Re: Theos-World TS(Adyar) - Election of President
Apr 15, 2001 09:54 PM
by Dennis Kier
Before she was elected to the post the first time, Krishnamurti had a
talk with her, and persuaded her to run for that office.
The story is in one of the Krishnamurti biographies. I don't recall
which. Perhaps someone who was closer to Krishnamurti recalls where
the reference is?
----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry Hejka-Ekins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World TS(Adyar) - Election of President
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Eldon B Tucker <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 11:26 AM
> Subject: Re: Theos-World TS(Adyar) - Election of President
> Interesting that you are using "which Theosophy" as a criteria for
> the success of a Adyar TS President. I did not think about it in
> terms. I was interested in what she has done that would suggest to
> values (i.e. her character). Who she is related to, her education,
> positions of authory she has held, tells me nothing of this.
> > Jerry:
> > In judging the success of a Adyar T.S. President, we'd
> > need to decide first according to which variant of
> > Theosophy we'd judge the success. Then we'd need to
> > see if the work was faithful to that view of the world.
> > Then we could say if things were done for the best.
> > Of course, we're operating at an advantage, looking back
> > over the past 20 years, with our hindsight of what
> > actually happened in the world.
> > My only disappointment with the election is that
> > there weren't at least two candidates. I'd like the
> > opportunity to think that I had some choice in the
> > process, between more that one person with more than
> > one approach to running things. As long as there's
> > only one candidate each time, why bother to have an
> > election? The President could simply be President for
> > life, like in the Pasadena T.S.
> > -- Eldon
> > At 10:01 AM 4/13/01 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Well, it is an impressive description of the positions of power
> > >and who she is related to. More impressive to me would be a
> > >what she has done for the Theosophical Movement in the last
> > >--jhe
> > >
> > >From: <email@example.com>
> > >To: <Ramadoss@infohwy.com>
> > >Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2001 8:08 PM
> > >Subject: Theos-World TS(Adyar) - Election of President
> > >
> > > > Today I received the ballot for the International President of
> > > > Along with the ballot was a slip of paper with the bio of the
> > > > candidate, Mrs. Radha Burnier. It states...
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