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HPB

This is a biography of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (nee von Hahn) born in 1831 in Ekaterinoslav, Ukraine. She was an exceptional child who grew into an exceptional woman who eventually founded the Theosophical Society with Col Henry Olcott in 1875.

Besant and Leadbeater

THE BUILDING OF CHARACTER

IN beginning this lecture, I want as a preliminary step to warn you with regard to the qualifications with which I am dealing, and the line of thought and of action which will be followed by those who are in the mystical position that I call " In the Outer Court ".

Josephine Ransom

SUCH a title as the above emphasizes our firmly held opinion that the wise Guardians of humanity, whom we call Masters, ever keep our human spiritual progress in mind, and at all times strive to promote it. It is not possible within a small compass to relate with any adequacy the story of the guidance that some Masters of Wisdom have given to The Theosophical Society throughout its history.

William Kingsland

William Kingsland (May 5, 1855 - February 6, 1936) was an English engineer, scientist, author and Theosophist. He was President of the Blavatsky Lodge in London and was present in the meetings where H. P. Blavatsky answered members' questions on The Secret Doctrine.

HR

The subject of human regeneration is very important because a truly momentous change in the history of humanity will occur only when there is a revolutionary change in the human being. Probably a sufficient number of human beings must change to bring about a radical change in the course of human history. Therefore it is important for us to explore this question.

Senzar

AMONG THE CURIOUS LORE of H. P. Blavatsky's Secret Doctrine are her references to a language she called Senzar. Senzar is a mystery. The version of the Stanzas that Blavatsky presents in The Secret Doctrine is said to be an abridgment of the originals, blending together the text of the Stanzas with various glosses (1:23). Some versions of the Stanzas themselves are in other languages; for…

HPB

An interesting examination of the influence Sufism on HPB's life, her writings in the Secret Doctrine and the mysterious years before 1875.

This paper also looks at the similarities between George Gurdjieff, another Russian mystic and Madame Blavatsky.

Sinnett

Who was the mysterious person called 'Mary' that Mr Sinnett used as a medium in the 1880's and kept secret from Madame Blavatsky.  Daniel Caldwell's research unveils who the real Mary was likely to be.

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APS

This a fascinating recollection of the life of A P Sinnett as told through notes he wrote over a period of time in the early 20th century. It tells of previously unknown information of his early life, his financial struggles though most of his life and his dedication to theosophy right until the end.

hidden

What is the meaning of the world? What am I? What is the object of my existence? Deeds can never be greater than ideas and to cure our own or the world's sorrows, ignorance will have to be replaced by the hidden knowledge.

 

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karma

Published in 1911, by Alfred P. Sinnett, who was well known for receiving letters from the Mahatmas.  In this book Mr Sinnett tries his hand to a novel on Karma.

SecretPath

The Secret Path describes a practical way for everyday working people to unlock the powers of the Overself. The Overself, as described by Paul Brunton (PB), is “the God within us” of whom we can become aware during meditation and in life.

Wisdom

Paul Brunton was a British philosopher, researcher, mystic, and adventurer. He left a journalistic career to live among yogis, mystics, and holy men, and studied a wide variety of Eastern and Western esoteric teachings. With his entire life dedicated to the spiritual quest, Brunton felt charged with the task of communicating his knowledge and experiences in layperson's terms.

theosophist

This little treatise talks about the interest the Mahatmas had in the Theosophist in the early years.  It draws from many sources such as Letters of H. P. Blavatsky to A.P. Sinnett and The Mahatma Letters.

For those interested in the early days of the Society, it is a fasinating read.

R Burnier

With the advance of science and technology, religious belief has lost its hold over the vast numbers of people.

R Burnier

To reach Nirvana one must reach self-knowledge and self-knowledge is of loving deeds the child.

R Burnier

HPB belonged to the race of prophets and seers far ahead of their time, who speak a language that is fully intelligible only to the ear of intuition.

Layayoga

The most comprehensive guide to chakra meditation and the ancient spiritual science of layayoga ever created.

Caglistro

Enough ill has been said of Cagliostro. I intend to speak well of him, because I think this is always preferable, providing one canm and at least I shall not bore the reader by repeating what he has already heard.

             - Baron de Gleichen: Souvenirs.

Cagliostro

Enough ill has been said of Cagliostro. I intend to speak well of him, because I think this is always preferable, providing one can.

             - Baron de Gleichen: Souvenirs.

StGermaine

Mrs. Cooper-Oakley's painstaking research is so well-known, and so highly appreciated among students, that it is not necessary for me to recommend her work. She has traveled far and wide over Europe, visiting famous libraries, in order to collect, with long perserverance and unwearied exertion, the materials which we read at our ease, in
comfortable armchairs, with their feet on the…

LB

A talk given in 1970 in London on H P Blavatsky, her life and works, including The Secret Doctrine.

 

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Collins

To students of Light on the Path (1885) Mabel Collins wrote a small treatise first published in 1905 called A Cry from Afar.  This small book expands on the nature of the inner human struggle that lies before the neophyte that is so poetically described in the classic Light on the Path.   

G Barborka

One of the primal mysteries with which man has occupied himself throughout the ages is that of his origin. Science has brought forward many fascinating facts and theories but these are frequently modified or changed with new discoveries. Philosophies and religions have attempted explanations, but often the language has been so abstruse or the story so veiled in allegory and symbol that average…

hpb

The title A Modern Panarion has been taken from the controversial Panarion of the Church Father Epiphanius in which he attacked the various sects and heresies of the first four centuries of the Christian era. The Panarion was so called as being a “basket” of scraps and fragments.

CWL

Many of the subjects with which our theosophical studies bring us into contact are so far removed from the experiences and interests of everyday life, that while we feel drawn towards them by an attraction which increases in geometrical progression as we come to know more of them and understand them better, we are yet conscious, at the back of our minds, as it were, of a faint sense of…

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A Word Upon the Objects of the Theosophical Society

1st:—To form the nucleus of a Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or color.

HPB

To this Autobiography of H. P. Blavatsky the compiler contributes nothing original except the idea of bringing together, for the information of those interested in Occultism and its greatest modem exponent, all the available events, experiences and relevant facts of that vigorous, brave, mysterious and wonderful life, and arranging them in their proper sequence.

Swami

n these volumes we have not only a gospel to the world at large, but also, to its own children, the Charter of the Hindu faith. For the first time in history, Hinduism itself forms here the subject of generalization of a Hindu mind of the highest order. What Hinduism had needed was the organizing and consolidating of its own idea, a rock where she could lie at anchor, and an authoritative…

Cleather , HPB

INTRODUCTORY. This little book is an expansion of a series of articles written for the Journal of the Maha Bodhi Society (Calcutta), a Buddhist monthly, at the request of the Editor, the Venerable the Anagarika Dhannapala, who also asked me to preface them with a short account of myself and the nature of my connection with the wonderful woman who forms the subject of this book.

AT Barker

With the death of A. Trevor Barker on July 17th of this year, the spontaneous wish was expressed by his many friends all over the world that his lectures and writings might be gathered together for publication in some permanent form. The present work, The Hill of Discernment, is an answer to this widespread desire.

What should theosophical groups study

Let us take a moment to consider this question that is often asked by Branches and Study Centres, using a condensed perspective on the subject from John Algeo, past International Vice-President of the Theosophical Society. I consider this a very important topic for us all to consider.

Helena Roerich

Helena Roerich (1879-1955) was an unusually gifted woman, author of many books. Her collected Letters, in two volumes, are an example of the wisdom, spiritual insight, and simple advice she shared with a multitude of correspondents--friends, foes, and co-workers alike.

Philosophy

Selves placed, they did not know how or why? There was hardly any political life in ancient India, such as we know it from the Vedas, and in con sequence neither political strife nor municipal ambition. Neither art nor science existed as yet, to call forth the energies of this highly gifted race.

