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Re: Animal Souls

Aug 06, 1997 06:04 AM
by A. Safron

> From:
> Subject: Re: Animal Souls
> Date: Monday, August 04, 1997 1:53 PM
> At 06:03 PM 8/2/97 -0400, Tom wrote:
> >I have always liked Leadbeater's analogy of a pail of water being the
> >group soul, and each animal being analogous to taking part of the
> >water that is in the pail and temporarily being put into a separate
> >container, so that it acquires its own unique qualities <snip>
> I agree with you all the way up to your last sentence. ;-D If you're
> discussing simultaneous movements in a flying flock of birds, I've seen
> explanations (some of them rather involved) boiling down to individual
> birds following the movements of their neighbors--all physical-plane based.
IMHO, I think that if one wants to read something about group souls,
I'd go for The Findhorn Garden, by Harper and Row.  The people that
formed that community became familiar with nature spirits, angels (devas)
and the animal kingdom, as well as the plant kingdom.

A. Safron

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