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Re: Theos-World Re: Adyar Diary

Dec 04, 2008 10:18 PM
by MKR

Southern India has a very warm climate all thru the year and most sleep on
the floor on a mat made of dried grass or a plain sheet of cloth. If you
read Ernest Wood's book "Is this theosophy?", he describes how he got used
to sleeping on hard flat surface.

Now I live in the USA. Some years ago, one of my friend's son was the sales
rep for a major bed manufacturer and he get to purchase any bed at cost and
he offered that I can buy any bed I want. I told him that I am quite happily
sleeping on a very cheap bed and when I sleep I do not know where I am
sleeping. I added that for several decades when I was in S India, I slept on
the floor like everybody else, rich and poor. My friend made a comment in
jest that if his son is able to convince me to buy one of the expensive beds
at cost, he too wood buy one!


On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 11:56 PM, Anton Rozman <>wrote:

> But I have learned from a co-member
> who has been and it is now at Adyar that children in one school there
> have had to sleep on the floor and that they didn't have exercise-
> books and pencils, so that she ran to the store to buy them.

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