“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 18

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 18

  “And as the great majority of people are intensely selfish, and pray only for themselves… the result is, that prayer, as now understood, is doubly pernicious: (a) It kills in man self-reliance; (b) It develops in him a still more ferocious selfishness and...
“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 17

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 17

    Prayer is not a petition…   “It is a mystery rather; an occult process by which finite and conditioned thoughts and desires, unable to be assimilated by the absolute spirit which is unconditioned, are translated into spiritual wills and the will; such...
“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 16

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 16

  “… We leave it to the hymn-makers to call the visible sky or heaven, God’s Throne, and our earth of mud His footstool. Our DEITY is neither in a paradise, nor in a particular tree, building, or mountain: it is everywhere, in every atom of the visible as...
“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 15

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 15

    The question is asked: “Do you believe in God?”   THEOSOPHIST. “That depends what you mean by the term.”   “… We believe in a Universal Divine Principle, the root of ALL, from which all proceeds, and within which all shall be absorbed...
“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 14

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 14

  “Theosophy, on earth, is like the white ray of the spectrum, and every religion only one of the seven prismatic colours. Ignoring all the others, and cursing them as false, every special coloured ray claims not only priority, but to be that white ray itself, and...
“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 13

“The Key to Theosophy” – Book Study 13

   “For every flower of love and charity he plants in his neighbour’s garden, a loathsome weed will disappear from his own, and so this garden of the gods — Humanity — shall blossom as a rose” My sincere apologies for the hiatus between book studies, I was...