[The Theosophist, Vol. IV, No. 12(48), Sept., 1883, p. 294.]
[The following two footnotes are appended to Gilbert Elliot’s article “Fundamental Truths Eternal,” in which subjects of evolution, meteorites, fossils, and Maori creation myths are discussed. The writer says: “Hahn’s observations prove life to have existed inside meteorites.” To this H.P.B. remarks:]
Please see in this connection the editorial answer to the article “Transmigration of Life Atoms” in our last number, and compare the above latest scientific speculations to our occult theory, viz., that there is neither organic nor inorganic matter or particles, but that every atom is permeated with Life—is in fine the vehicle of Life itself.
[“the original power ‘Po’ ”] Po—the Maoric word, reminds one of the Chinese Fo (Buddha) and the Tibetan Po-pha, Supreme Father, Adi-Buddha, the Enlightened, or Buddhi, primeval Wisdom. Philologists should give their attention to this word.