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Re: Theos-World Dugpas are Rejoicing???

Oct 25, 2009 04:06 PM
by Cass Silva

...or we could stop all the fuss and come up with a price to purchase! Perhaps they wouldn't be so keen if they had to pay for it. lolÂ


>From: MKR <>
>To: theos-talk <>
>Sent: Mon, 26 October, 2009 2:42:39 AM
>Subject: Theos-World Dugpas are Rejoicing???
>Dugpas are Rejoicing???
>Where ever there is dissension and disharmony, Dugpas rejoice. Many times,
>it is their agents unknown to themselves are behind them and many times
>typical human nature and its weaknesses are behind them. In either case, the
>results are the same. How can the Dugpas not rejoice seeing the dissension
>and disharmony. Many TS members looking at the events since the start of
>last yearâs election, have reason to believe either or both are behind them
>GC members, their discussions and decisions have been shrouded in greatest
>secrecy surpassing even state secrets. This has been going on for a long
>time due to the mistaken belief that the elected leaders have more wisdom
>than the membership. This is in spite of the fact that TS was not meant ever
>to be a secret organization.
>The serious and far reaching (possibly destructive) the consequences of
>activities in secret was clearly demonstrated last year when a handful of GC
>members tried to disenfranchise everyone - you and me - and seize control of
>President thus all the very valuable assets at Adyar. If this had come to
>pass, we will seeing the end of TS as we know it and few of the GC members
>feasting on the assets of Adyar answering to no one. It may have been legal
>but not theosophical or moral.
>I believe Master KH foresaw future potential for death blow to the TS as we
>know it, when he warned about misleading secrecy in the famous 1900 letter.
>Since 1900, I have not seen any theosophist analyse, lecture, write or
>discuss this simple, yet far reaching statement. Nor, any one commented even
>after being pointed out repeatedly in this forum and elsewhere since the now
>famous disenfranchisement secret attempt last year.
>Too long, the membership has been docile and silent. Many perhaps do not
>care about organizational matters. In others, fear silenced them by the
>interlocking memberships with other organizations as well as other indirect
>benefits doled to them by those in power in the organizations. Others may,
>by their strong belief in the Law of Karma, stand silent believing Karma
>will take care of it. Others may have other reasons not to say anything to
>antagonise those in power either because it may involved their livelihood or
>the comfortable boarding and lodging whose continuance will depend on the
>whims of the leaders. After all, human nature being the same every where,
>this should not surprise anyone.
>There is no free and open two-way communication between the leaders and the
>dues paying members. This was not the case in early days of TS. What
>members have been fed in the past were insignificant crumbs of
>organizational policy and decision info, in the belief that this is
>sufficient to satisfy the dues paying members.
>Everyone who has been following the events since the start of last yearâs
>election know, many members now have a very low level of trust in the
>leaders on account of what they have seen, especially the self-serving
>intent and the way disenfranchisement move was attempted.
>Those who tried to seize control of Presidency by backdoor may be lying low
>waiting for the next opportunity to disenfranchise all of us. Should this
>happen, no one should be surprised.
>Contact your local/sectional leaders ask them such simple questions as:
>What are the plans to bring harmony and unity world-wide? And what are the
>specific details?
>What proposals and plans are to be considered in the next GC meeting? There
>is no need to hide them behind the wall of secrecy. Sectional heads cannot
>be questioned if they make the details known to their members. On the
>contrary, solid and constructive plans would only bring about support of
>members and strengthen the hands of the leaders. On the other hand, clever
>tricks only destroy trust and credibility.
>What are the steps being taken to ensure full two-way communication with
>membership so as to rebuild on the lost credibility and trust in the
>The price of inaction of the members world-wide is possible disbandment of
>TS as we know it. Leaders world-wide, except in India, have failed to expand
>theosophical activities in their backyards and seem to be salivating at the
>valuable real estate in Adyar. In the worldly matters, the dictum is to
>follow-the-money. It seems to apply to TS as well because of the simple
>human weaknesses among every theosophist, and many of us have seen this
>since early last year.
>Let us not blindly be content with the idea, all we need are three members
>for the TS to survive. TS as we know it, is far from it and keeping quite
>and dumb will be serious dereliction of responsibility of every
>theosophist. I think this is a great test facing all us to see if we all
>make the right choice or fail to do so. In either case, we will reap the
>Karmic fruits.
>There is no religion higher than truth
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