The misunderstanding of the main objective of the Theosophical Society

Mankind or Humaneness, or both, that's the question.

Do we follow the right path?

On November 17, 2014 Theosophical Society (TS) celebrates anniversary, because on this day 139 years ago, the TS was founded in New York; not only for Theosophists a milestone, because this was doubtless - after almost 2000 years of euphemistically said euthanize spiritual truth - the starting point of the spiritual awakening of the modern western world. And the main objective of TS and today als of the Theosophical Movement is "to form the nucleus of a Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, gender and skin color". 1)

To form a brotherhood of humanity is the main objective, no doubt, but how we understand it? It's not a secret, that the term humanity has different meanings. What that means? I believe one aspect of it, and so far I wrote a couple of articles around that, f. e. "Whats wrong with the Theosophical Movement" or "The disgrace of materialism or: the main task of the theosophical movement", is, that humanity not only means humankind, as it is commonly understand, but that humanity here also means humanitarianism or more better HUMANENESS.

And that means not (or not only), we should build a nucleus of brotherhood of mankind. It means of course also, that we should build a nucleus of very humaneness or virtuous people, a group of people that live "the soul of the Wisdom-Religion, which is ethics and that is it, what Theosophy has to inculcate". (analogous HPB in "The Key to Theosophy") 2)

So, to "Live Theosophy", means nothing else as "making their spirit the sole mediator between them and the Universal Spirit, their good actions the only priests, and their sinful intentions the only visible and objective sacrificial victims to the Presence." (SD:I:208) in other words, to live the high moral and ethic guidelines of the esoteric teachings of buddha, today also known as Theosophy - or more concrete, the theosophical teachings that were given us through Madame Blavatsky - and that means to live as virtuous as possible.

This is the first and most important practical consequence of the teachings and by the way, to use luxury food (harm nature because wasting of natural ressources and also it harms the body) is also nonvirtuous as it is, to use sexual actions not only for reproducing, but only for sensual pleasures (See f.e. the behavior and consequences of the late Atlanteans in SD Vol.II)

And if we live virtuous, as a living theosophical example - the only right practial theosophy for us uninitiated beings - we can credible teach this ethics and in this way we carry into effect the - from my point of view - real goal of Theosophy, the brotherhood of humanity in the sense of humaneness and that of course "without distinction of race, creed, gender and skin color".
The latter part of the last sentence is not the problem today, as it was 139 years ago, but today the big challenge is the "philosophy" of insufferable hedonism based on brutal materialism of main parts of our society, that calling itself full of hubris "civilised".

So, humanity has unequivocally different meanings, and I claiming, that in that subject humaneness or virtuousness is equal if not more important as humankind, not only because of the logical truth, that in one sense without humaneness, there is no humankind at all.



1) se f.e. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theosophical_Society
2) The Key to Theosophy by H. P. Blavatsky, Section 1, THEOSOPHY AND THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, THEOSOPHY IS NOT BUDDHISM, Question: But are not the ethics of Theosophy identical with those taught by Buddha? and Section 2, EXOTERIC AND ESOTERIC THEOSOPHY, THEOSOPHISTS AND MEMBERS OF THE "T. S.", Question: Is the production of such healing adepts the aim of Theosophy?

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