Blavatsky and her two bags -- Interesting info
Aug 14, 2011 07:16 PM
Madame Blavatsky, founder of the Theosophical Society, used to carry two
bags in her hands, always. Either going for a morning walk or travelling in
a train - those two bags were always in her hands. And she was throwing
something out of those bags - from the window while sitting in the train -
onto the side of the train.
People would ask, "Why do you do this?"
She would say, "This has been my whole life's habit. These are seasonal
flower seeds. I may not come back on this route again, but that does not
matter. When the season comes and the flowers will blossom, thousands of
people who pass every day in this line of railway trains will see those
flowers, those colours. They will not know me. That does not matter.
"One thing is certain: I am making a few people happy somewhere. That much i
know. It does not matter whether they know it or not. What matters is that i
have been doing something which will make somebody happy. Some children may
come and pluck a few flowers and go home. Some lovers may come and make
garlands for each other. And without their knowing, i will be part of their
love. And i will be part of the joy of children. And i will be part of those
who will be simply passing by the path, seeing the beautiful flowers."
MKR: Can anyone confirm the above anecdote?
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