From Madame H. P. Blavatsky to her Correspondents
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first abstruse difficulties of the Alpha of Hermetic Philosophy.
To fervent and persevering candidates for the above science, I have to offer but one word of advice, “Try and become.” One single journey to the Orient, made in the proper spirit, and the possible emergencies arising from the meeting of what may seem no more than the chance acquaintances and adventures of any traveller, may quite as likely as not throw wide open to the zealous student, the heretofore closed doors of the final mysteries. I will go farther and say that such a journey, performed with the omnipresent idea of the one object, and with the help of a fervent will, is sure to produce more rapid, better, and far more practical results, than the most diligent study of Occultism in books—even though one were to devote to it dozens of years. In the name of Truth, Yours,
Madame Blavatsky’s open letter to her correspondents is very instructive to those who read carefully and understand intuitionally some of the hidden meaning.
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