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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It would be a ceaseless, a maddening struggle for almost any married man, who would pursue true practical Occultism, instead of its theoretical philosophy.
Without ever becoming a ” Mahatma,” a Buddha or a Great Saint, let him study the philosophy and the ” Science of Soul,” and he can be- come one of the modest benefactors of humanity, without any ” superhuman ” powers.
We cannot destroy or annihilate a passion.
And as the maintenance of one’s own health is a prime duty, they should never blavatsyk healing unless they have a surplus of vitality to spare, over and above what may be needed to carry themselves through their blavstsky of duties and keep their systems well up to tone.
He should therefore be able to disperse doubt ” by the sword of knowledge. For, unless the intention is entirely unalloyed, the spiritual will transform itself into the psychic, act on the astral plane, and dire results may be produced by it.
The truth is that till the neophyte attains to the condition necessary for that degree of Illumination to which, and for which, he is entitled and fitted, most if not cocultism of the secrets are incommunicable.
Indeed there is, we answer. Do not read much. It dates from the earliest days of Christianity, and has its basis in the law just stated, of which it was a symbol and an expression.
Indeed, one who is able to follow the silent evolution of the preliminary aspirations of the candidates often finds strange ideas quietly taking possession of their minds. And, although it is the intention that decides primarily whether white or black magic is exercised, yet the results even of involuntary, unconscious sorcery cannot fail to be productive of bad Karma.
He must pluck and eat; he must choose.
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It is supposed to extend from the Ahavaniya or sacrificial fire to the heavens, forming a bridge or ladder blagatsky means of which the sacrificer can communicate with the world of gods and spirits, and even ascend when alive to their abodes. Yet, neither white, nor black magic are what popular superstition understands by the terms. He must either set himself up as the God to whom he sacrifices, or the other real God — Ishvara ; and all his acts and aspira- tions are done either for himself or for the All.
How- contrary to Western notions of affection and good feeling! Dgyu becomes Fohat when in its activity – active agent of will – electricity – no other name.
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Thus, the “Linga-Sarira” is “dissolved with the external body at the death of the latter. Paulo Baptista rated it it was amazing Mar 18, 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.
Hence the first and chief necessity of Chelaship is a spirit of absolute unselfishness and devotion to Truth; then follow self-knowledge and self-mastery. The human vital force is the most potent of all known agencies, and health of body or mind is only possible when there is a perfect magnetic equilibrium in one’s system.
Dgyu stands independent of the belief or unbelief of man.
Thus their minds shall open for the harmonies of Wisdom, to vibrate as knowledge through each and all, resulting in effects pleasing to the presiding blavstsky tutelary or patron-angels and useful to the Lanoo.
It includes them all and may even use them occasionally, but it does so after purifying them of their dross, for beneficent purposes, and taking care to deprive them of every element of selfish motive. For he would find himself ever hesitating between the voice of the impersonal divine love of Humanity, and that of the blavateky, terrestrial love.
It is easy to become a Theosophist. These are passion-proof, so to say. Blavatsky about rites after death] From the occult standpoint. Even the love for wife and family — the purest as the most unselfish occuktism human affections is a barrier to real occultism.
To fervent and persevering candidates for the above science [occultism], I have to offer but one word of advice, “Try and become. And this could only lead him to fail in one or the other, or perhaps in both his duties. What room is there left for the needs of Humanity en bloc to impress themselves upon, or even receive a speedy response?
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