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Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

  • Birth 12 Aug 1831 Dnipropetrovs'k, Dnipropetrovs'ka, Ukraine
  • Death 8 May 1891 St Johns Wood, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
  • Burial Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
  • Plot Part of ashes interred under her statue in Adyar
  • Memorial ID 6516340

Theosophist. A pioneer esotericist, she first introduced knowledge of eastern religions to the West - including the ideas of karma and reincarnation. In 1875, she founded the Theosophical Society and launched the Theosophical Movement calling her message Theosophy. She was the author of several massive books including "Isis Unveiled" (over 1300 pages) and "The Secret Doctrine" (over 1500 pages). According to the Theosophical Society, her ashes were divided between New York, London, and India (where the ashes are interred under her statue in Adyar).

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  • Added: 16 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6516340
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (12 Aug 1831–8 May 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6516340, citing Theosophical Society Adyar, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.