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Re: 7-years test for discipleship

Dec 30, 2007 12:48 PM
by Richard Semock

Its well known that HPB was a chain smoker and addicted to nicotine and 
possibly hash. Its hard to see why she was chosen to be the messenger 
of theosophy even after a 7yr stint as a strictly disciplined chela.

--- In, "Konstantin Zaitzev" <kay_ziatz@...> 
> --- In, Marko Manninen wrote:
> > what were the tests and objectives of seven year long 
> > in early Theosophy? I'd like to find references to books handling 
> I don't know which exactly they were but I understood that a 
> was tested during the process of theosophical work. Most of those who 
> proved to be failures finally openly condemned H.P. Blavatsky, so 
> their failure became obvious to all.
> Funny enough that one of them is that author whom I would recommend. 
> It was M. Chatterjee who more than others wrote about qualifications 
> for discipleship in early years of the Theosophical Society.

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