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Re: Theos-World Re: The making of the Mahatma letters.

Oct 18, 2001 02:12 PM
by Frank Reitemeyer

> More importantly, who are the real Masters? It makes a person think
> twice before accepting the words of anyone who claims to "channel"
> the Masters.

Right. To my humble understanding no real Master (a perfected Lama or Adept)
will appear to a "channel". Why should a Master be so stupid and act in that

> > Students of the Masters become very egocentric. The world is full

There are students and Masters of both the black and white side. It's up to
each one him-/herself to decide which way to go.

> > of signs and portents, they become imbued with a sense of extreme
> > self-importance. Thoughtful review will show that feelings,
> > emotions, and belief of realness do not automatically grant
> > autenticity to the experiences.

What is wrong with self-importance? Every living being is important. Why
should they don't know it? That feelings and emotions are no good advisers
on the path is the first lesson HPB teaches.

> Spiritual narcissism is a real and insidious disease of the soul that
> is prevalent among various spiritual paths. It has been my
> understanding that a servant of the Hierarchy is free from prejudice,
> vanity, ego and pride. These are diseases associated with the lower
> mental plane.

Well said, Monica.

> Feelings and emotions belong to the astral plane. If one wants any
> reassurance of the authenticity of their experiences, one would need
> to get above the maya, glamor and illusion and contact the higher
> mental and intuitional planes.

Spirituality needs no reassurance, it knows.

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