Re: Theos-World Reincarnation of Lord Buddha here isReal message from Nepal
Nov 28, 2005 07:40 AM
Thanks for your thoughtful comments. It seems to me too that we need
not discount such phenomena out of hand. What do we really know? As
long as nobody is getting hurt, I suggest that this might as well be
a good thing as anything else.
On 27 Nov 2005 at 15:50, Hugh wrote:
> I was fascinated to read this report, and I thank whoever it was who
> linked us to it.
> It seems there are only two dispatches about this boy in the world
> press, the two already posted here. That is not much information!
> I will make the following comments:
> 1. We do not know enough to judge Ram Banjan. I think true
> Theosophists agree with Jesus's salty and telling advice: "Judge not,
> that ye be not judged." Perhaps this boy's disciples cover him from
> public gaze in the evening - well, how many of us want to live in a
> glass house and let thousands of people watch us all night? Yet callow
> critics say "Oh this proves he is not genuine." Please!
> 2. It's doubtful he would do this unless he is a spiritually oriented
> being, and he himself says he is not a Buddha, so why the complaint?
> In America the truant officer would take him back to school to be
> indoctrinated in American culture, but thank G*d he is not in America!
> 3. I myself had a good feeling from the only available photo of him.
> When I meditated on him, using his name, I had good feelings, peace,
> calm and meditative detachment.
> 4. From the above we can conclude nothing at all except: Thank heaven
> there are a lot of beings and phenomena in the world we cannot
> instantly understand! These were the very beings and phenomena H. P.
> B. loved to investigate through her varied travels. And she had enough
> patience to give them the benefit of the doubt until she had discerned
> what she had to learn from them.
> Hugh Higgins
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