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Mar 03, 2006 09:40 AM
by krsanna

There's a little more to HPB's response to Adyar's betrayal, led by 
Olcott, in an effort to protect his own interests.  HPB never 
returned to India after the Coloumbe incident, despite Olcott's many 
efforts to bring her back.  She told Olcott she had forgiven him 
but, as I recall the letters cited in "The Theosophical Movement," 
she told Olcott there was more to consider than forgiveness.


Adyar was abolished as the parent society by HPB, and local lodges 
were essentially set up as autonomous at the time the Esoteric 
Section was created after the 1888 letter from the Adept that Olcott 
received while on the Shannon.  

HPB created "Lucifer" magazine, commemmorating independent thinking, 
in London after Adyar refused to allow her to defend herself against 
the Coloumb accusations.  After HPB's death, Adyar recreated itself 
as a defacto parent society, even though HPB had decommissioned it 
during her life.  

The authority for opposing the wishes of HPB and the Mahatmas cited 
by Adyar executives was completely unverified messages from mediums, 
without a single piece of objective evidence for the authenticity of 
those messages.  Olcott, at least, had the honesty to admit that he 
had no objective communication from the Mahatmas after HPB's death.  
Besant and Leadbeater didn't bother to deal with objective evidences 
of authenticity of the mediumistic messages they relied on to change 
the course of the theosophical movement by way of Adyar's assumption 
of parental authority over other theosophical organizations.

Krsanna Duran

--- In, "carlosaveline cardoso aveline" 
<carlosaveline@...> wrote:
> Dear Friends in Theos-talk,
> ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
> The Coulomb's and Solovyof's Libels:
> ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
> For several years now, the Adyar Esoteric School and the Adyar TS 
leaders in 
> 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 
against H.P.B. 
> (1)
> 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 
> School.
> If you make an effort to clarify their position,  perhaps you can 
get a 
> personal letter from Mrs. Radha Burnier accepting the fact that  
those false 
> 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 1880s,  
> H.P. Blavatsky  had something to say about the Adyar leaders' 
position  in 
> that occasion –  an occasion, by  the way,  which was essentially  
> to the one we live now, although everything was much more dramatic 
in those 
> 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!! (...) I 
> 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 sooner 
> 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, 
Volume I" 
> (J. Algeo) and "The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky" (D. 
Caldwell). Both 
> were published by the TPH in the USA.
> (2) "The Letters of H.P. Blavatsky to A.P. Sinnett", T.U.P., 
Pasadena, USA, 
> 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!

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