Re: SD & Sanscrit
May 29, 1998 01:53 PM
by Mark Kusek
> >Yes I am of the opinion that the S D contains a code that will
> >open the understanding to "deeper" levels of the philosophy
> >presented there.
If you know how to look, anything can reveal it: a spoonful of jam,
(Do we see an image of truth, or as truth sees?) Why the conditional
need for drama?
> Recently there has been a discussion about Sanskrit. English is hard
> compared to Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the language of the gods. Its
> softness, its compassion, the pronounciation/sound and the colours produced
> by that, surely have a beneficient effect on humanity? It is a mistake to
> see it just as a language, without taking into consideration its other
> facets. Using Sanskrit also helps humanity, and also helps those who use it
> to go within. It is the language of the within.
A bias of opinion and unsupportable as absolute.
> This is not to say we
> should all be learning Sanskrit, but to ackowledge it, rather than
> dismissing it. Using Sanscrit IS helping humanity. Using Sanskrit makes
> Theosophy easier to understand. Using English makes it harder!
I disagree. Don't confuse a form of language with the meaningful content
it carries. It is possible to gutterally grunt the truth like a savage
or express the whole matter with translingual silence.
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