Re: "COWARDS" IN ADYAR
Mar 03, 2006 08:41 AM
by carlosaveline cardoso aveline
I can do that tomorrow. Carlos.
From: "soulsurvivor7771" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Theos-World Re: HPB SEES "POOR COWARDS" IN ADYAR
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 16:29:55 -0000
Can you tell us which chapter in 'The Esoteric World of Madame
Blavatsky' you find objectional ? I read it many years back but can
not recall that much. However, the book is online (no page numbers),
so I can check again.
Caldwell and Algeo are merely trying to document history in their own
way. I don't find it very interesting but they seem to be respectful
in their material. In fact the website descibes Daniel as 'a vigorous
I don't know of any theosophist who takes the Coulomb allegations
seriously these days. I have not read the Solovyoff letters.
--- In email@example.com, "carlosaveline cardoso aveline"
> Dear Friends in Theos-talk,
> The Coulomb's and Solovyof's Libels:
> H.P.B. SEES "POOR MISERABLE COWARDS" IN ADYAR.
> For several years now, the Adyar Esoteric School and the Adyar TS
> India have been doing nothing while "editors" like John Algeo and
> Caldwell try to incorporate into the theosophical literature the
> libels and lies created by the Coulombs and by Mr. Solovyof
> For some reason, Adyar TS people in India seem to have forgotten
> H.P.B. was the founder of the theosophical movement and of the
> If you make an effort to clarify their position, perhaps you can
> personal letter from Mrs. Radha Burnier accepting the fact that
> letters ascribed to H.P.B. are "obviously spurious" – and kindly
> you that she considers herself free from any responsibility as to
> publishing those "theosophical" libels against the Messenger.
> What is the meaning of such a thing? In fact, time is cyclic and
> situation in Adyar is far from being entirely new.
> When these very same forgeries and libels first appeared during the
> H.P. Blavatsky had something to say about the Adyar leaders'
> that occasion – an occasion, by the way, which was essentially
> to the one we live now, although everything was much more dramatic
> crucial times.
> In a letter to A. P. Sinnett, H.P.B. asked herself:
> ""Why should my best friends allow me to be so vilified!"" (2)
> And then she commented:
> ""While my enemies tear me to pieces the Adyar people play
at `hide and
> seek' – they pretend to be dead – Oh! the poor miserable cowards!!
> tell you I suffer more from theosophical `traitors' than from the
> Patterson or even the S.P.R."" (3)
> I wish I could say the situation has improved since the 1880s.
> It hasn't, so far. But I hope it can still improve – and I add;
> the better.
> Best regards, Carlos Cardoso Aveline, from Brazil.
> O o o O o o O o o O o o O o o O
> (1) This was done in their books "The Letters of H.P. Blavatsky,
> (J. Algeo) and "The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky" (D.
> were published by the TPH in the USA.
> (2) "The Letters of H.P. Blavatsky to A.P. Sinnett", T.U.P.,
> 1973, Letter XLVI, see p. 112.
> (3) Same Letter, see Note (2) above, but on page 114.
> O o o O o o O o o O o o O o o O
> Copa 2006: Já está na hora de saber o que é `Freundschaftsspiel'
> aqui! http://copa.br.msn.com/extra/dicionario/
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