Fund for HPB's defense
Mar 04, 2006 11:44 AM
Are you working with the fund for HPB's defense against Adyar's
continued efforts to demean HPB, perhaps attempting to justify their
own failures? If so, I would like to contribute a few dollars to
that defense. Please let me know the details.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "carlosaveline cardoso aveline"
> Dear Friends,
> In the year 2000, the Theosophical Publishing House/Quest Books
> the unfortunate volume "The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky",
> This 451 pp. book is a collection of testimonies, false and true,
> life of H. P. Blavatsky. With this book, Daniel Caldwell
inaugurated a new
> "editorial policy" adopted by the Adyar Theosophical Society in
> which consists of publishing lies and libels invented by the old
> H. P. Blavatsky and of the theosophical movement as if they were
> The new editorial "policy" also includes publishing these false
> scattered amidst authentic documents, which makes it harder for
> unexperienced student to identify the falsehoods whose effect –
> unresisted – would be killing HPB's memory and destroying its
> vibration at the moral, ethical and occult levels, which are
> Thus HPB's image could be apparently put at the same level as some
> "theosophical" leaders, perhaps. In the disgusting volume "The
> World of Madame Blavatsky" – while believing the editor has
> truthful documents – the reader will bump into many of the lies
> against HPB. There he will see two texts by Emma Coulomb (pp. 35-
36 and pp.
> 210-215) with no word from the "editor" Daniel Cadlwell admitting
> publishing documents which have no trace of truth in them
> Caldwell's book also contains two texts by Mr. Solovyov with
> HPB; one false testimony by Mr. Richard Hodgson, several false
> against HPB made by Moncure D. Conway and many other unjust
attacks aimed at
> her who is not here to defend herself. The disgusting material
> utter disrespect for two Sacred Teachers and Their names, in one
> libels signed by Emma Coulomb.
> Its reproduction by a Publishing House which calls
> is something which surpasses and goes relatively far beyond the
> absurdity. HPB wrote long enough in The Key to Theosophy about
> of sacred names, even when the cause of such a desecration is not
> collection of deliberate lies against the theosophical philosophy.
> As to this kind of action, there are two levels of karma: the
> actively publishing lies against the Masters and HPB, and the
> anyone who knows about this and does nothing. This will not be
> of earnest students. In the Preliminary Memorandum of the Esoteric
> of Theosophical Society, issued in 1888, Mrs. Blavatsky made an
> quotation from the Book of Discipline in the schools of Dzyan and
> letter of a Master: "He who wipeth not away the filth with which
> parent's body have been defiled by an enemy, neither loves the
> honours himself. He who defendeth not the persecuted and the
> has been born too soon in human shape." I can only humbly aggree
> these wise words.
> It is true that the editor of "The Esoteric World of Madame
> wrote at the preface of the book:
> "These reminiscenses by her relatives, acquaintances, friends,
> and enemies give a vivid portrayal of Madame Blavatsky's
> allow the reader to enter into the historical milieu of her time."
> But he forgot the profound difference between an enemy and a liar.
> An enemy, says the dictionary, is an adversary or an opponent –
> honest person. A liar is a person who tells lies – or who
> propagating them. Enemies may say unpleasant truths and we should
be able to
> learn from them. The problem is not with enemies, then, but with
> testimonies. The editor of "The Esoteric World of Madame
> wrongly called "reminiscenses" the old, well-known falsehoods and
> lies. He and TPH-Wheaton considered them beautiful enough to go
> O o o O o o O o o O
> Best regards, Carlos.
> O o o O o o O o o O
> The paragraphs above are part of my text "The Embellishment of
> published in "FOHAT", the magazine of the Edmonton Theosophical
> Canada, in the Summer 2005 issue.
> O o o O o o O o o O
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