Re: Theos-World Dugpas are Rejoicing???
Oct 25, 2009 04:30 PM
You hit the nail on its head.
On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Cass Silva <email@example.com> wrote:
> ...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. lol
> >From: MKR <firstname.lastname@example.org <mkr777%40gmail.com>>
> >To: theos-talk <email@example.com <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>
> >Sent: Mon, 26 October, 2009 2:42:39 AM
> >Subject: Theos-World Dugpas are Rejoicing???
> >Dugpas are Rejoicing???
> >DISSENSION AND DISHARMONY
> >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,
> >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
> >PRICE OF MISLEADING SECRECY
> >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
> >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
> >members tried to disenfranchise everyone - you and me - and seize control
> >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
> >but not theosophical or moral.
> >I believe Master KH foresaw future potential for death blow to the TS as
> >know it, when he warned about misleading secrecy in the famous 1900
> >Since 1900, I have not seen any theosophist analyse, lecture, write or
> >discuss this simple, yet far reaching statement. Nor, any one commented
> >after being pointed out repeatedly in this forum and elsewhere since the
> >famous disenfranchisement secret attempt last year.
> >LACK OF COMMUNICATION
> >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
> >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
> >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
> >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
> >waiting for the next opportunity to disenfranchise all of us. Should this
> >happen, no one should be surprised.
> >WHAT MEMBERS CAN DO NOW?
> >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?
> >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
> >PRICE OF INACTION OF MEMBERS
> >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
> >theosophical activities in their backyards and seem to be salivating at
> >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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