Theosophy

German-born Sanskritist and philologist Max Muller (1823-1900) was a pioneer in the field of comparative mythology and religion. The content of this book was originally presented as part of a lecture series delivered at the University of Glasgow in 1893, where Muller was serving as the Gifford Lecturer. Muller's aim in presenting these lectures was to show that the only way of properly…

Steiner

Life is like a plant that contains not only that which is visible to the eye, but also a future condition concealed within its secret depths. He who has before him a plant that is just in leaf, is well aware that later on blossoms and fruit will be added to the leaf-bearing stem. The germs of these blossoms and fruit are already concealed within the plant. But it is impossible for one who…

Besant

Avatâras - Four lectures delivered at the twenty-fourth anniversary meeting of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras, December, 1899 by Annie Besant.

 

First Lecture - What is an Avatar?

Second Lecture - The Source and Need for Avatars

Third Lecture - Some Special Avatars

Fourth Lecture - Sir Krishna

 

Paracelsus

This is a verbatim reprints of Hartmann's biography of Paracelsus. It includes a broad yet detailed survey of his teachings on a wide range of subjects, including Cosmology, Anthropology, Pneumatology, Medicine, Magic, Alchemy, Astrology, Philosophy and Theosophy or Occultism.

HPB

This book was published in 1926 and describes in detail some of the phenomena of H. P. Blavatsky with a critical denunciation of the part played by her enemies.

Gems

The Precepts and Aphorisms, compiled by "H.P.B.," are culled chiefly from Oriental writings considered to embody, in part, teachings which are now attracting so much attention in the West, and for the diffusion of which the Theosophical Society is mainly responsible.

BW

This inspiring book has been recommended to others for decades and has become a classic in the field of magic, metaphysics and spirituality. The title is misleading because there is much more covered that goes far beyond magic. Subjects include Spiritual Law in the Natural World, Consciousness, The Spiritual Body, Karma, Transformations, Meditation, Alchemy, Magicians and Mediums, Theosophy,…

CWL

The following chapters are reprinted, with kind permission, from pamphlets issued by The Theosophical Publishing Committee, of Harrogate, and from an article in Lucifer for September, 1896. The reception given to the first of this Series, "THE RIDDLE OF LIFE," of which 60,000 copies have now been printed, leads us to think that the present booklet, which gives a rational picture of the actual…

CJ

This is certainly the most important Letter ever received from the Adept Teachers, as it is a communication from the Maha Chohan (" to whose insight the future lies like an open page " —K. H., Letter 16, Letters from the Masters of the Wisdom, First Series), one of the three great Adepts who form the " Triangle " of the Great Hierarchy. As the introductory note from the Master K.H. to Mr.

Human Aura

In February 1894, Dr. Auguste Marques worked with Mrs. Mary Foster to establish the Aloha Branch of the Theosophical Society, and he became its first President and host of weekly meetings. In the 1890s, Dr. Marques frequently contributed articles to Mercury and other Theosophical periodicals. From 1899-1901, Dr. Marques served as General Secretary of the Australian Section.

Is this Theosophy

Ernest Wood

Ernest Wood was an English educator, writer, lecturer, and Sanskrit scholar who was active in the Theosophical Society based in Adyar, Chennai, India. Dr. Wood was very active in the Society for the Promotion of National Education that was established in 1916 by Annie Besant and others.

Theosophy - R Steiner

An Introduction to the Spiritual Processes in Human Life and in the Cosmos.

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Christianity as Mystical Fact by R Steiner

This volume is a translation of Das Christentum als mystische Tatsache und die Mysterien des Altertums (Vol. 8 in the Bibliographic Survey) published by Rudolf Steiner Verlag, Dornach, Switzerland.

The Christmas of he Angels by Dora Kunz

То students of the hidden side of life, Christmas is a most wonderful reality—a far greater reality than most of us think, since it involves the whole course of Nature, and not humanity alone.

The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus, the Christ

Transcribed from The Book of God’s Remembrance (Akashic Records)

By Levi H. Dowling (1844-1911)

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Comte de St. Germain The Secret of Kings

Mrs. Cooper-Oakley's painstaking research is so well-known, and so highly appreciated among students, that it is not necessary for me to recommend her work. She has traveled far and wide over Europe, visiting famous libraries, in order to collect, with long perserverance and unwearied exertion, the materials which we read at our ease, in comfortable armchairs, with their feet on the fender. So…

H. S. Olcott

Spanish translation of the first volumens of  H. S. Olcott' Old diary leaves, where he offers his point of view about the history of the firsts years of the T. S.

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Count St Germain

This eBook has been compiled from a series of articles that appreared in The Theosophical Path from January 1914 through to July 1915.  There are 18 of them and they have been deeply researched by P.A. Malpas.

This is a very fasinating eBook on Count St Germain - well worth reading!

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Ocean of Theosophy

In the early 1890's William Q. Judge recognized the need for a literature on theosophy that could be readily understood by all. He responded with a series of newspaper articles that were soon published in book form as The Ocean of Theosophy.

From Death to Rebirth

Pekka Ervast (1875–1934; P. E.) was a pioneer of the Finnish Theosophical movement, and he lectured, wrote books and journal articles on a multitude of Theosophical topics for almost forty years. In many of his lectures and writings, he discussed life after death from multiple points of view.

Cagliostro

This ebook is a compliation of articles published in The Theosophical Path between April 1932 and 1936

yoga by Annie Besant

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format.

Theosophy for Very Little Children

The following little book is partly the outcome o£ a personal experience in this direction during a fortnight's stay with the children of a Theosophical friend whilst their mother was ill in hospital. Therefore to Molly and Jinky Scott, I owe the beginnings of thoughts which in the weaving have been pure delight and very sweetly do I salute them £or a debt which can never be paid.

Theosophy and Modern Thought

For Lectures delivered at the Thirty-ninth Annual Convention of the TheosophicaL Society, held at Adyar, Madra December 1914

The World Mother as Symbol & Fact by CW Leadbeater

THE issue of The Call of the World-Mother through the instrumentality of our great President has probably attracted but little attention outside of Theosophical circles; but it is an event of supreme importance to the world.

The Seven Veils over Consciousness

This thesis contains many statements which by their very nature cannot be proved. Nevertheless, I consider it is my most original contribution to Theosophical knowledge. I realize that very few will understand it, but I desire to put it on record as what I have thought and lived for over forty years.

The Otherside of Death by CW Leadbeater

D E A T H is a subject which cannot but be of the deepest interest to every one, since the one thing which is absolutely certain in the future biography of all men alike is that one day they must die-still more since there is hardly an(J>ne, except the very young, from whose ken death has not already removed some dearly loved one.

The Occult History of Java

THE early history of Java appears to be wrapped in mystery. From reading most of the books written in English on the subject one would infer that the Island was entirely unknown to the rest of the world until it was visited by the Chinese pilgrim Fa Hien in the year 412 A.D.

The Nature of Mysticism

THERE is a saying of the ancient Greeks that Wonders are many and nothing is more wonderful than man and this thought has been worked out in many a philosophy tp reveal to man that the highest elements of manhood are of the nature of God, while the dearest elements of the Godhead are of the nature of man.

The Memory of Past Births by C Johnston

By reading the title, The Memory of Past Births, you have already taken the first step towards remembering, for you have sowed in your mind the seed of an idea which will germinate and grow till at last, it blossoms into full knowledge.

The Inner Side of Church Worship bu G Hodson

One of the great questions of the day concerns the nature, validity, and usefulness of the Church as an institution. The whole position of the Church is being challenged by various advanced teachers and thinkers, and particularly by the members of the rising generation.

Self Culture in the light of Occultism_ by IK Taimni

MANY books have been ·written on the important subject of Self-Culture. Some of these books have been written by people whose outlook on life is coloured definitely either by materialism or religious orthodoxy, but practically all of them are based on the tacit assumption that we have to live only one life on this earth and should adopt such measures for self-improvement as will enable us to…

Pyramids and Stonehenge ebook by AP Sinnett

Two lectures delivered before The Theosophical Society, London by AP Sinnett, in  892-93 and now reprinted in 1958 in response to repeated requests arising out of modern interest in the Pyramids, Stonehenge and also Atlantis. Their value is felt to lie in the text as originally given, and no attempt has therefore been made to revise them.

