Re: Re: Olcott
Jun 26, 1998 02:59 PM
by Visanu Sirish
In a message dated 98-06-26 10:28:10 EDT, you write:
<< I think that the major turning point came when he had a visit from one of
the Adepts and was told what his opportunities and "rewards" were. It is
not easy for most to give up almost everything and embark to a country he
knew nothing of and a cause which is usually referred to as a "forlorn" hope.
Don't forget his power of mesmeric healing which reached its peak in 1882.
Thousands benefited from his mesmeric treatment which began to wane after 1883
when his own vitality began to diminish. The chapter entitled "Magnetic
Healing" in Murphet's book is quite revealing. For a period of his life in
India he actually went on a healing crusade.
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