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Re: Alice Cleather on H.P. Blavatsky, the Early Days of Theosophy & Neo-Theosoph

Apr 25, 2006 06:29 PM
by Alaya

in 2005... i think on February, March, April...
I've posted a great part os the second book (a great betrayal) here

--- In, "danielhcaldwell"
<danielhcaldwell@...> wrote:
> Alice Cleather on H.P. Blavatsky, 
> the Early Days of Theosophy & Neo-Theosophy
> The following three books are highly recommended:
> [1] H.P. Blavatsky as I Knew Her
> by Alice Leighton Cleather
> Contents: first meeting with H.P.B.; Blavatsky lodge; formation of 
> the esoteric school; inner group; causes of degeneration in the 
> T.S.; the passing of H.P.B. An addendum contains: a posthumous 
> attack on H.P.B.; Mr. Sinnet's personal ambition and dubious 
> methods; trained occultist or irresponsible medium; inception of the 
> great betrayal; dangerous hypnotic practices; charges of fraud and 
> trickery. 
> [2] H.P. Blavatsky: A Great Betrayal
> by Alice Leighton Cleather
> This book is a protest written by one of H.P. Blavatsky's old 
> students, who was a member of her Inner Group. It demonstrates as 
> clearly as possible that the teachings promulgated for nearly twenty 
> years by Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater of 
> the Theosophical Society have departed more and more from H.P.B.'s, 
> and are now their direct antithesis.
> [3] H.P. Blavatsky:   Her Life and Work for Humanity
> by Alice Leighton Cleather
> This volume details H.P. Blavatsky's life work up to the point of 
> her death as it deals with the Society. Contents: messenger and the 
> message, preliminary work in America; foundation of the universal 
> brotherhood movement in India; master of wisdom and their chelas; 
> great master on Buddhism and brotherhood; why the effort for India 
> failed; indelible stain on the S.P.R.; India's failure was Europe's 
> opportunity; work in England, 1887-1891; some personal 
> appreciations; writing of "The Secret Doctrine"; antiquity of the 
> wisdom religion; main tenets of the secret doctrine; moral law and 
> the "Great Sacrifice". 
> Daniel
> Blavatsky Study Center / Blavatsky Archives

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