Mahatma Letter No. 14b

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Written by: Damodar
Received by: A. P. Sinnett
Sent via: unknown
Written on: unknown
Received on: before February 20, 1881
Other dates: unknown
Sent from: unknown
Received at: Allahabad, India
Via: unknown 

This is Letter No. 14b in The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, 4th chronological edition. It corresponds to Letter No. 142b in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

Respectfully submitted for the consideration of Mr. Sinnett, under the direct orders of Brother Koot Hoomi.

Damodar K. Mavalankar.

With the exception of fee — too exaggerated — his views are quite correct. Such is the impression produced upon the native mind. I trust, my dear friend, that you add a paragraph showing the Society in its true light. Listen to your inner voice, and oblige once more your's

Ever faithfully,

K. H



Context and background

According to George Linton and Virginia Hanson,

Similar to those of ML-7 (12). DKM was at the Bombay headquarters. On p. 26 (ML-8 (14)), KH explains the reason for this letter. ODL 2:291 et seq explains that DKM was living with the Founders and helping with the work.[1]

Physical description of letter

The original is in the British Library, Folio 6. No description was obtained by George Linton and Virginia Hanson.

Publication history

Commentary about this letter


  1. George E. Linton and Virginia Hanson, eds., Readers Guide to The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett (Adyar, Chennai, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1972), 53.