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Re: Theos-World "Outdated Theosophical propaganda material"??

Nov 17, 2002 03:25 AM
by Morten Nymann Olesen

HI Leon and all of you,

Thanks Leon !
Noted and added.

M. Sufilight

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> All those books, like most religions, are based on the fundamental
> of theosophy... And, as HPB pointed out in her numerous references to many
> them, they can be considered as valid parts of the overall teachings --
> their conclusions all result in the same ethics and morals, as well as, in
> some cases, confirm various aspects of theosophical metaphysics.
> In the ULT, I understand that reading such books is highly recommended.
> Especially, the Bhagavad Gita, Lao Tse, etc. -- that are even sold at
> book tables -- with most of the others located in their library for public
> reading or study. A number of these books were also referred to in the SD
> well as in HPB's other writings. They are all, therefore, grist for the
> for most serious students of theosophy. In fact, I remember a
> study class many years ago where we analyzed the references to
> ideas in Shakespeare's plays. So, you might as well add to your list,
> Dosteovsy and Plato, along with many other ancient and modern writers with
> spiritual bent. Its also nice to see how all such authors use theosophical
> ideas in their stories and poems.
> As far as most students I know in America, there are no forbidden books,
> although William Judge says that if you want to find out everything there
> to know about theosophy, you could limit your study to only three books --
> one of which is the Secret Doctrine, and the other two, either the
> Gita and Patanjali's Yoga Aphorisms or, the Tao Te Ching and The
> In a message dated 11/14/02 1:58:10 PM,
> >Hi Daniel and all of you,
> >
> >I have to ask to clarify:
> >But Daniel is Theosophy really ONLY that MUCH about scriptures from HPB,
> >W.Q. Judge, etc...?
> >Does books like The Upanishads, The New Testament, The Quran, The
> >Gita, etc... and books like those from Ibn Arabi, Jalal-Uddin Rumi, Saadi
> >Shiraz etc... or Geoffrey Higgins, Idries Shah, Doctor Maximus (>:-)),
> >Sir
> >Francis Bacon, Shakespeare, etc... and books like those from T. D.
> >Lao Tze etc... NOT have any theosophical value ??? Are there important
> >difference between the latter books and the former , and what are they
> >if
> >any ?
> >
> >Try for instance:
> >
> >
> >from
> >M. Sufilight with a very excited look in his head...
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to

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