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Quotes by Geoffrey Hodson

Quotes By Geoffrey Hodson

At the very heart and center of existence, pervading the whole manifestation of the divine Idea, there exists one predominant Law. This Law – insofar as it may be comprehended by humanity – decrees that the tendency to preserve harmonious equilibrium, shall always be stronger than the tendencies toward discordance.



From within, from the very most interior center of existence and consciousness, the fact of oneness evermore proves to be the overriding truth.



Guardian angels of the home - Rose and soft green

Healing angels - Deep sapphire blue

Angels of maternity and birth - Sky blue

Ceremonial angels - White

Angels of music - White

Nature angels - Apple green

Angels of beauty and art - Yellow....



Treading the Path, is a supremely delicate operation.  Therefore it is called ‘razor-edged’ – motive is everything.  A man may ostensibly be doing good and even spectacular work for the Cause, and yet be failing all the time, because desire of place and power, egoism, and self-satisfaction are in his heart.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition


 It is not the important occasions which matter so much, useful though they are; it is the hourly, daily attention to the details of life, to the work and to the character building without desire, which really constitutes treading the Path.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition


All troubles on the Path are part of the gains.


When a blade is sharpened, fragments are ground off and sparks fly. 


When an aspirant is trained, the grinding hurts.  It must be welcomed.


There are three essential qualities needed by the successful teacher of theosophy, and these are sincerity, humility, and humanity.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition - P139


To find a flaw, look in or near the greatest quality.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition P 150


The highest manifestation of wisdom is kindness.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition P 194


The troubles that come to a man on the Path are of his own making. No one can deliberately undertake to force his evolution without having to pay the price. Whatever happens, no one is to blame, even attackers. The whole process is an automatic resistance to swifter progress, and should always be regarded as such – with strict impersonality.

Illuminations of the Mystery Tradition P 159