Re: Theos-World Re: Right Knowledge or proof
Nov 05, 2000 09:17 AM
by Eugene Carpenter
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Weeks" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 7:22 AM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: Right Knowledge or proof
> > Unless that authority refers to one's true self.
> Most of the commentaries I've read say authority of the scriptures or an
> enlightened yogi. Vivekananda brings out a legitimate inference, by
> "authority" means real authority ie, authority based on insights from
> real self. However, it takes a wee bit of training as a yogi, several
> lifetimes that is, to know which insights are from our true nature and
> are not.
> > > Throughout the Orient most schools of thought consider correct view,
> > > proof or pramanas (in Skt.) important. They vary on the number
> > For
> > > example the Yoga school of Patanjali gives (I, 7) three ways. 1)
> > > perception; 2) Inference; and 3) Authority.
[Back to Top]
Dedicated to the Theosophical Philosophy and its Practical Application