Re: Theos-World Re: Daniel, why don't you warn readers about Blavatsky's mistakes ?
Sep 24, 2008 07:26 AM
The synthesis definition comes from the Secret Doctrine, front page.
It is very useful to describe Theosophy to people who never heard of
it. We are living in such a materialistic cycle that we see spiritual
practice as separate from every day. Religion has become something we
practice on certain days or at certain times. The word "religion" has
to do with realizing our connectedness with our spiritual source,
"binding back to God," so to speak. The materialistic construct is
predicated on separateness, this is mine and that is yours, instead
of interdependence and interrelatedness. But theosophists know that
all life is one, that everything is connected to everything, that our
religion is a part of our every breath, as is our philisophy and our
science. In the same sense, Theosophy is all-inclusinve, non-
On 23 Sep 2008 at 18:16, Cass Silva wrote:
> Hello Adelasie
> I cannot recall the article but I think HPB stated that Theosophy was
> a Philosophy went writing to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Albeit a
> philosophy grounded in ancient philosophies. Platonism is not a
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> Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: Daniel, why don't you warn readers about
> Blavatsky's mistakes ?
> Hi Cass,
> The difference between organized sectarian religion and Theosophy is
> fundamental. However, Theosophy is defined originally as a synthesis
> of science, philosophy and religion, with each segment interdependent
> with the others, sort of like everything else!
> On 23 Sep 2008 at 5:35, Cass Silva wrote:
> > Theosophy is a philosophy not a religion and as a philosophy it must
> > be coherent and without ambiguity. Leadbeater brought ambiguity into
> > theosophy by preaching opposing dogma to what was stated by the
> > originators. Dugpas are Masters of Uncertainty!
> > Cass
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