Triple manifestation

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Triple manifestation is a Theosophical cosmological term meaning a divine triad caused by causeless cause, of unmanifest masculine, semi-manifest feminine, and manifest 'son' [1] [2] (also a generic term for daughter, included in fourfold manifestation) such as The Trinity.

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References

  1. Mary Scott, Kundalini in The Physical World, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983, ISBN   0-7100-9417-5.
  2. Helena Petrona Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine , Theosophical Publishing House, 1982 [1888], p. 341