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'''Charles Carter Blake''' (1840 - 1897) was an anthropologist, palaeontologist, and comparative anatomist. He was a Founding fellow of the Anthropological Society of London (1863). He was also a [[Spiritualism|Spiritualist]] and a student of [[Theosophy]]. He claimed to be able to project his [[Astral Body|astral body]].
 
'''Charles Carter Blake''' (1840 - 1897) was an anthropologist, palaeontologist, and comparative anatomist. He was a Founding fellow of the Anthropological Society of London (1863). He was also a [[Spiritualism|Spiritualist]] and a student of [[Theosophy]]. He claimed to be able to project his [[Astral Body|astral body]].
  
Dr. Carter Blake attended the first meeting of the [[London Lodge]] on [[June 27]], 1878. He was also a visitor to the Thursday meetings the [[Blavatsky Lodge]] held in 1889-1890, in which [[Helena Petrovna Blavatsky|Mme. Blavatsky]] explained concepts in her recently published book [[The Secret Doctrine (book)|''The Secret Doctrine'']].
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Dr. Carter Blake corresponded with [[Helena Petrovna Blavatsky|H. P. Blavatsky]] during the first half of 1878, and was present at the first meeting of the [[London Lodge]] on [[June 27]]. He was expelled from the [[Theosophical Society]] for publishing derogatory remarks about the [[Arya Samaj]] and accusing the New York Theosophical Society of "practicing Siva worship—performing the Linga and Sakti Puja".<ref>Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, ''Collected Writings'' vol. I (Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House, 1988), 411.</ref></blockquote> He was later permitted to rejoin.<ref>John Algeo, ''The Letters of H. P. Blavatsky'' (Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House, 2003), 524-525.</ref></blockquote> In 1889-1890 he was a visitor to the Thursday meetings held at the [[Blavatsky Lodge]], in which Mme. Blavatsky explained concepts in her recently published book [[The Secret Doctrine (book)|''The Secret Doctrine'']].
  
 
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*[http://ehbritten.blogspot.com/2012/03/charles-carter-blake.html# Charles Carter Blake] at Chasing Down Emma blog
 
*[http://ehbritten.blogspot.com/2012/03/charles-carter-blake.html# Charles Carter Blake] at Chasing Down Emma blog
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Latest revision as of 07:13, 28 September 2017

Charles Carter Blake (1840 - 1897) was an anthropologist, palaeontologist, and comparative anatomist. He was a Founding fellow of the Anthropological Society of London (1863). He was also a Spiritualist and a student of Theosophy. He claimed to be able to project his astral body.

Dr. Carter Blake corresponded with H. P. Blavatsky during the first half of 1878, and was present at the first meeting of the London Lodge on June 27. He was expelled from the Theosophical Society for publishing derogatory remarks about the Arya Samaj and accusing the New York Theosophical Society of "practicing Siva worship—performing the Linga and Sakti Puja".[1] He was later permitted to rejoin.[2] In 1889-1890 he was a visitor to the Thursday meetings held at the Blavatsky Lodge, in which Mme. Blavatsky explained concepts in her recently published book The Secret Doctrine.

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  1. Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Collected Writings vol. I (Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House, 1988), 411.
  2. John Algeo, The Letters of H. P. Blavatsky (Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House, 2003), 524-525.