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Re: Theos-World USA: Keeping Away From Hatred

Mar 09, 2006 03:25 PM
by Cass Silva

Dear Carlos
I find this posting extremely thought provoking especially in regard to current timing.  Do you mind if I repost it?

carlosaveline cardoso aveline <> wrote: 


Looking at the U.S.A. With Respect:


Carlos Cardoso Aveline


Dear friends,

Before we all get too enthusiastic about criticizing the USA, we should 
consider that worldwide organized hatred uses to  have at least two poles.

Since the end of the Cold War, a new polarization of international and 
inter-cultural hostilities opposes Western culture and Muslim world.

I do not want to deny here any of the Western mistakes.  I acknowledge that 
they are very clearly described  in a text which many consider of great 
importance, signed by “A Turkish Effendi” and published  by H. P. Blavatsky 
in “The Theosophist”, March 1880. (1)

Yet another text,  even more important and by H.P.B. herself,   shows the 
other side of the difficult equation  between the Islam and Western nations.

H.P.B. wrote about some secret societies created in the  Peshawar region,  
where  now Mr. Osama Bin Laden and the taliban have  their strongholds in 
Afghanistan, a region which includes the border region with Pakistan.

The article is about  Mr. Abdul  Ghafur (1794-1877),   the ruler of a tribe 
in  Swat, in Peshawar, now part of Pakistan.   A few months after the death 
of  Mr. Ghafur,   H.P.B. wrote:

“If there be truth  in the Eastern doctrine that  souls, powerful whether 
for good or bad, who had not time in one existence to work out their plans, 
are reincarnated, the fierceness of their yearnings to continue on earth 
thrusting them back into the current of their attractions,  then Ghafur was 
a re-birth of that Felice Peretti, who is is known in history as Pope Sixtus 
V, of crafty and odious memory.” (2)

Felice Peretti was Pope Sixtus V in Rome  from 1585 through 1590.  In  his 
“Philosophical Dictionary” (3),  Voltaire describes Sixtus V as the most 
arrogant, cruel  and despotic of kings.

As t o HPB, she  compares the Pope Sixtus V to the Akhund of Swat:

“Both were born in the lowest class of society, being ignorant peasant boys 
and beginning life as herdsmen.  Both reached the apex of power through 
craft and stealth and by imposing upon the superstition of the masses.   
Sixtus, author of mystical books and himself a practitioner of  the 
forbidden sciences to satisfy his lust for power and ensure impunity, became 
Inquisitor-General. Made Pope, he  hurled his anathemas alike against 
Elizabeth of England, the King of Navarre, and other important personages.  
Abdul Ghafur, endowed  with an iron will, had educated himself  without 
colleges or professors (...). He was well versed in the Arabic and Persian 
literature of alchemy and astrology, as Sixtus was in Aristotle, and like 
him knew how to fabricate mesmerized talismans and amulets (....) .  Each 
held millions of devotees under the  subjection of their psychological 
influence, though both were more dreaded than beloved.” (4)

About  the Ghafur, the Old Lady writes that in spite the secrecy and mystery 
he imposed about his life,  “the one certain thing is, that he was the 
founder and chief of nearly every secret society worth speaking of  among 
Mussulmans, and the dominant spirit in the rest.”

She adds that he used false antagonisms, stimulating hatred in both sides of 
political or social disputes.

This is important for us to understand what may be going on now, behind the 
surface, in the politics of hatred between the Western world  and  the 

The very fact that this intensely hating  “Soul” was born once in the West 
and made the Christian Pope;  and then was born  in a Eastern country to  be 
a top  Islamic religious leader, shows that the “disciples of hatred”, so to 
say,  search for contrast and use antagonisms for their own purposes, though 
usually they disguise their hatred under  sweet and religious forms.

Now, if you study the Letter  120 (Chronological Edition) --  which is 
Letter 85 in the other editions of the “Mahatma Letters” --  you will see 
that H.P.B.’s  Masters wanted the theosophical movement to be open to 
contrasts while keeping peace in the mind and heart.  They wanted the 
movement not to repress or deny its own paradoxes and contradictions, 
because this is the way to get  rid of occult hatred and psychological 
violence of all kinds.  Looking directly at contrasts with calm and then 
going beyond them: this is one of the ways for the thesosophical movement to 
help purify and recover human mind as a whole.

As to the  strategical aspect of  the presence of  Abdul Ghafur (an ex-Pope) 
, precisely in the Peshawar region, it may well be related to the occult 
importance of  that place.

It is in that region that the sacred  Fourth Race Bamian statues, commented 
by H.P. Blavatsky  in “The Secret Doctrine” (5) , were destroyed  between  
March 2 and  March 11,  2001,  by the Taliban/Al Qaeda  “mystical” 

The Bamian Statues are connected to the complex systems of caves once used 
by Buddhist Arhats and Ascetics, and now probably used (in that region) by 
some of the  taliban and Al Qaeda members. (A perfect hiding place, by the 

The destruction of  the Statues concluded in March 11, 2001, and  
astrologically  March 11 and  September 11 make a direct opposition.

>From the occult point of view,  the destruction of the “Twin Towers” in New 
York in September 11, 2001,   may have concluded a “twin operation” with the 
March 11 destruction of the Buddhist Statues in Bamian,  Afghanistan.

As you know, in New York the theosophical movement was founded,   and in New 
York the United Nations (the outer seed of a future brotherhood of nations)  
is based.  The city is a symbol of  the Western world.

As to the March 11 and September 11 opposition, we may also take into 
consideration that the Madrid train bombings happened precisely in March 11, 
  2004 (causing some 200 deaths).

These are but a few hints.

There is much to investigate about this, but my main point now is that we 
should keep away from any intense hatred against the Islam, or against 
Western Society (USA or Europe), or against anything at all.

The Masters of the Wisdom and the Esoteric Philosophy seem to stimulate 
universal understanding and unconditional respect,  without denying human 
failures, contrast and contradictions, whose repression only creates hatred.

Western democracies in general may be facing difficult moments, now.  Yet 
democracy, or the art of  perceiving and managing unity and diversity as a 
simultaneous process,  is still the great lesson we have to learn, both  
inside and outside the theosophical movement.

One of the Mahatmas wrote in the famous  Letter 120 (Chronological Edition):

“... discord is the harmony of  the Universe”.

And  Alexander Pope, the English  poet of the 18th century, had already thus 
explained that aphorism of esoteric wisdom:

“All Nature is but art, unknown to thee
All chance, direction, which thout canst not see;
All discord, harmony not understood;
All partial evil, universal good;
And, spite of pride, in erring reason’s spite,
One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.” (6)

So be it.  Om, Shanti.

Peace to all beings,  Carlos Cardoso Aveline.

O o o O o o O o o O o o O o o O


(1) See  pp. 152-156. The  title is  “A Turkish Effendi on Christendom and 

(2) See the article “The Akhund of Swat”, in the “H.P.B. Collected 
Writings”, TPH, Volume I, p. 369.

(3) Chapter 21, entitled  “Character”.

(4) “The Akhund of Swat”, in the “H.P.B. Collected Writings”, TPH, Volume I, 
pp. 369-370.

(5)“The Secret Doctrine”,  Vol II, pp. 337- 341.

(6)  Alexander Pope, “Essay on Man and Other Poems”, Dover Publications, New 
York, 1994, 99 pp., see pp. 52-53.

O o o O o o O o o O o o O o o O

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