Tag: Madame Blavatsky

The Inscrutable Madame B.: An Interview with Richard Smoley for New Dawn Magazine

Here is an interview I did with my good friend Richard Smoley for New Dawn Magazine about the inimitable Madame Blavatsky. How better to start a new year? https://www.newdawnmagazine.com/articles/the-inscrutable-madame-blavatsky-an-interview-with-gary-lachman

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HPB on Expanding Minds and Reading the Spirit

Here are links to two recent interviews about Madame Blavatsky. One is with Erik Davis and Maja D’Aoust as part of their excellent Expanding Mind series. The other is with David Crumm at the interfaith website, Read the Spirit. Both are broad and open conversations about Blavatsky’s influence in the modern world.

Blavatsky Down Under

Here is a long interview with me and the people at Mysterious Universe, a radio show broadcast from Australia, about Madame Blavatsky. As my readers might have recognized by now, I take the people I write about seriously enough to have a sense of humour about them, something HPB herself excelled in. Too often followers of spiritual teachers become defensive and sanctimonious if their gurus are spoken of in less than saintly terms. HPB encouraged a light hearted view of things, especially herself. As she told A.P. Sinnett, she was a hippopotamus.

A Conversation about Madame Blavatsky

Here’s an excerpt from an interview I did for ‘Conversations with Bianca’. Bianca is an Australian zine-maker (and scene maker as well, I suspect) who has collected some fascinating interviews with various creative people over the years, and is working on a long term project, ‘Conversations with Punx’.  Why she asked to include me in her collection I’ll never know…