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Compare Anand 's & Leadbeater's Words About Masters..

Feb 22, 2009 09:34 PM
by danielhcaldwell

C.W. Leadbeater in his book THE MASTERS AND THE PATH writes:

Other members of the Brotherhood I have seen under varying
circumstances. My FIRST encounter with one of them was in a hotel in
Cairo; I was on my way out to India [in 1884] with Madame Blavatsky
and some others, and we stayed in that city for a time. We all used
to gather in Madame Blavatsky' s room for work, and I was sitting on
the floor, cutting out and arranging for her a quantity of newspaper
articles which she wanted. She sat at a table close by; indeed my
left arm was actually touching her dress. The door of the room was in
full sight, and it certainly did not open; but quite suddenly,
without any preparation, there was a man standing almost between me
and Madame Blavatsky. Within touch of both of us. It gave me great
start, and I jumped up in some confusion; Madame Blavatsky was much
amused and said: "If you do not know enough not to be startled at
such a trifle as that, you will not get far in this occult work." I
was introduced to the visitor, who was not then an Adept, but an
Arhat, which is one grade below that state; He has since become the
Master Djwal Kul.

Some months after that the Master Morya came to us one day, looking
exactly as though in a physical body; He walked through the room
where I was in order to communicate with Madame Blavatsky, Who was in
her bedroom inside. That was the FIRST time I had seen him plainly
and clearly, for I had not then developed my latent senses
sufficiently to remember what I saw in the subtle body. I saw the
Master Kuthumi under SIMILAR conditions on the roof of our
Headquarters at Adyar; He was stepping over a balustrade as though He
had just materialized from the empty air on the other side of it. I
have also many times seen the Master Djwal Kul on that roof in the
same way.

But did C.W. Leadbeater REALLY see the Masters as reported above?

Anand in a posting to Theos-Talk appeals to "true researchers of such
phenomena" to consider the possiblity that the "real Masters" did NOT
actually visit such individuals.

Here are Anand's own words:

Some people reported seeing Master while they received Mahatma
Letters. But I think it was possible for HPB to create a form of the
Master, show that form to people, and MAKING THEM FEEL that Master
had visited them or met them. This I am giving you as one possibility
behind seeing Master physically or astrally.

Just as Blavatsky could materialize letters, perhaps she could also
create a form of the Master, GIVING THE IMPRESSION to concerned
individuals that Master visited them and gave letter.

I know some people here will say that I am stretching my imagination
too much. But, I think, TRUE RESEARCHERS of such phenomena won't deny
such possibilities and will consider seriously before concluding that
REAL Master visited those individuals and handed over letters.

caps added.

So in the account by Leadbeater given at the beginning of this
posting, Leadbeater BELIEVED that the real Djwal Kul, Morya and
Kuthumi had appeared to him.

But Anand in his appeal to true researchers thinks that "it was
possible for HPB to create a form of the Master, show that form to
people, and making them feel that Master had visited them or met

If this is a viable explanation for the "physical" appearance of the
Master K.H. to Olcott, Damodar and Brown on the outskirts of Lahore
in 1883, then it is just as valid in the case of Mr. Leadbeater.

Applying Anand's possibility to Leadbeater, HPB simply created the
form of a Master, showed that form to Mr. Leadbeater and made
Leadbeater feel that the Master had visited him.

In other words, HPB "fooled" Leadbeater just like she had "fooled"
Olcott, Damodar, Brown, Pillai, Ramaswamier and others.

Remember also what Anand has suggested at least twice before:

"According to one Mahatma Letter Blavatsky was ordered to mislead

So Blavatsky could have ALSO mislead Leadbeater about the Masters
just as Anand is suggesting Olcott, Damodar and others were mislead
by Blavatsky.

For more on the implications of Anand's "possibility", see my posting

"Anand's Appeal to True Researchers & HPB Created Masters"


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