Poems to the Master - MC Bright

The authoress of these poems, Mrs. Mary C. A. Bright, a member of the Blavatsky Lodge of the Theosophical Society, Sydney, N. S. W .-has kindly asked me to pen a few words of introduction to this her first published book.

NATURE'S MYSTERIES AND HOW THEOSOPHY ILLUMINATES THEM

NATURE'S MYSTERIES AND HOW THEOSOPHY ILLUMINATES THEM

BY A. P. SINNETT

Author of "Esoteric Buddhism;" "The Growth of the Soul,"

 

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Inner Government of the World - lectures by Annie Besant

CONTENTS

LECTURE I

Ishvara; the Builders of a Cosmos; The Hierarchy of our World; the Rulers; the Teachers; the Forces

LECTURE II

The Method of Evolution; The Building of Man; The Building of Races and Sub-Races; The Manus 

LECTURE III

ebook of HPB and the Masters of the Wisdom by Annie Beasant

The large circulation of Mme. Blavatsky's priceless works, the spread of the ideas which she spent her life in learning and teaching, the growth of the Theosophical Society which she founded, at the orders of her Master, and with the aid of her colleague, Colonel H. S. Olcott, the ever-increasing literature published by her pupils- all these form her substantial defence, the justification of…

Esoteric Writings by T Subba Row ebook

WHILST presenting this little volume to the public, we cannot but pay due tribute to the memory of one who had done such good service to the cause of Occult Science. The late lamented Mr. T. Subba Row, B.A., B.L., of the Madras University, was one of the highest Occultists of Southern India.

Ebook of Civilisation's Deadlocks and the Keys by Annie Besant

In 1909 I delivered in this hall a series of lectures entitled " The Changing World." In those lectures I tried to show that in all the great departments of human life the old methods were showing signs of being outworn: that whether you looked at Religion, at Science, at Art, or at the organisation of Society in the Western World, you found with all of them that we were coming to a point…

An Introduction to the Science of Peace

ONE of the most valuable books issued under the inspiration of Theosophy is The Science of Peace, by Bhagavan ])as, the well-known Hon. Secretary of the Central Hi:nc;lu College, Benares, and just now the General Secretary of the Theosopltical Society in India. Those who seek a lasting intellectual foundation for their thinking will find much help in this valuable and original work.

Abul Dazel and Akbar published by C Jinarajadasa

T H E chief value of this brief monograph-an a ddress delivered to the Islamic Culture Society of Madras-lies in its quotations. As a necklet of gems requires a thread to bind them, so has my enthusiasm for Abul Fazl and Akbar become as a thread on which are strung the many extracts from Abul Fazl, Badaoni and others.

Wood

It was in The Secret Doctrine of Н. P. Blavatsky that the modern world was first presented with the phrase “The Seven Rays.” It went along with a statement that all things and beings in the world—all forms of mind and matter—arose from combinations of seven fundamental impulses. It was maintained that the substance or basis of the whole world—objective and subjective—is “spiritual,” which…

Foundations

The particular task that Madame Blavatsky undertook in her writings was to bring to the attention of the western world the teachings of the Wisdom tradition, the Sacred Science of the east. Repeatedly she affirmed both the antiquity and the universality of these teachings, known since the early centuries of our era as Theosophy. For herself she claimed only the role of writer and transmitter…

Fairies

Put out by the Theosophical Society, Adyar in 1918.  This a classic tale of a little girl that discovers fairies and other mythical creatures for the first time.  Suitable for children with some lovely illustrations.

 

CONTENTS

• A rainy day

• Poppy

• Under the ocean

• The cloud fairies

• The gnome

• The salamander

 

Reincarnation

n Palestine, on the slopes of Mount Hermon, about forty-five miles north of the Sea of Galilee, are scattered the ruins of an ancient city, Caesarea Philippi by name. One day, while approaching the outskirts of this city—if we may trust the story of the Gospels1—the Christian Master asked His disciples a question of such far-reaching importance that, had its full meaning been understood by…

Lost Key

The likelihood of a favorable acceptance of the astounding revelation to be made in this essay will be considerably heightened if the epochal disclosure is preceded by sufficient prefatory exegesis to present it in its proper "frame of reference".

Jesus

Many years of study of Christian origins have convinced some of us that it is impossible to be absolutely certain historically of any objective fact relating to the life of Jesus as handed on by tradition. -from the Foreword How much of the New Testament gospel story is true? This is the stunning question posed-and answered-in this provocative volume, first published in 1903 and just as…

Discourses

The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c. 108 AD. For centuries, Stoicism was virtually the unofficial religion of the Roman world The stress on endurance, self-restraint, and power of the will to withstand calamity can often seem coldhearted.

Education

Many of the suggestions made in this little book come from my own memories of early school life; and my own experience since of the methods used in Occult training has shown me how much happier boys' lives might be made than they usually are. I have myself experienced both the right way of teaching and the wrong way, and therefore I want to help others towards the right way.

The Messenger

This small treatise discusses the paintings and spiritual work of Russian painter Nicholas Roerich.

 

Of keen interest is the painting entitled "The Messenger".  From the 16th to the 18th of January, 1925 Nicholas and Helena Roerich visited Adyar to present the Society with this painting, and they were hosted by James Cousins, a leading administrator and lecturer there.

Simon Magus

Everybody in Christendom has heard of Simon, the magician, and how Peter, the apostle, rebuked him, as told in the narrative of the Acts of the Apostles. Many also have heard the legend of how at Rome this wicked sorcerer endeavoured to fly by aid of the demons, and how Peter caused him to fall headlong and thus miserably perish. And so most think that there is an end of the matter, and either…

Fairies

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes but also a devout spiritualist, was entirely convinced by a set of photographs seemingly showing two young girls playing with a group of tiny, translucent fairies. To demonstrate his unshakable belief in the spirit world, the celebrated writer published, in 1922.

Teachings

The Secret Teachings of All Ages is a comprehensive esoteric encyclopedia. In this book Manly P. Hall has successfully distilled the essence of more arcane subjects than one would think possible.

Forgotton

This is one of the best books about the Gnostics written prior to the Nag Hammadi discoveries. G.R.S. Mead, who also translated the Pistis Sophia, summarizes what was known about the Gnostics at the turn of the 20th century. At that time, a better picture of the Gnostics was emerging, based on several papyri which had been recently discovered.

Story

The unfinished autobiography of Rudolf Steiner, in which the context of his life with the emergence of anthroposophy is visible.

Road to self knowledge

This book is an "amplification" of the book entitled Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment. It consists of eight "meditations." The eight topics treated are: The Physical Body, The Etheric Body, Clairvoyant Cognition of the Elemental World, The Guardian of the Threshold, The Astral Body, The Ego Body or Thought Body, The Character of Experience in the Supersensible Worlds, and The…

Kingsland

William Kingsland (May 5, 1855 - February 6, 1936) was an English engineer, scientist, author and Theosophist. He was President of the Blavatsky Lodge in London and was present in the meetings where H. P. Blavatsky answered members' questions on The Secret Doctrine.

Activity

This book, written in 1894, is a fundamental treatment of Steiner's philosophical outlook. Together with Truth and Science and The Riddles of Philosophy it might be considered as one third of a philosophical trilogy. The emphasis of the book is not on “freedom” as ordinarily understood, but is on “freiheit” or what might be termed freeness.

Way

At the beginning of the twentieth century, he founded a spiritual movement, anthroposophy, with roots in German idealist philosophy and theosophy; other influences include Goethean science and Rosicrucianism. The first English version of ‘The Way of Initiation’ first appeared in print in 1904 as two volumes.

Glossary

The Theosophical Glossary purposes to give information on the principal Sanskrit, Pahlavi, Tibetan, Pâli, Chaldean, Persian, Scandinavian, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Kabalistic and Gnostic words, and Occult terms generally used in Theosophical literature, and principally to be found in Isis Unveiled, Esoteric Buddhism, The Secret Doctrine, The Key to Theosophy, etc.; and in the monthly magazines,…

GdP

These are a series of talks and question and answer sessions at the Katherine Tingley Memorial Group held from 1929 through to the 1940's. Edited by Arthur L Conger.

