dated 30 September 2008. Readers are cautioned that this unannotated document contains false assertions. For in-depth analysis of this and similar documents see An Outbreak of Fundamentalism?.

Dear fellow devotees,

Messers Sraddhalu Ranade, Raman Reddy, S. Ramanathan and Niranjan Naik.

We, the devotees of the Mother and Sri Aurobindo are addressing this letter to four of you and not to your collaborator, Sudha Sinha since we have no knowledge of her status or credentials. In your complaint against the Ashram Trust she is identified as a 'resident inmate of the Ashram'. On enquiry we find it to be untrue. However, we have expectations that you four will reflect on our submission with understanding and good will. Suffice to say that as devotees and frequent visitors to the Ashram our only concern is the image of our sacred spiritual home as well as the well being of its inmates including you four.

Hello XXXX,

Whether someone reads (carefully or casually) or even glances through any piece of writing, it is for that particular person to choose. Such a person may even form an opinion and I have no quarrel with that.

But I would like to only add that if one simply flips through a book (that too one with more than 600 pages) and asserts and imposes an opinion after that flipping through, is it at least possible that the opinion may suffer from being a little too flippant? At least a possibility? ...Is there maybe room for an iota of self-doubt?