Mahatma Letter No. 94

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Written by: Koot Hoomi
Received by: A. P. Sinnett
Sent via: unknown
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Written on: unknown
Received on: October 1882
Other dates: unknown
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Sent from: unknown
Received at: Simla, India
Via: unknown 

This is Letter No. 94 in The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, 4th chronological edition. It corresponds to Letter No. 117 in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

This will introduce to my Chela (lay) No. 1, "lay Chela No. 2" — Mohini Babu. The experiences of the latter and what he has to say will interest Mr. Sinnett. Mohini Babu is sent by me on a certain mission in reference to the forthcoming and very threatening

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Page 2

end of the cycle (theosophical) — and has no time to lose. Please, receive him at once and take his evidence.

Yours,

K. H.


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Context and background

This card is to introduce Mohini Chatterjee, one of the Indian chelas. Mohini, as he was usually called, was a native of Calcutta of the Brahman caste and a descendant of Ram Roy, a well-known reformer of Hinduism.

There is no way of knowing precisely what Mohini’s “mission” to Sinnett was, but that it concerned the end of the cycle referred to several times in these letters in the fall of 1882 seems indicated. This end of the cycle was the completion of the first seven years of the Theosophical Society.

Physical description of letter

The original is in the British Library, Folio 3. According to George Linton and Virginia Hanson, the letter was written:

In blue pencil on a post card cut down to about 2" x 5" [5.1 x 12.7 cm]. Heavy KH script on front and back.[1]

Publication history

Commentary about this letter

Notes

  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), 159.