Triplicane, Madras, 7th May, 1882.
To A. P. Sinnett Esq.,
Editor of the Pioneer, etc. etc. etc.
I have been requested by Madame Blavatsky several times within the last three months to give you such practical instruction in our occult Scienceas I may be permitted to give to one in your position; and I am now ordered by ---- to help you to a certain extent in lifting up a portion of the first veil of mystery. I need hardly tell you here that the Mahatmas can hardly be expected to undertake the work of personal instruction and supervision