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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Mahatma Letter of Sinnett to/from KH - 1883-06-09
UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Quick Facts
People involved
Written by: Koot Hoomi, A. P. Sinnett
Received by: A. P. Sinnett, Koot Hoomi
Sent via: unknown 
Dates
Written on: 9 June 1883
Received on: unknown
Other dates: unknown
Places
Sent from: unknown
Received at: unknown
Via: unknown

This letter is previously unpublished. A. P. Sinnett wrote to Mahatma Koot Hoomi, who added notes and specified that H. P. Blavatsky should keep the letter.

Note to H. P. Blavatsky from K.H.

Note written in blue ink across the top of page 1.

Keep

KH

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Note on A. P. Sinnett letter from K.H.

Note written in blue ink diagonally across the top of page 5.

All wrong

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Page 1 of Sinnett letter transcription, image, and notes

My dear Guardian,

As the London Society, or the London Lodge of the T.S. as we had decided to call it, – progresses with its esoteric studies I propose to send you notes concerning the various questions raised which I find myself unable to deal with confidently. The more vigorous and prosperous the undertaking becomes, the more I suppose such questions will multiply, but for the present they are comparatively few as the Society generally has not climbed up even to my own nimble level of occult knowledge.

Firstly however in regard to general progress Mrs Kingsford’s state of mind appears fairly satisfactorily. She has now read my book in proof, and fully recognizes the substantial identity of our teaching and that

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Page 2

which she has herself received. Where there are discrepancies she seems willing now to put such difficulties aside for future elucidation at a later stage. She has great working and persuasive power and if she receives instruction from her own guardians or inner spirit or whoever they may be, will no doubt throw herself con amore into the Theosophical propaganda. A very little impulse now would set her to work on public lectures, but my own inclination is rather to wait a little longer and get the Society into a still more rigorous condition internally first – before urging her to do this. Madam Gebhard is a person of the most indomitably steadfast nature, but she will have to go back now to Germany. Would you wish her to attempt the establishment of a T.S. lodge at Elberfeld? or is it not worthwhile to multiply branches

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Context and background

Physical description of letter

Two sheets of paper were folded and written on both sides. Notations by K.H. are in blue ink. This letter is in a private colleciton.

Publication history

This letter has never been published before.

Commentary about this letter

Additional resources

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