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Re: Do the Masters exist?

Aug 26, 1995 06:38 AM
by Aprioripa

>I am
>not aware that the terms "Hierarchy" or "God's Plan" or "The Son of God"
>appear in the S.D. at all in the way Patrick uses them,

 The concepts are all there, phrases shift and change. Theosophy is
inclusive of all truth, regardless of the terminology used.

>so I am concerned
>that he cites the S.D. as his reference.

 I did not -- the S.D. is one of many sources

>THE MAHATMA LETTERS are even less a
>plausible source for these doctrines.

 Again, one of many sources.

>But I perceive a definite move
>among many students of Theosophy to formalize, "develop" and systematize the

 There is nothing wrong with doing this as long as open-mindedness to new
revelations is maintained.

>rather than study them as they were given by an INITIATE and fully
>digest and assimilate them.

 We can do both.

>Perhaps then further light -- and further
>teachings -- would come.

 There are other INITIATES who have taught.


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