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Re: Theos-World Info about HPB & Alice Bailey

Oct 18, 2000 05:02 PM
by Todd Lorentz


Beautifully expressed. Thank you for your wonderful insight.

With deepest regards,

At 07:57 AM 18/10/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>True. Alice Bailey is only for some. I have found the materials wonderful,
>well organized, to say the least, and the best source of information on the
>ancient wisdom in English that is available. I have also read all of HPB's
>texts several times over a twenty-five year period and they are the best
>too. HPB communicates with the academic community and Bailey gives indepth
>knowedge to those who accept what HPB writes and wish to go further into the
>studies. HPB gives oodles of references and Bailey gives only a few. HPB
>let's scholars know of the ancient wisdom teachings and Bailey then gives
>forth the teachings in the english language. HPB points out that all of the
>available sources are veiled or distorted by overly zealous editors, etc.
>and Bailey gives out a set of books that can sooth that source of angst.
>One set is more suitable to the intellectual/academic community and is
>written primarily for them; the other for the intuitive community who have
>already been convinced by HPB that theosophy is where it is at.
>This is all mere opinion which counts for little within this field. Each
>lives their own life and wisely is lead to think for themselves. There are
>different ashrams and as in the exoteric churches it is often the least
>knowledgable that are the most in conflict with each other and with the
>other sects/ashrams. Rational minds converge. I may not be there now, but
>I'll meet you there. There are those who love HPB and don't love Bailey.
>There are those who love Bailey but don't love HPB. There are those who
>love and respect both. Anyway, for all of us it can be an exercise in
>tolerlance; an opportunity to learn from one another.

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