7th February, 1889.
Thanks a hundred thousand times, Master! You have hit Ramakrishna in the right point.
Few, alas, few understand him!
PS. My heart leaps with joy — and it is a wonder that I do not go mad when I find anybody thoroughly launched into the midst of the doctrine which is to shower peace on earth hereafter.
*A village in the Hooghly District, the birth-place of Swami Premananda. The letter was written to Master Mahashaya.