Re: theos-talk Re: On how to promote altruism for humanity
Dec 15, 2011 07:30 AM
by M. Sufilight
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Subject: theos-talk Re: On how to promote altruism for humanity
I'm glad Sufilight posted the quote on the "Law of Distributive Karma." It startled me the first time I read it, when one is raised in a world in which he thinks he can make advantage solely for oneself.
In this whole realm of occult psychology, one clear advantage the Theosophist has, once he has been convinced, is that we live in a sea of invisible creatures that have an effect on us, as well as dealing with the more conventional pyschology and self-analysis the traditional Psychologist deals with.
Since I have not posted here for several years - I'm a student of Blavatsky for about 30 years, I put out a newsletter "Protogonos" for about 12 years '87 or so 'till 2000, and my major personal Theosophical activity for a number of years is archiving Theosophical magazines, books, and related material onto computer.
- Jake J.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "M. Sufilight" <global-theosophy@...> wrote:
> Thanks Marcus
> I resend it again just seeking to correct a number of spelling errors etc.
> Yes. Interesting.
> As a human thinketh in its heart, so is he or she.
> I got the following to consider...
> H. P. Blavatsky wrote in "The Key to Theosophy":
> ENQUIRER. Do I, then, understand that the law of Karma is not necessarily an individual law?
> THEOSOPHIST. That is just what I mean. It is impossible that Karma could readjust the balance of power in the world's life and progress, unless it had a broad and general line of action. It is held as a truth among Theosophists that the interdependence of Humanity is the cause of what is called Distributive Karma, and it is this law which affords the solution to the great question of collective suffering and its relief. It is an occult law, moreover, that no man can rise superior to his individual failings, without lifting, be it ever so little, the whole body of which he is an integral part. In the same way, no one can sin, nor suffer the effects of sin, alone. In reality, there is no such thing as "Separateness"; and the nearest approach to that selfish state, which the laws of life permit, is in the intent or motive.
> I perceive, that this the very important Law of Distributive Karma is often not taken into account in great many spiritual circles these days. And most New Agers are unaware of it - or - only have it operating in the sub-conscious mind.
> And those who are in doubt about the existence of the Law of Karma most often have great difficulties in showing another view to be valid or indicative of the ever occuring causes and effects in our universe. Also considering: Flood and ebb. Night and Day. Good and bad. As above, so below.
> If one agree upon that the Law of Karma is a real law and a real fact in this Universe with regard to Maya based worlds - one will also have to agree upon that - all and everything always is allright - because this Law - the Law of Karma - happily nevers fails. Happily, because the Law of Karma is in fact the law of Compassion and spiritual progress.
> Therefore if one of us fall spiritually - it affects the whole and not only the one falling. If one does a genius act - it affects not only the individual and perhaps a few other persons involved - no, it affects the whole - ie., all human beings.
> So I will repeat:
> It is an occult law, moreover, that no man can rise superior to his individual failings, without lifting, be it ever so little, the whole body of which he is an integral part.
> We can speculate a lot about what "psychological care professionals" would have done with Blavatsky. Such speculations are a bit futile as I see it. And the same with Princes - and the same with latest New Age Medium - who for instance call herself --- a Walk-In from the Andromeda Galaxy and bring messages from a Inter-Galactical Star Command. Such mediums seem to blossom these days all over the planet like buckets of flowers in a botanical garden. and most of them very self-contraditing in their message and quite different from each other when compared. - And their messages are most often not very intelligent and helpful at all - except to their own pockets. - There is the differece as I see it. If your message is helpful and wise, then it is another kind of business we are deling with.
> All the above are of course just my views. I find the Law of Distributive Karma to be very healthy to contemplate for any New Ager - except those who of course know all and everything.
> M. Sufilight
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