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The Society founded to remedy the glaring evils of Christianity (1)

Jul 26, 2008 12:59 PM
by Morten Nymann Olesen

To all readers

My views are:

H. P. Blavatsky and Master says:
"Parabrahm is not "God," because It is not a God. "It is that which is supreme, and not supreme (paravara)," explains Mandukya Upanishad (2.28)."
( THE SECRET DOCTRINE - Vol. 1, Page 6)

H. P. Blavatsky and Master says:
"Parabraham is not this or that, it is not even consciousness, as
it cannot be related to matter or anything conditioned. It is not Ego nor is
it Non-ego, not even Atma, but verily the one source of all manifestations
and modes of existence."
(written in The secret Doctrine, Vol 1., page 130 by Blavatsky )

"Neither our philosophy nor ourselves believe in a God, least of all in one whose pronoun necessitates a capital H. "
"Therefore, we DENY God both as philosophers and AS
BUDDHISTS. We know there are planetary and other spiritual lives, and
we know there is in our system NO SUCH THING AS GOD, EITHER
PERSONAL OR IMPERSONAL. Parabrahm is not a God, but absolute
immutable law, and Iswar is the effect of Avidya and Maya, ignorance
based upon the great delusion. The word "God" was invented to
designate the unknown cause of those effects which man has either
admired or dreaded without understanding them, and SINCE WE CLAIM
knowledge of that cause and causes we are in a position to maintain
THERE IS NO God OR Gods BEHIND THEM." ...(Master KH)

>From The Secret Doctrine by H. P. Blavatsky:
"An Omnipresent, Eternal, Boundless, and Immutable PRINCIPLE on which all speculation is impossible, since it transcends the power of human conception and could only be dwarfed by any human expression or similitude. It is beyond the range and reach of thought -- in the words of Mandukya, "unthinkable and unspeakable."

To render these ideas clearer to the general reader, let him set out with the postulate that there is one absolute Reality which antecedes all manifested, conditioned, being. This Infinite and Eternal Cause -- dimly formulated in the "Unconscious" and "Unknowable" of current European philosophy -- is the rootless root of "all that was, is, or ever shall be." It is of course devoid of all attributes and is essentially without any relation to manifested, finite Being. It is "Be-ness" rather than Being (in Sanskrit, Sat), and is beyond all thought or speculation."
(The Secret Doctrine, vol. 1, p. 14)

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A theosophist wrote:
In all the communications from the Masters, in the period 1880-8, they object to the use of the word "God", as a designation to describe the Ultimate Reality, the Root Cause, the Substratum, which is the basis of the universe and the Primary Cause of everything. Because, as can be seen everywhere, the word God at once connotes a Personal God, that is, a Creator, a Manipulator of the universe, who is imaged in a human form (though he may have many heads and arms as in Hindu images). Once the Ultimate Reality is so personalized, the next invariable result is to offer prayers to him, asking him for benefits or for exemption from the operation of his own laws.
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H. P. Blavatsky said:
"Too many already wear their faith, truly, as Shakespeare puts it, "but as the fashion of his hat," ever changing "with the next block." Moreover, the very raison d'être of the Theosophical Society was, from its beginning, to utter a loud protest and lead an open warfare against dogma or any belief based upon blind faith."

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H. P. Blavatsky said: 
"The Society founded to remedy the glaring evils of Christianity, to shun bigotry and intolerance, cant and superstition and to cultivate real universal love extending even to the dumb brute". 
(The Collected Writings of H. P. Blavatsky, vol. 7, p.246)

How do you learn how to learn?

M. Sufilight

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