Mahatma Letter to H. P. Blavatsky - LMW 1 No. 49

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Written by: Morya
Received by: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Sent via: unknown 
Written on: unknown
Received on: 1884
Other dates: unknown
Sent from: unknown
Received at: London
Via: unknown

This letter is Letter No. 49 in Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series. Mahatma Morya added a marginal note on the flyleaf of a book given to Helena Petrovna Blavatsky by Gerard Brown Finch.[1] In all editions before the First Series was resequenced in 1988, this was called Letter 36.

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

Marginal note by Morya:

The days of his blindness will return again, he will turn once more away from truth's bright face.




Context and background

Mr. Jinarajadasa had these comments about this marginal note:

This brief but striking statement by the Master M. appears on the flyleaf of a large illustrated edition of The Light of Asia, now at Adyar, presented to HPB. On the flyleaf of the book is written: 'H. P. Blavatsky from her friend, Gerard Brown Finch.' Mr. Finch was President of the London Lodge, TS in 1884. He dropped out soon afterwards.[2]

Physical description of letter

The original of this letter is preserved at the Theosophical Society, Adyar, Chennai, India in the book The Light of Asia.

Publication history

This letter was published in 1919 as Letter 36 in the first edition of Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, 1881-1888, later known as the First Series.[3]

Commentary about this letter

Additional resources


  1. C. Jinarajadasa, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series (Adyar, Chennai, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 2011), 105, 165.
  2. C. Jinarajadasa, 165.
  3. Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, 1881-1888. Adyar, Madras, India; London: Theosophical Publishing House, 1919. Foreword by Annie Besant; transcribed and compiled by C. Jinarajadasa.