/or… Continue

Added by Richard Ihle on July 8, 2009 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

PBS BROADCASTER DENNIS WHOLEY INTERVIEWED BY MIKE SCHWAGER (www.Enrichment.com) on 26 Part TV Series on World Religions

Mike Schwager, Founder/Editor-in-Chief of www.Enrichment.com Interviews Dennis Wholey on 26 part tv series on world's religions

Mike Schwager, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Enrichment.com, had the pleasure to recently interview television talk show host and author Dennis Wholey. Here is that conversation:

MS: Dennis – welcome to Enrichment.com. First, I want to say “thank you” for everything you’ve done to enrich people’s lives. First, for your terrific talk show,… Continue

Added by Mike Schwager on July 7, 2009 at 10:57pm — 1 Comment

Food for Thought

For comparative studies, read.... ANACALYPSIS

Added by Mary Magdalene on July 4, 2009 at 10:03pm — No Comments

The Significance and the Legend of the Chintamani Stone

There is a special story about a piece of stone from the Star Sirius. (I was reading upon the Agni Yoga discussion forum). A meteorite stone supposedly, given to Nicholas Roerich, in circumstances hard to verify.

While the Chintamani Stone as other supernatural stones and objects, the search often relates to the physical item and the very possession of such item is the alleged key to its magic, in reality the physical item is seldom as important as its corresponding, “doppelganger”… Continue

Added by andrasnm on July 4, 2009 at 11:46am — 1 Comment

Fields of Dream

Ever drifting down the stream–

Lingering in the golden gleam–

Life, what is it but a dream?

-Lewis Carroll

WHEN our rational brains are all heated up, arguing life’s complexities, that’s usually the best time to kick off our shoes and give it a rest.

When faced with a critical decision, or stuck on a complex problem,… Continue

Added by Odin on July 2, 2009 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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