Personal experiences of a Supreme Personality
May 05, 2007 10:04 AM
BELOW is one of my postings from 2002 on Theos-Talk. It was
addressed to one of the Theos-Talk posters.
Thanks for your various comments. Hopefully they will make readers
on this forum think more deeply about some of the undelying issues.
Let me give you in turn some food for thought.
In one of of your emails, you state:
"There are many credible people who have testified to the personal
experience of a supreme personality at the pinnacle of conscious
And in another posting, you write of "those who have experienced and
described the supreme personality. . . . "
Again you write:
"I'm speaking of direct experience of God. You may accept or not
accept the testimony of witnesses, but such testimony is
categorically different from speculation."
But have you ever considered that these testimonies might include an
element of "hallucination" or "delusion"?
BELOW are four excerpts from the Mahatma Letters presenting what
looks like this point of view:
". . . every thought of man upon being evolved passes into the inner
world and becomes an active entity by associating itself -
coalescing, we might term it -- with an elemental; that is to say
with one of the semi-intelligent forces of the kingdoms. It survives
as an active intelligence, a creature of the mind's begetting, for a
longer or shorter period proportionate with the original intensity of
the cerebral action which generated it. Thus, a good thought is
perpetuated as an active beneficent power; an evil one as a
maleficent demon. And so man is continually peopling his current in
space with a world of his own, crowded with the offsprings of his
fancies, desires, impulses, and passions. . . ." Koot Hoomi
"Faith in the Gods and God, and other superstitions attracts
millions of foreign influences, living entities and powerful agents
[elementals?] around them [the devotees of various religions]. . . .
The unprogressed Planetaries [elementals?]. . . delight in
personating gods and sometimes well known characters who have lived
on earth. There are Dhyan-Chohans and 'Chohans of Darkness,' not what
they term devils but imperfect 'Intelligences' who have never been
born on this or any other earth or sphere no more than the 'Dhyan
Chohans' have and who will never belong to the 'builders of the
Universe,' the pure Planetary Intelligences, who preside at every
Manvantara while the Dark Chohans preside at the Pralayas. . . . As
all in this universe is contrast . . . so the light of the Dhyan
Chohans and their pure intelligence is contrasted by the 'Ma-Mo
Chohans' -- and their destructive intelligence. These are the gods
the Hindus and Christians and Mahomed and all others of bigoted
religions and sects worship. . . . " Morya
"Vainly do your modern seers and their prophetesses, creep into every
cleft and crevice without outlet or continuity they chance to see;
and still more vainly, when once within do they lift up their voices
and loudly cry: 'Eureka! We have gotten a Revelation from the Lord!' -
- for verily have they nothing of the kind. They have disturbed but
bats [elementals, unprogressed Planetaries?], less blind than their
intruders; who, feeling them flying about, mistake them as often for
angels -- as they too, have wings! Doubt not, my friend: it is but
from the very top of those 'adamantine rocks' of ours, not at their
foot, that one is ever enabled to perceive the whole Truth, by
embracing the whole limitless horizon." Koot Hoomi
Stainton Moses, a "seer" and medium of the 1880s wrote:
". . . my inner spirit-sense is opened. Only yesterday . . . Imper
[ator] . . . was clearly visible and audible to me. . . . "
To this comment by Stainton Moses [S.M.], Koot Hoomi wrote:
". . . So is Jesus and John the Baptist [clearly visible and audible]
to Edward Maitland; [who is] as true and as honest and sincere as
S.M. . . . And does not E. Maitland see Hermes the first and second
and Elijah, etc. Finally does not Mrs. [Anna] Kingsford feel as sure
as S.M. with regard to + [Imperator] that she saw and conversed with
God!! . . . And who purer or more truthful than that woman or
Maitland! Mystery, mystery will you exclaim. IGNORANCE we answer; the
creation of that we believe in and want to see. . . . "
Some food for thought.
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