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Re: K. Paul Johnson and HPB's alleged "untruths"

May 27, 1998 12:12 PM
by Bart Lidofsky wrote:
> If the Masters aren't real, then reincarnation doesn't make any sense. The
> objective, as I understand it, of the long struggle through time and space is
> to finally attain that equilibrium in conscousness wherein we no longer have
> to reappear on earth except by choice. Mahatmic conscousness was considered so
> important to WQJ that he devoted the first chapter of OCEAN OF THEOSOPHY to
> it. The effects of the effort is the acquisition of the goal - one's
> liberation from the wheel of birth and death.

	There are other possibilities. For example, my belief is that a group
of people, sufficiently closely knit and with proper knowledge, can
develop a group monad, which, although people may leave and join the
group, continues on. I believe that the Mahatams are such a group, and
when they "act as Mahatmas", they are acessing this monad. Therefore,
who the individuals are is relatively unimportant.

	Bart Lidofsky

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