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"If you’re under forty years of age, chances are the name Tuesday Lobsang Rampa won’t mean anything to you.

But for some of us, in the second half of our lives, his name is redolent with powerful associations – positive and otherwise.

I remember encountering The Third Eye as a teenager – to me it was utterly absorbing.

I hadn’t come across such mind-blowing ideas ever before! All I remember of the book now is that ‘opening’ the third eye, which Lobsang Rampa equated with achieving clairvoyance, involved a surgical procedure at the front of the skull.

This idea is laughable now, but I remember being intrigued at the time. There was much that was magical and mystical, and in those pre-internet times, when hardly any Tibetan lamas had visited the West, it was a lot harder to find out if any of this stuff was actually true.

“What got you interested in Tibetan Buddhism in the first place?”

Each of us had our own story. But a very interesting point of consistency was: “Of course, I read some of those books by Lobsang Rampa which had made me curious …”

One by one, I discovered that each of my fellow meditators, just like me, had somehow found their way to his books, and had been just as engrossed by them as I had.

It’s a curious and quite delightful paradox: whoever Lobsang Rampa was – and he was certainly no lama – and whatever his motivations, his books helped awaken many to a spiritual path which has become inexpressibly precious to us."

David Michie

Seems like I have company.

For a plumber, he writes well. And, paradoxically, seems to know more than just how to unblock a drain.

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Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Anunnaki 101 Susan Doris 19-Jul-19 05:06
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Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Anunnaki 100 Poster Boy 19-Jul-19 15:54
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Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Anunnaki 102 Poster Boy 21-Jul-19 04:04
Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Anunnaki 129 Martin Stower 17-Jul-19 07:48
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Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Annunaki 190 Martin Stower 16-Jul-19 08:51
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Re: A Stargate: Is It Real? 136 Barbelo 19-Jul-19 00:45
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Re: A Stargate: Is It Real? 131 Martin Stower 22-Jul-19 15:30
Re: A Stargate: Is It Real? 91 Barbelo 22-Jul-19 21:03
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Re: Stargate 114 Merrell 21-Jul-19 12:34
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The EcuadorianToilet Float of the Gods 91 Merrell 22-Jul-19 19:47
debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 113 drrayeye 22-Jul-19 22:25
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 101 Merrell 24-Jul-19 12:43
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 105 Martin Stower 24-Jul-19 13:36
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 90 drrayeye 24-Jul-19 14:31
And..... 87 Barbelo 24-Jul-19 22:19
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 82 drrayeye 24-Jul-19 14:29
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 86 Merrell 25-Jul-19 06:43
Debunkatron 84 drrayeye 25-Jul-19 06:50
Re: Debunkatron 94 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 08:24
Re: Debunkatron 97 drrayeye 25-Jul-19 13:16
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 95 Aine 26-Jul-19 16:04
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 125 Aine 24-Jul-19 17:06
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 105 Merrell 25-Jul-19 06:41
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 103 Aine 25-Jul-19 10:41
Agreed 94 drrayeye 25-Jul-19 13:24
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 99 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 15:32
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 85 GramPong 25-Jul-19 16:30
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 80 Aine 26-Jul-19 16:02
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 90 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 07:28
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 96 Aine 25-Jul-19 10:39
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 113 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 11:27
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 79 Aine 25-Jul-19 13:21
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 106 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 15:13
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 100 Thanos5150 25-Jul-19 16:28
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 123 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 18:49
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 102 Thanos5150 26-Jul-19 15:15
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 99 Martin Stower 26-Jul-19 19:16
Re: debunking vs. disproving, and . . . 97 Aine 26-Jul-19 16:18
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Collateral damage 102 hendrik dirker 26-Jul-19 02:02
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Cloaking ? 74 Poster Boy 25-Jul-19 21:35
Re: Stargate 112 Martin Stower 25-Jul-19 11:32
Re: Stargate 87 Poster Boy 26-Jul-19 04:58
Re: Stargate 100 Martin Stower 24-Jul-19 13:24
Re: Stargate 108 drrayeye 24-Jul-19 15:13
"The Book Of The Damned" - A Debunker's Dream? 89 Barbelo 24-Jul-19 01:48
Re: Stargate 97 GramPong 19-Jul-19 23:33
The Emerald Tablets 113 Barbelo 20-Jul-19 02:19
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Re: Ancient History Examination 1: Annunaki 179 Martin Stower 17-Jul-19 21:34
Trey Smith 107 GramPong 24-Jul-19 19:56
Re: Trey Smith 106 Lee McGiffen 26-Jul-19 03:09
Re: Trey Smith 111 GramPong 26-Jul-19 10:44
Mod Warning > General > Topic Closed 169 Dr. Troglodyte 26-Jul-19 20:04


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