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Re: Theos-World Re: TS Adyar's Policy or non-policy

Jan 04, 2009 05:51 PM
by Cass Silva

Really MKR, for the most part most simply debate on past thinkers in the TS society.
Isn't it time we stopped looking back to the past and started independantly thinking of our own?


From: MKR <>
Sent: Monday, 5 January, 2009 12:41:41 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: TS Adyar's Policy or non-policy

One thing that study of theosophy does is to make us independent thinkers.
The consequences are obvious.


On 1/4/09, Drpsionic@aol. com <Drpsionic@aol. com> wrote:
> It would seem that any system founded upon free thought and expression
> would
> have to be divided because we all disagree with each other.
> It would be amazing, and rather unfortunate, if it were not.
> Chuck the Heretic
> In a message dated 1/4/2009 10:08:39 A.M. Central Standard Time,
> f.gregg.meagher@ <f.gregg.meagher%> writes:
> Hi!
> Maybe, just maybe, I am considered by the avid 'Theos-Member' to be sort of
> a simplified outsider of sorts? If so? That's ok too. As I find myself
> profoundly inside of 'Life' (as Being), where there exists no 'outside'.
> Reflecting on some of the eMails that I have been, for some reason,
> attracted to opening (instead of all) I seem to have acquired an opinion
> (just an opinion) that 'Theos' is greatly divided amongst the groups and
> nations. Flexibility, for me, leads to espansivity; thus, I have no problem
> with the later. However, I would like to grab the opportunity your eMail
> offers to ask a few questions. If I may:
> - Why is 'Theos', which seemingly is founded upon free thought and
> expression, so divided?
> - What, other than internal affairs, does 'Theos' do for 'Humanity'
> and/or 'Spirituality' (as popular in term) at their ground levels; I mean
> outside of research, study, internal group expressionism, and the like?
> - Does 'Theos' confront 'Apparition' as being a considered interest or
> relative event to the 'Theos' thought processes?
> Thank you for receiving, and considering, my 'thoughts' and questions.
> Have a Great Day in Australia! I was there in '68 as a vacationing (strange
> term for the occasion) US Marine who rated a few days out of an unpopular
> war. *Personally, I find all wars and conflicts (including in homes amongst
> family members and/or friends) unpopular... and I know them to be
> unnecessary: If 'man' **truly had the Knowledge of Life and his True
> Natures
> of Being. Sad isn't it that no one (amongst the religious sects ... or call
> them as you like) is effective in breaking down their prefabricated
> indoctrination. indoctrination. <WBR>.. to allow Truth and Knowledg
> Gregg
> F. Gregg Meagher
> _f.gregg.meagher@ f.gregg.m <_f.gregg.meagher% 40f.gregg. m>_ (mailto:
> f.gregg.meagher@ <f.gregg.meagher%> )
> www.liferegeneratio www.liferwww. life< explains 'me' somewhat...
> On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 3:42 AM, butchie122 <_brianparry@ ymail.bri<_brianparry% 40ymail.bri> _
> (mailto:brianparry@ymail. com <brianparry%> ) > wrote:
> > In Australia there are no exclusion policies on subjects that may or
> > may not be discussed. The Adyar Bookshop in Sydney & the TS Bookshop
> > in Melbourne each has a huge range of books on Theosophy from any of
> > the organisations, the organisations, <WBR>Bailey, K& UG, Brunton, Cayce,
> > every major & many minor religions, science, health & alternatives,
> > gender issues, divination of many sorts, C.Ds, DVDs; there are
> > thousands of titles.
> >
> > As for Lodge programmes, it is difficult to generalise but in
> > Melbourne we have Tuesday evening meetings, Sunday public lectures &
> > occasional special seminars. Just by way of example, in 2007 I gave
> > a monthly series for members on the mystics of the great religions
> > including Jain & Sikh; in 2008 a series on the first two Stanzas of
> > Dzyan (drawing both on HPB & Sri Krishna Prem) & Subba Row's
> > cosmology. This year another member & I are giving a 7 month series
> > on Religious Revolutionaries of the 20th century eg. Merton, de
> > Chardin, Bultmann, Osho, Muktananda, Krishnamurti etc. Some of my
> > national lectures have included, 'What reincarnates? national lectures h
> > & Suffering', 'The Krishnamurti in the TS','Mysteries & Mystics', and
> > many others. No one has ever asked me not to speak on anything or
> > indeed to speak on anything. The other national lecturers all chose
> > their own topics & authorities.
> >
> > Incidently there are no bans from using or encouragement to use the
> > works of Leadbeater, CJ, Hodson, Rohit Mehta, Sri Ram, the President
> > or anyone else.
> >
> > We have explored the relationship between HPB's Digram of Meditaiton
> > & Krishnamurti & the Voice of the Silence in weekend seminars.
> >
> > It would be interesting to know what generated this subject - most of
> > the places I have visited woudl typically have these sorts of
> > programmes depending on the range of the local members' interests.
> >
> > If you don't find your local Lodge satisfying - emmigrate to
> > Australia; we will welcome you as long as you don't want to import
> > any of your local bans
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Brian Parry
> >
> >
> >
> --
> If you have not yet found that something, which at times, you know is
> missing within you and your life... it is only because 'No One' is telling
> you the truth about 'You'!
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