THE TAR0. BY T. H. BURGOYNE. Part 1 of 5: The Platonist , Vol. III, No. 7, July 1887 Considering the great number of books published within the last twelve years upon the various aspects of Theosophy and Occultism it is somewhat astonishing to find that not a single work bearing upon the TARO has appeared. This fact is all the more remarkable when we consid­er that actual initiates who have been admitted within the sacred sanctuary of the Occult, and ‘read’ the mys­teries concealed behind the veil of the temple, know the priceless value of the arcane system and yet have not spoken. Why this profound silence ? An impartial con­sideration of the greater portion of the mystical lit­erature furnished within the period above referred to must convince any unbiased student that it contains but little of those primary elements from which the Bread of spiritual life is produced. Probably the only works of real intrinsic value are the old books which have been translated into our nat
  Law of Abundance In starting to reread book 17, Cosmic Alchemy, I was struck sideways about Freedom from Want.   Written in the section dealing with the elimination of poverty, it encourages us to keep producing things that any of us may want in our lives.   It does give warning about the accumulation of too many things, that then become a burden.   The care of those things may take too much of your time.   Things should afford each of us and society the enjoyment of more time and energy that can be devoted to soul progression. Now I agree that the people of the world should have freedom from want.   But my definition would be more along the lines of Freedom from Need.   Instead of yearning for the next meal or worrying about the leaky roof or how to pay to fix the well,   I would pray that everyone could cover the expenses associated with these types of need.   Having experienced poverty, I would say that the accumulation of things became an obsession.   .   “You can’t always