cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

"7.    THIS IS THY PRESENT WHEEL, SAID THE FLAME TO THE SPARK. THOU ART MYSELF, MY IMAGE AND MY SHADOW.   I HAVE CLOTHED MYSELF IN THEE, AND THOU ART MY VAHAN (VEHICLE) TO THE DAY "BE WITH US", WHEN THOU SHALT REBECOME MYSELF AND OTHERS, THYSELF AND ME.   THEN THE BUILDERS, HAVING … Continue reading cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

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cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

"6.    FROM THE FIRST-BORN (PRIMITIVE, OR THE FIRST MAN) THE THREAD BETWEEN THE SILENT WATCHER AND HIS SHADOW BECOMES MORE STRONG AND RADIANT WITH EVERY CHANGE (REINCARNATION).   THE MORNING SUNLIGHT HAS CHANGED INTO NOONDAY GLORY...   The "Watcher" and his "Shadows" - the latter numbering as many as there are reincarnations for the … Continue reading cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

"(Stanza VII continues the history, tracing the descent of life down to the appearance of Man, and thus closes the first Book of The Secret Doctrine.)   1.    BEHOLD THE BEGINNING OF SENTIENT FORMLESS LIFE.   FIRST, THE DIVINE (VEHICLE), THE ONE FROM THE MOTHER-SPIRIT (ATMAN); THEN THE SPIRITUAL (ATMA-BUDDHI, SPIRIT-SOUL);   (AGAIN) THE … Continue reading cosmogenesis: the parents of man on earth (stanza vii)

cosmogenesis: our world, its growth and development (stanza vi)

"6.   THE OLDER WHEELS ROTATED DOWNWARD AND UPWARD...THE MOTHER'S SPAWN FILLED THE WHOLE (KOSMOS). (Kosmos, in our stanzas means our own Solar System, not the Infinite Universe.)   THERE WERE BATTLES FOUGHT BETWEEN THE CREATORS AND THE DESTROYERS, AND BATTLES FOUGHT FOR SPACE; THE SEED APPEARING AND REAPPEARING CONTINUOUSLY.   The phrase "older Wheels" refers … Continue reading cosmogenesis: our world, its growth and development (stanza vi)