Re: Should an "ideal" Theosophical Society study & "promote" these books?
Jul 19, 2007 09:43 AM
> And I've read letters written by other people (for example GdeP) that
> left a very poor image of him. (Once I talked to Radha Burnier about
> the bad idea I had on Besant and Leadbeater, etc., that was mainly
> due to a lack of information or, in fact, because the only
> information I had come across came from those who don't like them and
> write against them. So I asked shouldn't we write books showing the
> other side of the coin? And she told me she rather would not do
> anything on that line because the main result of that is the
> increasing of controversy and the contamination of the mental
> atmosphere with thoughts of hatred, criticism, etc.)
Such letters and Gregory Tilliets biography, which is considered by
many as false and misleading, damaged reputation of Mr. C. W.
Leadbeater. As Annie Besant was co-worker of C. W. Leadbeater, her
image was also tarnished. For more than hundred years Adyar TS is
getting good income by selling books of Mr. C. W. Leadbeater.
Therefore it is duty of Adyar TS to publish good biography of C. W.
Leadbeater, which would give correct picture of Leadbeater's life. It
is a big mistake of Adyar TS not to publish his true biography. Today
Theosophical Society is at such low level because of such mistakes.
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