Thought Power: Its Control and Culture

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Theosophical Publishing Society, 1901 - 145 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 94 - I see not a stable foundation for it, owing to restlessness; For the mind is verily restless, O Krishna; it is impetuous, strong and difficult to bend; I deem it as hard to curb as the wind.
الصفحة 113 - I act from it as my basis. •"The Self is Peace (Purity); that Self am I. The Self is Strength, that Self am I.' Let him think how, in his innermost nature, he is one with the Supreme Father ; how in that nature he is undying, unchanging, fearless, free, serene, [pure], strong.
الصفحة 19 - Having become indifferent to objects of perception, the pupil must seek out the Raja of the senses, the thought-producer, he who awakes illusion. The mind is the great slayer of the Real. Let the disciple slay the slayer.
الصفحة 120 - He attaineth Peace, into whom all desires flow as rivers flow into the ocean, which is filled with water but remaineth unmoved — not he who desireth desires.
الصفحة 14 - Motion is the root of all. Life is motion; consciousness is motion. And that motion affecting matter is vibration. The One, the All, we think of as Changeless, either as Absolute Motion or as Motionless, since in One relative motion cannot be ... When the One becomes the Many, then motion arises; it is health, consciousness, life, when rhythmic, regular, as it is disease, unconsciousness, death, when without rhythm, irregular. For life and death are twin sisters, alike born of motion, which is manifestation.
الصفحة 93 - The universal complaint which comes from those who are beginning to practice concentration is that the very attempt to concentrate results in a greater restlessness of the mind. To some extent this is true, for the law of action and reaction works here as everywhere, and the pressure put on the mind causes a corresponding reaction.
الصفحة 1 - The value of knowledge is tested by its power to purify and ennoble the life, and all earnest students desire to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in their study of Theosophy to the evolution of their own character and to the helping of their fellow-men. . . . The emotion which impels to righteous living is half wasted if the clear light of the intellect does not illuminate the path of conduct ; for as the blind man strays from the way unknowing till he falls into the ditch, so does the Ego,...

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