C. V. K. Maithreya

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C.V.K. Maithreya

Chaganti V. K. Maithreya was a prominent Indian Theosophist who was a candidate for 2014 election to the Presidency of the Theosophical Society based in Adyar, Chennai, India. He ran against American Tim Boyd. On April 28, 2014, it was announced that Mr. Boyd had won the election. He passed away on January 17, 2022. His website http://www.maithreya.org/ is no longer available.

Official biographical data from election materials

Mr. C V K Maithreya

He is a fifth-generation member of The Theosophical Society and is 55 years old. He joined The Theosophical Society in 1968, 45 years ago. He is a graduate in English Language and Literature and has a Post-graduation with Honours in Personnel Management, Organisation Development, Labour Relations, Welfare & Law. He has further qualified in Training & Development. He has worked in industry and has been the owner of a Human Resource Management consulting company with international clients.

At different times, he has been the President of the Vasanta Youth Lodge, Adyar Lodge, Madras Theosophical Federation and Theosophical Order of Service, Chennai Region. He was a member of the Indian Section Council and he is on the National Board of the TOS, India. He has been involved with Co-Freemasonry and was the Chief Knight of the Round Table, India and Knight Counsellor on its International Senior Council.

He has been a writer of articles and a speaker on Theosophy who has toured India, the USA, East & Central Africa, Europe, Israel, Singapore, New Zealand & Australia. He has authored the books Theosophy, The Theosophical Society & The Founders and The Vision of Sanjaya (an esoteric interpretation of the Mahabharata).