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Re: Theos-World Questions and Answers

Apr 06, 2002 06:19 AM

It all depends on yourself, what is your own background? What is your 
belief? Generally, when a newcomer arrives, the tendency is to immediately 
stuff them with Theosophy, unto spiritual indigestion. However, the better 
approach it would seem, would be to find out more about the newcomer's own 
background, and then ask they ask questions, attempt good answers.

Ususally, the idea is that one prays to one's conception of God. Most 
religions require a belief in God. The Hindus have altars to many gods, as 
their relgion is a pantheistic one. The Buddhists have yet another idea - 
rather difficult to grasp. 

Where is one's God located? Within one's heart? In the sky? On another 

No doubt prayer is effective. Many studies have shown that; in the Key to 
Theosophy, by Blavatsky, she, also, goes into prayer's effectiveness. 

Does one pray for one's own benefit? For the benefit of others?

Blavatsky, in the Key to Theosophy, says that prayer must be followed by 
actions in order to make it effective.

Just some thoughts. Let me know what you think.


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