Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky

Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky Alfred Percy Sinnett
  • Title: Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky
  • Author: Alfred Percy Sinnett
  • ISBN: 9781108073059
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Paperback
  • Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky Alfred Percy Sinnett Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky Ukrainian born Madame Helena Blavatsky was a co founder of the theosophy movement in the United States which she later extended to Europe and India though her later years were dogged by il
    Ukrainian born Madame Helena Blavatsky 1831 1891 was a co founder of the theosophy movement in the United States, which she later extended to Europe and India, though her later years were dogged by ill health and controversy In this book, published in 1886, A P Sinnett 1840 1921 , a fellow theosophist and writer, sets out a defence of Blavatsky, writing that I haveUkrainian born Madame Helena Blavatsky 1831 1891 was a co founder of the theosophy movement in the United States, which she later extended to Europe and India, though her later years were dogged by ill health and controversy In this book, published in 1886, A P Sinnett 1840 1921 , a fellow theosophist and writer, sets out a defence of Blavatsky, writing that I have reason to believe that the attempt will respond to the wishes of a great many people who regard the current aspersion on Mme Blavatsky s character with profound indignation He outlines the many extraordinary events in her life, covering her childhood in Russia and claims to an early connection with the supernatural world, her brief unhappy marriage and decade of extensive global travels, her time of study in India, and the criticism she received about some of her phenomena and practices.
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    1. source A.P Sinnett was an English author and Theosophist.Sinnett s father died while he was young, by 1851 Sinnett is listed as a Scholar London University , living with his widowed mother Jane whose occupation is listed as Periodical Literature , and his older sister Sophia age 22 who is a teacher Jane s sister Sarah age 48 is also a teacher 1 Sinnett married his wife Patience in 1870, probably in the London area He is listed in the 1871 England Census at age 31, as a Journalist, born in Middlesex His wife Patience is 27, and her mother Clarissa Edenson a Landowner , is living with them.By 1879, Sinnett had moved to India where he was the Editor of The Pioneer, the leading English Daily of India 2 He relates in his book, The Occult World that on the first occasion of my making Madame Blavatsky s acquaintance she became a guest at my home at Allahabad and remained there for six weeks 3 In 1880 Helena Blavatsky and Henry Steel Olcott visited the Sinnetts at their summer home in Simla The Mahatma letters, which generated the controversy that later helped lead to the split of the Theosophical Society, were mostly written to Sinnett or his wife, Patience The letters started at this time when Sinnett asked Blavatsky whether if he wrote a letter to her Mahatmas, she could arrange to have it delivered.By 1884, Sinnett was back in England, where that year Constance Wachtmeister states that she met Blavatsky at the home of the Sinnetts in London 4 Sinnett asked Charles Webster Leadbeater to come back to England to tutor his son Percy and George Arundale Leadbeater agreed and brought with him one of his pupils Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa Using astral clairvoyance Leadbeater assisted William Scott Elliot to write his book The Story of Atlantis, for which Sinnett wrote the preface.Sinnett was later President of the London Lodge of the Society.By 1901, Sinnett is listed as an author His son Percy is also listed as an author and born in India 5


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    1. This was very interesting I m filled with wonder.This was probably the best biography I ve read the writing held my attention and the way the author wrote flowed very nicely.I had no idea who Madame Blavatsky was when I picked this up the celtic knot on the spine grabbed my attention at the library I read it because of that I figured it was there for a reason I d definitely recommend this to those interested in the occult, and those who want to read a good biography that won t bore them

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