Theos-World Re: Creating authority under sweet name of 'original teaching'
Sep 19, 2004 06:36 AM
by Anand Gholap
Perry's question was:
"Is CWL more "accurate" than the Mahatma's on their own teachings!?!
Can you please explain to me how this is possible?"
My answer is:
To understand this we need to know how Occult Hierarchy teaches
humanity. As you know all religions were founded by members of White
Brotherhood. But Hierarchy teaches only as much as can be safely
digested by mankind or large section of mankind for which certain
religion or teaching was meant. World Teacher considers moral,
intellectual and spiritual development of large section of humanity
and after that He decides how much knowledge of secrete science to be
given to mankind at that stage of development. In earlier stages due
to low development very little of secrete science was revealed and
that was also veiled so that only few qualified people would make use
of it. As humanity evolves continuously morally, intellectually and
spiritually, the knowledge of secrete science given is also more and
more. Naturally teachers from Occult Hierarchy who come later give
more knowledge in less veiled language.
Humanity remained in darkness for centuries as most teaching was
always veiled. So when Masters decided to unveil it they prudently
made it a gradual process observing how humanity reacts to it. So
neither Masters nor HPB had intention to give details of secrete
science in the beginning of TS. So you find Isis and SD though reveal
some secretes they still use very difficult and confusing language.
After initial years were over Masters found that now real secretes
can be safely revealed in plain language. So we find that writings
occultists who came later like Mr.Leadbeater and Mrs. Annie Besant
is much clearer, full of details, and comprehensive. Other occultists
like Jinarajadasa, Hodson, Taimni, Clara Codd, N. Sri Ram also could
give secretes in plain language.
I won't say Mahatmas were less accurate and knowledgeable than CWL.
Although they knew more they did not think appropriate to make things
plain initially. As years pass, people digest what is given and don't
make dogma of teaching, remain receptive to new knowledge, Masters
will give more secrete knowledge through other disciples in more
clear language, in detail and also on more topics. However if people
stick to initial writing, as if 4th standard student is refusing to
go to 5th standard thinking what he learned in 4th standard was
ultimate, then process of receiving more knowledge will get hindered.
In short neither Masters nor HPB had intention to convey secretes in
plain language in the initial years of the Theosophical Society.
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