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Song Celestial

This famous and marvellous Sanskrit poem occurs as an episode of the Mahabharata, in the sixth--or "Bhishma"--Parva of the great Hindoo
epic. It enjoys immense popularity and authority in India, where it is reckoned as one of the ``Five Jewels,"--pancharatnani--of Devanagiri
literature. In plain but noble language it unfolds a philosophical system which remains to this day the…

Tennyson

From his early Sonnets in 1872, Alfred Lord Tennyson writes freely about past lives and existence ...

 

Poems to the Master - MC Bright

The authoress of these poems, Mrs. Mary C. A. Bright, a member of the Blavatsky Lodge of the Theosophical Society, Sydney, N. S. W .-has kindly asked me to pen a few words of introduction to this her first published book.

The Idyll of the White Lotus

There are three truths which are absolute, and which cannot be lost, but yet may remain silent for lack of speech.

 

Inspiring And Thought Provoking Poems

Never the spirit was born; the spirit shall cease to be never;
Never was time it was not ; End and Beginning are dreams!
Birth-less and deathless and changeless remaineth the spirit forever.
Death hath not touched it all, dead though the house of it seems!

Sir Edwin Arnold

 

The Golden Stairs

The following set of instructions were given by Madame Blavatsky,  a Principal Co-Founder of the Theosophical Society, to some of her earnest students in London in 1888:

Prayer of blessing to all sentient beings by Sogyal Rinpoche

From the Book: The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

To Him that was Crucified by Walt Whitman

My spirit to yours dear brother,
Do not mind because many sounding your name do not understand you,
I do not sound your name, but I understand you,
I specify you with joy O my comrade to salute you, and to salute
those who are with you, before and since, and those to come also,
That we all labour together transmitting the same charge and succession,

UPHILL by Christina Rossetti

DOES the road wind up-hill all the way?

Poems on Death and Dying

After the loss of a loved one, we may feel like expressing in words our thoughts on the transition to a new state of awareness. Whether it is to family members or something that we may wish to read out at a funeral, there is not a lot of poetry with a theosophical flavour in which our expressions can be truly represented.

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