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theos-talk Re: Adyar Convention Bulletin - Dec 27, 2010 (Second Day)

Dec 27, 2010 08:09 AM
by thalprin


Thanks - quite a good assessment I think.

--- In theos-talk@yahoogroups.com, MKR <mkr777@...> wrote:
>
> I am glad that you enjoy the bulletins. But for this list, there is no
> publicity about them to members from the sections - as usual it is to their
> interests to have uninformed members!!!!
> 
> I would like some member who is attending to blog about other interesting
> episodes and events. Since the bulletin is an official one, it is very
> constrained in what can be put in it. However, it is an improvement over
> what was available to members world-wide in spite of Internet availability
> over a decade.
> 
> The next important development I would welcome would be live streaming of
> the lectures, like what was done at Rome. It is the way to go. Hope the
> movers and shakers at Adyar recognize all the good it can bring.
> 
> Communication with members, both at Section level and International, needs
> immediate attention. In the past, months after events crumbs trickle to
> members and most do not seem to care and it worked to the advantage of the
> leaders.
> 
> With Internet and communication capabilities, world has changed. Hope
> theosophical organizations see the bare truth and respond to it. A recent
> example was the uploading of early issues of Theosophist and Lucifer at the
> site www.theosophy.net.
> 
> This was accomplished by the efforts of a couple of dedicated volunteers (no
> direct or indirect funding) and it just took couple of weeks from start to
> finish. I think it is a lesson about what a couple of dedicated volunteers
> can achieve and in Internet world, the power has moved from organizations to
> individuals; and it is due to a few individuals that major social and
> spiritual changes have taken place in the world - not due to money and big
> organizations.
> 
> MKR
> 
> 
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 9:26 AM, thalprin <thalprin@...> wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > Thanks for forwarding these links. I'm enjoying the Daily Bulletins very
> > much. These messages, lectures, comments are very encouraging that Theosophy
> > may yet, and regardless, be able to accomplish its work. Certainly, there
> > are or appear to be people at this gathering with a genuine sincerity and
> > the best of intentions to do so and that counts for a lot -
> >
> > Terrie
> >
> > --- In theos-talk@yahoogroups.com <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>, MKR
> > <mkr777@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Eight page Daily Bulletin for the second day of the Convention is on the
> > > Adyar website and is informative and would be welcomed by everyone.
> > >
> > > It contains summaries of talks by:
> > >
> > > Linda Oliveira
> > > John Vorstermans
> > > S Sundaram
> > > R C Tampi
> > > Chong Sanne
> > >
> > > There is also a list of General Secretaries and representatives attending
> > > the convention. The attendance this year is much better than last year
> > > (especially from the West) and we will have to see what critical
> > decisions
> > > were taken at the General Council meeting held on December 25. As usual,
> > no
> > > one has so far has said anything about what happened in the meeting.
> > >
> > > Bulletin has a summary of activities in various countries. Two things
> > that
> > > jumped out were the fact that Indian Section now has 12,597 members and
> > that
> > > the Section has several National Lecturers and others visiting Lodges.
> > >
> > > Considering the fact that Indian Section does not have much funds, this
> > is
> > > commendable. The National Lecturer visits may have significant role in
> > the
> > > continuing membership growth of the Indian Section compared to continuing
> > > shrinking of membership in countries outside India.
> > >
> > > For example, in San Antonio, Texas, (7th largest city in USA) where I
> > live,
> > > we have never seen any National Lecturer nor the National President for
> > > years. This in spite of the fact that the American Section is one of the
> > > richest.
> > >
> > > Yesterday I commented about the need for the bulletin to have news about
> > > other interesting events happening at Adyar on the second day of
> > Convention.
> > > I hope, future bulletins would address this.
> > >
> > > Overall, you will enjoy reading the bulletin which can be accessed at:
> > >
> > > <
> > >
> > http://ts-adyar.org/sites/default/files/pdf/Convention/2010/Convention%20Bulletin%20271210.pdf
> > > >
> > >
> > > M K Ramadoss
> > >
> > >
> > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> > >
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>






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