|Gemini - the Third Sign of the Zodiac
in The Secret Doctrine
and Pollux, the bright Gemini, were born from Leda's egg." (Vol. I, 392)
legend of Castor and Pollux is concerned with the mortal half of man, the personality, and
the immortal part, the ego or spiritual individual. The personality has nothing in itself
to survive and the other half which becomes immortal in its individuality by reason of its
fifth principle being called to life by the Informing Gods, thus connecting the
Monad with this Earth. This is Pollux, while Castor represents the personal, mortal man an
animal of not even a superior kind, when unlinked from the divine Individuality." (Vol.
- "Castor owes his immortality to Pollux.
- Pollux sacrifices himself to Castor." (Vol. II, 130)