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'''This is Letter No. 97 in Barker numbering.''' See below for [[Mahatma Letter No. 137#Context and background|Context and background]].
 
'''This is Letter No. 97 in Barker numbering.''' See below for [[Mahatma Letter No. 137#Context and background|Context and background]].

Latest revision as of 15:30, 4 December 2019

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Written by: Morya
Received by: A. P. Sinnett
Sent via: unknown
Dates
Written on: unknown
Received on: Autumn 1885
Other dates: unknown
Places
Sent from: unknown
Received at: London
Via: unknown 

This is Letter No. 97 in Barker numbering. See below for Context and background.

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"Common people" are the masses as different from those who are distinguished. Your methods were not abandoned, it was only sought to show a drift of cyclic change no doubt that is helped by you too. Are you not man of the world enough to bear the small defects of young disciples? In their way they also help — and greatly. In you is also concealed a power to help from your side, for the

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poor Society will even yet need all it can get. It is good that you have seen the work of a noble woman, who has left all for the cause. Other ways and times will appear for your help, for you are a single witness and well knowing the facts that will be challenged by traitors.

We cannot alter Karma my "good friend" or we might lift the present cloud from your path. But

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we do all that is possible in such material matters. No darkness can stay for ever. Have hope and faith and we may disperse it. There are not many left true to the "original program"! And you have been taught much and have much that is, and will be, useful.

M.

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Context and background

Physical description of letter

The original is in the British Library, Folio 3. George Linton and Virginia Hanson described the letter in this way:

M script in red ink on a single sheet of folded paper. The sheet is about 7" X 9" [17.8 X 22.9 cm], very rough, and unsquarely cut. The writing on the back is diagonal.[1]

Publication history

Commentary about this letter

Notes

  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), 209.


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