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Re: Theos-World TS Elections - Radha Burnier's Health - Another personal observation

Apr 27, 2008 06:59 PM
by MKR

That makes perfect sense. What you see is not what reality is.


On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 8:47 PM, <> wrote:

>   There is Truth and there is Politics.? They are mutually exclusive
> concepts.
> Chuck the Heretic
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MKR < <>>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 5:46 pm
> Subject: Theos-World TS Elections - Radha Burnier's Health - Another
> personal observation
> Here is a message of testimony.
> When you know false is false, that is when you find Truth.
> Many well known theosophical leaders have been misleading their members
> and
> others with inaccurate & false information regarding the health of Radha
> Burnier, with the hope of getting their candidate elected, and refuse to
> give credit to credible professional information. One wonders if in 21st
> century, is the motto of TS -- "No Religion is Higher Than Than Truth" --
> is
> just a bunch of words that have no meaning in real day to day application.
> mkr
> =======================================
> From: Gautama G < <>>
> To: G Gautama < <>>
> Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2008 12:57:41 AM
> Subject: The mails going around.. Presidential elections
> Dear Friends,
> I have been surprised at the mails that have been doing the rounds in the
> 'internet connected world'. it has been often on my mind to respond,
> because
> some of the mails were quite factually off.. However, thinking that merely
> adding another voice would not be of much use or even appropriate in the
> year of the Presidential election I have held back.
> But when the number of mails exceeded a threshold, I felt it is required
> to
> say something, one can be bystander, a silent watcher on, only that long!
> It was through a strange coincidence that Radhaji asked me to accompany
> her
> through her European tour in July 2007. She had fixed this up as early as
> September 2006, many months before her illness. I had the opportunity of
> being close to her for the whole month, except when she was in Holland,
> and
> travelling to Slovenia, Hungary, Finland and England. She gave talks, met
> people and I had many interesting conversations with her. She was
> completely
> aware of what she could do and what she could not. Her walk was firm and
> she
> could manage the travel quite well.
> On returning, one saw her slowly increase the pace of her work and the
> time
> spent in the office. And as I write this mail I see her in good condition.
> So it was surprising to hear canards being spread about her health and
> capacity.
> Yes, she is in her eighties and so it is not surprising to me that she has
> slowed a bit, and is thinking about the future of the TS and Adyar, in the
> manner of one who has some time, but not limitless time. As one who has
> worked with Radhaji, as a fellow Trustee of the Krishnamurti Foundation
> India, and one who has worked closely with her in the Olcott Education
> Society (I serve in the role of Secretary, Olcott Memorial School), one
> has
> always seen her speak her truth, however unpopular, however difficult. To
> construe that she is being political is to do her great injustice, and to
> miss the point completely.
> I am reminded of the famous words of the Sage Haridrumna Gautama to his 7
> year old pupil, Jabala, "You are a Bramhin if you have the courage to
> speak
> a dangerous truth." I Think Radhaji has always done this... speaking the
> difficult truth..
> With regards
> G. Gautama
> p.s. My fuller credentials.. I work in the Krishnamurti school in Damodar
> Gardens, since 1990 as it Principal. Prior to that I worked in the Olcott
> school In Besant Gardens as Director Crafts and Human Resources from 1987.
> My mother still works in the Adyar library - Parvati Gopalaratnam is 84
> and
> my father, Late (Col) R.Gopalaratnam served the TS from 1970 to 2004 in
> several roles - as General manager, Convention officer, Manager TPH etc.
> My
> mother is Radha's cousin.
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