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The Secret Doctrine
Helena P. Blavatsky

1 "From Gods to men, from Worlds to atoms, from a star to a rush-light, from the Sun to the vital heat of the meanest organic being – the world of Form and Existence is an immense chain, whose links are all connected."

2 "Being is an endless cycle within the one absolute eternity, wherein move numberless inner cycles."

3 "The radical unity of the ultimate essence of each constituent part of compounds in Nature – from Star to mineral to Atom, from the highest to the smallest, in the fullest acceptation of the term, and whether applied to the spiritual, intellectual, or physical worlds – this is the one fundamental law."

4 "God is the Architect of the Universe."

5 "Brahma IS this universe itself."

6 "The first principles in Hindu religious philosophy is 'Unity in diversity.'" Colonel Vans Kennedy

7 "There are no ancient symbols without a deep and philosophical meaning attached to them."

8 "The only palliative to the evils of life is union and harmony – a Brotherhood in action, and altrusism not simply in name."

9 "The manifested Universe reflects itself in each of its Monads, as Leibnitz put it."

10 "The whole Cosmos must necessarily exist in the One Source of energy from which this light emanates."

11 "Every one of the higher, as of the lower worlds, is interblended with our own objective world; millions of things and beings are, in point of localization, around us and IN us, as we are around, with, and in them; it is no metaphysical figure of speech, but a sober fact in Nature, however incomprehensible to our senses."

12 "From the remotest times the Universal Soul or 'anima mundi', the material reflection of the Immateral Ideal, was the Source of Life of all beings."

13 "The operations of the two contraries produce harmony, like the centripetal and centrifugal forces, which are necessary to each other – mutually interdependent – in order that both should live."

14 "A body may be considered divorced from its relations with other bodies…only conceptually. In fact, it can never be so detached: death itself being unable to detach it from its relation with the Univbersal forces, of which the one Force of Life is the synthesis."

15 "In the manifold unity of universal life, the innumerable individualities distinguished by their variations, are, nevertheless, united in such a manner that the whole is one, and everything proceeds from Unity."

16 "Every monad reflects every other. Every monad is a living mirror of the Universe within its own sphere."

17 "Every one is a living mirror of the universe, every monad reflecting every other."

18 "The future, like the past, is ever alive in the present."

19 "All things and all living beings have originated from one common source."

20 "The one Life is eternal, invisible, yet Omnipresent, without beginning or end."

21 "There can only be….One eternal ever present Cause."

22 "One is the One and All."

23 "The Law for the birth, growth, and decay of everything in Cosmos, from the sun to the glow-worm in the grass, is One."

24 "The mighty One rules all things….and ordains the eternal laws that govern the world." Nordic Scrolls of Wisdom

25 "The whole world has been pervaded by the energy of the deity." Vishnu Purana

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