Mahatma Letter No. 7
|Written by:||Koot Hoomi|
|Received by:||A. P. Sinnett|
|Sent via:||H. P. Blavatsky|
|Received on:||November 3-11, 1880 See below.|
|Received at:||Allahabad, India|
This is Letter No. 7 in The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, 4th chronological edition. It corresponds to Letter No. 106 in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.
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(*) In the chronology of the correspondence, the First Letter from K.H. to A. O. Hume comes before Mahatma Letter No. 7.
A. P. Sinnett Es.
(to mail his leisure)
Page 1 transcription, image, and notes
I desire to answer your letter carefully and explicitly. I must, therefore, ask you to accord me a few days longer when I will be quite at leisure. We have to take measures for effectually protecting our country and vindicating the spiritual authority of our Priestly King. Perhaps, never, since the invasion of Alexander and his Greek legions have so many Europeans stood together under arms so near to our frontiers as they do now. My friend, your correspondents seem to acquaint
you with the greatest news but superficially — at best: perhaps, because they do not know it themselves. Never mind it will all be known some day. However, as soon as I get a few hours leisure, you will find at your service your friend.
Try to believe more than you do in the "old lady." She does rave betimes; but she is truthful and does the best she can for you.
Context and background
Physical description of letter
On a single folded sheet of rippled white paper, in blue ink, large lettering, and fine lines. The envelope is attached, addressed: "A. P. Sinnett, Es." in large script different from that of the letter.
Commentary about this letter
- George E. Linton and Virginia Hanson, eds., Readers Guide to The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett (Adyar, Chennai, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1972), 46.