Mahatma Letter to H. S. Olcott - LMW 2 No. 42

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Written by: Morya
Received by: Henry Steel Olcott
Sent via: unknown 
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Written on: unknown
Received on: 12 June 1883
Other dates: unknown
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Sent from: unknown
Received at: Madras
Via: unknown

This is Letter No. 42 in Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, Second Series. Mahatma Morya rebukes Colonel Olcott for doubting Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.[1]

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

Childish and foolish — do you still suspect her? Or do you imagine that we may want keys like any other mortal?

Ah, friend, you have yet much to learn.

Notation in Olcott's handwriting:

Recd 12/6/83 [Received 12 June 1883]

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NOTES:

Context and background

Mr. Jinarājadāsa commented:

Received June 12, 1883, Madras.[2]

Physical description of letter

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

Publication history

Commentary about this letter

Mr. Jinarājadāsa provided this foreword on the series of letters numbered 28-45:

I have arranged the letters which follow, so far as possible, in the order in which they were received. On some, Colonel Olcott has made a memorandum of the date. For others, I have been able to get the date from his Diaries. There are a few, however, of which I am fairly certain as to the year, because of the first script of Master M. referred to already [see Morya:Writing style], but there is no indication anywhere as to the month. Some of the letters bear no signature.[3]

Additional resources

Notes

  1. C. Jinarājadāsa, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, Second Series (Adyar, Madras,India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1925), 84.
  2. C. Jinarājadāsa, 84.
  3. C. Jinarājadāsa, 70.