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President Radha Burnier since 1980 of TS .

May 19, 2006 04:27 AM
by christinaleestemaker

Maybe a peanut the year she started, but I feel to show a short 
writing about her career.
Radha is born in 1923 in Adyar, daughter of N.Shri Ram, the fifth 
International president of TS.
B.A and M.A in Sanscrit on Hindu University Benares.Became in 1984 
honorary degree in literature of the Nagarjuna University.
She became member of TS in 1935, has been a lot of years president 
of loges for youngs and adults.

Also as librarian(1945-51) and secretary she worked a lot and as 
President of the federation Madras (1959-63)

Head of Kretona (USA) and The Manor of Australia.Since 1960 member 
of the general council.
President of the Besant education fellowship and Olcott education 

Started New life for India movement(1968).
Since 1980 International president of TS.
Farther she was exponent of Classic Indian dances, with she fill a 
part in the film "The River"of Jean Renoir.

for the ones are interested for:
Greetings Christina

-- In, "carlosaveline" 
<carlosaveline@...> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> According to Daniel Caldwell's  theory, SEE BELOW, Besant SD was 
> But -- what is the reason, then, why both  Boris de Zirkoff  and 
the Adyar TS did not republish  Besant's "Secret Doctrine", but 
dropped it, and adopted the original SD edition?  
> Please consider that only very strong reasons could have made 
Adyar TS abandon the edition published by its long-standing 
President and ES Outer Head, A. Besant.  
> It would not make sense to "drop"  Besant's  Third Volume--  
politically a sensitive decision --  if it had any real legitimacy. 
> It would have been a tremendou irresponsibility on the part of 
Boris, to abandon a "legitimate" SD edited by Besant/Mead. And we 
know he was a most skilled, ethical  and responsible editor. 
> I am thinking from the institutional viewpoint, in order not to 
have to discuss it paragraph-by-paragraph, since my time is limited. 
> Has  Besant's "wonderful job" (as Daniel seems to describe it) 
been a victim of some "conspiracy" orquestrated by N. Sri Ram, John 
Coats and Radha Burnier,  the Adyar presidents since the 1960s ??   
> I do not think so. 
> And, you see,  Boris' work is universally considered reliable. 
Dara Eklund, being his long-standing and closest co-worker, can only 
support Boris' decision to abandon Besant's third volume and come 
back to the original edition of the SD.  
> If people think  Besant's 3rd volume is good, then this means a 
grave accusation against Boris and Adyar TS presidents. 
> That accusation should be made frankly, openly, and in a 
responsible way. 
> Now, we have plenty of examples of Adyar TS editorial 
irresponsibility in the area of Besant's influence. 
> Boris, on the other hand, was not an Adyar TS member, I think, and 
was a serious, scrupulous, responsible editor.  
> Best regards,  Carlos. 
> Cópia:
> Data:Thu, 18 May 2006 16:54:04 -0400
> Assunto:Theos-World re deZirkoff 3rd vol SD
> > Daniel -
> > 
> > yes I know this to be correct and Dara, Nicolas, Gomes, Richard 
Robb can
> > verify this I am sure. The content of the material that Besant 
> > (though, I think in reality GRS Mead was the 3rd volume 
editor ?? I have no
> > reference at hand, but what do you think ?) was authentic 
material left by
> > HPB. One theory is that this was going to be re-worked into 
the 'real' 3rd
> > volume, but HPB never got to it. Another theory is that the 
elements of
> > the material for vol. 4 of SD is what we find in the 'Key' and ' 
> > that is 'practical occultism'...... I realize that many points 
that I 'take
> > for granted' are apparently not well known. I think it is good 
that you
> > clarify these points so students know the facts and then can 
draw their own
> > conclusions from what really happened.
> > 
> > Ken
> > 
> > PS - did you receive my email ? I do not have your current one.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > De:
> > Para:
> > Cópia:
> > Data: Thu, 18 May 2006 14:56:39 -0000
> > Assunto: Theos-World Boris de Zirkoff used Annie Besant's Text
> > 
> > > It is a fact that can be shown and demonstrated (not just a
> > > speculation) that for a considerable portion of the HPB text in
> > > Collected Writings, Volume XIV, Boris de Zirkoff HAD TO pay 
> > > to and actually USE Annie Besant's text from SD, Volume III, 
1897 for
> > > the very simple reason that it [Besant's text] is the only 
> > > text available.
> > >
> > > Anything said to the contrary is ignoring the real facts.
> > >
> > > Dara Eklund, Nicholas Weeks, Michael Gomes and other informed
> > > persons know the above to be true.
> > >
> > > Daniel
> > 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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