This is Roberto Assagioli’s introduction to the Italian edition of Alice Bailey’s book The Light of the Soul, which is a commentary on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Source: From the Italian edition; Introduzione agli Yoga Sutra, Translated by Gordon Symons. (Archivio Assagioli – Florence) In this time in which action is urgent, in which there is an […]
This carries deep meaning. Each time we fail to forgive, we assume the role of judges and avengers, a dangerous function for someone who doesn’t have the necessary love, understanding and wisdom.
From several quarters we hear of a crisis of psychology. There is a growing realisation that the existing academic and scien¬tific psychologies are not adequate to minister to the needs and to solve the problems of a growing number of men and women.
These are the opening words spoken by Roberto Assagioli, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Psychosynthesis Research Foundation, at the beginning of a three-day conference May 23, 1958. The major speaker throughout the conference was Dr. Assagioli. Among those attendingwere FrankHilton, administrator of the PRF during its entire existence (1957-1976), and Robert Gerard PhD, who assisted Dr. Assagioli in bringing to publication his bookPsychosynthesis: A Manual of Principles and Techniques(1965).
Notes From a Conversation at Brandeis University, May 29, 1958
In this unfinished paper, Assagioli writes about the psychosynthesis of a nation and the role of the best citizen.
The controversial Madame Blavatsky lamented for many years before her death in 1891 that
her greatest failure was the disclosure of the existence of “The Masters of the Wisdom,” a
shadowy coterie of men possessing supernormal powers and said to have evolved beyond the
From the Italian Psychosynthesis Magazine, issue 18, 2012.
Dear Readers, we present you with an article that we think could have been written today and not eighty years ago. It is about a different economic crisis to the current one but the principles that govern it are similar and shadows and lights are the same. It is up to you to draw the necessary considerations…
OPENING ADDRESS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PSYCHOSYNTHESIS Val Morin, Quebec, August 1973
If we observe and examine ourselves with that complete and fearless sincerity which ought to characterize all true and earnest aspirants to the spiritual life, we soon discover that the thought of money arouses in all of us deep and intense reactions. It is a tumult of conflicting emotions, of passionate attitudes, which proves that money constitutes—adopting the convenient psychoanalytic terminology—a strong complex.