Re: Theos-World Cheers ! Theosophical Society succeeded in attaining it's object
Jul 21, 2008 11:55 AM
--- In email@example.com, "Konstantin Zaitzev"
> Dear Anand,
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Anand" <AnandGholap@> wrote:
> > But there were some reasons why both of them
> > did not openly say that WT project had failed.
> I think that Leadbeater knew for long ago that the project failed but
> had some secret reasons not to disclose it.
> In "Masters and the Path" in the table where he enumerated the
> greatest spiritual efforts for each century he doesn't mention the
> coming of the World Teacher but the wide dissemination of "what we now
> call esotericism" (we nevertheless continue to call it esotericism).
> Earlier, in beginning of 1914, he leaves India for Australia (the
> safest place for the rest of 20th century) and surprisingly, turns to
> the older forms, which seemed already abandoned: masonic and church
> rites. (In the earlier books he, while mentioning that they work,
> didn't seem to lay any emphasis on them, regarding them as the
> "fool-proof" form used to go safely through the bad times).
This is interesting point. Leadbeater had matured in occultism much by
1910. And with all the wisdom which he developed over many years, he
found it appropriate to promote Christianity and Masonry.
Leadbeater himself was very wise, a genius. In addition to that he had
contact with the Masters and even higher beings than them. So ordinary
people won't fully understand all the reasons behind his decisions and
I observed among people of different religions and lived among them. I
found Christians have much more brotherhood than people of other
religions. That is the reason why I promote Christianity. Probably
Leadbeater also found the same, and so involved himself in church work.
> It seems that he somehow knew that period of world wars is
> approaching, the "brave new world" under the leadership of WT is
> delayed for indefinite time and the old forms and rites shall be for
> some time more in use.
I think earlier religions will continue for many more centuries. TS
attracts people who are evolved and have that temperament. For masses
religion like Christianity is suitable and necessary.
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