Re:"The Masters and the Path"
Dec 17, 1996 10:06 PM
by Bjorn Roxendal
> Did I understand Bjorn corrently that this book by Leadbeater
> contains "valuable esoteric teaching"? I'm not a fan of stirring
> up controversy, but I understood that Leadbeater was not only
> useless for true esotericism, but in fact rather STANDS IN THE
> WAY of inner development. The man is all ego and psychism,
Not at all. He is only PART ego and psychism. Some of his
writings are inspired and inspiring. Mad. B:s character was
quite dysfunctional also, in many ways, and she made many
mistakes. Yet she served the masters and produced precious
> how is that going to help a student of the Masters?
For one thing you can practice developing your faculty of
discrimination while reading his books.
> This is not intended as disrespect to his admirers, but really,
> isn't it time we call a spade a spade and let poor Leadbeater and
> his "claims" go?
I agree that he was preposterous at times. But then again, at
times he was very attuned and produced wonderful writings.
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