The Last Testament (Vol 4) ~ 14

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event type interview
date & time 24 Nov 1985 9:30
location Span Resort, Manali (HP)
language English
audio Available, duration 0h 52min. Quality: not good, strong noise (under revision).
online audio
video Not available
online video
see also
online text find the PDF of this discourse
shorttitle LAST414
notes
CD-ROM on this chapter: Transcriber's note: This was not a complete tape. Side A and B do not match up, and the end of the side B ends abruptly.
Editors: last question, 15, is not on audio, which sounds complete. Where is it from?
synopsis
Interview. No announcement heard : unidentified Indian interviewer, man.
CD-ROM on this chapter: Interview by Hindustan Samachar & Vir Pratap.
Question 1
You are abundantly (inaudible) and have also (inaudible) that you don't propose to (inaudible) remain in India or live in it. There is (inaudible) that you no longer intend to propagate your philosophy or you have some other plan to continue your spiritual endeavor.
Question 2
(Inaudible) that you are interested in purchasing land in Himachal, (inaudible), in Kulu Manali. What progress has so far been made in this regard? Don't you feel that your whole past is standing in your way, and the government as well as the people of this state have not welcomed your arrival in the valley. Which alternative place do you have in mind to settle in case your effort to get land in Himachal Pradesh fails to materialize?
Question 3
Do you consider your experience in the states as a nightmare, or have they shaken you deeply? Has it not impaired your image and credibility as a spiritual leader?
Question 4
What has been your mission of life, and living the life guided by your own philosophy inspired for so many years, or have you succeeded in your mission? Are you satisfied with whatever you considered to be your adjudance?
Question 5
Your theory of free sex has not been accepted by the Indian people. Having returned to India, would you still think that your theories are relevant to Indian values and culture? If not, would you propose to have a fresh look into the basic theme of your philosophy?
Question 6
The next question: You preach prosperity, and as such poor people should have drive to you, but is it not strange that mostly the rich people are attracted by your teachings? Do you propose to launch any program to help the poor and the downtrodden while you enrich (inaudible)?
Question 7
What steps you are taking to destroy the hopes of the poor?
Question 8
You don't intend to stay here in India for one and two years?
Question 9
Your people will not set up any commune in Himachal Pradesh?
Question 10
Do you think politicians are at fault. They are not interested in removing poverty?
Question 11
But in democracy you need political party. You cannot do without political party.
(Note that question 12-14 are missing on the CD-ROM. And last question there belongs to other unknown interview, see discussion.)


(source:CD-ROM)


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