Re: Theos-World Election results
Jul 01, 2008 11:23 PM
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Anand" <AnandGholap@...> wrote:
> > "Be what he may, once that a student abandons the old and trodden
> > highway of routine, and enters upon the solitary path of
> > thought--Godward --he is a Theosophist; an original thinker, a
> > after the eternal truth with "an inspiration of his own" to solve
> > universal problems." (The Theosophist, October 1879)
> HPB uses word "independent thought -Godward" It implies belief of
> in the existence of God.
> Anand Gholap
She is describing her view of what a Theosophist is: "an original
thinker, a seeker after the eternal truth with "an inspiration of his
own" to solve the universal problems."
The question could be asked: what is the view about the "God
question" of someone who "enters upon the solitary path of
As I see it, HPB is describing the qualities of a mind and
consciousness that can indeed inquire into life's deeper aspects. Her
approach, as usual, is not belief-based but inquiry-based.
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