8261Re: Sharyat Ki Sugmad
- May 13, 2011Ups, a long time ago I asked a question and surprised I see that it was answered so phantastically by prometheus and etznab.
Thank you very much!!!!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "prometheus_973" <prometheus_973@...> wrote:
> Hello All,
> This is an interesting topic
> and I have some perspectives
> and info to share that might
> explain how this, too, came
> First, we have to understand
> that Twitchell was a liar, scammer,
> narcissist and a manipulator
> who used various techniques
> to create material and terms
> for his con of Eckankar.
> Twitchell would substitute, add,
> omit, and transpose letters, words,
> and names to make his con sound
> original and authentic and to make
> it more difficult for others to research
> and, therefore, debunk. He had,
> previously, been accused of plagiarism
> and, thus, took measures to hide
> his sources.
> Twitchell's main resource book for
> creating his scam was "The Path of
> the Masters." I'll use this book to
> show directly where some of this
> Shariyat term came from and where
> and how Twitchell could have (more
> than likely) created the term "Shariyat-
> Ki-Sugmad" via using his "substitution"
> In the "Glossary of Foreign Terms"
> on page 590 is this term:
> "Ekonkar.--The one supreme all-
> inclusive God." On page 283 it,
> also, gives a spelling of "Ekankar."
> This was merely one example
> to show how Twitchell created
> the term Eckankar.
> In this same glossary on pages
> 565-566, are these terms:
> "Santon Ki Shiksha.--The teachings
> of the Saints."
> "Shariyat.--Mode, or code of life,
> according to Mohammedan law or
> "Shraddha.--Faith, belief, reverence."
> "Shugal-i-Nasira.--A Muslim term
> for the supreme Shabd, or sound."
> Shariyat-Ki-Sugmad? I can see how
> Twit could have created this term
> with what was in the glossary alone!
> We have "Shariyat" and we have "Ki."
> Now we just need to create "Sugmad."
> This is somewhat tricky, but so was
> Well, we have a "S" and "UG" in Shugal.
> Now we just need MAD. Well, I do see
> those letters in the definition for Shugal-
> Or, maybe this whole process was making
> Twitchell "mad" or maybe he thought
> the search for God tends to make people
> "mad." It's really hard to know some things
> about others or even ourselves at times.
> We'll never know for sure since we don't
> have Twitchell to ask. But, in life we have
> to make certain judgments and form certain
> conclusions in order to exist or do anything.
> How ever Paul and Gail Twitchell created
> their scam it is obvious that,Paul, especially,
> was a life-long liar. He even lied to Gail
> about his age and of being, about, 33 years
> older than her.
> I don't know if this helped anyone to see
> or to understand that we may never be
> able to connect all of the the dots as to
> where things came from or why and how
> everything was done and given as it was.
> Twitchell was a proven liar and plagiarist,
> thus, everything he touched became contaminated
> and is suspect.
> butterflyschmidt wrote:
> I wonder whether Twitch got the
> name Sharyat from "Sharia", the
> muslim book.
> I understand that "Sharia" originally
> meant "the path through the desert
> to an oasis".
> It could be that Twitch got the word
> from the Muslims. But what does "Ki
> Sugmad" mean. I have never found out,
> it could be Sanskrit too. Does anyone
> have come across a translation?
> "Butterfly Schmidt"
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