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Re: Second death

May 11, 1998 03:36 PM
by Jerry Schueler

>Dr. A.M.Bain wrote:
> HPB's terms are obscure and terribly out of date.

Actually, I plead guilty to writing this one.

>With all the respect I have for HPB I agree that there is a lot of
>in her writings. Do you people agree and, if so, do you have any idea of

I too have a great deal of respect for HPB. Some of the words
she used are quaint and out of date while others never existed
(devachan, for example is made of the Sanskrit deva-god and
Tibetan (?) chan-land). A few words like karma have made
it into English (samadhi is getting there) but most have meaning
only within the folds of the TSs.

Jerry S.

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