This book is dedicated to those who would help to alleviate the lot of humanity by liberating the human mind from its imprisonment in ideas
generated and perpetuated by institutional and academic orthodoxy in the
fields of religion and philosophy. For centuries such man-made ideas and
their resultant divisions, especially in the religious field, have been-and
continue to be-productive of the bitterest hatred and strife, as witness in
our own day the antagonisms of Hindu against Muslim, Roman Catholic
against Protestant, and the isolation of Jewish religionists from those of
The book is further dedicated to those who would work towards
establishing peace and harmony among all peoples by promoting the
practical realization of the brotherhood of humanity, transcending
differences of race, religion, caste, class, political creed, or any other
divisive element in human affairs.
Humanity is but ONE: let us work for the recognition of this unity.
- Geoffrey A. Farthing (1994)
Published 1994 Point Loma Publications
Published in cooperation with
The Blavatsky Trust, England
The Trust has also published a PDF version available here
These extracts from The Mahatma Letters are made with the kind permission of the Trustees for the Mahatma Letters Trust. The actual Letters are in the British Library. The first two editions of the Letters were published by Rider and Company; the third revised edition (1962) edited by Christmas Humphreys and Elsie Benjamin, is published by the Theosophical Publishing House, Adyar, Madras, India.
In the extracts, remarks in brackets, and prefaced by "Note", are the compiler's. All other parentheses are in the letters themselves. Page references are to the third edition, with older edition paging given afterwards where it differs.