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By  Editor Saturday, October 14

Self-Actualization and Spiritual Self-Regeneration, by Raghavan Iyer

By  Editor Thursday, September 21

The newest publication from Theosophy Trust Books - Self-Actualization and Spiritual Self-Regeneration, by Raghavan Iyer - has just been released in print format to Amazon.com

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The Ensouled Violin, by HP Blavatsky, from Lucifer, April 1892

By  Editor Wednesday, September 20

A very strange story - The Ensouled Violin - was published in Lucifer in March and April 1892. It is reprinted here as a reminder of both the perils and the horrors of the black arts.

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THE MYSTIC NUMBER EIGHTEEN

By  Editor Saturday, July 1

The number eighteen has long been considered a mysterious, magical and lucky number in the Christian Bible, Jewish mystical writings, numerology, and in Hindu sacred scriptures. Sri Raghavan

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MAHATMA Articles . . .

By  Editor Monday, June 19

Recently added articles to the Mahatma Articles pages: How to Reach Masters by B.P. Wadia, Obscured Adepts, Serving the Masters by B.P. Wadia, Teachings of th

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Geshe Rabten's Skilful Practice Added

By  Editor Wednesday, June 14

Geshe Rabten's Skilful Practice explains the meditation 'taking and giving'. This meditation involves the visualization of all beings living in the six realms of existence; then we cu

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IN THE LIGHT OF KARMA ~ Escaping the Illusion of Fortuity

By  Editor Monday, June 5

Luke Michael Ironside has graciously provided us with an elegantly written and insightful essay which we have just published on TT.ORG. You will find it under Other Authors and in the New Ar

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NOTES ON THE BHAGAVAD GITA by T. Subba Row

By  Editor Monday, May 22

Sri Subba Row's masterful treatment of the intricacies of the Bhagavad Gita are now available to all students of "The Song Celestial". HPB refers to this essay - actually, a co

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Buddhi Yoga in Dharmakshetra

By  Editor Wednesday, April 19

Buddhi Yoga in Dharmakshetra by Raghavan Iyer and The Inlooker by Hugh I'Anson Fausset have been added to the Mahatma Articles collection, along with an end-of-year note (1980) from the Magu

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GANESHA, GOD OF WISDOM now available in MAHATMA Articles page

By  Editor Friday, April 7

This delightful article from the archives of HERMES complements the Symbol article, Ganesha. It becomes clear that frustrations to our plans and projects are not always unprofitable, as the

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Additional MAHATMA Articles have been uploaded to the library.

By  Editor Friday, April 7

We have uploaded IDEAS RULE THE WORLD, THE PLANETARY SPIRIT, THE RAJA-STAR, NATURE AND MAN, and THE SELF-IMPOSED TASK, all penned by Mahatma K.H. in the la

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New Mahatma Articles

By  Editor Thursday, December 31

Theosophy Trust has published another set of The Mahatma Articles. Drawn from the series that appeared in HERMES between 1975-1989, these remarkable writings hold innume

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THEOSOPHY ~ The Wisdom Religion was recently
published by TT.ORG and is now available
at Amazon.com.

By  Editor Sunday, December 6

The idea behind the book was to provide a single volume that would draw from a multiplicity of sources of the Theosophical Movement and introduce the reader to a very complex universe of th

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Mahatma Gandhi and Buddha's Path to Enlightenment by Raghavan Iyer just published by TT.ORG

By  Editor Tuesday, December 23

Mahatma Gandhi and Buddha's Path to Enlightenment by Raghavan Iyer has just been published by TT.ORG in book and Kindle formats (available from Amazon.com) and in other eBook formats

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Publication of An Epitome Of Theosophy by W.Q. Judge

By  Editor Tuesday, December 23

An Epitome Of Theosophy by W.Q. Judge has just been published to TT.ORG in the Writings of WQ Judge section and in the New Articles section. Originally written in December, 1888, this

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Publication of Mahatma Gandhi and Buddha's Path to Enlightenment

By  Editor Monday, November 17

Theosophy Trust Books is delighted to announce the publication of our latest work, Mahatma Gandhi and Buddha's Path to Enlightenment.
Students of Professor Raghavan Iyer

