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Unlocking the Door
Studies in the Key to Theosophy
C.W. Leadbeater
ISBN: 9780835608121
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Quest Books
$9.95
5 x 7
192 pages
September 1, 2001


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A Wisdom Tradition Book, based on HPB's Key to Theosophy written in 1889. Like the original, this is a question and answer outline of the basic teachings of Theosophy. The original "key" was dedicated by Mme. Blavatsky "to all her pupils, that they may Learn and Teach in their turn." In his turn, John Algeo, past president of the Theosophical Society in America, offers his teaching in the clear language of our day, and includes "Suggestions for Study" at the end of each chapter.

Charles Webster Leadbeater (1847-1934) was a Church of England clergyman until he joined the Theosophical Society in 1883. He spent some years in Sri Lanka working for the revival of Buddhism, and later became the Presiding Bishop of the Liberal Catholic Church, which seeks to combine the preservation of the Catholic sacraments with the widest measure of freedom of thought and interpretation of the scriptures. He was a highly developed clairvoyant and the author of over thirty books on the spiritual life and on the psychic nature of man. He unfolded and perfected his own psychic faculties under the guidance of his Adept teacher and in 1893 began his clairvoyant investigations, on occasion collaborating with Annie Besant, the second President of the Theosophical Society. His worldwide lectures presented a new viewpoint to thousands of people.
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