Re: 4 Questions between Anand and Daniel
Aug 02, 2008 04:07 PM
What is rejected?
"Eastern philosophy rejects the idea of a personal and extra-cosmic
deity." (Madame Blavatsky)
What is recommended?
"Therefore, he would do better far to remember that every man has a
god within, a direct ray from the Absolute, the celestial ray from
the One; that he has his " god " within, not outside of, himself."
> Blavatsky's rejection of worship and prayers is rejection of path of
> the devotion altogether. This position does not seem to be
> appropriate, because Bhavavad Gita also recognized path of devotion.
> And also Christianity and Judaism have devotion to God as central.
> Many spiritual traditions in India also have strong element of
> devotion. So the anti-devotion position stated above by Blavatsky
> not appear right.
> Anand Gholap
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