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Old Diary Leaves 1893-6
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Henry Steel Olcott (1832-1907), co-founder of the Theosophical Society, was a versatile man. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of American agricultural education and also served in the U.S. War Department. Later Olcott was admitted to the New York Bar and became interested in psychology and spiritualism, travelling to India and Sri Lanka with Madame Blavatsky to explore eastern spiritual traditions, especially Buddhism. In this polemical volume (first published in 1932), Olcott describes his view of the history of the Society between 1893 and 1896: conflicts and long-standing tensions had led to a split in 1895, precipitated by a clash between Olcott and William Judge, Vice-President of the Society in America. After the split Olcott carried on travelling widely and lecturing, having established a study centre in Chennai, India, for the movement now known as the Theosophical Society - Adyar.
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1. Buddha Gaya and Sarnath; 2. Extraordinary case of psychopathic healing; 3. The parliament of religions; 4. Max Muller on esotericism; 5. Welcoming Mrs. Besant; 6. Mrs. Besant's first Indian tour; 7. The convention of 1893; 8. Mrs. Besant's tour in Bengal; 9. Mrs. Besant's tour in the United Provinces; 10. Mrs. Besant's tour in Punjab; 11. Impressions of Mrs. Besant's tour; 12. The Judge affair; 13. The Judge affair continued; 14. The fourth European Convention; 15. After the Convention; 16. The Buddhist Boycotting Bill; 17. Australasian section formed; 18. W. T. Stead on H. P. B.; 19. Mr. Judge denounces Mrs. Besant; 20. Convention lectures inaugurated; 21. Report of the Convention; 22. The Society at twenty; 23. The American section secedes; 24. Spain, London, and Holland; 25. Changing the constitution; 26. More details of the secession; 27. Mrs. Mitchell and hypnotic experiments; 28. First visit to Berlin; 29. Psychometry and Akashic readings; 30. Vivekananda, Bombay, Panchamas; 31. On Zoroastrianism; 32. American visitors and the Convention; 33. The Maha-Bodhi; 34. The healing pentagon; 35. International jugglery; 36. Mr. Judge's death; 37. A Rajput wedding; Index.

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