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The Light of Asia

The Light of Asia, subtitled The Great Renunciation, weaves through its poetic verses the life and philosophy of Prince Siddhartha Gautama who attained enlightenment under the bodhi tree and became the Buddha. This book has received high acclaim since it was published in 1879 and covers all aspects of the Buddha’s life, from his birth, his youth, his enlightenment, through to his death. It is…

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!

Quotes and Poems by Chistina Rossetti

Does the road wind uphill all the way?

Yes, to the very end.

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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