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Re: Theos-World Does Theosophy make a person more religious or less religious?

May 24, 2009 10:23 PM
by MKR

I have witnessed the International conventions and the attendance at any of
the temple functions is no indication of anything. A lot of activities go on
at that time and hence it all depends on what the attendees want to attend
during their stay.


On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Anand <> wrote:

> Theosophy affects minds of it's students. Whatever the text of Theosophy
> may say, it is important to know practically how Theosophy affects it's
> students. So, one of the most important question that arises is 'Does
> Theosophy make a person more religious or less religious?'
> I am writing here some interesting observations. Many years back when I
> visited Adyar during Theosophical convention, I was curious about how they
> perform ceremony in Christian church at Adyar and another Hindu ceremony in
> it's respective temple. That time total 1100 people had registered for
> convention. Out of these 1100, perhaps around 70 were foreginers. Many of
> these, I guess, were Christians; and remaining 1030, being from India, we
> can assume were Hindus.
> Out of 1030 Hindu members, around 20 people attended Hindu Congregational
> worship. And out of 70 Christians around 40 attended the church.
> What do these numbers indicate? Do they indicate that Hindus are not
> interested in their Hindu religion?
> Are Christians more sincere about Christianity than Hindus are of their
> religion?
> Another question is after coming to Theosophy, does a person become more
> religious or less religious? These are, I think, some of the most important
> questions.
> Best
> Anand Gholap

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