President Radha Burnier since 1980 of TS .
May 19, 2006 04:27 AM
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:
-- In email@example.com, "carlosaveline"
> 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
> 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.
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Para: email@example.com
> > 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,
> > > 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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