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New Search Function

By  Editor Wednesday, October 1

The Search engine for TheosophyTrust.org has been reworked to now return results from the over 1200 articles in our archives and from all of the books that are available on our site. That in

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New Articles by Damodar

By  Editor Monday, March 17

Four new articles by Damodar K. Mavalankar - Contemplation (in 3 parts), The Metaphysical Basis of Esoteric Buddhism, The Philosophy and Science of Vedantic Raja Yoga, and White and Black M

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The Mahatma Articles and Stories and Allegories

By  Editor Thursday, December 12

 Theosophy Trust is pleased to announce the Mahatma Articles and Stories and Allegories, two new series drawn from the archives of the journal, HERMES. The Mahatma

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FEEDING THE MIND

By  Editor Wednesday, November 20

Lewis Carroll's delightful essay, Feeding the Mind, was just published on the Writings of Other Authors

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New Zodiac Symbol Articles: Capricorn and Aquarius

By  Editor Tuesday, November 19

Theosophy Trust continues the Zodiac Symbols series (written by Helen Valborg in 1977) with the publication of Capricorn and Aquarius. These articles can be acces

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Theosophy Trust is pleased to announce The Mahatma Articles and Stories and Allegories.

By  Editor Sunday, November 17

Theosophy Trust is pleased to announce the creation of two new categories of publications to our site: The Mahatma Articles and Stories and Allegories. These new articles can

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Four New Symbol Articles Published

By  Editor Tuesday, November 12

Four new Symbol articles - The Pentagram, The Owl, The Umbrella and The Serpent - have just been added to Theosophy Trust's collection of these splendid essays by Helen Ste

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Yellow, The Threshold, The Voyage, and The Wind

By  Editor Wednesday, December 26

Four splendid new Symbol articles - Yellow, The Threshold, The Voyage, and The Wind - have just been added to Theosophy Trust's collection.

Please c

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More Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Tuesday, August 28

Six new Symbol articles - Water, The Nose, The Raven, The Mountain, The Swastika and Thunder - have just been added to Theosophy Trust's collection.

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The Triangle, The Square, and The Tetraktys - New Symbol Articles

By  Editor Thursday, August 23

Theosophy Trust has added another group of 3 new articles to the Symbols collection: The Triangle, The Square, and The Tetraktys; all of these articles were ori

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Five New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Tuesday, August 21

Five new Symbol articles - Vayu, The Tiger, The Trident, The Spiral, and The Whale - have just been added to Theosophy Trust's collection. Th

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The Mirror, The Tanka, The Turtle, The Star, and The Swan - New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Saturday, July 21

Theosophy Trust has added five more Symbol articles to Theosophy Trust's collection: The Mirror was originally published in Raghavan Iyer's journal HERMES in October 1985;

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Conversion to eBook of
The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
by William Q. Judge

By  Editor Monday, April 30

Mr. Judge's transliteration of The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali is an invaluable aid to any student seeking to enter upon the path of meditation. It can be profitably used in con

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Conversion to eBook of
The Friendly Philosopher
by Robert Crosbie

By  Editor Monday, April 30

Mr. Crosbie's Friendly Philosopher has been called "an introduction to the only life worth living, whether reflected in the small or in the great—the life of the Soul. It

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Conversion to eBook of
The Theosophical Glossary
by H.P. Blavatsky

By  Editor Monday, April 30

HPB's brilliant explanations of the terminology used in the esoteric philosophy can be found in the recent conversion of The Theosophical Glossary to MOBI, EPUB and PDF formats.

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Three New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Thursday, May 24

Theosophy Trust has added another 3 new Symbols articles to Theosophy Trust's collection: The Labyrinth, Light, and The Lyre; all of these articles were originally published in Raghava

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Conversion to eBook of
The Ocean of Theosophy
by William Q. Judge

By  Editor Saturday, March 31

Mr. Judge's invaluable synopsis of The Secret Doctrine has been converted to MOBI, EPUB and PDF formats which are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books

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Conversion to eBook of
Letters That Have Helped Me
by William Q. Judge

By  Editor Saturday, March 31

This volume of "Friendly Advice to Students" has been converted to MOBI, EPUB and PDF formats which are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Click on the

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Conversion to eBook of
ISIS UNVEILED Volume 2
The "Infallibility" of Modern Religion
by HP Blavatsky