Studies

Occultism (from the Latin occultus, meaning "hid") as presented here refers primarily to the esoteric theosophy concealed in religion and nature. In this series of articles, Blavatsky clarifies the "essential difference between theoretical and practical Occultism," and the gulf that separates harmful occult practices from the occult path of altruism.

David-Neel

An exemplary travelogue of danger and achievement by the Frenchwoman Madame Alexandra David–Neel of her 1923 expedition to Tibet, the fifth in her series of Asian travels, and her personal recounting of her journey to Lhasa, Tibet's forbidden city.

A Neel

Alexandra David-Neel was a Belgian-French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist, anarchist and writer, most known for her visit to Lhasa, Tibet, in 1924, when it was still forbidden to foreigners.

Alice Cleather

Alice L. Cleather was a direct pupil of H. P. Blavatsky beginning in 1887. She was a member of her Esoteric Section and later the Inner Group. Follwing HPB's death, she became disillusioned with the new leadership of the Theosophical Society, and pulled away from the movement. She is best known for her writings and as the founder of the H. P. B. Library in 1917.

Sri Ram

From an article publishe din The Theosophist in July 1966.

 

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Sri Ram

A short talk given by the past International President of the Theosophical Society.

 

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Sri Ram

A short talk given the past International Presient of the Theosophical Society.

 

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Sri Ram

A short talk by the past International President of the Theosophical Society.

 

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Sri Ram

A talk given to at the Australian Convention at Broken Bay in April 1965

 

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Sri Ram

A short talk given by past International President of the Theosophical Society.

 

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Sri Ram

A short talk delivered by past International President of the Theosophical Society.

 

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Sri Ram

This talk was delivered at the Annual Convention of The Theosophical Society in England At Besant Hall, London May 16th, 1964.

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Sri Ram

A short talk given by N. Sri Ram, a past International President of the Theosophical Society. Given at Adyar.

 

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Clara Codd

Published at the end of World War I in 1918, Clara Codd talk about the coming new social order for that time. Topics cover - 

The Hour

The Coming Faith

The Coming Social Order

The Message of the Hour

The Dream

 

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Aspects

Teach the people to see that life on this earth, even the happiest, is but a burden and an illusion, that it is but our own Karma, the cause producing the effect, that is our own judge, our Saviour in future lives, and the great struggle for life will soon lose its intensity.

Healing

With a forward by Dolores Krieger, Ph.D., R.N., and author of Therapeutic Touch, Dora Kunz, codeveloper of the healing method of Therapeutic Touch, presents the thoughts of physicians and other healers on the spiritual dimensions of medical treatment.

Sufi

Shaikh Sharfuddin Maneri (14th century) is also known as Makhdum-ul-Mulk, or Master of the Kingdom. Born near Patna in Behar, India, he was initiated by Najibuddin Firdausi and was equally proficient in secular learning and esoteric knowledge. The present book consists of the translation of extracts from the Maktubat-i-Sadi ("The Hundred Letters," or rather essays on definite subjects), the…

Codd

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SD

The Secret Doctrine, when correctly studied, produces a definite change in those who study it.

Growth of the Soul

1905. A sequel to "Esoteric Buddhism." Further Theosophic research and Occult wisdom.

The Lotus Fire

The book consists of notes taken at the time of my own personal explorations in a field in which I had long been keenly interested, explorations which were fortunate enough to have the guidance of One whose discoveries in innumerable fields have constituted Him a Master of the Wisdom of Life.

Pali

The Dhammapada is probably the most popular book of the Pali Canon, with the possible exception of the Satipatthana Sutta, or the Sutta on the Turning of the Wheel of the Law (Dhamma-cakka-ppavattana Sutta). It is certainly the most frequently translated portion.

Tales

The world knows H.P. Blavatsky chiefly by her encyclopedic knowledge, her occult powers, her unique courage. This little book, composed of stories thrown off by her in her lighter moments, shows her as a vivid, graphic writer, gifted with brilliant imagination.

Letters

Nothing in all the world matters so much as the growth in each one of us of a spiritual outlook upon life. Dr. Annie Besant has defined spirituality as “the intuitive perception of Unity”. It is the perception of the trust in the utter surrender to Life which is the Shadow of God on earth, and the glad acceptance of all the changing, never ceasing events of that Life which are God in action.…

Reality

According to the highest doctrines of Occultism there is only one Ultimate Reality underlying both the manifest and unmanifest states of Being. This Reality is an Integrated State which is changeless, indivisible, without distinctions and utterly beyond human comprehension, though it can be known by direct perception by penetrating through and transcending all the levels of the "mind in the…

Astral

Few words are needed in sending this little book out into the world. It is the fifth of a series of Manuals designed to meet the public demand for a simple exposition of Theosophical teachings. Some have complained that our literature is at once too abstruse, too technical, and too expensive for the ordinary reader, and it is our hope that the present series may succeed in supplying what is a…

Dailogues

In response to the demand for further light on the Stanzas of Dzyan which form the basis of The Secret Doctrine, H. P. Blavatsky answered a variety of questions at weekly meetings of the Blavatsky Lodge of The Theosophical Society in London.

Transactions

In response to the demand for further light on the Stanzas of Dzyan which form the basis of The Secret Doctrine, H. P. Blavatsky answered a variety of questions at weekly meetings of the Blavatsky Lodge of The Theosophical Society in London. Her replies illumine many important facets of the teachings that are often difficult for students and inquirers.

Kundalini

This book is emphatically not a guide to the awakening of Kundalini. On the other hand, there is an aura encircling all rightful experiments and experiences, which can be conveyed even through the medium of print.

thoughts

PREFATORY NOTE

THE following chapters are reprinted from a series of Correspondence Studies on At the Feet of the Master which I have been writing for the last two years on behalf of members of the Order of the Servants of the Star.

Yoga

The most famous exponent, and in fact, the creator of the yogic discipline, was Patanjali, the great Indian philosopher and spiritual leader. Patanjali's Yoga-Sutras have evolved into one of the six classical schools of Indian philosophy and are the most quoted and most adopted of any yogic system. Celebrated author I. K.

Sensa

The story of Sensa, as told with marvelous and mystic art in The Idyll of the White Lotus contains within itself three narratives, separate yet inseparable, united in their very nature and essence, as are the three leaflets of the trefoil clover.

Deity

Here is a valuable introduction to Theosophy as given in the writings of Madame H.P. Blavatsky and her Adept Teachers.

esoteric christianity

Early Christianity held secrets equal to those of other great religions, says Annie Besant. Its first followers guarded them as priceless treasures. After an increasingly rigid hierarchy began to bury these truths in the early centuries A.D., they were known only to a few initiates, who communicated them privately, often in obscure language.

Illusions

The following essay is an effort towards the freeing of our consciousness from the limitation in which it habitually dwells, and which exists only by means of certain illusions that are common to all men. To encounter illusions which are universal and which are practically unanimously accepted, is a task of great difficulty; it has, therefore seemed both excusable and necessary to relate, as…

die

Master Koot Hoomi gives a detailed account of what happens when we die in his letters to A.P. Sinnett.  Mr. Farthing has collected and organized all this material in one handy volume adding helpful commentary and definitions. 

theosophy

1921. This volume, presented in a question and answer format, is intended to be a primer for students of Theosophy. The material collected here is drawn from over seventy books and pamphlets, mainly the works of the wonderful occultist, C.W. Leadbeater, and the famous President of the Theosophical Society, Mrs. Annie Besant.

Ancient

An outline of theosophical teachings - 1899

- For those intimidated by Madame Blavatsky's massive and complex tome, The Secret Doctrine, Annie Besant presents the basic tenets of Theosophical thought in a concise, easy to digest format. While a much easier read, this book still delivers the full spectrum and depth of the Theosophical philosophy.

 

theosophy

Being the four convention lectures delivered in Bombay at the fourteeth Anniversary of the Theosophical Society, December 1915. The talks are - God, Man, Right and Wrong and Brotherhood.

