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RE: Theos-World RE: look at the world?

Sep 30, 2004 05:31 PM
by W.Dallas TenBroeck

Sept 30 204

Dear Friends and John:

Re: 1944 Famine in Bengal. [over 6 million of the poor and the
indigent died -- an under-estimate ]

See the archives of newspapers in India like: TIMES OF India (Bombay),
the 1944 period -- those give details and statistics.

Also read Howard FAST: THE PLEDGE [Houghton Mifflin Co, Dell Books
1989] This is a very good dramatized story of the event, as we all saw it in
actuality, who lived there. It is fiction based on current events the
general knowledge of which was suppressed and usually censored from the

Best wishes,


-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World RE: look at the world?


Thanks for your comments as always. Yeah I really have a full omelet on
face at the moment which is only a little disconcerting as I am a vegetarian

and don't eat eggs, lol! 

I can't remember which of the woman made that commentary I referenced but it
was not Blavatsky we all now agree. But it is a comment that someone made as
I did read it, again I appeal to you and the other archivists who have much
if not most all of the history archived and the means to search globally
easily to see if it can be found because it is a perspective that presents
the work of Theosophy for autonomous Home Rule for India by vote of the
British Parliament.

I would for one value all that your personal experience and direct 
knowledge of affairs in India when you were there that you feel inclined to
tell us 
on this Forum. Force-counter-force is always present in human dynamics and
you saw much in detail there. Has any Theosophist written on the 1944 Famine
or were articles published in the Journals of Theosophy? Who were the
merchants, were they extensions of the Rajahs? I also trust the experience
of MKR as you 


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