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Re: Images of the Supreme ---- Thought Forms???

Nov 23, 2002 04:20 AM
by netemara888

I thought we were all just walking holograms? God a thought form? 
Perish the thought....just kidding....



--- In theos-talk@y..., "Daniel H. Caldwell" <comments@b...> wrote:
> In his book "THE COSMIC WOMB: An Interpretation of Man's 
> Relationship to the Infinite," the metaphysican Arthur W. Osborn 
> writes:
> "Images of the Supreme, although taken for the Ultimate by some 
> simple devotees, are more readily explicable as projections, either 
> individual or communal, of doctrinal beliefs concerning Krishna, 
> Christ, Kali or other personalized aspects of Deity. We 
> say 'communal' projections because any religious symbol, which 
> perhaps for centuries has become a focus for devotion, could assume 
> concrete reality. Occultism provides some striking instances of 
> power of group thinking to create 'thought forms' of sufficient 
> intensity to become 'objects' of perception. Centers of energy 
> seem to have been formed on some superphysical plane capable of 
> exercising influence in physical affairs. . . ." p. 59

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