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Re: To Pedro - Biggest Contradiction in Theosophy

Nov 21, 2004 09:20 AM
by Anand Gholap

Mahatma Letters (ML 20, 
> chronological):
> "The Occult Science is not one in which secrets can be communicated 
> of a sudden, by a written or even verbal communication. If so, all 
> the "Brothers" would have to do, would be to publish a Hand-book of 
> the art which might be taught in schools as grammar is. It is the 
> common mistake of people that we willingly wrap ourselves and our 
> powers in mystery  that we wish to keep our knowledge to 
> and of our own will refuse  "wantonly and deliberately" to 
> communicate it. The truth is that till the neophyte attains to the 
> condition necessary for that degree of Illumination to which, and 
> which, he is entitled and fitted, most if not all of the Secrets 
> incommunicable. The receptivity must be equal to the desire to 
> instruct. The illumination must come from within."

I fully agree with this paragraph from the Master. This phase of 
giving Truth in paradoxical language continued till 1890. Later 
principles were given in clear language. That is why I don't read 
much what was written before 1890.
Anand Gholap

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