Chapter 3 – The Monad
In Blavatsky’s words:
Understand me, ātman cannot be called infinite consciousness. It is the one absolute, which is conscious non-consciousness. It contains everything, the potentiality of all; therefore, it is nothing at all . . . It is “No Thing,” you understand? ††
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1. Video – HPB tells us, “The [word] monad is from Greek, [meaning] “One,” the unit, whatever it is…. Ātman in reality is not a unit, but the one universal Principle, and it is simply a ray … which uses buddhi as a vehicle…. Therefore, in reality it is buddhi which is the monad, the one unit.” (SD Commentaries, p. 566)
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2. Study Guide for Chapter 3 – The Monad.
3. Suggestion for further reading: The Monad by CW Leadbeater
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