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Madame Blavatsky– cheers for a long-awaited biography

I have long hoped for a new biography of Madame Blavatsky, but often wondered who might take on a subject that has become so controversial. Five Blavatsky bios appeared from 1975 through 1993: Howard Murphet’s When Daylight Comes, Marion Meade’s … Continue reading

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The Hermetic Hour: Helena Blavatsky, the East comes West

I recently learned of this very informative podcast by Poke Runyon, on the subject of Blavatsky and Theosophy from a Hermetic POV.  He makes some very nice comments about my research starting around 11:00 but I hope CofL listeners will … Continue reading

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The manuscript collection of Maharaja Ranbir Singh

Sir Aurel Stein: Archaeological Explorer  by Jeannette Mirsky This 1977 book arrived as a Christmas gift from a friend who knew of my interest in nineteenth century explorers.  What he could not have known is that in the first chapter … Continue reading

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