Re: In support of theosophy
Oct 11, 1999 01:42 AM
> In a message dated 10/5/99 2:53:09 AM Central Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> > Even if the specific Mahatma's that wrote or precipitated
> > or mentally dictated the Mahatma Letters are dead, and
> > after a century I would think that they are... still it
> > seems to me that if they existed, there must now be people
> > who replace them and their function in humanity.
> I think one of the "fictions" of HPB to protect their identity (ala Johnson)
> was to convey they were part of a single group rather than a federation
> of leaders from different brotherhoods. I know for a fact that some Tulkus,
> Naqshibandi Shaiykhs, and leaders of other lesser known Central Asia
> "brotherhoods," like the ishraqiyya, the shaiykhi school, and the asholki
> meet from time to time in a way the functions like a great white lodge
> but the idea of there being such a thing, I think, is window dressing.
> So, the descendent lineage-holders of whoever the mahatmas were may in fact
> be communicating today but not as "mahatmas of the TS."
I agree with the last bit, at least: the white brotherhood
must of course be involved with the whole of humanity. So
their relation with the TS had a goal which may very well
be over. I think them being human means they are probably
in correspondance with people. And the amount of spiritual
teachers in the world today suggests it would be pretty
safe for them to claim to be such, without getting into all
kinds of trouble, so they are probably in correspondance
with people, also about spiritual subjects.
As to the white brotherhood itself. All spiritual leaders
having the same goal, and being telepatically-gifted,
probably means they work together in some form or other,
whether meeting on the physical plane or not.
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