Re: Serious Questions with Profound Implications
Sep 03, 2004 07:24 PM
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Daniel H. Caldwell"
> There are numerous individuals, besides Annie
> Besant & C.W. Leadbeater, who claimed they
> were ALSO in contact with H.P. Blavatsky's Masters.
> I give BELOW a partial listing including the
> most prominent claimants.
> Do either one of you believe that ALL of
> these individuals were actually in contact with
> the Masters?
> And if your answer is "No" then could you
> please share with the Theos-Talk audience
> your reasons for accepting the claims of
> some while rejecting the claims of others.
As a serious student of HPB's writings I am sure you hold her
Teachers in great respect and possibly reverence, as she herself did.
Assuming that the 1900 letter from K.H. to Annie Besant is authentic
("Letter from the Masters of the Wisdom", First Series), it contains
perhaps an important piece of advice on the subject of your post:
"How few are they who can know anything about us. ... The cant
about `Masters' must be silently but firmly put down. Let the
devotion and service be to that Supreme Spirit alone of which each
one is a part. Namelessly and silently we work and the continual
references to ourselves and the repetition of our names raises up a
confused aura that hinders our work…"
Let every student judge by himself or herself if the writings of the
people listed on your post are useful or not. Indulging in the
exercise you have proposed would certainly lead to more claims and
counter-claims, with no greater wisdom gained by it.
[Back to Top]
Dedicated to the Theosophical Philosophy and its Practical Application