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Arhat and Airhead

Jul 18, 2007 03:37 PM
by gregory

When I interviewed Rukmini Devi Arundale at Adyar she ?corrected? many of
the stories about 1925. There had been no announcement about ?Apostles?,
she told me. No-one had been declared to be an Arhat. There had been no
attempted visit to the Master?s Castle. She had never been a
representative of the ?World Mother?. Nor, she pointed out, had George
Arundale ever claimed to have been the recipient of messages from the
Masters or from the departed. Ironically, as she spoke, I had in my bag a
copy of a small pamphlet by George in which he recorded some of the
messages he?d received from Masters and a post-mortem Annie Besant; I
assume the booklet must have been a forgery. Rukmini was charming,
hospitable and delightful. And almost every word she spoke to me was a

Dr Gregory Tillett


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