Human Regeneration – part four
Published: Sunday, 28 September 2014 10:59
Our approach to Theosophy
Radha Burnier – India
Radha Burnier during the World Congress in Rome, 2010
[Recognizing regeneration as the kernel of all Theosophical work, the International Theosophical Centre at Naarden, the Netherlands, jointly with the Federation of Theosophical Societies in Europe, organized two seminars in July 1990, with a number of office-bearers, workers and members of the Society from different countries as participants. Proceedings of the seminar were published as a book under the title Human Regeneration: Lectures and Discussion (Amsterdam: Uitgeverij der Theosofische Vereniging in Nederland, 1990). This chapter is here slightly revised.]
We have been considering two important things: first, universal brotherhood without distinctions, which is a state of consciousness with very profound implications, and second, the crucial importance of perceiving truth, for awareness of truth makes the whole of one’s life, every relationship, different. If we become aware, not only of the form and appearance of things, but of their real, inner nature, then there is love; we care for and look after everything. If you see the meaning and beauty of a flower, you are tender with it. When one does not see, or sees only an object that varies according to momentary desires and conditioning, then one is capable of being destructive, creating chaos. So the quest for truth is not remote and abstract. It is the most practical of endeavors.
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