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Re: Re: Dr. Bain and "Real Evidence"

Jun 15, 1998 02:47 PM
by Dr A M Bain

Caldwell/Graye <> writes
>Dr. A.M.Bain wrote:
>> At least a photo of HPB with a Mahatma. Maybe a picture of the Great
>> Brotherhood.  Testimony from others who could confirm from their own
>> experience that what she said was also what they found.
>Daniel Caldwell replies:
>We have the testimony of *more than 25 individuals* during Madame
>lifetime who said that they had met H.P.B's Adept Teachers.  See my
>article at:

Mr. Caldwell:

But no picture.  No doubt they said they had met HPB's "Adept"
teachers, and I agree that Olcott definitely did (Old Diary Leaves).
However, how many of these testimonials can be regarded as from
independent witnesses with no "theosophical" axe to grind is another

As you have chosen to use the remainder of my post to lauch into yet
another monologue on Paul Johnson's book, I am sure you will forgive
me if I ignore it, along with your seemingly confrontatational style.

Take it up with Paul, if you must, but I suspect that most of us are more
than well-enough informed about your views on the matter.

BTW, I have never met Jesus, nor wanted to.  Whether he existed is
irrelevant to me.  Any teaching attributed to him is worth considering
*on its merits* - as is also the case with HPB, "masters" or none.

A.M.Bain, D.D.

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