Theosophical Encyclopedia

Historical photos from the Adyar Archives

From Jaishree Kannan, Officer in Charge of the Adyar Archives, Theosophy Forward received the following historical photos, which to the best of our knowledge have rarely, or never been published before.

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Jaishree at work

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Annie Besant and 17 others, Benares 1904, Further information as on “who is who” is missing

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Seated in the middle are G S Arundale, J Krishnamurti, Dr. Besant, Bishop Leadbeater, Bro. Nitya & Bro C Jinarajadasa, Benares/Varanasi, 1911

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The International Convention of 1926 in Benares/Varanasi One can see Mrs. Rukmini Devi Arundale, Dr. G S Arundale, C. Jinarajadasa and A F Knudsen 

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Benares, 1947. C Jinarajadasa standing in the middle and right behind him with the dark tie is James. S Perkins

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    The 1966 International Convention in Benares/Varanasi. Only some names are known here but one can recognize K Beechey, Mr. and Mrs. Perkins, Mrs. Rukmini Devi Arundale, Radha Burnier and Dora Kunz. If anyone can supply more names or details, write to Jaishree in Adyar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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