Re.The Mahatma Letters.
- leonmaurer wrote: less and less sense to anyone who can THINK.
Brian: An intelligent Theosophists who long left this list although (in spite
of him not being on Theos talk) you keep addressing postings to him,
Jerry, wrote me once on the list where he "really" is: "talking to Leon
Maurer is like talking to a brick wall, but a prickly one."
Seeing your post today, I must say Jerry Schueler is right.
As for "credentials", I know they say yours are close to zero.
Bhakti Anada Goswhami , I only know him from his letters, made an
intelligent impression on me. As for his credentials, I looked them up ,
Reading it reminds me , after he left this list due to receiving only
nitpikkers post , I really should write him and ask to come back to write
the "Mahatma Letter" commentary he mentioned he might write at first.
He lives in India, an before becoming disabled by post-polio-syndrome,
he lectured in the USA and overseas. He was the Mainland USA
Delegate to the 1982 academic and religious World Hindu Conference co-
sponsored by the Governments of Tamil Nadu India and Sri Lanka, and
held at the Summit of Non-Aligned Nations in Sri Lanka.
While still on his college-contracted independent study tour, he was
invited by the Prime Minister of Nepal Nagendra Prasad Rijal, to sit on
the Executive Committee of the World Hindu Organization,
under the Patronage of King Birendra. And he worked on the
Organization's Nepal International Zone of Peace and Nuclear Non-
proliferation Non Governmental Organization platforms for the United
He completed the oral presentation of his interdisciplinary extended
master's degree in the history of religion, comparative religion and
theology in the USA. However, he was hospitalized on a respirator
before he could complete the publication of his Thesis and obtain his
In 1993, he was a Sponsor and Presenter at the Centennial World
Parliament of Religions in Chicago, USA. And in 2000, he gave a West
Coast L.A. County Museum Tour and Lecture series on Egyptian, Greek,
Jewish and Vaishnava connections in the pre-Christian Era. And
organized an exhibit tour at the L.A. County Museum "Pharaohs of the
He was invited to present two papers on the subject of ancient
Vaishnava and Afro-Helleno-Semitic, Shaivite and Buddhist connections
at the major World Association for Vedic Studies academic conference
held at the Stevens Institute of Technology in late 2000, he recieved
and actual ovation after his presentation, and not a single scholar could
challenge either his evidence or his conclusions. There was a full-page
article in the News-India Times about this.
He gave up to a half-hour long, RBC Radio in India on such Days and
Festivals as Maha Kumba Mela, Durga Puja, and Gita Jayanti to hundreds
of thousands listeners.
But due to polio muscle exhaustion, after his demanding two week West
Coast Tour, he lost his ability to produce a voice for several months. But
he next do an East Coast tour that began by presenting two of his
papers at the WAVES conference, followed by a two weeks tour.
Last week his personal assistant (his daughter) wrote that it is unlikely
that he will be able to attend the upcoming , World Association for Vedic
Studies, he is currently also not able to do radio programs, and suffers
periodic central vision loss.
But he is not "made up" as you ,leonmaurer@a. claim, he is a real
--- In theos-talk@y..., leonmaurer@a... wrote:
> >Brian : I posted clearly WHY the letters where typed in
> >all caps, I decided to do the most fair I could think of , give this
> obviously expert person, a voice. Without compromising his the
identity. > >Also Ars Inquisitor Daniel C. Caldwell showed not to be
capable to address ANY of the issuis brought up by B.A.G. Meaning one
must conclude Daniel C. Caldwell must really know he is defending a
cococted fake in case of The Mahatma letters. In any case since
B.A.G .has come forward and identified himself, I have placed two of
his letters On-line:
> > http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~muehleb9/lettersed.html
> > http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~muehleb9/resp.html