Sunday, September 27, 2015

Robert Lax and Theosophy

Michael N McGregor’s long-awaited biography of Robert Lax yields its secrets.  Young Lax read Theosophical society books brought home by his famous uncle Henry and aunt Marie who had been to India in 1912 to meet Annie Besant. 

McGregor says “Lax seems to have read some of the movement’s literature as well, including an early book by the movement’s protégé, J. Krishnamurti, where he saw a poem in the vertical style he would one day make his own.  57

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