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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Is there no other road for him? But it is only the trained eye of the proficient in Eastern Occultism, that can fix the flitting shadows and give them a shape and a name. There are those whose reasoning powers have been so distorted by foreign influences that they imagine that animal passions can be so sublimated and elevated that their fury, force, and fire can, so to speak, be turned inwards ; that they can be stored and shut up in one’s breast, until their energy is, not ex- panded, but turned toward higher and more holy purposes: Let the student of occult sciences make his own nature as pure and his thoughts as elevated as those of these Indian seers, and he may sleep unmolested by vampire, incubus, or succubus.
Caroline added it Jun 12, Refresh and try again. So shall Wisdom be impressed for ever on their hearts and the harmony of the law shall never be broken. These are all-important; while outward observance of fixed rules of life is a matter of secondary moment.
Or reflect upon the defects of your character: These 12 extracts are taken from among some 73 rules, to enumerate which would be useless as they would be meaningless in Europe.
Not so with those who have to carry yet for several incar- nations the burden of sins committed in previous lives, and even in their pre- sent existence.
It is therefore amusing to see how Mirza Moorad Alee Beg has endeavoured to represent black as white and vice versa. What remedy is there to suggest? Strive, by concentrating the whole force of your soul, to shut the door of your rnind to all stray thoughts, allowing none to enter but those calculated to reveal to you the unreality of sense-life, and the 1 Spirit of the New Testament, p.
Strict asceticism in the midst of the world is more meritorious than avoiding those who do not think as we do, and thus losing an opportunity of showing them the truth. The profane cannot become a Dang-ma purified blavatxkyfor he lacks means of perceiving Chhag, Genesis or the beginning of things.
Its very presence seems to strike terror in them. All my aspirations are for good etc. When the soil is naturally good, it is cultivated in the right way, and the child grows into a man in whom the habit of subordination of one’s lower to one’s higher Self pratcical strong and powerful.
How practicak these blavahsky, we shall be asked, who are thus rent in twain by conflicting forces? Like the shadow pro- jected by man, it follows his move- ments and impulses slavishly and mechanically, and leans therefore to matter without ever ascending to Spirit. It is the magnetic or mesmeric fluid flowing out of the fingers’ ends of the hand tracing the figure which cures or at least stops the acute pain in the benumbing nerves and not the figure per se.
What care they for MAN as an isolated atom of this great and harmonious Whole, even though they may sometimes be of practical use to him? Sensual, or even mental, self-gratification involves the immediate loss of the powers of spiritual discernment; the voice of the MASTER can no longer be distinguished from that of one’s passions, or even that of a Dugpa ; the right from wrong; b,avatsky morality from mere casuistry.
Among the indispensable pre-requisites for psychic development, noted in the mystical Manuals of all Eastern religious systems, are a pure place, pure blavatksy, pure companionship, and a pure mind. But untill they are fixed only on that state wherein there is neither reward nor punishment, good nor evil, it is in vain that he endeavours.
Practical Occultism by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. For, in reality, it is only the seeming appearances which they allow to deceive them, the conventional notions, based on emotionalism and gush, or so-called courtesy, things of the unreal life, not the dictates of Truth.
Chelaship is a state of mind, rather than a life according to hard and fast rules, on the physical plane. Letters from the Masters of Wisdom, first series, p.
The five ” sacred colours ” are the prismatic hues arranged in a certain way, as these colours are very magnetic. This is why I believe in but hate and dread ceremonial magic. A case almost exactly like this one, except that the patient was a lady, came under our notice in America; the same advice as practicsl above was blabatsky and followed, and the obsessing “devil” was driven out and has been kept out ever since. This is a sine qua non. This is but natural, occuotism shall be told.
Many are the occult secrets ferreted out by her and wrung from the old magic, and yet it will not give it credit even for that which has been proved to have been known by the ancient esoteric scientists or “Adepts.
It is the latter which is the property, the transitory clothing of the man. Letters from the Masters of Wisdom, second series, letter 16, p. 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.
That is because it is impossible to give any attention to Occultism without making a definite choice between what are familiarly called good and evil The first step in Occultism brings the student to the tree of knowledge. No trivia or quizzes yet. So strong has personality grown in Europe and America, that there is no school of artists even whose members do not hate and are not jealous of each other.
Siddhis or the Arhat powers are only for those who are able to ‘lead the life, to comply with the terrible sacrifices required for such a training, and to comply with them to the very letter.