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The making of the Mahatma letters.

Oct 18, 2001 08:16 AM
by bri_mue

Tony: "but surely ultimately it was HPB who went to them? 
How could it be otherwise?"

Sinnet claimed that Blavatsky was really like a medium that 
channeled meaning she probably just channeled based on the many books 
she read (see "The Blavatskian Synthesis" 
at; , plus added the 
rest from her counscious self, in other words similar (but not 
"exactly" the same) as Alice Bailey and many others later did and 
depending on the differrent channel, and the books they had read, the 
informtion had a different character/content, not unlike fiction 
writers that are able to write lengthy tomes of continuous storys (1) 

Sinnet wrote about the Master letters:
"I may as well at once explain, what I only came to realise myself in 
the progress of later years, the true charakter of this 
correspondence. The letters were not, in the beginning what I imagined 
them to be- letters actually written by the Master and then forwarded 
by occult means either to Blavatsky or deposited or deposited 
somewhere about the house where I should find them.- But for the most 
part , if not always, were dictations to a competent clairaudient 
amanuensis and Madame Blavatsky was generally the amanuensis in 
question." (A.P.Sinnet, The early days, p,27)

The content of the Judge Mahatma letters seems to have come through 
two spirit mediums Judge was using but it was probably Judge who 
forged the mahatma script. He sent a whole letter to someone over his 
own signature and in the KH script just to show he could do it. He 
seems to have swiped what was left of Blavatsky's supply of Chinese 
paper, that Blavatsky was used for the Mahatma letters,from her desk 
when she died. Besant and Olcott did not go after Judge for this, 
though, and Sinnett was doing the same thing. So were others.

Tony: That is why; "There are 100 of thousands of Fakirs, Sannyasis 
and Saddhus leading the most pure lives, and yet being as they are, on 
the path of error, never having had an opportunity to meet, see or 
even hear of us." 

The quote of Sinnet above would make it clear why.For details on the 
books at the basis of the "Mahatma" teachings and the Secret Doctrine, 
see a new article on this link;

(1) For example theAlice Bailey, the I Am movement, Bridge to Freedom, 
Summit Lighthouse/Church Universal and Trimphant, and others 
miscellaneous channelers that have appeared since Blavatsky. However 
though future messengers claimed to speak for the Theosophical 
Masters, only Theosophical writers such as Leadbeater, Krishnamurt, 
and Besant were endorsed. 
In turn when Edna Ballard found out that her Philadelphia I Am 
sanctuary members had defected to the newly founded Bridge to freedom 
activity from Geraldine Innocence, she stormed over to Philadelphia, 
the students had to make a choice. When they refused , Ballard ordered 
the sanctuay building's demolition. 
Against Mark and Elisabeth Prophet Edna Balllard instituted the 
practice of directing "Blasting" decrees against the upstart group. 
Prophet's staff in turn shot back smashing and blasting decrees of 
their own. The Ballards dictated that they would be the only 
messengers until the Ascended Masters appeared physically: "Those who 
say they are getting dictations from the Ascended Masters are simply 
not telling the truth and are under the control of psychic 
forces."(Ballard as Beloved Mighty Victory, 23 Feb. 1958) 
After the Summit Lighthouse was founded. "The Bridge to Freedom 
Journal" warned its faithful to beware of fraudulant representatives 
of El Morya meaning Mark Prophet. On the other hand, Geraldine 
Innocente cried foul when Edna Ballard said Innocente was a fraud. 
Mark Prophet dangled a major prize to potential Lighouse and I Am 
members: "For this new activity shall bring the greatest release of 
freedom since the days of the former Golden Ages. No longer shall 
Ascension be solitary releases from Earth- for there shall be mass 
Ascensions." (M.Prophet as El Morya, "Pearls" vol.1 no. 1) 
Earlier already Leadbeater as a secret group within the TS had started 
the still existing (as do all groups mentioned here still exist today) 
"Egyptian Rite of the Ancient Mysteries" to provide guaranteed 
membership of the Great White Brotherhood, similar to the way he 
earlier trained Krishnamurti. 
When Edna Ballard died, Mark Prophet bursted into a public service to 
announce that Mama Ballard had just appeared to him in the hallway of 
La Tourelle (Summit's headquarters in Colorado Springs), letting him 
know she approved (finally) of his and Elisabeth's messengership. 
Where's the proof that the Masters exist? 
Apologists point to a few letters in the British Museum supposedly 
written and precipitated by the Masters during the 1800s during 
Theosophy's heyday. Wouldn't logical explanation be that the paper and 
ink were put there by people using ordinary writing implements? What 
proof do we have that there is anything supernatural in their origin? 
We only have the testimony of the letter's recipient. Each had an 
agenda. Each had a reason to believe. Certainly there are enough 
mundane explanations that we don't need fanciful tales to explain the 
Students of the Masters become very egocentric. The world is full of 
signs and portents, they become imbued with a sense of extreme 
self-importance. Thoughtful review will show that feelings, emotions, 
and belief of realness do not automatically grant autenticity to the 


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