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Re: Jehovah Witnesses & Mahatma KH/HPB on Body/Soul/Spirit/Life after Death

Apr 03, 2007 03:17 AM
by Konstantin Zaitzev

--- In, "plcoles1" <plcoles1@...> wrote:

> The Jehovah's Witnesses teachings on life after death are basically 
> that there is no soul of any kind that survives death except for an 

Yes. Even the rightheous ones, according to them, shall be 
miraculously resurrected at the day of Judgement, but will have no 
intervening existence as souls, in heaven or elsewhere.

> The interpretations on Nephesh and Psyche they have are very over 
> simplified when compared to the esoteric philosophy and more 

If I remember correctly, they speculate on words like nephesh in 
order to prove that there's no soul, and where such words which are 
translated as "soul" are mentioned in the Bible, they mean just 
something like "blood" and "vitality".

> There is no divine spark at all in their teachings.

Agreed. I think there can be hardly found a teaching more far removed 
from theosophy than that.

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