Great White Brotherhood, etc.
Sep 20, 1995 10:16 PM
by Eldon B. Tucker
I just subscribed to another metaphysical mailing list, and the
very first message that I got sounds like discussions that we've
had before. Perhaps others might also be interested in looking
into this other list.
>Sender: ARCANA Discussion and Study of the Occult
>From: "Eric S. Dye" <Dye2@AOL.COM>
>Subject: Great White Brotherhood, etc.
>>It is interesting that the last post on this topic gave refererences to
>secondary materials (Jinarajadasa and Alice Bailey) while ignoring SOURCE
>material. The first person to discuss the concept of a Great Brotherhood in
>terms you are asking......was the Founder of the Theosophical Society, Helena
>P. Blavatsky...........HPB started the Theosophical Society in 1875, and she
>died in 1891. After that, Theosophy went kind of crazy with a
>thousand and one splinter groups, much like early Christianity.
>Are we to ignore all sources of Theosophy (as well as all theosophical and
>non-theosophical authors) following the death of Blavatsky? What do
>current-day Theosophical authorities say about this viewpoint? Do they give
>warning to those acquiring Theosophical publications, authored after the
>death of Blavatsky, not to accept them as reliable sources or authorities?
>Should we ignore the knowledge that comes from other Ascended Masters from
>India/Tibet/etc. passed on to those other than Blavatsky. Many of Blavatsky's
>works are Included in our library, but are certainly not the only ones.
>Perhaps, however, you could give us a synopsis of Blavatsky's thoughts on
>this topic, since it is of interest to many. We'd appreciate your insight on
>this and your specific objections to Manley P. Hall. Thanks
> Eric and Michael-(Shihan)
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