BLAVATSKY, Helena Petrovna


BLAVATSKY, Helena Petrovna
(1831-1891)
   born and educated in Russia she appears to have led an adventurous life with numerous affairs before becoming a SPIRITUALIST in New York in the 1870s. Claiming to have visited Tibet and India, she elaborated on the basic practices of spiritualism by adding a rich ECLECTIC MYTHOLOGY. Eventually she called her system THEOSOPHY and formed the THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY in 1875. Her most important books are Isis Unveiled (1877) and The Secret Doctrine (1888).

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  • Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna — (Hahn) (1831–1891)    cofounder of the Theosophical Society    Better known by her initials, H.P.B., Helena Bla vatsky was one of the most influential 19th cen tury writers in the fields of Theosophy and the occult. As cofounder of the… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

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  • Blavatsky,Helena Petrovna Hahn — Bla·vat·sky (blə vătʹskē, vätʹ ), Helena Petrovna Hahn. 1831 1891. Russian born theosophist who founded (1875) the Theosophical Society in New York City and wrote books of occult lore, such as Isis Unveiled (1877). * * * …   Universalium

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