Re: Fellow Lanoo
Sep 13, 1996 09:32 PM
by M K Ramadoss
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>On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, Tyrone Simmons wrote:
>> I to am a member in good standing of this groug, this thought, this
>> recognition and understanding of our Being. I will be glad to discuss
>> any and all endevours that have worked on behalf of the advancement of
>> humanity towards reclaiming It's recognition of It's Divine and splendid
>Great! I just found this newsgroup...
>I have some questions.
>Oh, first introductions, I am a student of
>religions and a mystic by nature. Currently I have been involved in
>magickal practise and witcraft with others, as well as numerous other
>personal studies. I started in the Catholic church and I like yoga, for
>health and for the purposes of uniting with God (in what ever form we can
>know diety). And I am scientifically educated.
>What I would like to know is what distiguishes a theosophist from any
>other type of mystic or occultist? Webster says theosophy is the teaching
>about both God and the world based on mystical insight and following
>mainly Buddhist and Brahmanic theories esp. pantheistic evolution and
>Are theosophists generally pantheistic, and if so are there certain
>god/ddesses they hold most high? Is there a general way theosophists tend
>to view God?
>Do theosophists lean towards or condone white magick - the practise of
>magick performed for the purposes of uniting with God, or do theosophists
>consider a magickal practise useful or worthy at all?
>In what ways is the theosophist philosophy different than Buddhist
>From the post above I get the idea that a theosophist's mission statement
>is to work towards the advancement of humanity. Are there other
>fundamental theosophical tenets beyond this one that are Buddhist or
>mystical in nature?
>How does a theosophist regard science?
>Just call me curious!
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