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Re: Theos-World TS Membership Trend

May 12, 2008 08:26 AM
by Martin

Yow, exactly!
The theosophical society can soon be run from 1
officedesk with a few servers and a couple of terabyte
The only thing left is to make a forum in which the
members rule like the internet, which has no owners
Viva the electronic Theosophical lets go
back to TSN: Theosoft Service Network :-)

--- Shel Steijl <> wrote:

> Dear Rev. Igani,
> I live in South Africa and find myself in a similar
> predicament.  However, I find that I manage to
> scrape together sufficient learnings and "pointers"
> from the many links, quotes and references that
> other members of this and other forums offer.  While
> I recognise that it would be beneficial to have a
> group of similar-minded people to talk to and meet
> with, at the moment (to be honest) I am quite
> relieved that I am NOT a participating "member" of
> any formal organisation given the barrage of concern
> and dissension that the forthcoming elections seem
> to be causing.  
> What I am assured of though, is that whatever the
> outcome of this election, theosophy - and the
> teachings of Theosophy (to quote Aryel) - will
> prevail and that our Masters and teachers will
> continue to lead us to the Truth and understanding -
> as and when each of us is ready to receive such. In
> the interim, I do not allow myself to become
> despondent - there is a wealth of reading out there
> (on-line, digital and hardcopy) that will take more
> than one life-time to assimilate, digest and put
> into practice. 
> Kind regards
> Shel Steijl
> Hilton, KZN, South Africa
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: revigani 
>   To: 
>   Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 9:06 AM
>   Subject: Re: Theos-World TS Membership Trend
>   Dear Brethren
>   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
>   Nigeria  
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