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Re: Theos-World Re: Questioning authenticity

Oct 17, 2008 06:33 PM
by adelasie

ahhh, but apparently you didn't...uh...drown...

On 17 Oct 2008 at 11:16, wrote:

> Everyone gets frustrated with HPB. Just ask Col. Olcott! The first 
> time I
> dove into the Secret Doctrine I damned near drowned.
> And getting CPR from the Master DK was embarrassing to say the least.
> Chuck the Heretic
> In a message dated 10/17/2008 9:19:02 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
> With all due respect, Anand, your "survey" of people you have known
> who were frustrated with the writing of HPB may not be a particularly
> meaningful statistic. Your authority for doing an assessment of HPB's
> writing may not hold up for anyone who finds HPB's writing to be
> challenging, fulfilling, informative, and dependably enriching. It
> may be fair to say that the opinion of A.P. Sinnett is no more
> meaningful than the opinion of, say, myself. The ancient wisdom has
> been offered from inner planes to us to further our evolution. If we
> choose to accept what we can and work on understanding the rest, we
> may find benefit. We are learning to think for ourselves, not to be
> blindly led by anyone who has a bias or an agenda to promote.
> Personally, I would rather share what I find valuable and encourage
> others to try it and see if they find it valuable also. There is no
> way to prove the authenticity of this material, except to try it out
> in our daily lives and see if it helps or not. There have been no
> shortage of people who have chosen to denigrate and ridicule the
> messenger of the inner wisdom, no matter who that messenger has been
> down through the ages. But the message continues to comfort and
> support sincere seekers, and it most likely will continue to do so
> into infinity, no matter how hard the forces of separation and
> disunity seek to destroy. Unity is the message, and it will prevail.
> Adelasie
> On 17 Oct 2008 at 5:23, Anand wrote:
> >
> > --- In _theos-talk@yahoogrotheos-t_ (mailto:theos-
> ,
> "adelasie" <adelasie@..a> wrote:
> > >
> > > Probably there is no final word on this issue: how authentic is 
> the
> > > work of HPB. Perhaps the final answer to the question lies in the
> > > heart of evey reader. Does this work speak to you or does it not? 
> If
> > > so, it is pure gold. If not, search elsewhere. But it seems 
> somehow
> > > unnecessary to accuse HPB of misdeeds when the very process by 
> which
> > > she attained her information is a mystery that few have plumbed, 
> the
> > > more obviously because of the misinterpretations that abound. If 
> the
> > > work does not inspire the student, is it not possible that it 
> might
> > > have a very different effect on another student? Therefore why
> > impute
> > > negativity?
> >
> > I have come across more people who are frustrated, disappointed by
> > Blavatsky's writing than people who are inspired by her writing. 
> That
> > made me do assessment of Blavatsky's writing. For your information, 
> A.
> > P. Sinnett was also of the opinion that Blavatsky's own thoughts
> > contaminated so called Mahatma Letters.
> > Best
> > Anand Gholap
> >
> >
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