TEKELS PARK &
The not-for-discussion secret of
Try finding any Theosophist who will say
that they support the sale of Tekels Park
Try finding anyone in the TS England leadership
who is even bothered that the Tekels Park animals
may face death by slaughter or starvation
Oblivious to proposals to save Tekels Park for the wildlife and Theosophy, the Theosophical Society in England leadership are continuing to try to sell Tekels Park for development. When challenged about the sale, most TS England officials will say that it has nothing to do with them and all the decisions are being taken elsewhere. Figures relating to the sale of the Park have not been made available to lodge secretaries or members and the membership has never been consulted about the sale.
The issue has never been thrown open to suggestions from members and a referendum of all England TS members regarding this incredibly important issue has never been offered. A referendum would involve discussion and it is abundantly clear that this matter is not open for debate.
The sale of Tekels Park to a developer will clearly lead to the deaths of the once cherished animals in the Park. Although nobody in the England TS will take responsibility for the sale of Tekels Park, the inevitable killing of the animals by slaughter or starvation will seriously damage the reputation of the Adyar based Theosophical Society, not just in England but throughout the world. Even a future Theosophical Movement based on the remnants of the Adyar Theosophical Society would have to make strenuous efforts over a long period to distance itself from Tekels Park.
The Tekels Park Deer were once cherished
by the Theosophical Society in England
Tekels Park was originally gifted to the Theosophical Society in England in 1962 by surviving members of a Theosophical Community that established the Park as a Theosophical centre in the 1920s. They believed that they were handing the Park over to the care of a spiritual organisation.
Tekels Park is owned by;
50 Gloucester Place
Tel 0207 563 9817
Please note that there is more than one Theosophical Society. Only the Theosophical Society with its headquarters at Gloucester Place, London is connected to Tekels Park. This is generally known as the Theosophical Society (Adyar), as its international headquarters are in Adyar, India.
Tel (044) 2491 2474
The Theosophical Society administers the Tekels Park Estate through a limited company
The Tekels Park Estate Limited
4-6 Church Road, Burgess Hill,
Posted by Dave Marsland
(Opposed to the killing of the Tekels Park animals)