New York author, Nathaniel Altman reviews on an important new publication with strong New Zealand connections.
Theosophical wisdom points to realities exceeding the power of human words and concepts.
There is perhaps nothing more powerful than awareness as a key element in human growth and the nurturing of the spiritual life. Without it, growth is basically mechanical, biological or instinctive. With it, new possibilities are unveiled.
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky said: “It is the knowledge of Self that is Wisdom itself.” Also from Alex A. Wilder: “Wisdom is the evolved knowledge of potencies of man's interior being.”
Theosophy presents a world view that emphasises the unity and interconnectedness of all life. It is a philosophy to be understood, not blindly accepted. Its principles have been stated by seers and sages since the most ancient times.
The Purpose of Meditation
On the human spiritual journey many powers are developed including the various aspects of psychism. Often called extra-sensory perception, psychism may best be understood by comparing it with spirituality.
Some questions and answers about the Theosophical Society and its Objects etc.