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Brigitte, what is your point in these statements below??

Nov 24, 2001 06:10 AM
by Blavatsky Archives

Brigitte wrote in part:

> Swedenborg learned about Tibetan and Chinese Yoga from Swedish 
> soldier-scholars, who had been prisoners of war in the Siberian and 
> Tartar areas of Russia and returned to Sweden in the 1720s. In his 
> Spiritual Diary, Swedenborg drew on the travel journal of Philip 
> Strahlenberg, a Swedish officer and former prisoner, to describe 
> spiritual relation between the Tibetans, Tartars, Chinese, and 
> Siberians, Chinese and Tibetan Tantrism .
> See also: Philangi Dasa, Swedenborg the Buddhist; or, The Higher 
> Swedenborgianism, Its Secrets and Thibetan Origin ,Los Angeles: 
> Buddhistic Swedenborgian Brotherhood,1887.
> Note that Blavatsky and Olcott where still living in the US at this 
> time, and would move to India the following year and 
> become "Budhists".

"At this time"? WHEN were Blavatsky and Olcott still living in the 
US? In 1887? Are you trying to tell us that this book "Swedenborg 
the Buddhist" had some influence on HPB and Olcott? 

Daniel H. Caldwell

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