The Emergence of the Universe…Part 4

The Two Poles of Being The second major point is that within the One and Absolute Source, there exists two poles of being which during the Maha-Pralaya are fused together in the Darkness of The Night of Brahma.  These two poles are, in essence, … Continue reading

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The Emergence of the Universe…Part 3

The Cyclic Manifestation and Dissolution of Cosmos  With regard to “Creation,” the Masters endorse the Hindu teachings. They perceive the emergence of the Cosmos and its eventual dissolution are cyclic, not one-time events. Each emergence and manifestation is likened to … Continue reading

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The Emergence of the Universe…Part 2

The Ultimate Source  The compelling first point emphasized in the teachings regarding “Creation” is the awesome concept of One Absolute Principle, Life and Reality from which everything in the universe springs. This is the ultimate SOURCE which in the Proem of The Secret … Continue reading

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The Emergence of the Universe According to the Himalayan Masters…Part 1

Introduction  The Mahatma Letters offer a wealth of profound and inspirational teachings with regard to the mystery of “Creation” and the emergence of the Universe. However, for those unversed in later theosophical writings such as Helena Petrovna Blavatsky’s mammoth work The Secret Doctrine, the knowledge … Continue reading

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Conclusion

This article has attempted to answer some key questions with regard to the Masters and has tended to focus especially on those who were directly connected with the unfoldment of the theosophical movement in the late nineteenth century. It has … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Benefits of Studying the Masters

Finally, let us consider the question: What are the spiritual benefits of contemplating and studying the lives of the Masters? Surely the answer lies in the fact that members of this august body represent what we will become in the … Continue reading

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The True Identity of a Master

What we really need to ask, though, is: What is the true identity of the Master? Surely we are not to mistake the real Master for the outer persona, physical or otherwise. In the early days of the theosophical movement, … Continue reading

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The Physical Presence of the Masters

A question and subject that causes a great deal of confusion with regard to the Masters is: Do they really exist in the physical and can they extend the life of their physical bodies? When a Master chooses to stay … Continue reading

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The Humanity and Humour of the Masters

It is natural to feel a sense of awe when contemplating the Masters. However, it is not advisable to worship them and this becomes plain from the vignettes depicted in the letters. One in particular depicts Blavatsky demonstrating excessive devotion … Continue reading

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