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Re: Second death

May 28, 1998 05:28 PM
by Dallas TenBroeck

May 27th '98

Dear Bjorn:

If you think HPB is difficult and out-of-date, try cackling an in
depth study of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks, or Boehme, or
Paracelsus.  The mediaeval Hermetists, "Brothers of Light," and
the Rosicrucians could be added to the list.  Have you tried to
disentangle the meaning of the Zohar, or of the Bhagavad Gita ?

I can think of dozens of writings that are far more difficult
than she is.

Our English language according to the WEBSTER INTERNATIONAL
dictionary includes now over half a million words and

As to the value of HPB -- each one will have to decide for
themselves what is to be placed on her writings.  But putting
language aside, where else will you find those ideas brought
together and fitted logically into each other ?  I don't think
the KEY is all that difficult.  I recall when I was 18 reading
through ISIS and enjoying it.  I used the THEOSOPHICAL GLOSSARY
(HPB's) to help me with the really strange terms, then remembered

So then what do you want ?            Best wishes,        Dallas

> Date: Sunday, May 10, 1998 9:18 PM
> From: "Bjorn Roxendal" <>
> Subject: Re: Second death

>Dr. A.M.Bain wrote:
> HPB's terms are obscure and terribly out of date.
>With all the respect I have for HPB I agree that there is a lot
of "obscurity"
>in her writings. Do you people agree and, if so, do you have any
idea of why?

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