ever will I seek nor receive private, individual salvation; never will I enter into final peace alone ; but forever, and everywhere, will I live and strive for the redemption of every creature throughout the world.
Kwan Yin 
 The above Pledge points to the theosophical path of universal compassion as taught in the work “The Voice of the Silence” and other writings of H. P. Blavatsky. Its intention necessarily includes several incarnations. The pledge is published in the anonymous book “Notes on the Bhagavad Gita”, Theosophy Company, Los Angeles, 1986, p. 152, and in “The Friendly Philosopher”, by Robert Crosbie, Theosophy Co., 1945, p. 357. It is discussed in the article “The Right Motive”, by John Garrigues, which is available at our associated websites.