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Re: Theos-World Re: Differences in teachings "Which Theosophy"

Apr 25, 2007 07:18 PM
by M K Ramadoss

Hi, Perry:

One of the things I have seen among theosophical students is that sometimes
they get caught up with nitpicking something x said or y said and loose
sight of the larger picture, because personal experience and understanding
may be very difficult to communicate because by its very nature is not
communicable either verbally or in writing. All we can try to do is
approximate and give a crude description or something that cannot be
described. If we keep our eyes on the ball - keep the big picture - lot of
our communication becomes easier we stop arguing.


On 4/25/07, plcoles1 <> wrote:
>   Hi MKR,
> Yes that is the only way it can really be, concepts and beliefs at
> the end of the day can only be realised by experience and the
> development of wisdom.
> Each individual does this in their own unique way.
> The trap I think is that we can put the ideas before the mindset or
> spirit of discovery which needs to be always fresh and adaptable and
> will be different for different people.
> The theosophical approach is not to preach and demand compliance to a
> set of beliefs or a body of writings as St. Paul said "we should
> serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter."
> Regards
> Perry
> --- In <>, "M K
> Ramadoss" <mkr777@...> wrote:
> >
> > All the written material are still second hand. They are still an
> imperfect
> > description of the reality. So what is more important is what our
> personal
> > understanding is, notwithstanding what any one else has said or
> written.
> > With such an approach, we can place all writings in their rightful
> place and
> > get on with what we can do for the Orphan Humanity, which is after
> all more
> > important, IMHO, than any amount of bookish learning or scholarship.
> >
> > mkr
> >
> > On 4/25/07, plcoles1 <plcoles1@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > The theosophical approach is not an ism and certainly is not a
> > > prescribed pathway it is a journey that will be unique and
> different
> > > for each individual.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >

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