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Re: To Pedro - Biggest Contradiction in Theosophy

Nov 21, 2004 11:26 AM
by prmoliveira

--- In, "Anand Gholap" <AnandGholap@A...> 

> " From a Buddhist point of view, Mahatma K.H.'s statement in Letter 
> 88 is quite clear and understandable. " 
> Does that mean nature of God depends on audience to whom He is 
> explained ? Probably that is the method used by Teachers.

Not necessarily. K.H.'s view on God is consistent with similar 
teaching in "The Secret Doctrine" and "The Key to Theosophy". Perhaps 
it was meant to challenge the prevalent rigid, dogmatic and 
anthropomorphic concept of God which dominated the western culture 
for so many centuries.

Incidentally, Letter 10 (chronologically Letter 88) carries the 
following heading: "Notes by K.H. on a "Preliminary Chapter" 
headed "God" by Hume, intended to preface an exposition of Occult 
Philosophy (abridged)". It was transcribed from a copy in Sinnett's 
handwriting. The original letter is not part of the Mahatma Letters' 
collection housed in the British Museum in London. The authenticity 
of Sinnett's copy was never doubted by serious students of the 
Letters for it is consistent with similar teaching in other Letters 
in the collection. 


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