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Re: Theos-World Blavatsky's humility in admitting misunderstanding of certain esoteric points

Mar 11, 2006 08:38 AM
by krsanna

Subba Row and HPB were students of the same master, Morya.  In the 
letter that Olcott received on the Shannon in 1888, it was made 
clear that the Mahatmas had personally supervised HPB's writing and 
editing of "The Secret Doctrine."  This implies misunderstanding 
were cleared up by way of editing.  HPB was explicit about the 
methods used:  "They give me facts only and rarely dictate in 

Olcott did not question the authenticity of the letter he received 
on the Shannon.  She must have gotten enough right for the Mahatma 
to endorse the final book.


--- In, Cass Silva <silva_cass@...> wrote:
> Anand,
>   all under the status of "corresponding secretary of the 
Theosophical Society".  Misunderstanding someone else's point is the 
easiest thing to do, I imagine, though that she cleared any 
misunderstanding up with the author.
>   Cass
> Anand Gholap <AnandGholap@...> wrote:
>   On 4 th January 1887 HPB wrote letter to Col. Olcott after Subba 
> (S.R.) gave opinion about Proem of SD. 
> HPB writes " ........Let S.R. do what he likes. I give him carte 
> blanche. I trust in his wisdom far more than in mine, for I may 
> misunderstood in many a point both Master and the Old G. (other 
> They give me facts only and rarely dictate in succession. I am no 
> of books you know it........"
> It not only tells wisdom of SR but also tells that she did 
> misunderstand things which went into her writing.
> Later when she sent draft of Secrete Doctrine to Subba Raw for 
> correcting mistakes. He went through it and told her that if he 
was to 
> correct it he would have to write whole book again. 
> AG
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