By Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Any try to clarify the mysterious connections among realization and subject, and self-consciousness particularly, unavoidably consists of a lot complexity. simply because all degrees of relative fact are current the following and now, the individual embodies the complete hierarchy of the cosmos: a microcosm of the macrocosm, to take advantage of an insightful Renaissance expression. along with the actual human physique, there's the dynamic structural plan of that physique (called the ‘astral body’), the will nature, the lifestyles strength that permeates all dwelling creatures, cognizance inquisitive about experience belief and useful operations, awareness able to common concept and wisdom, and natural cognizance take place in pristine instinct. Above those six ideas of human nature broods the luminous spirit known as the Atman. many folks are seldom conscious of whatever extra in themselves than the 1st 5 of those rules, even if many even have intuitive glimpses of common figuring out, usually as transcendent studies which can't be sustained. simply because figuring out can't be separated from event, and adventure can't be divorced from the way in which we are living, imagine, believe and feature our being, numerous non secular traditions have provided practices to nurture those internal awakenings to our better natures and to a better understanding of religious truth. Theosophy connects jointly how we are living our lives, what we predict and the way we concentration our awareness, the daring exploration of our internal natures, how we react to what involves us (karma), and the way we will be able to construct intensity of know-how throughout lifetimes, with Enlightenment. Theosophy, accordingly, connects ethics and motion, together with either actual motion on the earth and the motion of our personal innovations. the place we're unaware of all of the dimensions of our circumstances—and, in need of Enlightenment, we're all ignorant—motive for notion and motion is key for changing one’s karmic trajectory and destiny incarnations. the choices from the key Doctrine during this publication are accumulated with a spotlight at the cognizance exhibited in Nature, its starting place and future, and on human self-consciousness, specifically. This booklet hence explores one important present within the Ocean of knowledge that's Theosophy. A considerate and protracted interpreting of those texts will greatly rework one’s knowing of the solidarity of self-consciousness and the realm round us, and of one’s position within the larger scheme of items.