By Lori Tompkins
23-24 Dec 2008
 Bande Mataram, 2 March 1908.
 This book, The New Way - A Study in the Rise and Establishment of a Gnostic Society, was subsequently published in 1981.
© Lori Tompkins, 2008 [Author’s note: In mid-January 2009 I was alerted by a reader that I had misattributed the Sisir Kumar Mitra quote to Sri Aurobindo. I apologize for the error and have made the appropriate corrections in the text and in the endnotes.]