By  Editor Saturday, March 31

in MOBI, EPUB and PDF formats is completed and are now available. All versions are available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Click on the version you want to downlo

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Conversion to eBook of
ISIS UNVEILED Volume 1
The "Infallibility" of Modern Science
by HP Blavatsky

By  Editor Saturday, March 31

in MOBI, EPUB and PDF formats is completed and are now available. All versions are available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Click on the version you want to down

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Microsoft Translator Installed on TT.ORG Pages

By  Editor Saturday, January 14


   We have recently installed the very ingeniously devised Microsoft Translator on Theosophy Trust article pages. Although far from perfect, this device can translate the

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Conversion of Evolution and Intelligent Design in The Secret Doctrine by HP Blavatsky to eBook

By  Editor Saturday, October 15

in both MOBI and EPUB formats is completed; both versions are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Look for the download HERE link at the bottom.

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Conversion of The Bhagavad-Gita to eBook

By  Editor Wednesday, September 21

in both MOBI and EPUB formats is completed; both versions are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Look for the download HERE link at the bottom.

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Conversion of The Voice of the Silence to eBook

By  Editor Wednesday, September 21

in both MOBI and EPUB formats is completed; both versions are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Look for the download HERE link at the bottom.

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Conversion of The Secret Doctrine to eBook

By  Editor Thursday, August 11

for Vols. I & II in both MOBI and EPUB formats is completed; both versions are now available in free downloads from the Theosophy Trust Books page. Look for the download HERE link at

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Six New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Sunday, May 1

Theosophy Trust has added another 6 new Symbols articles to Theosophy Trust's collection: The Crystal, The Earth, The Flute, The Frog, Paradise, and The Rainbow; all of these articles we

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Four New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Sunday, March 27

Theosophy Trust has added 4 more new articles to our Symbols Articles collection: The Island, The Mermaid, Milk, and Number. These articles were originally published in Raghavan Iyer's j

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Weekly HERMES Quotes Online Chat Sessions

By  Editor Monday, February 28

Theosophy Trust is now holding Weekly HERMES Quotes Online Chat sessions with the Editor of Theosophy Trust and other Students and Enquirers.

The discussion to

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Feb 18, 2011: New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Friday, February 18

Theosophy Trust has added 6 more new articles to our Symbols Articles collection: The Fountain, Gold, The Grape, The Hand, The Heart, and

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Jan 15, 2011: Six More New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Saturday, January 15

Theosophy Trust has added 6 more new articles to our Symbols Articles collection: The Eclipse, Electricity, The Eye, Fire, The Fish, and The Fool; all of these articles were originally pu

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Jan 2, 2011: Six New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Sunday, January 2

Theosophy Trust has added another 6 new Symbols articles to Theosophy Trust's collection: The Dog, The Dragon, The Drum, The Dwark, The Eagle, and The Ear; all of these articles were ori

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Six More New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Sunday, December 12

Theosophy Trust has added 6 more new Symbols articles to Theosophy Trust's collection: Apollo, The Alphabet, Blue, Corn, The Dice, and The Dodecahedron; all of these articles were origin

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More New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Sunday, December 5

Theosophy Trust has added another 6 new articles to our Symbols collection: The Chariot, The Circle, The Clock, The Cross, The Crown, and The Ocean, all of which were originally published

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New Symbol Articles Added

By  Editor Wednesday, December 1

Theosophy Trust has recently added 12 new articles to our Symbols collection: The Altar, The Arrow, The Bee, The Bell, The Candle, The Cell, The Cypress, Lightning, Oil, Olympus, and The

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"Sagittarius" - The Eighth of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Sunday, November 21

"Though the stars in the celestial hemisphere designated as Sagittarius do not appear to depict the outlines of a centaur-like figure, it is in this zone that ancient astronomers located

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Meditation and Self-Study - Articles by Raghavan Iyer on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras

By  Editor Wednesday, November 17

Theosophy Trust Books proudly announces the publication of Meditation and Self-Study - articles by Raghavan Iyer on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras + a new rendition of the Yoga Sutras

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"Scorpio" - The Seventh of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Thursday, October 21

