Re: Theos-World Re: Blavatsky's mistake about God
Aug 03, 2008 12:17 PM
by Morten Nymann Olesen
To all readers
Here are a few more online electronic issues to consider...
In december 1888 - H. P. Blavatsky wrote a paper to the Esoteric Section. I have pasted an excerpt of it in the below.
I find this paper to be clear enough to make one form an understand today about what kind of teachings, she emphasised. And it aught to make the readers aware of that we are NOT talking about The New Testament with its teological male "God" as being the main book to deal with.
We know that Annie Besant was a member of Esoteric Section, when H. P. Blavatsky lived. So it is wonder of wonders why she later in life started to call ParaBrahman by the name "God" and referring to ParaBrahman as being a MALE.
THE ESOTERIC SECTION OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
PRELIMINARY MEMORANDUM (dec. 1888)
"It is expected that all members of this Section shall have the following books and magazines where they can be referred to, as constant reference to them will be made in the course of the instruction, and no extended extracts will be furnished. Works on metaphysics and articles expounding the teachings of our Special School should be procured. The following books and theosophical magazines should be especially attended to:--
"The Secret Doctrine."
"Patanjali's Yoga Philosophy."
"Light on the Path."
This rule is not intended to force members into the purchase of these books and magazines, but the undersigned has no time to copy extracts, giving explanations that have already appeared in print. Much has been already published, and it will be necessary to refer very often to such matter, and if a member is actually unable to procure the publications referred to, it is expected that others who are able will, upon request, furnish the desired book or a copy of the matter referred to. And herein the plea of poverty--if a pretence--will be as prejudicial to the student as any other vice."
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We find in 1879 in The Theosophist, what H. P. Blavatsky meant about God after she and H.S. Olcott had landed in India.
THE THEOSOPHIST - VOL. I., No. 1 - OCTOBER, 1879
If you read all the articles in this volume, you will never experience the authors emphasise the use of the word "God" as a concept and call it a MALE. And "God" is always or almost explained as something else than a personal God.
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Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 8:42 PM
Subject: Theos-World Re: Blavatsky's mistake about God
> "I read messages of the followers of Krishna. Those followers have
> different ideas about nature of God. That proves Krishna has not
Problem with Blavatsky's writing is her students don't what she wants
to say. Whether what she wants to say is right or wrong is different
question. That can be considered when you know what Blavatsky wants to
say. Funny thing about Blavatsky's writing is her students are not
sure what she wants to say, whether God exists or not. I get different
answers on these important issues from students of Blavatsky.
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