Barker, A. Trevor (editor)

The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett [#299.934]: Written by Blavatsky's teachers in the 1880s, these letters -- now in the British Museum -- are filled with philosophical and ethical instruction and insights into the history of the theosophical movement.

Blavatsky, H. P.

The Key to Theosophy [#212.5]: An excellent introduction for inquirers, written in question and answer format with a large glossary of terms.

The Secret Doctrine [#299.934]: The principal source book of the modern theosophical movement covers the origin and evolution of the cosmos and of mankind. It demonstrates the unity behind world spiritual traditions.

Isis Unveiled [#299.934]: Attacking materialism in science and religion, its two volumes cite and explain many Western and Eastern occult traditions and phenomena.

Judge, William Q.

The Ocean of Theosophy [#212.5]: A concise yet comprehensive survey of basic theosophical tenets, written with the beginner in mind. Covers karma, reincarnaiton, psychism, human nature, and more.

Notes on The Bhagavad-Gita [#294.5924]: Essays on the first six books of the Bhagavad-Gita.

Long, James A.

Expanding Horizons [#212]: Introduces theosophy through practical insights and discussion of basic questions, rather than giving ready-made answers.

Olcott, H. S.

Buddhist Catechism [#294.3]: A systematic statement of Buddhist philosophy in question and answer format.

Purucker, Gottfried de

Occult Glossary [#299.93403]: Definitions of some 300 words most frequently found in theosophical and metaphysical writing.

Fundamentals of the Esoteric Philosophy [#212.52]: A comprehensive presentation of the perennial philosophy, based on a series of private studies covering the major ideas found in H. P. Blavatsky's Secret Doctrine.

Golden Precepts of Esotericism [#212.52]: Inspirational essays giving a deeper perspective on love, spiritual development, death and old age, and more.

Tingley, Katherine

Theosophy: The Path of the Mystic [#147]: Presenting theosophy in simple words, this book makes the core ideas of the ancient wisdom accessible to all, and emphasizes their practical applications.


Cranston, S. L.

HPB: The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Helena Blavatsky [#B BLA]: Biography of the principal founder of the theosophical movement, and her influence on modern thought.

Ellwood, Robert S.

Theosophy: A Modern Expression of the Wisdom of the Ages [#299.934 ]: The major concepts and history of the modern theosophical movement.

Gomes, Michael

The Dawning of the Theosophical Movement [#299.924]: Details the founding of the Theosophical Society, from 1873-1879.


Cranston, S. L.

Reincarnation: The Phoenix Fire Mystery written with Joseph Head [#129.4]: An encyclopedic collection from ancient and modern thinkers of the East and West.

Reincarnation: A New Horizon in Science, Religion and Society written with Carey Williams [#133.9013]: Examines scientific evidence of reincarnation, social and religious issues, near death experiences, case histories, etc.

Wright, Leoline L.

Reincarnation [#291.237]: Covers many aspects of reincarnation, its operation and meaning in human life.

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