Monad & Spirit & Soul
Mar 29, 1997 05:59 PM
by Jerry Schueler
>Perhaps revealing again my profound and wondrous gaps in theosophical
>knowledge, I'll loosely translate Monad as soul. The soul being a portion
>God is perfected, but it initially it has no vehicle to carry it. Slowly a
>vehicle in the material world develops - initially gross, but with
>more and more refined. It is the *vehicle* which requires the lessons on
>to "embody" the soul. In eternal time, the "body" reflects the brightness
>which animates it.
Sounds interesting, but I would rather equate Monad with spirit than soul.
I agree with your idea that "body" needs evolutionary development, to allow
more and more spiritual imbodiment.
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