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What SOURCES do we consult to find out what the Masters REALLY TAUGHT?????

Oct 31, 2008 00:45 AM
by danielhcaldwell

What SOURCES do we consult to find out what the Masters REALLY 

Anand, you write:

As I understand, Mahatmas did not dictate every word of the letter to
disciples, even psychically they did not communicate words of his
letter. At the most, Masters conveyed certain ideas to chelas, these
chelas then put those ideas into their (chelas') own words. Disciples
writing of Master's thought depends on many factors. Disciple writes
what he interprets Master's thought, he writes what he receives.
Disciple may not understand Master's thought or he may partially
understand Master's thought, or he may entirely misunderstand Master's
thought. So when disciple writes Master's thought, we need to remember
that that thought is disciple's understanding of Master's thought and
so it may not be exactly Master's thought.
If this is so, such writing by chela can not be considered as letter
from the Master.

You say this is your "understanding".

I give below some extracts from the letters of Master KH so that 
readers can COMPARE and CONTRAST them with what you have written 

In these extracts we find the following explanations on the writing 
of the letters themselves:

Very often our very letters -- unless something very important and
secret -- are written in our handwritings by our chelas. Thus, last
year, some of my letters to you were precipitated, and when sweet and
easy precipitation was stopped -- well I had but to compose my mind,
assume an easy position, and -- think, and my faithful "Disinherited"
had but to copy my thoughts, making only occasionally a blunder.
The letter in question was framed by me while on a journey and on
horse-back. It was DICTATED mentally, in the direction of,
and "precipitated" by, a young chela not yet expert at this branch of
Psychic chemistry....
I transcribe them with my own hand this once, whereas the letter in
your possession was written by the chela. I ask you also to compare
this hand-writing with that of some of the earlier letters you
received from me. Bear in mind, also the "O.L.'s" emphatic denial at
Simla that my first letter had ever been [physically] written by
myself. I felt annoyed at her gossip and remarks then; it may serve a
good purpose now.
In noticing M's opinion of yourself expressed in some of his letters -
- (you must not feel altogether so sure that because they are in his
handwriting, they are written [physically] by him, though of course 
EVERY WORD is sanctioned by him to serve certain ends) . . .


Anand, please pay special attention to this one sentence:

" faithful 'Disinherited' had but to copy my thoughts, making

Anand, are suggesting to Theos-Talk readers that so MANY BLUNDERS 
were actually made in transmitting the Mahatma Letters that nothing 
or very little can be relied upon as accurate and correct in these 

Are you suggesting that we should just "throw away" the Mahatma
Letters because they are unreliable and worthless?

And are you suggesting that few if any of the TEACHINGS found in the
Mahatma Letters are accurate??? Or that most of the teachings found
in the Mahatma Letters are NOT accurately transmitted from the

But IF the Mahatma Letters are too unreliable, then WHERE do we go, 
what SOURCES do we consult to find out what the Masters REALLY 


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