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Re: Some questions about Sinnett's autobiography

Dec 08, 2011 01:46 AM
by Konstantin Zaitzev

--- In, "paulobaptista_v" wrote:

> Is there any other reference in the ML, or these "other lives" were
> a piece of information given by the mediums he started to use after
> he stopped receiving letters from the Masters?

We cannot know that for sure, as he says in the Autobiography that not all the letters survived. As he writes, the initial information was received from the Masters and was later extended by the clairvoyants. (If he was in position to contact Masters via mediums, there would be no need for him to resort to other sources.)

> 3) Is any of the books Sinnett wrote after "Incidents in the life of Mme Blavatsky" of value?

I think that most of them, though they are not very well written, from foreigner's point of view. The more the writer is valued in England for his brilliant English language, the less readable he is for us.
(So we couldn't get an adequate translation of "Esoteric Buddhism" for more than 100 years.) "Growth of the Soul" seems interesting, though I've just glanced it and haven't began reading yet.

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