Re: "Spiritual culture" answering some inquiries
Oct 04, 1998 05:31 AM
by Dallas TenBroeck
Oct 4th 1998
SOME NOTES INTERJECTED BELOW
> From: Jerry Schueler
> Sent: Saturday, October 03, 1998 12:48 PM
> Subject: Re: "Spiritual culture" answering some inquiries
>I believe that "crossing the Abyss" has a special meaning for
>some students. But I have not met it as an expression in the
>writings of HPB. The abyss needs definition.
She calls it a Ring-Pass-Not, Dallas.
Is this similar then to the usage of it in THE BOOK OF THE DEAD
by the Egyptians, as after death the states of consciousness
available to the Monadic Ego change - body being eliminated there
is 1st. Kamaloca, and
2nd. Devachan. [ SD I 90 129-135 ]
>The only way that I can see this is by using the Theosophical
>division of the
>7-fold Man in 7-fold Nature.
The Abyss separates the upper three planes/principles from
the lower four.
That I grasp as the thread of the Antaskarana between the Higher
and the Lower Manas unites them and bridges that gap [ Key to
Theosophy explains, I think ]
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