Slavic dance No. 10 by A. Dvorak


Maitreya, the Conqueror by Nicholas Roerich. 1927"…One of the main qualities on the path of spiritual advancement is gratitude or appreciation. This rarest and noblest quality composes the best stages of ascent. It strengthens both devotion and adorns Love – the crown of our Being." [Letters of Helena Roerich in 9 Volumes - 8. 44]


"It is imperative to understand the quality of gratitude – it is the adamant of Existence." [AUM, 327]


"Gratitude is the setting for justice. The community must know the essence of gratitude. Each goalfitted action is not reduced to nothing but carries along gratitude. The essence of gratitude will be adjoined with the closest harmony of consciousness." [New Era Community, 211]


 "... The flame of devotion and gratitude rises above other offerings, therefore let the flame and joy of these offerings illuminate and warm us on the way to the goal we have chosen, to a beautiful love in the service of the Common Good." [Letters of Helena Roerich in 9 Volumes - 7. 46]


"... Keep the lamp of Light constantly lit in yourself... Joy and gratitude to the Forces of Light for the Help sent – the best nutrition, the best oil for such a lamp." [Letters of Helena Roerich in 9 Volumes – 8. 149]


"Appreciation has always been noted as a high refinement, as a sign of lofty thinking. Let's say, as a sign of pure cordiality." [Epic of Sorrow by Nicholas Roerich]


"An ardent gratitude for all the good, for all the small, for all the great, does not become extinguished, but participates in the weaving of spiritual wings." [Supermundane, 787]


"There is no need to wait for gratitude or appreciation for your deeds. Spatial justice pays according to deeds. Cosmic retribution, as a spatial reaction, is inevitably the action of the law." [Facets of Agni Yoga 1954, 612]



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