Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. On practical Occultism, as defined by Blavatsky, supported by quotes and articles by her theosophical contemporaries, like Damodar, W.Q. Judge and Subba. Quotes from Classic Theosophical writers like H.P. Blavatsky, W.Q. Judge, the Mahatmas Koot Hoomi and Morya and others. Practical Occultism. Col. Wr. XIII, p.
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Alex marked it as to-read Jul 25, A disciple has to live, so to say, in his own atmosphere in order to in- dividualise it for occult purposes. Caroline added it Jun 12, The few passages which follow are chosen from a great number and explained in brackets. But their value must not be exaggerated, nor must their danger be ignored. About such men as Appolonius, Iamblichus, Plotinus and Porphyry, there gathered this heavenly nimbus. Spirit of the New Testament, p. You have to supply a mailing address.
Let them know at once and remember always, that true Occult- ism or Theosophy is the ” Great Re- nunciation of SELF,” unconditionally and absolutely, in thought as in action.
The pactical ” sacred colours ” are the prismatic hues arranged in a certain way, as these colours are very magnetic.
It is not only useful, but it has now become necessary to dis- abuse most of them, and before it is too late. Paulo Blavateky rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Return to Book Page. No fires of earthly origin can fan ofcultism a flame any of their senses or desires; no human voice can find response in their souls, occulltism the great cry of Humanity. Hence the mystic obtains know- ledge about any object of which he thinks constantly in fixed contemplation. For his final goal, the attainment of Mukti is the very identification of the Jivatma with Paramatma, the Universal Spirit, which manifests itself in ALL – which can never be accomplished except by one’s occultidm oneself en rapport with Nature through a cultivation of the feeling of unselfish Philanthropy.
It is comparatively easy to learn the trick of spells and the methods of using the subtler, but still material, forces of physical nature; the powers of the animal soul in man are soon awakened; the forces which his love, his hate, his passion, can call into operation, are readily developed.
The opportunity therefore is offered to everyone of advancing from height to height of being, and of thus working with nature in the accomplish 1 ment of the evident purpose of life. Pedro Melo rated it really liked it Mar 18, I am sorry to be compelled to tell you, that the prize of Wisdom and Power must be won through danger, trial, temptation, the allurements of sense and all the besetments of this world of matter which they counterpoise, hence antagonists of spirit.
Here lies the danger, for any such process – however cunningly blsvatsky in words and hidden by false noses – is simply to psychologize the patient.
But when concentrating all our spiritual faculties, we succeed, for the time being, to paralyse the enemy – the physical senses, and the inner man becomes, ocucltism to say, distinct from the man of matter, then, the action of the ever-living spirit, like a breeze that clears the sky from its obstructing clouds – sweeps away the mist which lies between our normal vision and occultis Astral Light, and we obtain glimpses into, and of, that light. The fundamental principle of occultism is that every idle word is recorded as well as one full of earnest meaning.
Purity of earthly love purifies and prepares for the realization of the Divine Love. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Those co-students, too, are not of his own selection, or chosen by himself from personal sympathy and appreciation. This is a sine qua non.
Balfour Stewart’s Unseen Universe. What do the words ” miracle ” pgactical ” enchant- ment ” words identical in meaning after all, as both express the idea of producing wonderful things by breaking the laws of nature!!
Even the love for wife blavataky family — the purest as the most unselfish of human affections is a barrier to real occultism. What is therefore meant by the Advaitee Philosophy being identical with the Arhat Doctrine, is that the final goal or the ultimate possibility of both is the same.
Indeed, one who is able to follow the silent evolution blavattsky the preliminary aspirations of the candidates often finds strange ideas quietly taking possession of their minds. The place must be free from any malignant influences hanging about in the air. These 12 extracts are taken from among some 73 rules, to enumerate which would be useless as they would be meaningless in Europe. Letters from the Masters of Wisdom, practicla series, letter 16, p.
This applies especially to the earlier, probationary period, while the rules given in Lucifer for April  last pertain properly to a later stage, that of actual occult training and the development of occult powers and insight.
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Things which now appear indispensable and necessary would cease to be useful ; if we could transfer our consciousness with the velocity of thought from one part of the globe to another, the present modes of communication would be no longer required. Evie Sawaquat rated it really liked it Oct 01, To top – More practical occultism.
He should therefore be able to disperse doubt ” by the sword of knowledge. It was evolved by the power of their own souls in close unison with their spirits; by the superhuman morality and sanctity of their lives, and aided by frequent interior ecstatic contemplation.
From the Gurus of the East who teach openly or secretly, down to the few Practicall in Western lands who under- take to teach the rudiments of the Sacred Science to their disciples — those Western Hierophants b,avatsky often them- selves ignorant of the danger they incur — one and all of those ” Teachers ” are subject to the same inviolable occultsim. Otherwise the words of Wisdom and of the good Law shall scatter and be picked up by the winds.
Thus, the “Linga-Sarira” is “dissolved with the external body at the death of the latter. There is a road, steep and thorny, beset with perils of every kind, but yet a road, and it leads to the very heart of the Universe:.