Sunday, February 26, 2012

H.P. Blavatsky in 1880

Interesting Articles, Links and Other Media continues it presentation of extracts from Olcott’s Old Diary Leaves relating to phenomena in the early theosophical movement. The years 1879-1883 in India have been done, there is a piece on A.P. Sinnett and his book, The Occult World, and now the years 1883-1887 are looked at. The post on Sinnett is graced with this photograph of H.P. Blavatsky credited as taken in Ceylon in 1880. In Blavatsky Collected Writings, volume 2, facing page 400, it is given just as H.P. Blavatsky in 1880, crediting the archives of the Theosophical Society at Adyar as its source. And since Blavatsky News needs little excuse to upload photographs of Blavatsky, especially one of the more unknown, here it is:

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