Mahatma Letter to Govindacharya - LMW 1 No. 57
|Received by:||A. Govindacharya|
|Written on:||24 April 1883|
|Received on:||April 1883|
|Received at:||Dobbspett, near Bangalore|
This letter is Letter No. 57 in Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series. Mahatma Narayan writes a brief greeting to A. Govindacharya. In editions 1945-1974, before the First Series was resequenced in 1988, this was called Letter 44.
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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes
To A.G. – as a guide for his lectures; with my blessings that he may the more effectually work for the regeneration of his fallen mother – India.
Context and background
Mr. Jinarajadasa provided these notes about this letter and the previous one:
The recipient is probably Alkondavilli Govindacharya. Dobbspet is near Bangalore. He was a distinguished Tamil scholar and wrote several books. His most important work was an English translation of the Bhagavad Gita with the commentary of Shri Rāmānujāchārya.
Physical description of letter
The location of the original letter is not known.
This letter was not published in the early editions of Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series. It first appeared as Letter 44 in the 1945 edition, and was renamed as Letter 57 when the First Series was resequenced in 1988.
Commentary about this letter
- C. Jinarajadasa, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series (Adyar, Chennai, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 2011), 120, 170-171.
- C. Jinarajadasa, 170-171.