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The Maha Chohan Letter, also known as the Great Master's Letter

The view of the Maha Chohan on the T.S. Reported by K. H. to A. P. Sinnett, 1881

BCW H.P. Blavatsky: Collected Writings, TPH, 1950-91
CC Combined Chronology, M. Conger, TUP, 1973
Dia Dialogues of G. de Purucker, TUP, 1948

The Master stood on a great ledge of rock extending far out over a precipice that seemed miles below. With his face lighted by the first rays of the coming day that shot across the peaks above him and with his hands clasped behind him he waited in silence for the coming of the pupil to whom he had signalled.


This is certainly the most important Letter ever received from the Adept Teachers, as it is a communication from the Maha Chohan (" to whose insight the future lies like an open page " —K. H., Letter 16, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series), one of the three great Adepts who form the " Triangle " of the Great Hierarchy. As the introductory note from the Master K.H. to Mr.

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The large circulation of Mme. Blavatsky's priceless works, the spread of the ideas which she spent her life in learning and teaching, the growth of the Theosophical Society which she founded, at the orders of her Master, and with the aid of her colleague, Colonel H. S. Olcott, the ever-increasing literature published by her pupils- all these form her substantial defence, the justification of…

The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett

No other book is quite like this private collection of letters. Preserved in the British Library, they were written between 1880 and 1884 to Alfred P. Sinnett, editor of a leading Anglo-Indian newspaper, The Pioneer. His correspondents were two Mahatmas whom H. P. Blavatsky has acknowledged as her teachers and the inspirers of her Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine

Communication with Masters

The following was written by H. P. B. in 1885 to an intimate friend (2):

It has been said by Babajee that "only the chela, entranced, can reach to the normal objective (meaning physical and personal) state of the Mahatmas". How then about those who live with Them --- whether chelas or ignorance servants, those who see Them again objectively in Their material bodies? Unless one…

Among The Adepts by Annie Besant

It would be difficult to find a book presenting more difficulties to the "reviewer with a conscience" than these handsome volumes bearing the name of Mdme. Blavatsky as author --- or, perhaps, it would be more accurate to say, as compiler and annotator. The subject-matter is so far away from the beaten paths of literature, science, and art; the point of view so removed from our Occidental…

Madame Blavatsky on the Himalayan Brothers

"On the authority of an adept" (?) "they" (the Theosophists and Madame Blavatsky) "are all mediums under the influence of the lower spirits." Such is the sentence used by you in an editorial review of Mr. Sinnett's Occult World (Spiritualist, June 17th). Doubtful as its pertinency might appear, I personally found nothing very objectionable in it, the more so, as elsewhere you do me the honour…

Chelas by HP Blavatsky
Notwithstanding the many articles which have appeared in this magazine upon the above subject, much misunderstanding and many false views seem still to prevail. What are Chelas, and what are their powers? Have they faults, and in what particular are they different from people who are not Chelas?
Chelas And Lay Chelas by HP Blavatsky

As the word Chela has, among others, been introduced by Theosophy into the nomenclature of Western metaphysics, and the circulation of our magazine is constantly widening, it will be as well if some more definite explanation than heretofore is given with respect to the meaning of this term and the rules of Chelaship, for the benefit of our European if not Eastern members. A "Chela" then, is…

The Theosophical Mahatmas by HP Blavatsky
 It is with sincere and profound regret-though with no surprise, prepared as I am for years for such declarations-that I have read in the Rochester Occult Word, edited by Mrs. J. Cables, the devoted president of the T.S. of that place, her joint editorial with Mr. W. T. Brown.
The Early Teachings Of The Masters 1881-1883 by C Jinarajadasa

A new school of thought is arising to challenge long-accepted views of life. Its keynote may be said to be “evolutionary creation.” It is an exposition of the phenomena that surrounds us in terms that are both scientific and idealistic. It offers an explanation of life, of the origin of our fragment of the universe, of hidden and mysterious natural laws, of the nature and destiny of man, that…

Video: An Overview of the Mahatma Letters by Chong Sanne

More than 300 letters from seven Mahatmas were received privately by early members of the TS. It is not just the phenomenal ways in which the letters arrived but the omniscience and encyclopaedic knowledge of the Mahatmas that are remarkable. Profound teachings in these letters are intriguing and their gems of Wisdom are a source of inspiration.

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Who are the Masters of Wisdom about whom we hear so much? In his new book on the Masters Ed Abdill brings them to life, shattering many misconceptions by allowing them to speak from their letters revealing who they are and what differentiates them from the average person. In their own words, they present some of their most important teachings, including their views on death and reincarnation,…

Video of Mahatmas and their Letters

Many of the core teachings of Theosophy are found in the letters written by two Masters of Wisdom to one of the early and prominent members of the Theosophical Society, Alfred P. Sinnett, then an editor for an English newspaper in India.

Video: Theosophy UK The Mahatma Letters

Theosophy UK - The Mahatma letters - A brief description of the early days of The Theosophical Society, its founders and the connection with Mahatma`s.

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