Re: Theos-World From Long Sealed Ancient Fountains.
Feb 07, 2008 09:42 AM
Agreed with this view, but beware only half the Truth
was spread out and as KH put it: 'we need our
intuition to complete it with the other half'.
--- Morten Nymann Olesen
> I think A short excerpt needs to be repeated:
> "Unfortunately, far too many readers don't take the
> necessary time and
> effort to try to understand what H.P.B. is
> attempting to convey in
> her many writings.
> And far too often, students interject their own
> thoughts and
> understanding into the subject matter. Nothing is
> inherently wrong
> with that approach but it is suggested that a
> student might try to
> ascertain first of all what H.P.B.'s and the
> Mahatmas' views actually
> are on various subjects.
> As a reader studies the material, he might
> constantly ask
> himself: "Do I really understand what H.P.B. and the
> Mahatmas are
> trying to convey?" "
> I can certainly agree on that. Thanks for telling me
> about it.
> M. Sufilight
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> Subject: Theos-World From Long Sealed Ancient
> The Fountain Source
> of Modern Theosophy
> Our knowledge of modern Theosophy sprang from two
> sources: from the
> letters of the Masters Koot Hoomi, Morya and
> several other Adepts and
> from the writings of H.P. Blavatsky.
> From the letters of the Masters, A.P. Sinnett
> wrote two books: The
> Occult World and Esoteric Buddhism. From the
> knowledge gained
> directly from these Mahatmas, Madame Blavatsky
> penned more than
> 10,000 pages of writing including her major works
> Isis Unveiled, The
> Secret Doctrine, The Key to Theosophy and The
> Voice of the Silence.
> The Mahatma Koot Hoomi wrote the following on the
> origin of modern
> "Theosophy is no new candidate for the world's
> attention, but only
> the restatement of principles which have been
> recognised from the
> very infancy of mankind."
> But the Master also emphasized:
> ". . . Our [esoteric and theosophical] doctrine .
> . . is now being
> partially taught to Europeans for the first time."
> ". . . We have broken the silence of centuries . .
> . . "
> ". . . Let it be known that your Society['s] . . .
> chief aim is to
> extirpate current superstitions and skepticism,
> and, from long
> sealed ancient fountains to draw the proof that
> man may shape his own
> future destiny, and know for a certainty that he
> can live hereafter,
> if he only wills; and that all 'phenomena' are but
> manifestations of
> natural law, to try to comprehend which is the
> duty of every
> intelligent being. "
> H.P. Blavatsky wrote of her own role in the
> "restatement" of
> Theosophy to the modern world:
> ". . .We came into contact with certain men,
> endowed with such
> mysterious powers and such profound knowledge that
> we may truly
> designate them as the sages of the Orient. To
> their instructions we
> lent a ready ear."
> "The work now submitted to public judgment is the
> fruit of a somewhat
> intimate acquaintance with Eastern adepts and
> study of their
> " . . . I was the first in the United States to
> bring the existence
> of our Masters into publicity; and . . . exposed
> the holy names of
> two members of a Brotherhood hitherto unknown to
> Europe and America
> (save to a few mystics and Initiates of every
> age), yet sacred and
> revered throughout the East, and especially India
> . . . ."
> And the Mahatmas provided these insights about
> Madame Blavatsky's
> "[H.P.Blavatsky is] . . . a woman of most
> exceptional and wonderful
> endowments. Combined with them she had strong
> personal defects, but
> just as she was, there was no second to her living
> fit for this work.
> We sent her to America...."
> "This state of hers [H.P.B.'s] is intimately
> connected with her
> occult training in Tibet, and due to her being
> sent out alone into
> the world to gradually prepare the way for others.
> After nearly a
> century of fruitless search, our chiefs had to
> avail themselves of
> the only opportunity to send out a European body.
> . . ."
> ". . . We employ agents - the best available. Of
> these for the past
> thirty years the chief has been the personality
> known as H.P.B. to
> the world (but otherwise to us). Imperfect and
> very troublesome, no
> doubt, she proves to some, nevertheless, there is
> no likelihood of
> our finding a better one for years to come. . . .
> With occult matters
> she has everything to do. . . . She is our direct
> agent. . . . "
> For more on the origin and source of Modern
> Theosophy as given in the
> words of Madame Blavatsky and the Mahatmas, see:
> . From Long-Sealed Ancient Fountains
> . Great Adepts and Trained Seers.
> Since Blavatsky's death in 1891, numerous
> individuals have claimed
> contact with her Masters, stating that they were
> new "messengers"
> conveying further esoteric teachings. See a
> partial list of claimants.
> The end result has been a confusing morass of
> claims, counterclaims
> and various contradictory and conflicting
> Even during her lifetime, Mme. Blavatsky told her
> "Great are the desecrations to which the names of
> two of the Masters
> have been subjected. There is hardly a medium who
> has not claimed to
> have seen them."
> H.P.B. and the Mahatmas also warned about
> "imitations of Occultism
> and Theosophy" and "disfigured" expositions of
> They even corrected "wild and fanciful
> speculation" and "erroneous
> notions" about Theosophy that were distorting the
> original teachings
> that they had given. See one example of a
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