J. M. Peebles
Theosophical Society involvement
Dr. Peebles traveled to Ceylon, and on his return presented to H. P. Blavatsky and Colonel Olcott a report about the Panadura event in which Sumangala and Mohotiwatta Gunananda debated with Christian missionaries.
- Anagarika Dharmapala, "On the Eightfold Path: Memories of an Interpreter of Buddhism to the Present-Day World," Asia (September, 1927), 723.
- "Matters of General Interest: H. M.," The Messenger 9.3 (August, 1931), 70.