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Theos-World Re: Reasons why J. Krishnamurti's lies spread in the TS

Feb 09, 2009 04:51 PM
by Anand

Topic that is of utmost importance is what did Mr. C.W. Leadbeater
thought about J. Krishnamurti's teaching. He, being an occultist and
promoter of the World Teacher project, his opinion about
Krishnamurti's teaching is of great importance. Here is one rare
reference which shows what Mr. Leadbeater thought about Krishnamurti's
Leadbeater wrote:
"I know quite well that our Krishnaji [J.Krishnamurti] has been
teaching that the highest of all is pathless, either that there is no
specified path or that every man must find his own. That is true; but
we have to remember, haven't we, that we are not all at the heights
where we can hew out some entirely new scheme for ourselves. Nor, I
think, would it be wise to ignore definite, recorded facts.

 I read some years ago of a shepherd boy who, somewhere out with his
sheep, gradually thought out for himself the general rules of what we
call geometry, and actually succeeded in rediscovering, or at least in
reproducing, by himself, many of the problems and demonstrations in
Euclid. I suppose that hard thinking with the right kind of brain - he
must have been something different from a shepherd boy in his past
life - can bring you to what has already been reached. But it is our
principle in civilization to take advantage of the labours, the
revelations, of those who have gone before.

  If every man has to begin from the beginning, knowing nothing, it
seems to me we should waste an enormous amount of time. I suppose if
we were to push that theory to its extremity, you must never teach a
child anything because you would be prejudicing his mind. But of
course that is not reasonable or logical. The child comes newly into
the world so far as his brain and vehicles are concerned. I cannot see
any reason why you should not acquaint him with the conditions around
him, while leaving him to discover anything new for himself.

  Well, that is what we are doing in the Society, isn't it ? We are
putting before people a revealed system which appears to us to be the
best. I think we cannot do better than that. But if you endeavor to
force your ideas upon anybody you are violating one of the fundamental
laws of life"

Anand Gholap

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