Re: Updated Online List of C.W. Leadbeater's books & pamphlets
Sep 07, 2004 01:48 PM
by Anand Gholap
I was expecting the question how one would know occult status of the
writer. Just as existance of God can not be proved with instruments,
this also can not be proved to ordinary men. Members may judge the
value of the book using their own intuition and intellect and if
member is sufficiently evolved, he will know. I know it is extremely
difficult for any member to know exactly evolutionary stage of other
person or writer.Increasing our capacity to perceive is the only way
to know more.
I did not iclude HPB's name because much of her writing is already
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "prmoliveira" <prmoliveira@y...>
> --- In email@example.com, "Anand Gholap"
> > My advise would
> > be read only those books which are written by disciples. Authors
> > I mentioned above were disciples who had gone through
> > many of them were above Arhat level.
> While I admire your hard work of putting a number of theosophical
> books online, perhaps many will consider your advice unhelpful, as
> do. Theosophical books should be taken on their merit, not IMO on
> so-called (or claimed) spiritual or occult status of their authors.
> As for initiation, please see N. Sri Ram's view on it in the link
> below. He quietly introduced a considerable change in the way this
> topic was viewed in the Adyar TS when he became its President in
> February 1953. And yes, by all means, his books should be online
> Best wishes,
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