Re: Comments on some statements in Pseudo-letter No. 10
Nov 16, 2008 02:19 PM
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Anand" <AnandGholap@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Anton Rozman" <anton_rozman@>
> > Dear Anand,
> > >But then why should we meet in Theosophical lodge?<
> > Well, let me remind you about the objects and purpose of the
> > Theosophical Society:
> > 1. To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity,
> > without distinction of race, creed, caste or color.
> > 2. To encourage the study of Comparative Religion, Philosophy and
> > Science.
> > 3. To investigate unexplained laws of Nature and the powers
> > man.
> > For our doctrines to practically react on the so-called moral
> > or the ideas of truthfulness, purity, self-denial, charity, etc.,
> > have to preach and popularize a knowledge of Theosophy.
> Comments by Anand Gholap:
> Whatever the objects of the TS may be. We need to understand why a
> person goes to Theosophical lodge (and becomes members of the TS).
> might have certain objects, but person goes to TS lodge for his own
> reasons. And his own reasons may be different from objects of the
> When person comes to TS lodge and continues to come to it, he
> generally wants to study with other students in the lodge who are
> studying the same creed, as this person is interested in.
> So, if person is interested in Blavatsky-creed, he will come to a
> lodge which is studying Blavatsky's writing. Similarly if a person
> interested in studying and discussing Leadbeater-creed, he will come
> to a lodge if others in the lodge are studying and discussing
> Person comes to the lodge because of his own objects and not for the
> objects of the TS. It sounds selfish, but that is the truth. Person
> comes to the lodge to achieve his own objects and not necessarily
> achieving objects of the TS. This object may be somewhat spiritual,
> like study of the creed e.g. Leadbeater-creed, but it is still his
here we have not lodges specialized to one point of TS.
We take study of all and have programs people can choose .
Programs has been made for the year and everyone can enjoy the study
Program is made by members and studygroup contains general interests.
> Let us analyse the statement.
> " For our doctrines to practically react on the so-called moral
> or the ideas of truthfulness, purity, self-denial, charity, etc.,
> have to preach and popularize a knowledge of Theosophy."
> Here it is not defined what Theosophy is. By some thought it becomes
> clear that Theosophy here means writing of some prominent
> Theosophists. That means writings of these prominent Theosophists
> becomes a creed for the TS. So, TS saying that it does not have
> is not so true.
> Anand Gholap
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