tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

"Enq:  The S.P.R. now denies completely the existence of the Mahatmas. They say that from the beginning to end they were a romance which Madame Blavatsky has woven from her own brain?   Theo:  Well, she might have done many things less clever than this. At any rate, we have not the slightest objection to … Continue reading tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

"Enq:  But this is medieval belief in witchcraft and sorcery! Even Law itself has ceased to believe in such things?   Theo:  So much the worse for law, as it has been led, through such a lack of discrimination, into committing more than one judiciary mistake and crime. It is the term alone that frightens … Continue reading tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

"Enq:  This is very interesting. Tell me, have the Adepts thus inspired or dictated to many of your Theosophists?   Theo:  No, on the contrary, to very few. Such operations require special conditions. An unscrupulous but skilled Adept of the Black Brotherhood ("Brothers of the Shadow", and Dugpas, we call them) has far less difficulties … Continue reading tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

"Enq:  But you will admit that Hypnotism does nothing so miraculous or wonderful as that?   Theo:  On the contrary, it is a well-established fact that a Hypnotist can affect the brain of his subject so far as to produce an expression of his own thoughts, and even his words, through the organism of his … Continue reading tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?

"Enq:  Is it true that these men inspire some of your writers, and that many, if not all, of your Theosophical works were written under their dictation?   Theo:  Some have. There are passages entirely dictated by them and verbatim, but in most cases they only inspire the ideas and leave the literary form to … Continue reading tktt: Are They “Spirits Of Light” Or “Goblins Damn’d”?