AAB and Agni yoga

Submitted by admin on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 21:46
Nicholas Roerich - The Covenant of the Teacher, 1947
Nicholas Roerich - The Covenant of the Teacher, 1947

Both of these esoteric teachings were given out in the early 20th Century, reportedly as a planned series of expanded teachings based on the original theosophical teachings

Theosophy and fossils

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:34

ammonitesIf you visit the Natural History Museum in London, you will find a Time Rail, which runs from the birth of the earth to the present - each step you take represents 25 million years. There are geological samples from each epoch, and then, as life begins, there are fossil remains of the plants and animals which have emerged and evolved through the millennia.

Belief

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:25
by Paul Klee
by Paul Klee

Belief is a form of gambling !

Some people think they have a certainty, and they are sure that their teacher or sacred book is THE ONE, and so they stake everything on that being correct - that they will go to heaven because of their correct beliefs. Others are equally certain only about one of the other teachers or books.

Brotherhood

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:11
Roerich painting "she leads"
Roerich painting "She leads" (?)

The TS has Brotherhood as its founding principle, but it struggles with it – it always seems easier to read a book than to work on oneself.

Earth as a School

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 23:03

children in natureWe are here in a school - this seems the best description of what humanity is doing here on earth - it may not be “absolute truth”, but it is a very useful idea.

Obviously, a lot of other questions immediately arise from this statement:-

How is the school organised ?

Masters of Wisdom

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 21:56
portrait said to be the Master Morya
portrait said to be the Master Morya

This is a strangely fraught topic …….. It seems some people do guided meditations where they meet an old man in a white robe, who gives them good advice, and before you know it, they are channelling Masters ZP and IT.