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In light of the present pandemic of corona virus, this story may be of interest. This story dates from sometime in the 11th century when there was a local plague somewhere on the borders of Tibet and Nepal. (This story, abbreviated/edited by me, was initially passed on orally, then carved and printed from woodblocks, and eventually translated into English by Garma C.C. Chang in 1962).
"It was in the autumn of the year of the Wooden Horse, while the 24th Constellation was…Continue
The Theosophical Society was founded by the initiating impulse from Masters of Wisdom from the Trans-Himalayan Arhat School with Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (HPB) as their representative on the physical plane. HPB was trained directly by the Elder Brothers, the Masters in Tibet, precisely for the task of bringing the esoteric tradition to the West. HPB was the conduit for the shakti (energy) and knowledge of the Masters. HPB was an advanced initiate (3rd Initiation) not a Master…Continue
Finding the Path of Esoteric knowledge is not easy. Many aspirants assume that if they read a book about esoteric knowledge, they will find it. Esoteric knowledge is never easily available, and is not given out in a simple logical format like a textbook at a university or college. Yet there are a few books that contain hidden esoteric knowledge scattered within their pages. One technique is the ‘scatter method’ where esoteric concepts…Continue
“I arrived in Calcutta and made my way to the shrine of Sri Ramakrishna. Belur Math was built after his final Maha-Samadhi, the death of Sri Ramakrishna. I went to the main office to find out about staying in one of the many rooms there. Immediately they told me it was impossible because they didn’t know me. So, I just sat down on the floor of the office and began to meditate. Most of the office staff were monks and they started to tell me to stop meditating and leave. I didn’t budge.…Continue