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Leadbeater says HPB did NOT Fake Mahatma Letters

Feb 22, 2009 09:31 PM
by danielhcaldwell

In a number of postings on Theos-Talk, Anand has told readers his
views about the Mahatma Letters.

He heads one posting with this subject title:

"Why did Blavatsky materialize fake Mahatma Letters?"

Another posting he gives with this subject heading:

"Blavatsky's factory of fake Mahatma Letters"

Below are some of Anand's statements collated from his various

Blavatsky materialized her own words in the handwriting of the
Masters, signed them with Masters' names and then told that they were
Mahatma letters. In today's world this would be called as plain
forgery. It is like X writing something, imitating Y's handwriting,
and signing it as Y. This is actually an offense.
In reality authenticity of those [Mahatma] letters through Blavatsky
is questionable?.Blavatsky was in even more advantageous position
because she could materialize any letter, and bring content into it
that could support her own views?. She could materialize any thought
she wanted in Master's handwriting and sign it with Master's name.
And to support Blavatsky's own opinions, she materialized Mahatma
Letters carrying her own thoughts. ?.many of the Mahatma Letters were
not having thoughts of the Masters, but were carrying thoughts of
Blavatsky pretending to be thoughts of Masters.
Madam Blavatsky was adept in materializing letters and including her
thoughts in them. Letters are received at different times and by
different people. It is possible that even if the recipients were not
close to Blavatsky, she could materialize them at different places.
The point is, just as Blavatsky could materialize Mahatma Letters for
A.P. Sinnett, she might have materialized Mahatma Letters for many
other individuals also, even if she was not present at that place.
I think, what happened in case of Blavatsky is she imperfectly
received Masters thought. Then she put those thoughts in her own
words, materialized those words on paper using occult powers, and
sent them out as letters from Masters.
Blavatsky many times could not understand Master's thought, sometimes
partially understood, sometimes entirely misunderstood. And then she
materialized those words of her on paper and sent out as Mahatma
Letters. As this was the procedure, I don't think those letters can
be called as letters from the Mahatmas.
A.P. Sinnett was also of the opinion that Blavatsky's own thoughts
contaminated so called Mahatma Letters.

Compare Anand's above words with what Mr. Leadbeater himself wrote on 
this subject.

I quote BELOW what C.W. Leadbeater tells his readers in his book HOW

I could give you many instances in which she [H.P. Blavatsky] was
accused of deception, and I can tell you exactly what it was that
really happened, and can assure you that there was NO FRAUD whatever
in the matter. That much I DO KNOW FOR MYSELF?.

He [Richard Hodgson of the Society for Psychical Research] decided
against H. P. B. in regard to the letters which came from the
Masters, saying that she had written them herself. I have myself
received such letters when she was thousands of miles away. I have
seen them come in her presence, and I have seen them come when she
was far away, and I know by irrefutable evidence that she did NOT
write those letters. I tell you this because I think it is valuable
for you to be able to say that you have seen or known of someone who
is willing to bear personal testimony that there was NO FRAUD about
such things. The testimony of one eye-witness outweighs the prejudice
of many people [like Anand????] who, not being present, hear these 
things only at third or thirteenth hand.
Quoted from:

It is interesting that Anand dismisses Leadbeater's defense of H.P. 
Blavatsky and the Mahatma letters.

It would appear that Anand believes that Leadbeater simply didn't 
know what he was writing about!!!!


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