Daniel: the consumate electronic scribe
Jun 22, 2009 07:45 AM
by Duane Carpenter
Great detective work and research Daniel .
You are truely a modern day scribe. Keeping the torch of wisdom alive for the benefit of humanity.
People are often confused why Alive A. Bailey, Rudolp Steiner and others would want start new Theosophical organizations.
The quote you have provided exsplains they rationale perfectly. If one more person compares the esoteric core teachings of AAB to Leadbeater and Besant's nonsense I am going to regurgitate and toss my occult cookies all over this website.
From: danielhcaldwell <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 21, 2009 11:51:06 PM
Subject: Theos-World The Mindset Encouraged in the Esoteric School
The mindset encouraged in the Adyar Esoteric School
at least at the time when Besant and Leadbeater were
around is exemplified in what Leadbeater says of
"What can I say to you of your President [Annie
Besant] that you do not know already? Her colossal
intellect, her unfailing wisdom, her unrivalled
eloquence, her splendid forgetfulness of self,
her untiring devotion of work for others - all
these are but a small part of her greatness;
they are on the surface, they may be seen by all,
they leap to the eyes. But there are other qualities,
other powers, of which you cannot know, because they
pertain to the secrets of Initiation. She is a
pupil of our Masters; from the fount of Their
archaic wisdom she derives her own, the plans which
she is carrying out are Their plans for the welfare
of the world. THINK THEREFORE, HOW GREAT AN
HONOUR IT IS FOR YOU that you should be permitted
to work under her, for in doing so you are virtually
working under Them. THINK HOW WATCHFUL YOU SHOULD
BE TO MISS NO HINT WHICH FALLS FROM HER LIPS, to carry
out EXACTLY whatever instructions she may give to you.
Remember...there will be times when you cannot
understand her motives, for she is taking into account
many things which you cannot see and of which
she must not tell you. BUT WHETHER YOU UNDERSTAND
OR NOT, YOU WILL BE WISE TO FOLLOW HER IMPLICITLY, JUST
BECAUSE SHE KNOWS.
THIS IS NOT MERE SUPPOSITION ON MY PART, NO MERE
FLIGHT OF THE IMAGINATION; I HAVE STOOD BESIDE YOUR
PRESIDENT IN THE PRESENCE OF THE SUPREME DIRECTOR
OF EVOLUTION ON THIS GLOBE, AND I KNOW WHEREOF I
SPEAK. Let the wise hear my words, and act accordingly. "
Caps added. Adyar Album, p. 45.
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