This is a portal into study of The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett and the Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom. This portal is an opportunity for students to view color images of the original letters in a three-column format with transcriptions and notes. Commentaries, background, publication history, and physical descriptions will be gradually added, derived from the work of many scholars of the letters from the Mahatmas, including Gottfried de Purucker, Margaret Conger, Mary K. Neff, George Linton, Virginia Hanson, and Joy Mills.
The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett were first published by A. Trevor Barker in 1923. The book was followed by a second edition in 1926, a third edition by Christmas Humphreys and Elsie Benjamin, and a chronological edition by Vic Hao Chin, Jr. Each letter has a name such as "Mahatma Letter No. 1", following the chronological numbering system, but can also be quickly located in Barker numbering, as described in Navigation and shortcuts in the Mahatma Letters Portal.
Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom were first published in two volumes (series) in 1919 by Curuppumullage Jinarājadāsa, including a commentary on letters sent to various individuals. The book went through several editions, the most recent being in 1988, which uses a different numbering scheme.
See About This Wiki for more history of this project. In the future, it may be possible to add images of letters to A. P. Sinnett from H. P. Blavatsky. Watch for announcements in the Community Portal.
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