Buddha, Divine Wisdom and Illumination or Theosophy

“For as everyone knows, total emancipation from authority of the one all-pervading power or law (Note: the law of Karma) called God by the priests — Buddha, Divine Wisdom and enlightenment or Theosophy, by the philosophers of all ages (…).” (Mahachohan, letter with His visions. Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, 1st Series, p.… Read more

Divine Wisdom, Theosophia, or Wisdom of the Gods, that Possessed by the Gods

“Enquirer: Is Theosophy a religion? Theosophist: It is not. Theosophy is Divine Knowledge or Science. Enq: What is the real meaning of the term? Theo: ‘Divine Wisdom,’ Theosophia or Wisdom of the gods, as Theogonia, genealogy of the gods. The word Theos means a god in Greek, one of the divine beings, certainly not ‘God’… Read more

(To) Fully Define Theosophy We Must Consider It Under All its Aspects

“To fully define Theosophy, we must consider it under all its aspects. The interior world has not been hidden from all by unpenetrable darkness. By that higher intuition acquired by Theosophia — or God-knowledge, which carries the mind from the world of form into that of formless spirit, man has been sometimes enabled in every age and every… Read more

Golden Stairs Up the Steps of which the Learner May Climb to the Temple of Divine Wisdom

“A clean life, an open mind, a pure heart, an eager intellect, an unveiled spiritual perception, a brotherliness for one’s co-disciple, a readiness to give and receive advice and instruction, a loyal sense of duty to the Teacher, a willing obedience to the behests of TRUTH, once we have placed our confidence in, and believe… Read more

Great Mission of True Altruism (Theosophy): Working Out of Clear Ethic Ideas and Duties, and Modelling of Their Institutions

“The problem of true Altruism (Theosophy or Divine Wisdom) and its great mission is the working out of clear, unequivocal conceptions of ethic ideas and duties which would satisfy most and best the altruistic and right feelings in us; and the modelling of these conceptions for their adaptation into such forms of daily life where… Read more

(The) Golden String (William Blake Quoted in Bede Griffiths’ Autobiography)

“In one of the “Notebooks” of the great English Romantic poet William Blake, there’s a beautiful stanza which ultimately ended as the epigraph of “To the Christians” plate of his prophetic poem “Jerusalem”: I give you the end of a golden string;    Only wind it into a ball, It will lead you in at… Read more

Have No Desire for Psychic Powers

“Have no desire for psychic powers; they will come when the Master knows that it is best for you to have them. To force them too soon often brings in its train much trouble; often their possessor is misled by deceitful nature-spirits, or becomes conceited and thinks he cannot make a mistake; and in any… Read more

However Limited the Line of Good Deeds, the Latter Will Be Theosophy

“However insignificant, and however limited the line of good deeds, the latter will have always more weight than empty and vainglorious talk, and will be theosophy whereas theories without any practical realisation are at best philosophy. Theosophy is an all-embracing Science; many are the ways leading to it, as numerous in fact as its definitions,… Read more

(The) Interpretation of Your Bibles

“That which you need on Earth is the interpretation of your Bibles, and of all the Scriptures which contain the hidden wisdom, the mystery of which St. Paul so often speaks as existing from the foundation of the world. [As in Romans 16:25]” (Edward Maitland, editor. A Message to Earth, p. 69. See Selected Texts,… Read more

(To) Labour is to Pray

“The command always is –“To labour is to pray”; “To ask is to receive”; “To knock is to have the door open.” “I have often said,” says my genius, “Think for yourself. When you think inwardly, pray intensely, and imagine centrally, then you converse with God”.” (Anna Kingsford. Clothed With the Sun, p. 37)