DYNOWSKA, Wanda

DYNOWSKA, Wanda (Umādevī). St.Petersburg 30.6.1888 — Bangalore 20.3.1971. Polish Theosophist in India. Born in Russia in a family of Polish nobility, studied in Cracow and Lausanne. In 1919 adopted theosophy and became general secretary of Polish Theosophical Society. In 1935 moved to India. Collaborated with Gandhi. In 1944 founded an Indo-Polish library in Madras. In the 1960s living in Dharamsala helping Tibetan refugees.

Publications: Translated the Bhagavadgita (1947), J. Krishnamurti’s books , etc., into Polish.

translated Polish poetry into English, Hindi and Tamil.

Sources: Wikipedia (more details in *Polish version).

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