Re: Theos-World Re: Countess Blavatskaya
Oct 15, 2008 09:58 PM
Actually I think the Masters overdid it a bit. There are subtler yet surer
ways of getting ideas into people's heads.
Chuck the Heretic
In a message dated 10/15/2008 8:13:09 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
There is quite a cult of personality grown up about the founder but
do not let that obscure her real purpose which was the dissemination
of the ancient wisdom by the masters of the wisdom. HPB was uniquely
fitted for the mission and that is why she was chosen by them for the
That is of course, if you believe in the masters and their ancient
wisdom that they went to great lengths to demonstrate and offer
prooofs about thru her. HPB was all about being a channel for the
hidden knowledge but her gargantuan personality sometimes is
mistakenly given center stage.
--- In _theos-talk@yahoogrotheos-t_ (mailto:email@example.com) ,
> It was impossible to grow up in the US in the 1960s and have any
> the Occult without running into references to HPB but I pretty much
> them over as stuff from a previous century. And somewhere along
the line I
> ran into a letter my family has written by my great great
grandfather when he
> was fighting with Garibaldi about a strange Russian noblewoman who
> Anyway, after a rather convoluted series of events I found myself
in the TS
> and paying a bit more attention to the biography of HPB and there
> story about Garibaldi. And I wonder how many Russian noblewomen
> Garibaldi and maybe someone was changing the story a bit.
> But hell, no one ever accused me of being a prude, not with my
> and the story I think is true only makes her more interesting to me
for a simple
> reason. Blavatsky was not a statue in a church, not a saint, not
> goddess. She was a living, breathing human being.
> And in my decades in the TS I keep hearing stuff claimed about her
> of makes my head spin. There are people who will go berserk at
> that she might have had, gasp, sex. And there is the little
matter of the
> drug use, even though it was a pain killer and she needed pain
> body did not like her in her later years.
> She never intended that her ideas be holy writ, though she could
> downright abusive to those who had the temerity to remind her of
that. And she
> could be wrong, dead wrong about some things. And being a person
of her time she
> would naturally have ideas that would not stand the test of time.
> are to be taken as what they are, words, to be studied, questioned
> the end either accepted or not. They are not golden drippings
from the nose of
> god, in spite of the ravings of the Judge worshippers. And they
are not the
> last word for the simple reason that there is no last word. And
> regard her in that way do her a great disservice because when her
> weaknesses are discovered, there are people who get very
disappointed. Better to
> know that there is no idol than to have it fall over on you.
> Better to admire her for what she was, a person of extraordinary
> knowledge whose presence still looms over the world, who is a
> inspiration for us and of horror to our enemies. Let us honor her
for that and at
> the same time have a good laugh at the extreme gravity of her
> could break chairs and capsize boats if she looked over the side.
(I used to
> joke that she was the reason my family ended up in America because
> the Great Pasta Famine.)
> And let us never, ever forget her humanity.
> Chuck the Heretic
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