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Death

FEW words are needed in sending this little book out into the world. It is the third of a series of Manuals designed to meet the public demand for a simple exposition of Theosophical teachings.

Reincarnation

FEW words are needed in sending this little book out into the world. It is the second of a series of Manuals designed to meet the public demand for a simple exposition of Theosophical teachings. Some have complained that our literature is at once too abstruse, too technical, and too expensive for the ordinary reader, and it is our hope that the present series may succeed in supplying what is a…

HSO

1885 - A number of talks given by Henery Oclott in India and Celon on popular topics.

HSO

The Buddhist Catechism presents basic Buddist teachings compiled from the sacred writings of the southern Buddhists, in the form of questions and answers. It was written by Colnel Henry Steele Olcott in 1881 and is still in use in Buddhist schools.

 

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people

The volume which is now laid before the reader will be found divided into Two Parts; of which the First is devoted to a detailed description of the strange things seen, heard, and felt by the author at the Eddy Homestead, in the township of Chittenden, Vermont; and the Second, to a report of a series of original investigations made by him in the city of Philadelphia, into the alleged…

Watchmeister

It would be a difficult task to give full, detailed accounts of all the circumstances which occurred during the preparation of this remarkable work, because it must never be forgotten that H.P.B. was, as she often herself expressed it, only the compiler of the work.

Man

This work will appeal to those who question Darwinist theories or find untenable the customary theological dogmas of human origin.

Gates

Once, as I sat alone writing, a mysterious Visitor entered my study, unannounced, and stood beside me. I forgot to ask who he was or why he entered so unceremoniously, for he began to tell me of the Gates of Gold. He spoke from knowledge, and from the fire of his speech I caught faith. I have written down his words; but, alas, I cannot hope that the fire shall burn so brightly in my writing as…

Egypt

Steiner reveals here the deep spiritual connection of our modern epoch with Egypt and why it is important to study its civilization with its profound wisdom, its extraordinary knowledge of cosmic laws, and its myths, which are meaningful for us now.

Masters

This book covers the following topics

- Who are the Masters

- How the Master obtain their Wisdom

- Teachings of the Masters

- The Secret Doctrine of the Ages

- What is Occultism

- The Mystery-Schools and Initiation

- The Sacred Seasons

 

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Contents: Evolution of Life and Form; Rise and Fall of Civilizations; Laws of Reincarnation; Law of Karma; Invisible Worlds; Man in Life and Death; Evolution of Animals; Work of the Triple Logos; Kingdoms of Life; Evolution of Matter and Force; Evolution of Life; Nature's Message of Beauty; Consciousness; Inner Governments of the World; Path of Discipleship; God's Plan…

ebook - Occult Investigations

1938. A description of the work of Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater on clairvoyance, occult chemistry, past lives, astral plane, clairvoyant magnification and many other occult topics. Contains distinct pictures of several individuals studied, the author, Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater.

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early teachings

"When these letters were received by Messrs. Sinnett and Hume, copies were sent by order of the Master K.H. To H.P.B. And Damodar Mavlankar. Often extracts from them were sent to C.C. Massey inLondon, and others. Slowly as the months passed, an accumulation arose of these communications. It is from these original letters received

Talks

This book is merely a record of talks by Mr. C. W. Leadbeater – now Bishop Leadbeater – and myself on three famous books – books small in size but great in contents.

outline

"It is not a question of merely making certain communications. Presenting them in a manner consistent with a conscientious view of the corresponding plane of life is the real challenge. This is the plane where the loftiest ambitions are often handled poorly, and where knowledge and superstition can become confused one with the other."

Rudolf Steiner

Five-years

Mysticial, Philosophical, Theosophical, Historical and Scientifc Essays selected from the Theosophist.

 

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Unfinished

Alice Ann Bailey somewhat reluctantly agreed to attempt her own autobiography. What finally decided her to write about her life was a letter from a friend who, she says, felt deeply that "I would really render a service if I could show people how I became what I am from what I was.

esoteric

Five volumes have been written under the overall title of A Treatise on the Seven Rays, based on the fact, the nature, the quality and the interrelationship of the seven streams of energy pervading our solar system, our planet and all that lives and moves within its orbit.

Astrology

The main chapter headings to this book provide the sequence in developing study: (1) The Zodiac and the Rays (2) The Nature of Esoteric Astrology (3) The Science of Triangles (4) The Sacred and Non-Sacred Planets (5) Three Major Constellations (6) The Three Crosses (7) The Rays, Constellations and Planets.

HPB

Phamplet 1 - An open letter to the archbishop of Canturbury

Flight

Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) rose from humble beginnings to become a leading spiritual and philosophical thinker. His works continue to influence thousands of people around the world; Joseph Campbell, Alan Watts, Eckhart Tolle and Deepak Chopra have all been indebted to him.

Awakening

This comprehensive record of Krishnamurti's teaching is an excellent, wide-ranging introduction to the great philosopher's thought. Within general discussions of conflict, fear, violence, religious experience, self-knowledge, and intelligence, Krishnamurti examines specific issues, such as the role of the teacher and tradition; the need for awareness of "cosmic consciousness"; the problem of…

First

Krishnamurti is a leading spiritual teacher of our century. In The First and Last Freedom he cuts away symbols and false associations in the search for pure truth and perfect freedom. Through discussions on suffering, fear, gossip, sex and other topics, Krishnamurti’s quest becomes the readers, an undertaking of tremendous significance.

 

Think

The material contained in this volume was originally presented in the form of talks to students, teachers and parents in India, but its keen penetration and lucid simplicity will be deeply meaningful to thoughtful people everywhere, of all ages, and in every walk of life.

Light

These selections present the core of Krishnamurti's teaching on meditation, taken from discussions with small groups, as well as from public talks to large audiences. His main theme is the essential need to look inward, to know ourselves, in order really to understand our own—and the world's—conflicts.

Meditations

Published in 1969.

Meditations is a short ebook by Krishnamurti about meditation. This is far from being a technical guide to meditation (for a more how-to oriented book try " Guide to Vipassana", but it describes in a more poetic way Krishnamurtis views on meditation.  From the book:

Freedom

Published in 1969 - Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age--opening the door to transforming society and their relationships.

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Total Freedom

Counted among his admirers are Jonas Salk, Aldous Huxley, David Hockney, and Van Morrison, along with countless other philosophers, artist, writers and students of the spiritual path. Now the trustees of Krishnamurti’s work have gathered his very best and most illuminating writings and talks to present in one volume the truly essential ideas of this great spiritual thinker.

Future

When Krishnamurti went to India in November 1985, no one could have guessed that he was within four months of his death.

outlook

Theosophy may be described to the outside world as an intelligent theory of the universe. Yet for those who have studied it, it is not theory, but fact; for it is a definite science, capable of being studied, and its teachings are verifiable by investigation and experiment for those who are willing to take the trouble to qualify themselves for such enquiry.

Seven

Seven is one of the most important numbers in the teachings of theosophy, the wisdom-religion. It is a key by which are revealed and explained many of the mysteries of nature, for in theosophy it is taught that number and numbers underlie all the processes of creation. This numerical key of seven lies at the root of all evolution, whether physical or spiritual. It is therefore important both…

Letters

COMPILER’S PREFACE The letters here presented to the reader, written by the Founder of the Theosophical Society between the years 1880-1888, are intended toform a companion volume to the recently published Mahatma Letters and should be read in…

Textbook

A Textbook Of Theosophy byCharles Webster Leadbeater is the ultimate guide to Theosophy. Theosophy is thought to be a part of the broader field of esotericism, referring to wisdom that offers the individual enlightenment and salvation. The theosopher seeks to understand the mysteries of the universe and the relationships that unite the universe, humanity, and the divine.

The Inner Life

A clairvoyant, Leadbeater wrote, is simply a person who develops "the power to respond to another octave out of the stupendous gamut of possible vibrations" and so is enabled "to see more of the world..than those of more limited perception." And what a world Leadbeater describes for us in these pages---a world of Master adepts and their pupils, untapped human powers and potentials, ancient…

Social

Written in 1937 by Rohit Mehta, he discusses the need of humanity for a world where socialism is permeated by Theosophy and its lofty idealism. 

