“Just as events and figures in our dreams—whether pleasant or painful—are unconsciously composed by ourselves, our lives seem like the features of one great dream of a dreamer, in which all the other dream characters dream, too, so that everything is linked to everything else, and every seemingly coincidental, unimportant, or untoward event in our…

“A noumenon can become a phenomenon on any plane of existence only by manifesting on that plane through an appropriate basis or vehicle; and during the long night of rest called Pralaya, when all the existences are dissolved, the “UNIVERSAL MIND” remains as a permanent possibility of mental action, or as that abstract absolute thought,…