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Re: Theos-World Do those who study Blavatsky's writing become fundamentalists

May 08, 2005 03:56 AM
by Anand Gholap

You wrote
"Like many, my Theosophical studies began with an open mind, with
predominant exposure to Leadbeater, Besant, Hodson, Jinarajadasa and
their commentators' information. After a number of years as a serious
and committed student I began lecturing for the Adyar Society and
even constructed and ran an introductory course for newcomers for a
number of years, based in part on the above authors' teachings. After
considerable work, this course was published and distributed
throughout Adyar Lodges in Australia, now very, very much to my
That means when you supported those authors you believed you were 
right. Now you don't think so. So truth is for most of the students 
is subjective or relative. You should say " I now think .... is right 
but I may be wrong because at other moment I believed opposite views 
were right"

--- In, "Mark Hamilton Jr." 
<waking.adept@g...> wrote:
> Well, first I had to go to But by the time I looked 
> "fundamentalist" it took the fun out of it. Now I just feel stupid.
> But if I were smarter, I would have guffawed, then quoted how you 
> posting objectionable material on how you believed that AB was the
> true founder of the TS, or some such nonsense, then went on to say
> that you were right and everyone else was wrong.
> Merriam-Webster says that was both ironey and hippocrasy.
> -Mark H.
> On 5/7/05, Bart Lidofsky <bartl@s...> wrote:
> > Anand Gholap wrote:
> > > Do those who study Blavatsky's writing become fundamentalists ? 
They do
> > > show qualities of fundamentalists.
> > 
> > Thank you. That's the best laugh I've had all week.
> > 
> > Bart
> > 
> > 
> > Yahoo! Groups Links
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> -- 
> Mark Hamilton Jr.
> waking.adept@g...


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