Adept Theosophy: “Practical application of intuitive knowledge or wisdom, including those psychological insights and ‘esoteric psycho-operative devices’ which may be analogically associated with (and perhaps the basis for) grand speculative formulations like karma and reincarnation.”—General Theosophy
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Theosophy: “Intuitive knowledge or wisdom resulting from personal experience of one’s Transcendental (‘Divine’) Nature.”—General Theosophy
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“You can almost always solve other people’s problems by using 2+2=4; however, your own almost always require 2+1.3+.04+.51+.096+.0022+.0078+.02+.023+.001=4.”—General Theosophy
“First make the magician; then the magic.”—General Theosophy
“Progress in the world results from increasing what you know; progress in the Spirit, from increasing what you don’t know.”—General Theosophy
“Science produces facts; Theosophy produces suspicions.”—General Theosophy
“From the standpoint of epistemological Theosophy . . . if you are relying on anything other than a strong suspicion that you have lived before, there is a very good chance you are mistaken; if you are relying on no suspicion at all, there may be even a better chance. . . .”—General Theosophy
“There is an enjoyable difference between traveling and trying to get somewhere.”—General Theosophy
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“Religion is the shortcut to belief; Theosophy is the scenic route.”—General Theosophy
“The certainty about a Theosopher is that he or she is speaking from and for himself or herself; the chance about a Theosophist is that he or she might merely be quoting a librarian quoting a librarian quoting a librarian. . . .”—General Theosophy
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“If you need to force yourself to meditate every day, perhaps you need to learn how to meditate.”—General Theosophy
“If the gods are truly watching over you, they won’t let you mistake yourself for one of them; if God, just the opposite.”—General Theosophy
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A post from Mark Stokes (Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity) all I did was correct the typo's…Continue
“The only completely reliable value of old age is probably to provide excuses.”—General Theosophy
“The search for Truth probably actually begins with the first step not taken.”—General Theosophy
General Theosophy will be the last religion left standing on Earth, of course.
Thomas Jefferson once wrote to John Adams [April 11, 1823], "The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter."
Ditto, probably eventually, for all the miraculous…Continue
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“In Theosophy, Mystery is almost always a more faithful companion than an explanation.”—General Theosophy
“Avoid making yourself a disciple of the previous moment.”—General Theosophy
Envision the micro/macrocosm
of the Great one Being,
I'm teetering between selfish love and transcendental love.
I fear the direction I'm headed. I fear that all that I've ever known is about to be stripped away from me forever. What is the point of learning what we are inside, if the cost of this knowledge is eternal separation and alienation from what we once loved?
To be fair, I'm already separated from all the objects of my selfish love. Well, the one object. Forced to be separate from her. I've turned…Continue