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Creative

Modern theosophical literature, vest and varied as it is, contains two exquisite gems of profound mysticism. They are Light on the path and the Voice of the Silence. The latter was the last gift of H.P. Blavatsky to the world, as it was published only two years before she passed away.

Inner

From the Preface:

I do not desire to convince others, but simply to radiate whatsoever of truth I have found; then others can pick it up or not as they wish. They must approach me of their own free will and not because I wish to act as a missionary to them. I do not seek to convert, much less compel, but to show others what they, too, can find within themselves.

Self-Knowledge

Self-Knowledge is a translation by Swami Nikhilananda of the sacred text, Atmabodha, composed by the 8th century philosopher and mystic of India, Sankara. Self-Knowledge sets forth the principles of Non-dualistic Vedanta: the divinity of the soul, the unity of existence, the oneness of the Godhead, and the harmony of religions.

Judge

Judge says this is an attempt to furnish the studnet with a working glossary of Sanskrit words commonly found in theosophical literacture. 

 

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Letters

Transcribed and complied by C. Jinarajadasa. Introduction by Annie Besant, President of the Theosophical Society.

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Yoga

This book is meant for sincere students, and especially for those who have some glimmering of what Krishna meant, when in Bhagavad-Gita, he said that after a while spiritual knowledge grows up within and illuminates with its rays all subjects and object.

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Study in Consciouness

This book was intended as an aid to students in their study of the growth and development of consciousness, offering hints and suggestions which might prove useful to them.

Thought Forms

Thought-Forms: A Record of Clairvoyant Investigation is a theosophical book compiled by the members of the Theosophical Society A. Besant and C. W. Leadbeater. It was originally published in 1901 in London. From the standpoint of Theosophy, it tells regarding visualization of thoughts, experiences, emotions and music.

Thought Forms

Thought-Forms: A Record of Clairvoyant Investigation is a theosophical book compiled by the members of the Theosophical Society A. Besant and C. W. Leadbeater. It was originally published in 1901 in London. From the standpoint of Theosophy, it tells regarding visualization of thoughts, experiences, emotions and music.

Invisible Helpers

What do the many examples of "invisible helpers" coming to the aid of those in danger say about higher planes of existence? Do transdimensional beings watch over us from the astral plane? Here, in this seminal work, renowned Theosophist Charles W.

Chakras

Chakra (Sanskrit, "wheel") refers to the ancient Hindu concept of seven vortices of energy located on the spine from the tailbone to the crown of the head. These centers define the physical and spiritual contact points in the human body. In yoga they are bridges to higher consciousness symbolizing the journey from the material world to the divine.

Thus Have I Heard

1929. Contents: The Spiritual Life; The Way of Release; The Spiritual Life Day by Day; Nine Important Points in the Spiritual Life; Self-Discipline; Meditation in the Heart; The Attainment of Spiritual Consciousness: The World -Teacher; The Nature of the Lord; Servants of the Lord, plus more.

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seership

A study of the faculty of clairvoyance, its development and use, together with examples of clairvoyant research. Contents: Supernormal cognition; Clairvoyance as an Instrument of Scientific Research; Clairvoyant Diagnosis of Disease; Psychometry; Experimental Explorations of Levels of Consciousness; Study of Discarnate Life and Some Communications; Clairvoyance in Time; Psychic Powers, Their…

Kingdom of the Gods

The successful study of the subject of the Angelic Hosts restores to its essential monotheism every apparently polytheistic religion. At the heart of every great World Faith is the concept of an Absolute, Unknowable, Infinite and Unchanging Source and Foundation. From this, at regular intervals, emanates the potentiality of divine Ideation as the purest abstraction.

Holy Bible

This Theosophical classic explains how a literal reading of the Bible misses rich concealed meaning, how Biblical symbols encode esoteric truths, and how Christ's life can be seen as an initiatory journey.

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Brotherhood

This remarkable book, dictated to Geoffrey Hodson by the angel Bethelda, calls for a reawakening of the bond between humans and the angelic realm a return to days when angels walked among men and women and helped them with their chores and labors. Written in clear, sparkling prose, it opens a portal into the kingdom of the shining ones, and explains how angels and their minions have been…

Serpent Fire

Great value is to be found in this little pamphlet by Mr. Geoffrey Hodson, value in three categories. Firstly, not much information on Kundalini and its inherent awakening power has been openly given to the world, for there are infinite dangers in its misuse and misdirected development.

Angels

1929. The idea which Hodson wishes to expound upon in this booklet is that cooperation between angelic beings and men will play an important part in the development of the new race which is now appearing in the world, and that even now it is an actual possibility.

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American Lectures

Contents

- The Rationale of Clairvoyance 

- Clairvoyance as an instrument of research

- The clairvoyant study of motherhood

Superconsciousness

Meditation establishes a close link with our inner spiritual nature. Identification with this 'imprisoned splendour' constitutes the superconscious experience. This book details disciplines and techniques used to attain this blissful, elevated state.

 

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Clairvoyance

Clairvoyance means literally nothing more than "clear-seeing," and it is a word which has been sorely misused, and even degraded so far as to be employed to describe the trickery of a mountebank in a variety show.

Miracle of Birth

A fasinating clairvoyant study of prenatal life. 

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The Rosicrucian Mysteries

Max Heindel [1865-1919] is recognized as one of the greatest western mystics of the twentieth century. Heindel is the founder of the Rosicrucian Fellowship. The author of a number of Rosicrucian works, Heindel's "The Rosicrucian Mysteries" is regarded as a classic work providing a guide for students to understand basic Rosicrucian teachings.

Echos of the Orient

Echoes are heard in every age of a timeless path that leads to divine wisdom and knowledge of our purpose in the universal design. Today’s resurgent awareness of our physical and spiritual interdependence affirms those pioneering keynotes set forth in the writings of H. P. Blavatsky.

Golden Precepts of Esotericism

This little book contains certain teachings given for study and for meditation to Chelas in the Esoteric School. H.P.B.'s 'The Voice of the Silence' comprises a number of extracts from the same sources of teaching in a reproduction which is faithful almost verbatim to the original works from which she drew; but the phraseology in that wonderful little work of hers is often highly technical and…

Fountain Source of Occultism

Derived from twelve booklets of instruction to private students, Fountain-Source restores occultism to its original purity and recreates the atmosphere and discipline of the ancient Mystery schools. The scope of teaching is vast: the primeval wisdom-teaching; discipline and the spiritual path; the genesis, structure and destiny of galaxies and solar systems; correlations of cosmic and human…

The Key to Theosophy

This book is in the form of questions and answers - a dialogue between an Inquirer and a Theosophist - explaining fundamental principles, and meeting, at the same time, the various objections raised by the average Western inquirer. Unfamiliar concepts are presented in clear language, and as simply as possible.

The Seven Human Temperaments

In the esoteric tradition, the number seven occurs frequently. The Seven Rays refer to seven different human temperaments. The author describes the characteristics of people in each of these rays, their strengths and weaknesses, ideals and methods. He also points out that most people show forth in daily life the characteristics of several rays. Ultimately, we must develop the qualities of all…

New Light on the problem of Disease

The Genesis of Disease; The Root Cause of Disease; Superphysical Causes and Their Antidotes; The Mechanism of Disease Karma; Latent Disease; Disease in the Subtle and Physical Bodies; and Motherhood and Health.

The Light of Asia

The Light of Asia, subtitled The Great Renunciation, weaves through its poetic verses the life and philosophy of Prince Siddhartha Gautama who attained enlightenment under the bodhi tree and became the Buddha. This book has received high acclaim since it was published in 1879 and covers all aspects of the Buddha’s life, from his birth, his youth, his enlightenment, through to his death. It is…

The Secret Doctrine

The SD remains today the most comprehensive sourcebook of the esoteric tradition, outlining the fundamental tenets of the Secret Doctrine of the Archaic Ages. Challenging, prophetic, and strikingly modern, it directly addresses the perennial questions: continuity of life after death, purpose of existence, good and evil, consciousness and substance, sexuality, karma, evolution, and human and…

Through the Gateway of Death

This book discuss views on what happned at the moment of death and the diferent states of consciousness we find ourselves afterwards. It covers the astral plane and life in that condition and Devachan, Astral Shells, some wonderful poems on death and much more.

