Chance Meeting at Adyar
- During the recent visit to Adyar, the small group from the USA was
fortunate to meet two members with very significant ancestry.
One was the great grand son of C. Subbiah Chetty whose home Master M
visited and who had met HPB and Olcott and was instrumental in the choice
and purchase of the Adyar Estate. He was also a lifelong theosophist. His
great grand son is C. V. K. Maitreya who has done a lot of work for TOS in
The second was the great grand daughter of R. Jagannathaiah. Jagannathaiah
was a legendary Atheist who met HPB and debated for three days in a row and
finally was converted to theosophy and became a lifelong theosophist and
did a lot of work in Andhra Pradesh. It is Dr. R. J. Kalpana, a well known
author and poet and who has just published three books on Jagannathaiah.
The group ran into her accidentally at the Adyar Estate.
When one visits Adyar, you do not know whom you will run into!
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