Mahatma Letter to Ramaswamier - LMW 2 No. 54

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Written by: Morya
Received by: S. Ramaswamier
Sent via: unknown 
Dates
Written on: unknown
Received on: after February 1883
Other dates: unknown
Places
Sent from: unknown
Received at: unknown
Via: unknown

This letter is Letter No. 54 in Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, Second Series. Mahatma Morya provides guidance to S. Ramaswamier.[1]

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Page 1 transcription, image, and notes

NOTE: Bold text was omitted from the published version.

If you have done with your misanthropy, doubts and regrets, then prove it by writing to those who love you best. An accepted chela does not become free from temptations, probations and trials. Happy is he who crosses the great gulf between himself & us – unscared with doubt and free from the pollution of suspicion. Do you know? Meditate upon it, son, meditate, & as soon as you can, come & see us in our new home – the occult room.

As for [conferring] you an increase of psychic powers, that will came in time of & cannot come so soon. We have no right to force & no good can come of forcing nature. She has been already generous to you.

My blessings be with you.


My [son] – M.

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NOTES:

  • unscared perhaps should be unscarred.
  • occult room refers to "The Shrine", a cupboard at Adyar used in 1883-1884 to transmit letters to and from the Masters by occult means.

Context and background

Mr. Jinarajadasa added these footnotes:

No date ascertainable, but must be soon after February 1883, when the “secret room,” as Colonel Olcott calls it, was ready.

[of the Sanskrit he wrote] This a Sanskrit phrase, “karmeti kim?” – “What is meant by karma?” The script is Telugu, though Mr. Ramaswamier was a Tamilian.[2]

Physical description of letter

Mr. Jinarajadasa wrote of the Ramaswamier letters:

I do not know where the original letters are now. He died in 1893, devoted as ever to his Master and the T.S..[3]

Publication history

Mr. Jinarajadasa wrote of the Ramaswamier letters:

In December, 1894, a son of his published the letters, with a facsimile of one of them, in an attack on the T.S. , which bore the title, "Isis Further Unveiled." I reprint the letters from this pamphlet.[4]

Commentary about this letter

Additional resources

Notes

  1. C. Jinarajadasa, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, Second Series (Adyar, Madras, India: Theosophical Publishing House, 1925), 93, 101.
  2. C. Jinarajadasa, 101.
  3. C. Jinarajadasa, 93.
  4. C. Jinarajadasa, 93.

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