This is an information book that references H.P. Blavatsky, A. Besant, C. W. Leadbeater amongst others.

 

geoffrey_farthing

This is a comprehensive study of what happens to a person during and after death. It reviews the different states of Kama-Loka (Astral Plane), Devachan, the struggle between the higher and lower principles, The 2nd Death, Gestation Period, Shells, Shades, premature death and many more interesting topics.

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi is at once a beautifully written account of an exceptional life and a profound introduction to the ancient science of Yoga and its time-honored tradition of meditation. Profoundly inspiring, it is at the same time vastly entertaining, warmly humorous and filled with extraordinary personages.

Ebook - Esoteric Buddhism by A.P. Sinnett

Alfred Percy Sinnett (18 January 1840 in London – 26 June 1921) was an English author and theosophist.

The Mystery of Life and How Theosophy Unveils It

A compilation of short anwers to key questions that a searcher may have about the spiritual life 

INDEX

CAN WE KNOW THE TRUTH?

THE MASTERS OF THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIVING

THE FIRST GREAT PRINCIPLE: THE UNITY AND DIVINITY OF LIFE

BODY, SOUL AND SPIRIT

THE THOUGHT WORLD OF THE SOUL

THE POWER OF THOUGHT

Discourses on the Bhagavad Gita

NOTES ON THE BHAGAVAD-GITA, by T. Subba Row, B.A., B.L., was first published in The Theosophist — the magazine founded by H. P. Blavatsky and Col. H. S. Olcott, at Madras, India. The first lecture, entitled 'Introductory,' was delivered at the Convention of the Theosophical Society held in Madras in 1885.

Collection of Esoteric Writings

Thirty-six essays on a variety of esoteric, occult, and spiritualist subjects. Sample essays: Twelve signs of the Zodiac; Aryan-Arhat esoteric tenets on the sevenfold principle in man; Esoteric spiritualism; Swami of Almora to his opponents; Buddhism and ancient wisdom-religion; Bhagavad-Gita; Idyl of the White Lotus; Letter to Madame H. P. Blavatsky.

A Search in Secret Egypt

In this book, philosopher Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt in the 1930s, including an eerie yet illuminating night spent alone inside the Great Pyramid.

The Memory of Past Births

Born in Ireland in 1867, Charles Johnston studied Oriental Studies, and learned Sanskrit, Russian and German.

Edgar Cayce on Atlantas

The book as the title suggests is about Atlantis, the famed civilisation that has never been found since it was allegedly destroyed centuries ago by Man’s own destructive behaviour

Edgar Cayce on Healing

Based on accounts of illnesses cured by Cayce's medical clairvoyance and taken directly from his Readings, this book reveals challenging alternatives to healing. Enlightening and inspiring, it explores different options in health restoration, energy resurgence, and spiritual rebirth.

Edgar Cayce's Story Of Karma

World renowned prophet and psychic Edgar Cayce gave a series of clairvoyant trance readings revolving around the central theme of reincarnation. Although Cayce was a practicing Christian, his trance readings frequently embraced concepts of Oriental religions. From these discourses comes this explanation of the powerful life forces generated by personal actions which can bless or plague us…

The Sleeping Prophet - Edgar Cayce

For more than forty years, the "Sleeping Prophet" closed his eyes, entered into an altered state of consciousness, and spoke to the very heart and spirit of humankind on subjects such as health, healing, dreams, prophecy, meditation, and reincarnation.

The Way of Service by G Arundale

In this little book will be found a few hints on the art of service which I have gathered from my elders and from my own experience.

From the caves and jungles of hindostan by H.P. Blavatsky

The book "From the caves and jungles of Hindustan" in a literature style describes the travels of H. Blavatsky and her Teacher which she named Takhur Gulab-Singh. In spite of that the book was considered as novel, Blavatsky asserted that "the facts and persons that I cited are true.

Initiation Human and Solar by Alice Bailey

The subject of Initiation is one that has a great fascination for thinkers of all schools of thought, and even those who remain sceptical and critical would like to believe that this ultimate attainment is possible. To those who do not believe that such a goal is possible this book is offered for what it may be worth as a formulation of an interesting hypothesis.

A Treatise on Cosmic Fire by Alice. Bailey

"A Treatise on Cosmic Fire" deals with the underlying structure of occult teaching for the present era, with vast cosmic processes reproduced through all areas of life from universe to atom. It is, therefore, no book for the proof-demanding concrete mind, or for those who dabble in the spectacular and the phenomenal.

The Republic by Plato

Since the mid-nineteenth century, the Republic has been Plato’s most famous and widely read dialogue. As in most other Platonic dialogues the main character is Socrates. It is generally accepted that the Republic belongs to the dialogues of Plato’s middle period. In Plato’s early dialogues, Socrates refutes the accounts of his interlocutors and the discussion ends with no satisfactory…

Letters that have helped me by W. Q. Judge

A classic in modern theosophical literature. The warmth and humanity of this collection of Judge's letters has inspired many seekers on the Path. In clear, compelling language, the author shows that in our search for spirit, the need is not to escape the world but to help transform it through our constant effort to be compassionate, resolute, and wise in daily life.

The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett

No other book is quite like this private collection of letters. Preserved in the British Library, they were written between 1880 and 1884 to Alfred P. Sinnett, editor of a leading Anglo-Indian newspaper, The Pioneer. His correspondents were two Mahatmas whom H. P. Blavatsky has acknowledged as her teachers and the inspirers of her Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine

ebook on the Bhagavid Gita

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…

Ebook - Gone West by J Ward

John Sebastian Marlow Ward, also known as J. S. M., had a vision early in December 1913 in which he learned of the death of his father-in-law, H. J. L. The vision began with a message that he had died suddenly and went on to show his funeral where Ward and his wife Carrie were present. On January 5th (H. J. L.'s birthday), Ward and Carrie received a telegram to say H. J. L. had suddenly died…

Ebook - How We Remember Our Past Lives by C. Jinarajadsa

How many times have you lived? Maybe you lived in ancient Egypt, or in the 1800's or even the 1930's or 40's? But how do we remember our past lives?

Ebook - The Etheric Double by A. E. Powell

The Etheric Double was first publised in 1925 as one of a series by the same author dealing with the inner structure of Man.

Ebook - The Astral Body and Other Astral Phenomena by A. E. Powell

The purpose of this book is to present to the student of Theosophy a condensed synthesis of the information at present available concerning the Astral Body of man, together with a description and explanation of the astral world and its phenomena.  The book is a natural sequel of The Etheric Double and Allied Phenomomea published in 1925.

Ebook - The Mental Body by A. E. Powell

This book, the third in the author's series of compliations from outstanding theosophical literature about the subtle vehicles of man, deals with the structure of the mental body and its functions, thought waves, thought transference, meditation, comtemplation, sleep-life, heaven worlds, and other most interesting aspects of the subject.

 

Ebook - The Causal Body and the Ego by A. E. Powell

A challenging summary of three dozen Theosophical texts published from 1897 to 1926 on the higher energy bodies and planes: the causal, buddhic, and nirvanic. The ego in the title refers to our higher self. The book help explain these complex topics in a way the reader can comprehend.

 

Ebook - The Solar System by A.E. Powell

The Solar System offers a comprehensive picture of the streams of life, passing from stage to stage of development, to the level of humanity ans beyond. This valuable work is the last of a series of books that present a coherent and sequential account of the finer bodies of Man and his role in the Scheme of Evolution.

Ebook - Theosophy an Introduction by H.P Blavastsky - Compiled and edited by Daniel Caldwell

This eBook has been compiled by Daniel H, Caldwell bringing together articles written by H P Blavatsky on a variety of topics. A number of things orginate from Isis Unveiled and the Secret Doctrine.

