Re: The old ways still work...
Oct 13, 2000 04:50 AM
Maybe Dennis we're talking about two aspects of the same elephant...
At some point for spiritual advancement I think a one on one is
absolutamente essential... People may see something that sparks an
interest in a movie, magazine...something triggers their inner self
What I dislike are those who are merchandizing truths that should be
available to all ... or at least based on the sincerety of the seeker
and willingness to investigate... The other concern I have is that
have an elite forming who can afford to take lesons or purchase the
books leaving out those who are just as worthy... I think the TSA
should be commended for keeping the membership dues at a minimum or
allowing some way to ease a less wealthy individual to join. Other
esoteric groups in charging four or more times as much are creating a
kind of elitism. This is happening in Yoga, so you have a topsie
turvie affair with only the affluent affording Yoga instruction,
the real traditional basis of Yoga is on Vairagya, dispassion and
detachment from worldly possessions...So this is what is essential to
be wary of elitist, secretive organizations that will cater to a very
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dennis Kier" <dennw3k@e...> wrote:
> Yes, you are right <in your situation>.
> You are talking about the one on one situation. But, then, if we go
> into the bookstores, or specalty shops, we see the loads of tacky
> knick-knacks, and the tons of books on occult and mystical subjects,
> we are out on the other extreme of the Wisdom Teachings.
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