Re: Theos-World Info about HPB & Alice Bailey
Oct 22, 2000 10:54 AM
by Eugene Carpenter
Thanks so much Todd. I appreciate you e-mails very much.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd Lorentz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2000 5:09 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Info about HPB & Alice Bailey
> 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
> >well organized, to say the least, and the best source of information on
> >ancient wisdom in English that is available. I have also read all of
> >texts several times over a twenty-five year period and they are the best
> >too. HPB communicates with the academic community and Bailey gives
> >knowedge to those who accept what HPB writes and wish to go further into
> >studies. HPB gives oodles of references and Bailey gives only a few.
> >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
> >available sources are veiled or distorted by overly zealous editors,
> >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
> >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
> >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,
> >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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