Re: research question
Jun 01, 1997 04:33 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <199706011850.LAA12109@palrel1.hp.com>, Titus Roth
>Mark Kusek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Being composed of elements that partake of both Hindu and Buddhist
>> thought (among other things), can anyone tell me how theosophy has
>> resolved the difference between the traditional Hindu view of Atman and
>> Brahman and the quite succint refutation of these concepts by Buddhism
>> (for example, in the Buddhist doctrine of anatman)?
>> Is there some overarching theosophical perspective that reconciles this
>> direct philosophical opposition?
>I'd also be interested in what our learned list members have to say on
>this. (Paging scholarly, but down-to-earth Alan). But I have a general
Not scholarly on this one, Titus! I wold comment, however, that from an
outside viewpoint, there could be said to a number of theosophies, not
all of which are in 100% agreement, on the surface at least. My own
specialist area is Kabalah, which is *a* theosophy, but different in
some respects from HPB and other theosophies. And my Kabalah is
different in some respects from that of other Kabalists.
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