Blog Under Three Pronged Attack
This comment came in, from “Aol Mole”:
I am a teacher in AOL and work in Sumeru. Just on the fringes not able to leave as I am financially dependent on AOL.
Just to let the blog owners know here. Sri Sri has directed a three pronged attack on this blog last week. He has said that this will silence the critics forever. This attack has been planned for last two weeks by Sri Sri inner circle with many teleconferences and personal meetings.
The three pronged attack on critics:
Brahma – Ajay is incharge of this. Create testimonials blog. highlight only positives. no outlandish miracles to be showcased but just stress redution of successful and happy people. put photos to shame annonymous bloggers. good proof reading. form team of editors for Ajay’s blog.
Vishnu – Batliwala is incharge of this role. This role shoud enable to bring order through the fear of law. batliwala to send notices to blog owners for copyright infringement and defamation. create fear in the people who write and comment on this blog. Kriya and teachings secret to be protected at all costs. As it is lifeline of AOL.
Shiva – Swami Sadyojatha to start ripping apart the critics and finishing them. label the critics mentally unstable. start naming some ex teachers from Europe and two women in India. Do not focus on too many ex-teachers from India. as India is a base and that needs to be protected. Target women teachers as they are more hysterical. Create web seva warriors to attack all blogs and protect wikipedia entries etc. The mantra is ‘har har mahadev’.
This three pronged attack was commined to start on the auspicious day monday Aug 23rd.
I will send more details later.
I have of course no way of knowing whether this is true, or just another intimidation attack. It seems plausible, though, as one testimonial blog has already popped up (Brahma), we have been served a notice (Vishnu) and Swami Sadyojatha is having fun on this blog, “ripping us apart” (Shiva). I don’t know the poor woman being grossly defamed by the alleged swami. Her name does ring a bell, though. Didn’t she single-handedly open up several countries to AOL, teaching thousands of people? That certainly doesn’t sound like a woman crippled by mental disease. Or maybe the allegations by the swami are completely fabricated? I certatinly can’t recognize myself, either. I need your help, swami, to tell me which one of the critics I am!
We did have to remove the Kriya notes from this site. Read the proceedings here. And four more pages have been closed down by WordPress, on request by AOL:
3 Days Structure for part 1 course,
Breath Water Sound Manual
Teacher Training Guide phase 1
YES!+ Teacher’s Notes
Am I trembling in fear? Not really. I do, however, anticipate more attacks, and who knows if they will succeed? So if you guys out there sympathize with and benefit from this blog, write in your suggestions. What is the best course of action now?
Personally, I am much in favor of dialogue. If we could just talk about things in a civilized manner… But then, we were never allowed that in AOL, were we? Too many dogmas, too many taboos. Ravi created this atmosphere of suppressed thought. And in that action, he created…us. If only he could see that! But no, he insists on claiming enlightenment, striking down hard on any criticism of himself and his org, even the most documented, balanced and sensible kind. (I admit, we are not always like that!)
If this blog has a malicious intent, then why do we post all comments, including the ones that scold us, taunt and threaten us? Why do we link to pro-aol sites?
If the Art of Living really claims to be open to criticism, why can you not find a single critical comment on any of the pro-aol sites? Why are they deliberately omitted? I tried several times to comment, trying to start some debate. They were never accepted.
It still pains me, today, to think about the good things in AOL, and how it got polluted by one man’s hunger for power, fame and devotion. Authoritarian power abuse at its worst: Read this book if you haven’t already.
And oh, yeah: tjeck out this link: www.beyondtheaol.com. Pretty neat, uh? Guess what happens, if they close down this wordpress blog?