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Re: "Spiritual culture" answering some inquiries

Oct 12, 1998 11:46 AM
by Jerry Schueler

>In a message dated 10/9/98 8:18:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:

<< To cut my proposition short I said originally (as I remember)
that along with the differentiation of Spirit and Matter also
came Mind, because to me >>

>HPB says that "Mahat (the Universal Mind) is the first production
>of the Brahmâ-Creator" (SD I, p. 216) and that "Brahmâ is Mahat
>—the Universal Mind" (SD II, p. 284) and further on she states
>"the Logos reflects the Universe in the Divine Mind" (SDI, p.186).
>Divine Mind or Mahat, then, would be the creative Logos or the
>creative aspect of God.


I would go so far as to say that mind is the ultimate cause of
the split between spirit and matter, because without mind
there is no dualistic division at all (Mind is the slayer of the
real, etc).

Jerry S.

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