Letters: Feb. 9, 1962

About the Tea-Fed Tiger


If Krishna Menon (Feb. 2) told your reporter that Theosophy did not appeal to him, this is a complete misstatement of fact. He was an active Theosophist until he was well into his 30s. For some time he was an active organizer and propagandist for the Theosophical Society, as well as a propagandist for Mrs. Besant's Home Rule Party, which was opposed to Gandhi's and young Nehru's party in its basic policy of achieving independence through constitutional reform.

When Krishna Menon perceived that Mrs. Besant's movement was dying, as...

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