The Light of the Soul Alice A. Bailey The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with commentary by Alice A Bailey. Patanjali explores exhaustively the means, the techniques and the mental posture which create the connecting thread between the personality and the Soul.
"This triple sheath (body, soul and spirit) is the Holy Grail, the cup which is the receiver and container of the life of God."
"The anima mundi, or soul of the world, is universally spread throughout all aspects of life."
"Form, color and number speak aloud of the word of God."
"All souls are identical with the Oversoul."
"Beatitude always follows upon realisation of the unity of the part with the Whole."
"The essential characteristic of consciousness is love."
"The (spiritual) reading of symbols produces contact with the soul."
"The soul in humanity is an integral part of the Oversoul."
"God is the Master of all and He is the sum total of omniscience, being (as is easily seen) the sum total of all states of consciousness. He is the soul of all things, and the soul of the atom of matter as well as the souls of men are a part of His infinite realisation."
"The homogeneous is the cause of the heterogeneous, unity produces diversity, the One is responsible for the many."
"In the presence of him who has perfected harmlessness, all enmity ceases."
"The mind of God is love, and the love of God is intelligence, and these two aspects of one great quality are brought into play for the working out of His will and purpose."
"Man is dependent upon the rhythmic or cyclic outgoing or indrawing energy of the great Life in whom he lives and moves and has his being."
"Every form of any kind has a soul, and that soul or conscious principle is identical with that in the human form."
"The one Life synthesises the many lives, the one Purpose blends the many ideas into one homogeneous plan."
"As a person arrives at a knowledge of himself, under the great law of analogy he arrives at the knowledge of God."
"Back of objective nature, the sum total of all forms in all the kingdoms of nature, is found the subjective reality which is essentially a unified whole or unity, producing the diversified many."
"Consciousness is one, yet produces the varied forms of the many."
"How interdependent all are….the achievement of one will profoundly affect the entire body."
"Within the speck God can be seen. Within the man God can reign. Within Brahma both are found; yet all is one."
"Love reveals the unity underlying all forms."
"There are two types of perception: That of living things and that of the Life."
"The one Master is found within; it is the soul….This one Master is a corporate part of the Whole, of the All-Soul."