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Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Western Esoteric Masters Series)

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At the age of 17, rejecting nineteenth-century materialism, Helena Blavatsky (1831-1891) left her native Russia and traveled through India, Tibet, Egypt, Europe, and the Americas seeking out the sources of ancient wisdom as a key to spiritual truth. In 1875 in New York, she co-founded the Theosophical Society for the study of occult traditions. Many popular ideas of redisc ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 7th 2004 by North Atlantic Books
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Clint
I think Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke did an excellent job with Blavatsky. The problem I have with this book is that I just don't like Blavatsky. I would have rated this a five but Blavatsky just bores me. I felt like Clarke at least tried to present her plagiarism and her claims in a neutral position.

I have all the books in this series - I still plan on reading them all. Mead, Ficino, Fludd, Steiner, Paracelsus, and Boehme. Although, I am not sure that the Paracelsus was part of the series but it ha
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Sally
A well-rounded collection of Blavatsky's writings, prefaced by a biography.
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Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke B.A. (Bristol), D.Phil. (Oxon) is a professor of Western Esotericism at University of Exeter and author of several books on esoteric traditions.

He is the author of several books on modern occultism and esotericism, and the history of its intersection with Nazi politics. His book, The Occult Roots of Nazism, has remained in print since its publication in 1985 and has been t
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