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Re: Annie Besant on the Christ

Apr 22, 2010 04:10 PM
by nhcareyta

Dear Daniel

One among many demonstrable fantasies, and thousands still cling to every word of Dr Besant and Bishop Leadbeater.


--- In, "Daniel" <danielhcaldwell@...> wrote:
> Mrs. Besant proclaimed to the whole world the following:
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> "And now I have to give you, by command of the King, His message,
> and some of the messages of the Lord Maitreya and His great
> Brothers. . . what I am saying, as to matter of announcement, is
> definitely at the command of the King whom I serve.
> His taking possession of His chosen vehicle . . . will be soon.
> Then He will choose, as before, His twelve apostles . . . and their
> chief, the Lord Himself. He has already chosen them, but I have only
> the command to mention seven who have reached the stage of Arhatship...
> The first two, my brother Charles Leadbeater and myself, . . . C.
> Jinarajadasa, . . . George Arundale, Oscar Kollerstrom, . . . Rukmini
> Arundale....
> I left out one and must leave out another. Naturally, our
> Krishnaji [Jiddu Krishnamurti] was one, but he is to be the vehicle
> of the Lord. And the other is one who is very dear to all of us, as
> to the whole Brotherhood: Bishop James Wedgwood. He had borne his
> crucifixion before the seal of Arhatship was set upon him by his King.
> Those are the first seven of the twelve whom He has chosen, with
> Himself as the thirteenth. 'Ye call me Master and Lord, and ye do
> well, for so I am.'
> Now the wonder may come into your mind: H.P.B. was the only one
> who was really announced as the messenger of the Master. Since then
> the world has grown a good deal, and it is possible that while the
> few may be repelled, many thousands will be attracted to the
> Christ. . . . Whatever the effect, since He has said it, it is
> done. . ."
> --------------------------------------------------------
> The Theosophist, November, 1925
> Daniel

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