EVERY child is a spark of God and Higher Mind. The educational tradition put forward by Theosophy is in line with ancient philosophies and modern theories.
These place the emphasis on joy, serenity of mind, harmony with the laws of nature, and recognize reason and intuition as powers innate and educable in us all.
Creative talent is one of the spiritual powers in human beings, part of the spectrum of consciousness that includes the faculties of understanding, of discrimination, and of direct knowing.
Maximizing these, Mme. Blavatsky wrote in her Key to Theosophy (pp. 270-71), “children should above all be taught self-reliance, love for all men, altruism, mutual charity, and more than anything else, to think and reason for themselves,”
“We would reduce the purely mechanical work of the memory to an absolute minimum, and devote the time to the development and training of the inner senses, faculties and latent capacities.
“We would endeavour to deal with each child as a unit, and to educate it so as to produce the most harmonious and equal unfoldment of its powers,” she says, “so that its special aptitudes should find their full natural development. We should aim at creating free men and women, free intellectually, free morally, unprejudiced in all respects, and above all things, unselfish.”
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BECAUSE all organisms are related through similarities in DNA sequences, the whole of nature could be really one family.
New insights of epigenetics have lead to a revolutionary view of human biology. Theosophy concurs with many of these new findings.
“The failures of science and its arbitrary assumptions,” Blavatsky says in The Secret Doctrine (2:670), “are far greater on the whole than any ‘extravagant’ esoteric doctrine.”
The traditional geneticist’s view of evolution “is from the animal,” she reminds us, and “mind in its various phases” is viewed, erroneously, as completely separate from matter.
It follows, then, that the identical genes that were in our ancestor’s bodies, that Blavatsky called “The Life Atoms” —”are transmitted through their descendants for generation after generation…
“…so that we are literally ‘flesh of the flesh’ of the primeval creature who has developed into man in the later period.”
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NEUROSCIENTISTS have been busy for years trying to catalog the “neuronal correlates of consciousness” in the brain,
They are determined to prove that consciousness somehow originates in the gray matter between our ears.
This mechanistic view was assumed by the Human Genome Project, established to catalog the complete human DNA.
It is held that genes carry information about how we look, how well our bodies metabolize food or fight infection, and can determine even how we behave.
It was thought, therefore, that researchers would easily be able to identify specific genes underlying specific diseases, and then all diseases could be eliminated by manipulating the related genes.
But it was discovered that the seemingly simple concept was much more complex than expected.
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BUDDHA never had any intention of establishing a religion 2500 years ago, at least not our sectarian kind.
Nonetheless, followers across Asia and India soon split his teachings into separate branches and sects, ruled by numerous lamas and monks.
The same today in Hinduism, dominated by a priestly caste of Brahmins at the top, convinced of their right to rule.
Buddha’s life and teachings showed humanity the way to conscious enlightenment through personal merit and compassion sans intermediaries. Humans were inspired to rediscover their inner spiritual natures, without regard to caste or creed.
The Buddha’s teaching of individual responsibility, and primacy of personal will should have saved the world from priestly dogmatism, but it did not.
Similarly, Christian religious dogmatism, with its god and invented savior, cleverly situate4d beyond our mere earthly domain. And this ‘son of God’ still has a very strong a hold on humanity.
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GROWING numbers of new thought leaders, and frontier scientists are ushering in a welcome upgrade to our western scientific and religious thought.
In addition to those we’ve featured here such as, Bruce Lipton, Dean Radin, Acharya Sanning, and Rupert Sheldrake, there are hundreds more deserving of recognition.
We are, it would appear, immersed in a revolutionary sea change of worldview.
The winds of change blowing against reductionist thought, evident throughout the 20th and now the 21st Century, were initiated in the 19th. The radical culprits were the eternal ideas of the Theosophical Movement, jump-started by new age Mother H. P. Blavatsky.
“The battle will be fierce between brutal materialism and blind fanaticism on one hand,” she writes in her article The New Cycle, “and philosophy and mysticism on the other.”
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