Re: TS Adyar ? The Truth Unveiled
Apr 01, 2009 11:08 AM
I have tried to reply to you several times but the mail came up
blank, sorry for the delay.
Please don't place me in a box, to suggest that I belong to Radha's
little group is a clear indication that you don't know Radha.
I am not even an ES member.
The following is an extract from the minutes of the 2007 General
`The Headquarters was in need of more workers, particularly members
with a good knowledge of English. Such difficulties had arisen from
time to time. An appeal would be made to General Secretaries to
recommend suitable workers.'
It was following this appeal that the President of the Australian
Section, Linda Oliveira, thought of me. After I had agreed to go
to Adyar the Secretary resigned and I was appointed as a matter of
urgency. I had worked at Adyar previously in 1993 and since had
experience as the National Secretary of the Australian Section.
I will at all times avoid presenting one sided views, my intention
is to just supply actual facts in an effort to reveal the truth.
Dr Agarwal was appointed as International Secretary on 2 March 2009.
The Election Committee offered the Indian Section an extension of two
weeks because of the delay in receiving Circular No2 which contained
the bio data, voting slips, and information on the voting procedure
to be followed.
The Indian Section did not use this extension and sent their votes
in on time and before the deadline.
Only members of the General Council are officially invited to attend
the General Council Meeting. There is no provision in the rules for
Observers to attend this meeting, it is always at the discretion of
the President or Chairman.
--- In email@example.com, "sampsakuukasjarvi" <sampsakuukasjarvi@...> wrote:
> Thank you, Keith. I am sure that many of us have questions to you.
> Well, Keith, you must still be a part of "Radha's and Linda's group" (so to call), because they invited you to Adyar to work as International Secretary. I wish you will speak "the truth unveiled". The problem in these "truths" has been that they have often been one-sided views.
> I don't think that it was a surprise that the previous International Secretary resigned if we consider the events during the presidential election. However, maybe the resignation time was a surprise.
> If I may ask, I would start with these questions:
> 1)Who is the new International Secretary of the TS Adyar if not you anymore?
> 2) What is the truth on the claimed Indian Section's illegal extension of its voting deadline during the last presidential election?
> 3) What were the criteria that determined who were allowed and who were not to participate in the last General Council meeting at Adyar in the end of 2008?
> Thank you.
> Sampsa from Finland
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "keith_fisher@" <exsecy@> wrote:
> > Dear Friends
> > I returned from the Theosophical Society in Adyar on
> > 1 March 2009 after serving a six months term as the
> > International Secretary. A critical situation arose in
> > August last year on the surprise resignation of the
> > Secretary, and I was asked to drop my life to take up the
> > position for a short length of time. I agreed to do a six
> > month term and was appointed on 1 September 2008.
> > Since returning home I have had time to read the untruthful,
> > inaccurate statements posted on the TS American website,
> > regarding Adyar and the General Council Meeting in December,
> > including the venomous, destructive statements emanating
> > from New Zealand.
> > This disgraceful situation needs addressing, as many TS members
> > naturally place trust in their elected section leaders.
> > I now find myself in the unique position of knowing the truth
> > of these matters while holding no official position in the
> > Theosophical Society, except that I am an Australian member.
> > I would therefore, like to offer my services to members of the
> > group who would like to know the truth. I do not wish to enter
> > into lengthy dialogue, but I am willing to answer any sensible
> > questions, truthfully, and to the best of my ability.
> > Best wishes
> > Keith Fisher
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