A Starting Place: Two recommended books on Theosophy
Jan 01, 2002 08:49 AM
by Blavatsky Archives
I highly recommend the following two books to anyone
who wants to gain a basic understanding of Theosophy
as given in the writings of Madame Blavatsky.
INTRODUCTION TO ESOTERIC PRINCIPLES
by William Doss McDavid
This is a concise and detailed presentation of some
basic concepts of the Wisdom Tradition as set forth by
H. P. Blavatsky, contrasting alternative presentations
by later generations.
(1) Introduction: Schools of Esoteric Teaching.
(2) First Principles.
(4) Evolution-The Law of Unfoldment.
(6) The Scope of Planetary Evolution.
(7) The Path of Initiation.
82 pages. $9.00, paper.
HOW TO ORDER: Order by phone from Theosophical
Publishing House, Wheaton, Illinois. Call
1-800-669-9425. You can also email them at:
DEITY, COSMOS AND MAN, AN OUTLINE OF ESOTERIC SCIENCE
by Geoffrey A. Farthing
This work presents the facts and overall content of
the vast writings of H.P. Blavatsky. . . .From this
outline of the Wisdom teaching, we learn of the
various levels of operation in the cosmos, and in
relation to humanity, makes clear that we reflect the
universal pattern, postulating our ultimate
perfectibility by stages. We are all rooted in the
Divine and share the common universal life as members
of a universal brotherhood which includes not only all
humanity, but also the lesser evolved kingdoms of
Paperback, 253 pages, $15.00; Hard cover $22.50
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Publications. Call 1-619-222-9609. Over the phone,
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credit card. The address is: Point Loma Publications,
Post Office Box 6507, San Diego, CA 92166, USA. Their
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Daniel H. Caldwell
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