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A Besant

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the world’s most important books—indeed, one of the great books of human culture, Eastern and Western alike.

In India, the Gita is many things: it is the major guidebook to the spiritual life in the Hindu tradition; it is an eirenicon—a work that harmonizes the diverse views of life that find a place within traditional Indic religious philosophy, and it is an inspirational and culturedefining book that is to Indian society what the gospels are to the West. It is hard to overstate the importance and centrality of the Gita to Indian life. 

The Bhagavad-gita, or, The Lord's song with the text in Devanagari and an English translation by Annie Besant

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1897 - Annie Besant delivers the fourth in a series of manuals designed to meet public demand for a simple exposition of Theosophical teachings with the hope that it will lead the reader to penetrate more deeply into its philosophy, its science and its religion. This fascinating book deals with the subject of Karma.

 

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Five lectures given at the European Theosophical Society August 1895. Contents: Purification; Thought Control; Building of Character; Spiritual Alchemy; On the Threshold.

 

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1.  PDF of In The Outer Court (4.7MB)

Annie Wood Besant (1847-1933) was a prominent Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator. She was born in 1847 in London into a middle-class family of Irish origin. She fought for the causes she thought were right, starting with freedom of thought, women's rights, secularism (she was a leading member of the National Secular Society), birth control, Fabian socialism and workers' rights. Soon she was earning a small weekly wage by writing a column for the National Reformer, the newspaper of the National Secular Society.

She was one of the leading figures in Theosophy. Soon after becoming a member of the Theosophical Society she went to India for the first time (in 1893). She devoted much of her energy not only to the Society, but also to India's freedom and progress.Annie Wood Besant (1847-1933) was a prominent Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator. She was born in 1847 in London into a middle-class family of Irish origin. She fought for the causes she thought were right, starting with freedom of thought, women's rights, secularism (she was a leading member of the National Secular Society), birth control, Fabian socialism and workers' rights. Soon she was earning a small weekly wage by writing a column for the National Reformer, the newspaper of the National Secular Society. She was one of the leading figures in Theosophy. Soon after becoming a member of the Theosophical Society she went to India for the first time (in 1893). She devoted much of her energy not only to the Society, but also to India's freedom and progress.

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1.  PDF version of Autobiography of Annie Besant  (2.6MB)

2. MOBI version of Autobiography of Annie Besant  (0.6MB)

3. EPUB version of Autobiography of Annie Besant  (0.5MB)

 

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