ACTIONS that call upon our nobler mind and innate spirituality, will surely spark the growth of true self-knowledge within us.
Old intellect-driven habits of thinking and acting do not work, and naturally fade away of their own accord.
Spiritual motifs become more deeply ingrained in us as we serve others, Theosophy says, and practice genuine compassion for humanity, and the planet.
“Help Nature and work on with her,” is one important way, says the Voice of the Silence, “and Nature will regard thee as one of her creators and make obeisance — she will open wide before thee the portals of her secret chambers, and
... lay bare before thy gaze the treasures hidden in the very depths of her pure virgin bosom.”
“Unsullied by the hand of matter she shows her treasures only to the eye of Spirit,” says the Voice — “the eye which never closes, the eye for which there is no veil in all her kingdoms.”
“Self-knowledge of this kind is unattainable by what men usually call ‘self-analysis,’ Helena Blavatsky affirms, “it is not reached by reasoning or any brain process:
…it is the awakening to consciousness of the Divine nature of man.”
And “to obtain this knowledge is a greater achievement than to command the elements or to know the future,” she adds … Continue reading