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Re: Theos-World Was Blavatsky a wrong choice for the foundation of TS?

Mar 17, 2009 07:53 AM
by MKR

Even now it is not too late. Is there anyone who can start TS-II now? World
is in a critical state? Any suggestions or volunteers???

On 3/17/09, Anand <> wrote:
>   I wrote this message at other group. Some people here might like to
> think on this topic, so I am pasting it here.
> ------------------------------
> Blavatsky had strong Buddhist inclination. She was critical about
> Christianity and she attacked Christian ideas, some of her statements were
> highly insulting to Christians, e.g. when she said their God did not exist.
> First command for Christians is to love God with all of heart, mind and
> strength. And when Blavatsky said their God did not exist, it brought much
> opposition to Blavatsky, her Theosophy and the TS.
> After the death of Blavatsky, philosophical leadership of TS went to Annie
> Besant and C.W. Leadbeater. Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater gave Theosophy
> with God as central idea. After Annie Besant all Presidents of Adyar TS
> followed Theosophy of Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater, which considered God
> as central idea.
> That raises the question why Blavatsky, with her Buddhist inclination, was
> sent to Christian world. (Buddhism does not recognize existence of God). By
> sending Buddhist Blavatsky to Christian world Blavatsky only attracted harsh
> criticism. The headquarters of TS had to be shifted to India. Indians
> believe in God. In India also Blavatsky was not loved, and she had to go to
> London, where she died, without spreading Theosophy in England. England too
> had majority Christian population. It appears that if in the first place
> founder of TS was chosen as somebody who could explain Theosophy in THEIST
> terminology of Christians or Hindus, TS would have gained much more support
> and lot of unnecessary criticism would have been avoided.
> Best
> Anand Gholap

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