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Re: Theos-World Re: That old mahatma P.B. Randolph

Jul 11, 2010 05:28 AM
by John W

I have heard of "magic mirrors" being used, along with crystal balls and glass bowls filled with water, particularly enclosed inside a marked triangle inscribed with words of power while a magician stood inside a marked magic circle and wearing vestments also inscribed with words of power as media into which spirits are supposedly conjured to visible appearance by rituals performed by the magician, specifically naming the desired spirit. The Goetia, being the first part of 5 of the Lemegeton or Lesser Key Of Solomon, is one medieval grimoire, known from French manuscripts of about the 15th century that had been translated from Latin and before that from Hebrew, in particular, that prescribes such rituals and paraphernalia, naming and describing the services of and depicting the sigils of 72 magical spirits (which were Jewish "fallen angels") which could be evoked.
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John W.

--- On Sun, 11/7/10, pht <> wrote:
From: pht <>
Subject: Theos-World Re: That old mahatma P.B. Randolph
Date: Sunday, 11 July, 2010, 10:41 PM



      > "These 'magic mirrors,' generally black, are another

> proof of the universality of an identical belief. In

> India these mirrors are prepared in the province of

> Agra and are also fabricated in Thibet and China. And

> we find them in Ancient Egypt, from whence, according

> to the native historian quoted by Brasseur de

> Bourbourg, the ancestors of the Quiches brought them

> to Mexico; the Peruvian sun&#64979;worshippers also

> used it. When the Spaniards had landed, says the

> historian, the King of the Quiches, ordered his

> priests to consult the mirror, in order to learn the

> fate of his kingdom."

Im also interested by this topic. Mahatma letters (127) speaks briefly about the copper wall room, Randolp's Seership explains it in more details and earlier than Mahatma letters. Now is there any way to trace, where they both got this method? Or was it solely an invention of Randolph? Copper mirrors used like Swedenborg mirrors are common practice, but the combination of triangle executors, magnet above head, north orientation and insulation from earth is something I've seen only on these two sources. When I tried to search if there really are temples with such dark rooms, I found none so far, but maybe someone of you knows more.

I also read from my finnish translation of Mahatma letters 127, that it is written in Sinnetts handwriting. Has someone investigated surroundings and history of the letter?




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