The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Melbourne Lodge

Introduction to Theosophy

Open your mind with this collection of texts and books that serve as a wonderful introduction to Theosophy

The following reading list attempts to achieve a balance between the older classical books and modern expositions:

  • Abdill, Edward The Secret Gateway (Quest 2005)
  • Benjamin, Harry Everyone’s Guide to Theosophy (TPH 1969)
  • Blavatsky, H. P. The Key to Theosophy (Various publishers and on CD ROM)
  • Burnier, Radha The Way of Self-Knowledge (TPH 1980)
  • Codd, Clara The Ageless Wisdom of Life (TPH 1957)
  • Codd, Clara The Mystery of Life and How Theosophy Unveils It (TPH 1952/1987)
  • Codd, Clara The Technique of the Spiritual Life (TPH 2002)
  • Ellwood, Robert Theosophy: A Modern Expression of the Wisdom of the Ages (TPH 1986)
  • Farthing, Geoffrey A. Theosophy?What’s it All About? Ages (TPH 1967)
  • Hodson, Geoffrey Basic Theosophy (TPH 1981)
  • Jinarajadasa, C. First Principles of Theosophy (TPH 1923/1963)
  • Layton, Eunice and Felix Life Your Great Adventure (TPH 1988)
  • Mills, Joy The One True Adventure: Theosophy and the Quest for Meaning (Quest 2008)
  • Pavri, P. Theosophy Explained in Questions and Answers (TPH Adyar)


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