1527Re: Ancient principles still viable today:
- Dec 1, 2000I've just begun reading Esoteric Science and ordered a few
additional ones. To me what seems to come through in what
I've read so far is Steiner's integrity.
I have a smattering from other theosophists as well and distrust
some of the material regarding the "Mahatmas"...
Thanks for your suggestions.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "elaine upton"
> Hello Art,Rilke said,
> Thanks for your post. It's great to be new to STeiner, or, As
> always to be new or beginning again.almost all
> Ancient principles: Steiner had a lot to offer about these, in
> his works. Most people begin with his OCCULT SCIENCE, orperhaps with
> THEOSOPHY (that title is misleading--because Steiner brokeoff from the
> theosophical society, as you may know, but some of his basicofferings are
> in that book).helpful.
> There are other places to start also. His autobiography is very
> Be well,
> >From: arthra999@y...
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> >Subject: [anthroposophy] Re: Ancient principles still viable
> >Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 14:41:13 -0000me in
> >Thanks Elaine.
> >I have to confess being new to Steiner and Anthroposophy. As
> >someone better read in the anthroposophic tradition, point
> >the right direction here as to what to consult in Steiner'sworks.
> >It would seem to me though from my own study that these
> >ethical teachings are basic to the spiritual, philosophic path.the
> >To me the Ten Commandments while they contain much of
> >Yamas as described by Patanjali are not as inclusive as theyare
> >in the framework of a patriarchical, montheistic orhenotheistic
> >religion. The Yamas on the other hand are not rootedso muchin
> >belief as in behavior.speak
> >The Sermon on the Mount seems to me to extend the Ten
> >Commandments and make them more inclusive.
> >They are often slighted or overlooked or seen as elementary
> >when they are really fundamental.
> >I'm closer to the Yoga tradition as I practise daily.
> >Apologies Elaine if this appears inappropriate to an
> >Anthroposophic list.
> >- Art
> >--- In email@example.com, "elaine upton"
> ><elaineupton@h...> wrote:
> > > Ok, anthra--say these ancient principles (ahimsa, satya,
> > > brahmcharya, etc.) are still viable today. But how do they
> >to us on andoes
> > > anthroposophy list? This is an "anthroposophy list"--smile.
> > >
> > > I could also say that The Ten Commandments or the Eight
> >Noble Truths of
> > > Buddhism (which Steiner used) are still viable today. But
> > > help us to understand these today in a new (or a new-old)
> > >
> > > Be well (with ahimsa and all),
> > > elaine
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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