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Peking foreword scans

Nov 10, 2004 01:00 AM
by krishtar

If I am not asking too much , would you also be able to send the scanned preface from the original Peking version to my private email?
You should scan it into a 150 dpi grayscale page, is gets very light file.No need for higher resolutions if the only aim is read and then print in desktop printers.
I have two translations from different translators and they only quote the foreword but it was not included in the jubille´s edition.
This tiny book is such a rich reservoir of wisdom, so little understood andstudied by most theosophists.

Thanks in advance
----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jerry Hejka-Ekins 
Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 9:48 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World RE: RE: Cayce's relevance to Theosophy/theosophy

Hello John,

Yes, I have a copy of the Peking edition here, and would be happy to 
scan the foreword for you and anyone else who wants it. A straight scan 
(not OCR) would be best, otherwise I would have to proof it for scanning 
errors, and it would then no longer be a true copy. Since theos-talk is 
not set up to accept attachments, I will have to email it to you direct. 
Just give me a day or two to get to it.  

Regarding your six questions, I hardly feel qualified to answer them. 
Rather, I would be interested in a further elaboration upon what you 
have read and learned concerning these 16 and 18 Arhats.  

Your final question, however, does bring to mind the discussion we had 
at the time with the aforementioned Indian member of our study group, 
who made the remark about the "two white men." He elaborated at the 
time that he believes that there are Mahatmas and that HPB was in touch 
with them. But he is also of the opinion that the appearance of the 
Mahatmas depends quite a lot upon the personality and expectations of 
the viewer.  

Thank for your feedback.

samblo@c... wrote:

> Well your last paragraph is responsible for this response, chuckles. In 
>reading the dialog of the two honored posters I thought of certain things which 
>may be considered juvenile that I would like to ask either of you.
>1. Is a Mahatma validated or proven by the fact that he or she writes or 
>precipitates letters?
>2. Isn't the most basic beginning point of the controversy inseparable from 
>Madame Blavatsky's assertions?
>3. I have read that certain of the Buddhist Sects count 18 Arhats, whilethe 
>agreed Canon for most is but 16 Arhats. 
>4. Is there a connection from the viewpoint of Madame Blavatsky and her two 
>Mahatma's with the 2 Arhats that are not in the Canon of most Buddhists?
>5. It is said there were two Arhats that are to be found throughout this 
>Manvantaric Cycle at Kalapa, in India. Did Madame Blavatsky ever go there?
>6. I have read that the Mahatma's may upon their decision place upon the 
>screen of the minds of human what image they choose to present and that variably 
>they can present contenance as is appropriate and most acculturated and 
>acceptable to each persons affections. Isn't then the color a nuance that becomes 
>meaningless and for most purposes constitutes an expedient means?
>Jerry, do you have in your library the 1927 Peking issue of "The Voice of the 
>Silence" reprint by Alice Leighton cleaver and Basil Crump with the foreword 
>written by the 9th Panchen Lama who taught and initiated the Kalachakra.And 
>what is your opinion about the possibility that Madame Blavatsky had been 
>mentored on the Kalachakra, it's cycles of time, etc (it wasn't until 1981 that the 
>Kalachakra came to America by way of the Dalai Lama)? If you have this work 
>can the foreword of the 9th Panchen Lama be posted here? I would really like to 
>read it.
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