Mahatma Letter No. 95

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

This is Letter No. 95 in The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett, 4th chronological edition. It corresponds to Letter No. 72 in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

My good Brother — the little Doctor and the chela Mohini will explain to you the object of their visit and a serious conference which I believe necessary. The objections of last year are creeping out also, you have a letter from me in which I explain why we never guide our chelas (the most advanced even); nor do we forewarn them leaving the effects produced by causes of their own creation to teach them better experience.



Page 2

Please bear in mind that particular letter. Before the cycle ends every misconception ought to be swept away. I trust in and rely upon you to clear them entirely in the minds of the Prayag Fellows. They are a troublesome lot — especially Adityaram, who influences the whole group. But what they say of last night is right. You were a little bit too much carried a



Page 3

way with your enthusiasm for occultism and mixed it up very imprudently with Universal Brotherhood. They will explain to you all.


K. H.



Context and background

Letters No. 95 and 96 are actually one letter; Letter No. 96 is a postscript to Letter No. 95.

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 single sheet of heavy note paper, about 4" x 5" [10.2 x 12.7 cm].[1]

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), 160.