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Old 25-12-2020, 08:30 PM
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Winter Solstice

That season sacred to the ancients and some today is here again. G. de Purucker outlines some of the holiness that becomes available:

https://www.theosophy-nw.org/theosnw...ns/4s-gdpw.htm
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Old 30-12-2020, 04:51 PM
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There is a test by which one can make
certain whether something that springs into
the mind comes from the Higher Self, or
whether it is merely from some desire or
colored by some desire. Here is your test,
and an easy one. The Higher Self is impersonal;
it is self-forgetful; it is kind; it is
loving; it is pitiful; it is compassionate; it
has sublime inspirations.
From Golden Precepts of Esotericism by Purucker
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Old 31-12-2020, 01:18 PM
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From Golden Precepts of Esotericism by Purucker
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Old 09-01-2021, 10:16 PM
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The duty of defending a fellow-man stung by a poisonous tongue during his absence, and to abstain, in general, “from condemning others” is the very life and soul of practical theosophy, for such action is the handmaiden who conducts one into the narrow Path of the “higher life,” that life which leads to the goal we all crave to attain. Mercy, Charity and Hope are the three goddesses who preside over that “life.” To “abstain” from condemning our fellow beings is the tacit assertion of the presence in us of the three divine Sisters; to condemn on “hearsay” shows their absence.

Blavatsky, from Is Denunciation a Duty? article.
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Old 10-01-2021, 01:01 AM
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Blavatsky, from Is Denunciation a Duty? article.
Blavatsky was an extraordinary person. They would "crucify" her today in social media, and main-stream media.
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Everything expressed here is what I believe. Keep that in mind when you read my post, as I kept it in mind when I wrote it. I don't parrot others. Most of my spiritual beliefs come from direct channeling guidance. I have no interest in arguing whose belief is right, and whose is wrong. I'm here just to express my opinions, and read about others'.
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Old 13-01-2021, 03:57 PM
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Another extraordinary theosophist was AE - George Russell, the Irish poet, worker for brotherhood, mystic and artist.

Here is the young AE talking to the Dublin Lodge of the TS in 1894:

https://www.teozofija.info/Russell_How.htm
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Old 16-01-2021, 07:09 PM
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Comfort

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We are continually called upon to give comfort, and it is a problem to many what to say.

AE continues...

http://www.teozofija.info/Russell_Comfort.htm
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Old 30-01-2021, 04:20 AM
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That which we call self-sacrifice is in reality the proclamation of our own universal nature.

George W. Russell
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Old 12-02-2021, 03:10 AM
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Spiritual living from those who did so...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j93amygUWM
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Old 13-02-2021, 02:28 PM
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From Isis Unveiled:

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Our Ego, that which lives and thinks and feels
independently of us in our mortal casket, does more than
believe. It knows that there exists a God in nature, for the
sole and invincible Artificer of all lives in us as we live in
Him. No dogmatic faith or exact science is able to uproot
that intuitional feeling inherent in man, when he has once
fully realized it in himself.

Blavatsky

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