Especially given the cultural context (Hindi) where the women, wife or widow is worth nothing in the male's life and money.yogi108 wrote:Some of them argue that it was the Brother's wish to donate everything to Baba ... but still there is a better way to handle all this.
This is again what underlines for me that the Brahma Kumaris are not a feminist organization but a caste bound organization where the dominant sisters take the place of males. The SS are no more than just another panchayat, from wherest they came.
If they wanted to truly empower the women, they would have over the money and property to them, ensuring their comfort first, and accept whatever came their way later. Not hoover up the dough. Notably, it is a male accountant, Ramesh, carrying the likes of this out. It would have been the women, after all, that supported the husband and family all her life. Referencing Alanna's posts, perhaps losing part of her husband to the Brahma Kumaris.
- Can we honestly say that such a woman at a time of grieving, BK or not, would be in a state to question or challenge Janki Kripalani or the BKWSU SS?