 

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Paul Brunton was one of a very small number of his generation to travel in India and Tibet so extensively at a time when very few were doing so with such insight and discernment.

Ebook - Apollonius Of Tyana by GRS Mead

Through the life of Apollonius of Tyana, Mead, in this 1901 work, brings in to focus a previously unknown time in history. Very little was known about the lives and motivations of those living in the first century A.D. Nor was there much information about how Christianity developed immediately after the life of Jesus.

Ebook - Incidents In The Life Of Madame Blavatsky by A P Sinnett

Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky: compiled from information supplied by her relatives and friends is a book originally published in 1886 in London. It was compiled by a member of the Theosophical Society, A. P. Sinnett, the first biographer of H. P. Blavatsky (née Hahn).

Ebook - Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Zanoni is an 1842 novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, a story of love and occult aspiration. By way of introduction, the author confesses: "...

Ebook of The Stanzas of Dzyan by HP Blavatsky

The Book of Dzyan (comprising the Stanzas of Dzyan) is a reputedly ancient text of Tibetan origin. The Stanzas formed the basis for The Secret Doctrine (1888), one of the foundational works of the theosophical movement, by Helana Petrovna Blavatsky. 

Ebook - The Initiate in the Dark Cycle by Cyril Scott

The third volume in the series takes up where The Initiate and The Initiate in the New World leave off, providing more insights into the mysterious Adept known as Justin Moreward Haig. At first, we think that "the dark cycle" relates to the group of students left to their own devices when Justin Moreward Haid disappears for a time.

Ebook - The Initiate in the New World by Cyril Scott

Written as a sequel to The Initiate, the Pupil, as Scott called himself, reconnects with his master, Justin Moreward Haig, after not seeing him for many years. Scott is invited to leave London to stay in Boston, where Justin Moreward Haig is teaching about thirty other students.

Ebook - The Initiate by his Pupil

The book is divided into two parts: an anthology entitled "Justin Morewood Haig" and describing a mysterious person identified only by that pseudonym through a series of anecdotal stories, and a parable illustrating certain principles of occult philosophy entitled “The Circuitous Journey.”

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The late Paul Brunton was one of the 20th century's greatest explorers of and writers on the spiritual traditions of the East. A Search in Secret India is the story of Paul Brunton's journey around India, living among yogis, mystics, and gurus, some of whom he found convincing, others not.
Ebook - Reincarnation Explored by J. Algeo

Have we been here before? Various spiritual traditions propose that this life is not the first one we have lived on this earth, but one of many. We could say that with each new life we are in fact picking up from where we left off.

Ebook - Count St Germain and H.P. Blavatsky by H.S. Olcott

This is an interesting little book (only 12 pages) written by Henry Olcott which first appeared in the Theosophist in July 1905. It delves into the connections and ways of operating between those two great messangers of the White Lodge; Count St Germain and Madame Blavatsky.  

ebook - The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali - Commentary By Swami Vivekananda

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali were composed by the famous Indian sage sometime between the first and third centuries CE. These lay the practical and philosophical foundations of Raja Yoga in aphorisms that clearly mark out the path to Self-Realization.

ebook on Karma by Annie Besant

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.

Ebook - The Masters and the Path

This book by renowned theosophist CW Leadbeater offers insightful information about highly evolved spiritual beings, their ways, their hierarchy, and their role in the transcendental evolution of consciousness.

Ebook - The Idea Of Rebirth by Francesca Arundale

No subject claims more earnest attention from religious thinkers in the present day than the doctrine which this volume is designed to defend and interpret.

ebook - Ancient Egypt: The Light Of The World by Gerald Massey

With his earlier two series in Egyptology, Gerald Massey turned existing doctrine on its head to argue that not only had Egypt spawned human civilization, but that Egyptian mythology was the basis for Jewish and Christian beliefs. The culmination of his years at this particular intellectual pursuit, Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World is Massey's crown jewel.

Ebook - There Is No Death by Clara Codd

A COMFORTING IN TRUTH One of the most wonderful and comforting truths which the Ancient Wisdom brings to us is the fact there is in reality no death anywhere in the Universe. Nothing ever ceases to exist, it but changes its state. In the words of the poet Longfellow: "There is no death, What seems so is transition"

ebook - The True Occult Path by P.G. Bowen

The True Occult Path. - Introduction by editor, E. A. Ansell: "The matter contained in this little book was originally given in the form of a lecture to the Dublin Lodge of the Adyar Theosophical Society. Later, at the request of the editor, it was recast and published in its present form in the magazine - THEOSOPHY IN IRELAND. The Author, Capt.

Ebook - A Lonely Disciple by T. Subba Row

T. Subba Row (1856-90) was an earlier member of the Theosophical Society. He was greatly impressed by the work of Madame Blavatsky’s “Isis Unveiled”, and entered into correspondence with her. His article “The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac” was written and published in the monthly journal “The Theosophist”, well before he formally joined as a member. He was instrumental for the visit of the…

Ebook - HPB In Memory Of Helana Petrovna Blavatsky 1891

Memories of the 'old lady' by some of her pupils including: Laura M, Cooper, G.R.S. Mead, Isabel Cooper-Oakley, Constance Watchmeister, A.P. Sinnett, Charles Johnston, William Q. Judge, Annie Besant, Herbert Burrows, Archibald Keightley, Bertram Keightley, H.S. Olcott and others.

This is a very interesting read by those who knew most intimately.

Ebook - Old Diary Leaves - Henry Steel Olcott

This collection of the SIX VOLUMES (over 2000 pages) provides intimate details of the extraordinary account of the foundation of the Theosophic Society. This amazing insight into the lives of the two founders, the author Henry Olcott, and Madame Helena Blavatsky, let us understand many of the episodes that followed the foundation of the society, the publication of Isis Unveiled, the Secession…

Ebook of the Collected Writings Of H. P. Blavatsky - Edited By Boris De Zirkoff

Boris De Zirkoff was the grand-nephew of H. P. Blavatsky. For many decades, Boris De Zirkoff engaged with utter dedication editing the collected writings of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. Asked how he came to undertake that project, he said,

Idyll of the White Lotus by Mabel Collins

Behold I stood alone, one among many, an isolated individual in the midst of a united crowd. And I was alone, because, among all the men my brethren who knew, I alone was the man who both knew and taught. I taught the believers at the gate, and was driven to do this by the power that dwelleth in the sanctuary. I had no escape, for in that deep darkness of the most sacred shrine, I beheld the…

Ebook - Light on the Path recorded by Mabel Collins
Light on the Path is a perennial favorite of Theosophical literature written by Mabel Collins in 1885. Its subtitle is "a treatise written for the personal use of those who are ignorant of the eastern wisdom, and who desire to enter within its influence." The text provides rules that serve as rungs of a ladder in the progress of the spiritual life. These…
Ebook of The Voice of the Silence by HP Blavatsky

The Voice of the Silence was written by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky in Fontainebleau and first published in 1889. Translated from the Book of the Golden Precepts, which shares a common origin with The Secret Doctrine, the rules and ethics presented here contrast the two paths of spiritual attainment: the one pursued by those seeking knowledge for their own enlightenment; the other chosen by…

Ebook of Annie Besant's - In the Outer Court

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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Ebook - An Autobiography of Annie Besant

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'…

Ebook of Isis Unveiled by HP Blavatsky

Master-key to the mysteries of the ancient and modern science and theology, published in 1877, Isis Unveiled is a book of esoteric philosophy and Helena Petrovna Blavatsky's first major work.

"Isis Unveiled" was H.P. Blavatsky's first major literary effort, a critical response to the growing materialism in both scientific and religious institutions, and a vindication of the…

Ebook - At the Feet of the Master

This theosophical gem was written by J. Krishnamurti when he was 14 years old under the name Alcyone. This book was first published in 1910 and is still in print, published in many languages. The book includes a preface by Annie Besant and a dedication page "To those who knock"

The body of the work lays out simply, the four requirements for the spiritual path and discipleship -

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