Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

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The People of the Blue Mountains (1893)

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The People of the Blue Mountains
Published1930 First editionNo
FormatHardcover (183 x 126mm) Edition1st English
PublisherTheosophical Press Printing
ISBN Printed by
Series No of pages227


The (incomplete) English translation of HPB's series of articles which she wrote between December 1884 and April 1885 during an interruption of her "Caves and Jungles" series.
    In this book HPB relates the experiences of her travelling party with the Todds, a tribe of gentle giants, and the Moulou-Kouroumb, a tribe of hostile dwarfs, in the Nilgiri Hills of India.

First published in the Russkiy Vestnik (Russian Messenger) under the title 'The Enigmatical Tribes of the Blue Hills of India'. (Source: 'Writings of Blavatsky in Russian', by Boris de Zirkoff, in From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan, p. xxxviii.)
    Unlike the "Caves and Jungles" series, the original articles from which this book was compiled were not included in the Collected Writings.


Original Edition

The People of the Blue Mountains
Original titleZagadochnyia Plemena na 'Golubykh Gorakh'
Original subtitle
Original publication year1893
Original publisherV.I. Gubinsky
Original countryRussia
Original languageRussian

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