Re: theos-talk WHAT IS "THEOSOPHY?"
Aug 27, 2011 08:23 AM
Since one has to work hard on oneself and in due time one may be able to
pierce the veil of illusion and this cannot be put in words. It is one of
the reasons why theosophy does not have mass appeal where people are ready
to blindly believe and follow in the hope of a better life or salvation or
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 8:27 PM, t_s_theosophist <THEOSOPHIST@QD_hzm9zj4HafqJyptEoZBG0LsiavkpzQboMinj4s1N_bJ2BsWLUGwM_pmjqkdXYSvCVH0-ouACob5-k.yahoo.invalid>wrote:
> WHAT IS "THEOSOPHY?"
> It is true and there is no argument that there is no "official" definition
> of "Theosophy." There is no offical definition because in Theosophical
> Studies there is no official "definitor." No one is ever authorized to
> proclaim "The Final Word" on Theosophy.
> This is because Theosophical Studies require individual Self-Reliance, Self
> Effort, and Self Responsibility. The karma of individual effort is required
> for each student to pierce the "veil of illusion." No one else can do this
> for you. There is No vicarious illumination, and no vicarious salvation.
> Illumination and Liberation are the result of individual effort.
> We can however join together as fellow students and learn certain things
> from each other that will help augment our ability to have "Aha"
> experiences, illuminations from the intuitional or buddhic dimension, which
> clarify our
> perception and understanding of certain points.
> Because there is no "official" definition of Theosophy however does not
> mean that there is no curriculum of information, this is a gross error and
> Serious students of Theosophy concur that Madame Blavatsky was the
> Messenger to communicate to the modern world certain esoteric teachings from
> a perennial Ancient Wisdom Tradition, and through her writings: The Secret
> Doctrine, Isis Unveiled, The Key to Theosophy, and The Mahama Letters to
> A.P. Sinnett, reveal that there is Wholeness, Order, and Purpose to the
> cosmos. That there IS a Divine Plan, and that we can come to know and
> understand it.
> To deny this is intellectual dis-honesty and egoic solipsism.
> ----William Delahunt
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