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Re: THEOS-L digest 1421

Feb 13, 1998 02:31 PM
by Jerry Hejka-Ekins

> Bart asks how I know that when John Algeo says "the Ancient
> Wisdom" he means the doctrines of Blavatskian Theosophy rather
> than something more generic.  To that might be added the question
> of how I know that when Algeo says "the elders" he means not
> spiritually advanced beings in general but the Masters of
> Theosophical literature in particular.  Mainly, it's because the
> rhetoric in the TS for the last 90 years or so has been in this
> direction and Algeo is clearly aligning himself with that
> elitist tradition.

I haven't been following this string, so forgive me if my response is out of
context.  I understand the  term "Ancient Wisdom" when used the present day by
the Adyar leadership, to mean the entire body of Blavatskian doctrines as well
as the later revelations of Besant, Leadbeater and company.


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