Re: Theos-World Questions and Answers
Apr 06, 2002 10:15 AM
by Morten Sufilight
Hi SalJim and all of you,
Allright SalJim. I agree a lot.
Let us become a "Moderator" ! (Or maybe more interesting an avatar, a christ, a KIDHR etc)! Right ?
Here are some allegories - (an issue, which HPB said was important):
1.The best player of the game is the watcher - ask that one. (a proverb from sufi-land.)
2. God crushed to earth - shall rise again. (from a philosopher).
3. Faith Moves Mountains
The Hodja was boasting about the power of his faith.
"If your faith is so strong, then pray for that mountain to come to you," said a skeptic, pointing to a mountain in the distance.
The Hodja prayed fervently, but the mountain did not move. He prayed more, but the mountain remained unmoved.
Finally the Hodja got up from his knees and began walking toward the mountain. "I am a humble man," he said, "and the faith of Islam is a practical one. If the mountain will not come to the Hodja, then the Hodja will go to the mountain."
with fun - and the everlasting rugrats with x-filebags...
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 4:19 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Questions and Answers
> 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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