|The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky: Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx
Revised and expanded edition. Wheaton, Illinois: Quest Books (Theosophical Publishing House), December, 2000. Hardcover, 451 pp. Includes index, references, and further suggested reading.
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Here for the first time is the story of H. P. Blavatsky's life in the words of those who knew her. These personal reminiscences of Madame Blavatsky by more than seventy of her contemporaries give a vivid portrayal of one of the most extraordinary and controversial figures of modern times. The narratives include (1) striking word portraits of HPB; (2) reminiscences giving insight into HPB's character; (3) incidents that are sometimes humorous and witty; (4) accounts of psychic phenomena performed by Madame Blavatsky; and (5) descriptions of encounters with HPB's Masters. Here is a sourcebook of rare original material on Madame Blavatsky illustrated with forty-four photographs and drawings. Anyone interested in H.P. Blavatsky's life and work will want to have a copy of this hardbound volume for their personal library.
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