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Re: Theos-World Re: 7-years test for discipleship

Dec 30, 2007 01:28 PM
by Frank Reitemeyer

What has smoking to do with being a chela?
What do you know about Blavatsky's 7 years-trial?
Obviously, the Masters have different critieria than you, as to whom they 
accept as chela.
Or do you say that you are an accepted chela?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Richard Semock
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2007 5:05 AM
Subject: Theos-World Re: 7-years test for discipleship

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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