Re: endless series of Seers (and URLs)
Sep 14, 2004 01:19 AM
by Perry Coles
"There is but one general law of life, but innumerable laws qualify
and determine the myriads of forms perceived and of sounds heard.
There are those who are willingly and others who are unwillingly --
blind. Mediums belong to the former, sensitives to the latter. Unless
regularly initiated and trained -- concerning the spiritual insight
of things and the supposed revelations made unto man in all ages from
Socrates down to Swedenborg and "Fern" -- no self-tutored seer or
clairaudient ever saw or heard quite correctly."
--- In email@example.com, "prmoliveira" <prmoliveira@y...>
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Daniel H. Caldwell"
> <danielhcaldwell@y...> wrote:
> > Were Hodson, Bendit and Kunz "great adepts"?
> > Had they "developed and perfected their physical, mental,
> > and spiritual organisations to the utmost possible degree"?
> Did Hodson, Bendit and Kunz ever claim to be great adepts? Did I
> ever claim on this list that they were great adepts? Is the process
> of checking and verifying the teachings of the Esoteric Philosophy
> limited to Adepts only? Did they ever claim exclusivity on this or
> did they encourage students to enquiry for themselves and ascertain
> the truth or otherwise of the teachings imparted by them?
> In answer to Perry's question, "Who checked and verified there
> visions and pronouncements?", I showed that, for example, three
> independent clairvoyants had verified and ascertained the
> nature and function of the "etheric double".
> Regarding the 1900 letter to Annie Besant, it is possible to
> speculate about its contents and come to the conclusion that it is
> reprimand from KH to Besant and other members of the TS at that
> time. But the opening remarks show that the Master was addressing a
> problem involving the whole of the Society and its members:
> "A psychic and a pranayamist who has got confused by the vagaries
> the members. The T.S. and its members are slowly manufacturing a
> creed. Says a Thibetan proverb `credulity breeds credulity and ends
> in hypocrisy'. How few are they who can know anything about us."
> Its last sentence, though, does not involve speculation since it is
> a direct statement about the nature of the Masters' atittude
> "The greatest of your trials is yet to come. We are watching over
> you but you must put forth all your strength."
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