M K Ramadoss's Blog – September 2009 Archive (4)

New and Serious Problem Adyar is confronting

Dear Friends,



I just learnt about a new and serious problem Adyar is confronting. Here are the full details.



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The Tamil Nadu State Government is planning to build a 47 km elevated express way which will include parts of the Chennai coastline. The first studies show that around 14 fishing communities (kuppams) and over 560 families will be affected by the project. The proposed route includes the Adyar beach near the Theosophical Society's compound. The entire… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on September 27, 2009 at 9:44am — 2 Comments

Krishnamurti's comments on Adyar

Krishnamurti’s Comments on Adyar



On Jan 7, 1924, Jiddu Krishnamurti wrote to the members of TS:



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It is essential for the individual member and for the Society that Adyar, as

a great spiritual center, should be maintained worthy and dignified. The

importance of this is so obvious that few can doubt it. Adyar is and always

has been, a spiritual oasis to which the weary traveller looks for comfort

and repose. Though it may not be the previlege of… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on September 22, 2009 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Krotona in the Ojai Valley - Vol IV - 1923-26 by Joseph E Ross - Brief Comments

Brief First Look - Krotona in the Ojai Valley - Vol IV - 1923-26 by Joseph E Ross - 2009. Self published.

ISBN: 978-0-925943-14-9



I just had a chance to browse through the book about the events and developments that took place around Krotona and leaders of Theosophical Society during 1923-1926. It has 464 pages of tightly packed very detailed material of great historical value and a must read for anyone interested in the history of Theosophical Society.



Even a cursory… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on September 21, 2009 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Some good news on Freemasonry

Dan Brown, whose book Da Vinci Code is a very popular one has written a new book The Lost Symbol. A recent comment on this might interest many theosophists. Here are some quotes:

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Freemasons await Dan Brown novel `The Lost Symbol'



Brown goes out of his way in "The Lost Symbol" to present the lodge as essentially benign and misunderstood. Masons are praised for their religious tolerance and their elaborate rituals are seen as no more unusual than those of… Continue

Added by M K Ramadoss on September 15, 2009 at 7:36am — 5 Comments

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