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Dec 05, 2008 02:26 AM
by Anton Rozman

Thanks Ramadoss for this explanation.

Best regards,

--- In, MKR <mkr777@...> wrote:
> 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 
> 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 
> > But I have learned from a co-member
> > who has been and it is now at Adyar that children in one school 
> > 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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