"The constellation of Scorpio lies in that region of the sky where many brilliant temporary stars have appeared. The violent activity in this part of the heavens undoubtedly led the anci

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"Libra" - The Sixth of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Friday, September 24

"Libra is the sign of equilibrium in the Three Worlds. It is the scale which designates the balance between the solar world and the planetary manifestations, as well as between the spiri

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"Virgo" - The Fifth of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Monday, August 23

"As a symbol, Virgo has always been associated with the birth of a god or demi-god, a supreme expression of the dynamic consciousness of Divine Will. The ancients held that Mercury, the

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Free ePub Versions of Four Theosophy Trust Books Now Available

By  Editor Wednesday, August 11

Theosophy Trust is making freely available four of our ePub books that were originally developed for Kobo Books. You will find these ePub versions for Wisdom in Action, The D

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"Leo" - The Fourth of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Friday, July 23

"Like a vision of Merlin, the romance of the Holy Grail sprang from an unseen source and lives timelessly in the imagination of men. Tendrils of mist shroud the beginnings of such ideas

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"Cancer" - The Third of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Monday, June 21

"Representing the relatively dark constellation of Cancer, the crab as a shrouded unknown entity which seizes or swallows but also guards the light that lies concealed behind it, is the

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"Gemini" - The Second of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Friday, May 21

"The dual nature of Gemini, as the central theme of the symbol, is shown in various ways. If the twins represent the forces of creation and destruction or the upper and lower worlds, the

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TT.ORG Publishes eBook Version of The Origins of Self-Consciousness in the Secret Doctrine

By  Editor Saturday, May 8

The Origins of Self-Consciousness in the Secret Doctrine is a compilation of passages chosen from the approximately 1500+ pages of The Secret Doctrine t

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"The Mandala" Has Been Added to the Symbols Articles Collection

By  Editor Monday, May 3

The mandala is not an empty symbol - it is a living link that joins man with the greater forces operating through immense cycles in the universe. Composed of a "series of enclosures of s

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"The Path" Added to Symbols Article Collection

By  Editor Thursday, April 29

We have added Helen Stefan's beautiful article on "The Path" to our Symbols Article collection. Originally written for the November 1976 issue of Prof. Iyer's journal HERMES, it is now

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Two New Symbols Articles Added to TT.ORG

By  Editor Sunday, April 25

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new remarkable Symbols Articles, The Zodiac and The Sphinx. These articles are welcome additions to our offerings in this area.Full Story »

"Taurus" - The First of the 12 HERMES Astrological Articles

By  Editor Tuesday, April 20

This month, TT.ORG begins a new series of articles on the astological signs, with a new article appearing each month for the next 11 months. The first in this series - Taurus - was first

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The Key to Theosophy Is Now Available on TT.ORG in a Free ePub Edition

By  Editor Monday, April 19

The Key to Theosophy is now available on TT.ORG in a free ePub edition - just click on the blue link below to download the file. This ebook version of The Key is an exac

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A Free ePub Version of The Dawning of Wisdom Is Now Available

By  Editor Monday, April 5

An ePub version of The Dawning of Wisdom is now available at TT.ORG. Before you download this file, you should go to http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/
and download a

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Wisdom in Action ePub Version Is Now Available Free

By  Editor Tuesday, April 13

The newly converted ePub version of Wisdom in Action is now available. Before you download this file, you should go to http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/
and download

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Search Tips for TheosophyTrust.org

By  Editor Thursday, April 8

Our site uses a local Google search engine that has indexed all of the keywords contained within all of the articles here. You can find the Search page from the Home page (link below) wh

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A Turkish Effendi on Christendom and Islam

By  Editor Saturday, April 3

The current conflict between some parts of the Muslim world and the nations of the West was foreseen in great detail by the writer of "A Turkish Effendi on Christendom and Islam", a

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Corrected Version of The Secret Doctrine, Vol. I Ready for Download

By  Editor Friday, April 2

With the help of the Philalethians, U.K, Theosophy Trust has made available free of charge a "corrected" copy of The Secret Doctrine, Vol. I. The original version that we uploaded to ou

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TT.ORG Installs News & Updates Feature

By  Editor Thursday, April 1

We have installed a News & Updates page to make it easier tell our readers about the changes we have made to articles and books on this site. We will alert you to all new articles upload

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