Re: Theos-World TS Membership Trend
May 12, 2008 07:12 AM
I think it has to do with the attitude of the Leadership in some sections. For instance, I am not a member of TS but I am here due to my interest and understanding of the teachings. Having been convinced that I resonate with the teachings, I inquired for membership details from the West African Section as I could not locate a place in Nigeria where I could enroll for membership. It is disheartening to note that uptil the time of writing no response has been received from TS West Africa. I have even written to Adyar for direction to where I could find a Representative for enrollment. After several emails, an official from Adyar who I contacted directly, advised that I contact the TS West Africa office. I am discouraged to do that for now as all the emails to that office have not been replied.
The Arcane School will continue to record increases in its membership because inquiries to the school are promptly looked into. Every little questions are answered with keen interest.
The question of membership in TS is raised in this forum by Providence in answere to the yearnings of those of us who are disillusioned on our effort to join. I hope that the authorities will use this opportunity to pay particular attention to installing appropriate means of communicating with enquirers and to many seekers in this postion. I know that in Nigeria there are a good number of persons in my locality seeking to be members of an authentic Theosophical group.
May the Lord bless you all.
Rev. Ibiso Igani
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